Multi-Layer Thinking of You Card / The New 2022-2023 Annual Catalog is Open for Orders!

Multi-Layer Thinking of You card

Even though only two colors were used on the card – Crumb Cake and Blackberry Bliss – there are lots of details for the viewers eyes to take in.  Any two complimentary colors would be stunning on this card design.  What color combinations would you use?

I used the Quiet Meadow stamp set and Meadow Dies, in addition to one stamp from Eden’s Garden on this card. All of these products are available in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog! Quiet Meadow is one of my favorite, favorite sets and Blackberry Bliss is one of my favorite colors…it’s a win-win!

The card has a total of four layered panels on the card front. 1st and 2nd-generation stamping was used on two of those layers to create a custom background. A few die cuts from the Meadows Dies and a sentiment label and some linen thread complete the card.

You can view a downloadable, printable project sheet for this card by clicking on the icon below.

The new 2022-2023 Annual catalog is open for orders!

I’m super excited for you to see and be able to order from the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog! There are so many great new products, including our new 2022-2024 In Colors. I have been sharing some of the new products with you over the last several weeks and I hope I’ve given you some good card and project ideas to get your started. I’ll be sharing more ideas in the upcoming weeks.

What are your favorites? I’d love to hear from you in the comments!

You can view a digital copy of the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog on my website by clicking on the image below.

If you’d like to place an order for any of the new products you can visit my online store by clicking on the icon below. Happy shopping!

Products used to make today’s card are included below.

He’s The Man Father’s Day Card / Hope Box Kits – Update / May is a Great Time to Join as a Demonstrator!

He’s the man Father’s Day Card

Do you struggle to find suitable stamps, dies and paper for the guys in your life when cardmaking? Look no further! Check out the He’s The Man Suite Collection. Today’s card is made from this suite of products, and I love how it turned out! The He’s The Man paper also includes two sheets of die cut punch out pieces to add an extra something to your cards.

This card sits on a Very Vanilla card base, and I used a piece of the DSP on the card front. I also used several of the die cut punch out pieces for the front of the card – going with a BBQ theme. The All That Dies include several sentiment labels to use along with the coordinating stamps as well. The card was finished off with several of the Rustic Metallic Adhesive-Backed Dots.

You can find the He’s The Man Suite in the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog which will be open for customer orders beginning tomorrow!

You can download instructions for this card by clicking on the icon below.

Hope Box Cards

A few weeks ago, I let you know about a special offer on the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin kit. Stampin’ Up! is offering a discounted price on the Hope Box Paper Pumpkin kit and refill in honor of National Month of Hope.

When I shared the Hope Box information with you, I pledged to purchase two Hope Boxes, assemble the cards and donate them to a local hospital for the chronically ill. Below is a photo of my completed cards. The cards will be sent to the hospital for distribution to some of the residents there. Most of the residents at this hospital have no family to visit them. Me and a group of friends create cards each month and send them to the hospital and the residents greatly look forward to receiving a card each month. It lets them know there is someone who cares! We’ve been sending cards to the hospital for over a year now and it’s still a rewarding activity. I’m so happy that I can share my cards of hope with them!

If you would like to order a Hope Box kit or two all of the details are below. Kits come with everything you need to complete the cards, including adhesives and embellishments. The kits are available to everyone for a special limited time discount. The offer runs through June 14, 2022. I encourage you to order a kit or two and share the message of hope!  Here are the details:

  • Offer available while supplies last between April 12 and June 14, 2022.
  • Special exception: a Paper Pumpkin subscription is not required.
  • 50% discount on single kits.  Regularly $19.00.  Discounted price $9.50.
    Item 158541 Hope Box Past Kit
  • 50% discount on refills.  Regularly $10.00.  Discounted price $5.00 USD (Note: Ribbon not included in refill.)  Item 159345 Hope Box Refill Kit
  • Block not included in past kit.
  • Order deadline:  June 14, 2022 at 11:50 PM

Click on one of the links below to view the kit or refill details in my online store.

May is a great time to join as a demonstrator!

If you are thinking about joining Stampin’ Up! as a Demonstrator, the month of May is a great time to pick up the Stampin’ Up! Starter Kit!!  Stampin’ Up! is offering $66.50 in FREE 2022-2024 In Color merchandise when you purchase the Starter Kit between May 3-31!

This great deal is in addition to the $125 of products that you normally get with your Starter Kit. Plus Stampin’ Up! will send you free business supplies and a free Paper Pumpkin Kit and your Starter Kit will be shipped to you for free!

The Starter Kit is only $99 + tax!!  If you join between May 3-31, you’ll get:

  • $125 Stampin’ Up! merchandise of your choice
  • $66.50 in 2022-2024 In Color merchandise (see below)
  • free business supplies and catalogs
  • free random past Paper Pumpkin Kit
  • free shipping

The 2022-2024 In Color products included in this offer are shown below.

Many people join Stampin’ Up! as a demonstrator just for the 20-25% discount and sneak peeks on upcoming products and the chance to pre-order new, select products. Others join for the purpose of starting a business. If you’ve been thinking about joining as a demonstrator, now is a great time with the added bonus of the free In Color products! I would love to have you join my team and I’m always available via email to answer any of your questions. Just email me at

Products used to make this card which are available now for purchase are included below.
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