Stamping Handmade Hugs

When you can't hug in person, send a Handmade Hug you created, with Stamps, Paper & Ink!

April 1st, 2019,

(I’m currently  away from my computer, and will be off and on over the next couple weeks. I will try to check in a few times, and respond to your comments!)

    The Rectangle Stitched Framelits Dies are simply the best card making and scrapbooking tool ever!! There is so much you can do with them!! I’m really happy how this card turned out, the stitched frame, and the monochromatic and very cheerful Daffodil Delight is perfect for the Spring! Again…no matter what the color, that Gingham is just so adorable…can’t get enough of it!


You could do this card in any of the Gingham color.



Detailed Gingham Gala Card

~Card Base, Basic Black,  8 ½” x 5 ½”, scored 4 ¼”
~Daffodil Delight Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper,  5 ¼” x 4”
~Beautifully Detailed Panel,  5” x 3 ½”
~Daffodil Delight card stock, 3 ⅝” x 2 ⅜”  for detailed panel backing,
approx. 4 ¼” x 3 ¼”  using 4th & 6th from largest stitched
rectangles for frame,
and  approx. 3 ½” x 3”  scrap for butterflies.
~Whisper White card stock, 5 ¼” x 4” for inside card mat. 
~Stamp butterflies with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, punch out.

~Stamp sentiment on Gingham Gala DSP, then adhere to card base.
~Apply adhesive to back of frame then adhere Detailed Panel, with
the white backside to the front.

~Adhere the framed detailed panel to card base.
~Curl wings a bit, adhere to card with Mini-Stampin’ Dimensionals

Here are some visual tips to show you how I did the Detailed Lazer-cut paper:

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March 29th, 2019

(FYI: I’m currently  away from my computer, and will be off and on over the next couple weeks. I will try to check in a few times, and respond to your comments!)

2 more days and these cute little cupcake stamps will be gone forever…

One last cupcake card before they retire…these are going to be one of the options for my April CB, so if you wanna make one be sure and rsvp here in the reply box.

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To make the angled piece I cut a 5 1/4″ x 4″ template of thick card stock, I measured 1″ down both long sides to get the shape you see here. With the template, I could mark the DSP and cut it.

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I just had to make a couple more…this time with some gold bling!


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March 27th, 2019,

I’m currently  away from my computer, and will be off and on over the next couple weeks. I will try to check in a few times, and respond to your comments!

It’s hard to decide which cupcake card I like the best, this one or the Highland Heather Gingham from Monday’s post. You Card Buffet attendees will recognize this card since it was one of the options at this months CB.

I think this might be the first time I used the Petal Pink for a card base. I love it!!

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I sure hope you got these thinlit dies if you wanted them…they sold like hotcakes!! One of the advantages of being a demo, or if you prefer the term “active hobbyist” is that we get to pre-order products. I always get my “must haves” during pre-order if possible, just in case they sell out quickly.  With the timing of catalogs and such, SU! can’t always get another shipment.

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March 25th, 2019

I’m currently  away from my computer, and will be off and on over the next couple weeks. I will try to check in a few times, and respond to your comments!

  Purple (Highland Heather) Gingham and Cupcakes…these are a few of my favorite things… store bought buttercream (I don’t think they use real butter), frosted cake/cupcakes are my MOST favorite dessert ever!! We used to call it PMS cake around here because that’s when I would have the strongest cravings for it!

 Admittedly, most things that contain sugar are on my favorites list…even the “there’s not anything sweet here in my kitchen or pantry that sounds very good for this particular craving right now, but this sweet will do in a pinch”


Hello Cupcake, is probably my favorite of all the FREE SAB sets, Painted Seasons is a close second. I had so much fun making this card, the thinlits made this stamp set even more fun to play with!!

I used the “Well-Said Cling Bundle” for the sentiments on the front of the card. I used the “More Than Words” stamp set from SAB-Coordination for the inside sentiment.

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Thank you for visiting my Blog, I hope you enjoyed my card and it makes you motivated to get some creativity going this week!


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March 22nd, 2019

   Yep, I’m doin’ Christmas for today’s blog! I got a little burned out on Christmas cards for awhile, but this 4 season set inspired me again! This is actually two sets, the Painted Seasons Bundle, (FREE with a $100 purchase) and the More Than Words stamp set.

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If you guessed this is another Distinktive Stamp Set, you would be right! Most of the pine needles are covered on this card, so you can’t see the color variations very well on those…but… check out all the varying depths of color on those gorgeous pine cones!! I inked and stamped them one time, that’s it!


The Painted Seasons stamp set with it’s beautiful “Distinktive” style stamping is only going to be available through March 31st….only 2 days left after today…don’t let time run out if this is a must have set, it won’t be back.

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March 18th, 2019,

     Have you heard of SU!’s Distinktive Stamps? Stamping one time with these special stamps gives different depths of color with a beautiful  monochromatic look. Each image on this card was inked and stamped only once. (Except I stamped off once with the paler flower)  This Painted Seasons Stamp Set is exclusive and will go away after March 31st.

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The Designer Series Paper you see, is one of 6 beautiful designs. Both the Painted Seasons stamp set and the gorgeous DSP is FREE Bundle with a $100 purchase…until March 31st.

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This was a simple card and I’m really pleased with how it came out. The bigger flower is stamped in Petal Pink on Petal Pink Card Stock. The Sentiment is Petal Pink and Lemon Lime Twist. The DSP rectangle is the third largest Stitched Rectangle, and the Whisper White Rectangle  is the largest die from the 4 piece rectangles group of this Die Cut set.

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March 17th, 2019,

When you scroll down you’ll get to see my little green frog card, in all his Green St. Patricks Day splendor…

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   Happy Saint Patricks Day!  When you don’t have any leprechaun stamps, the next best thing could be a cute little green frog.  I think this cute little guy will do just fine for St. Patrick’s day!

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I don’t know if you heard or not…the Hop Around thinlit dies…are sold out!  First week of  4 weeks it was supposed to be available.  Yikes! That was quick! Now the Call Me Cupcake Thinlits and the Lily Framelits are completely sold out!

Why am I showing you a card that I used the sold out dies on, if you can’t even purchase the thinlit dies anymore?

One, because I already had this blog planned for today.

Two, because the Hoppy Together, Hello Cupcake and Lasting Lily stamp sets are still available.

And three, to give some…advice…if you see something in any of the catalogs that you simply must have…get it right away!!

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