From My Blog
Handmade Candy Corn Countdown Trick or Treat Bags for Halloween What the heck is a Handmade Candy Corn Countdown? My spook-tacular series of Hallowe’en tricks and treats you won’t want to miss. Quick and fun ideas to spark up your treat giving and your card making...read more
Staying power - that’s just one more reason why I love Big Shot cutting dies. The Big Shot. It’s got a pretty “big” name, but it’s really such a small thing. But boy does it pack plenty of power to bring your crafting to new levels. Take a look at this beautiful...read more
It’s always a great idea to say a special thank you with silver mini gable treat boxes. Classy, elegant, pretty and so quick to add your own unique touches. These silver mini gable boxes from Stampin’ Up! are a perfect size for a treat or two at 4” x 2 1/2” x 2...read more
Make a right angle fold gift card holder with my new video. Last week I shared this gift card holder I designed with the Tropical Escape designer series paper. I was asked if I had a video for it and I thought, well, sure why not? But if you’re going to do a...read more
Let’s get started on some handmade Christmas cards with Stampin Blends markers! And why not use the limited edition Blended Season stamp set which is so versatile? Have you got yours ordered - and delivered yet? You don’t want to wait. These beautiful stamps and...read more
Cardmaking with Stampin Up Stained Glass Thinlits My friend Marilyn shared this special card at our team stamping party and I thought you might like to see it too. It shows just how beautiful cardmaking with Stampin Up Stained Glass thinlits can be for heartfelt...read more
Want to see a bright and cheerful tropical escape gift card holder? It’s perfect for this summery weather we’re having right now. But also ideal for bon voyage gifts to tropical isles. And with cardstock packs and our 6”x6” designer series paper combos, they’re a...read more
It’s video day - how to nest framelits with your Big Shot in less than ten minutes. That’s how long it will take to view it - and make a gosh darn super cute card you could give to anyone. But a warning. We’re going minimalist today. If you love bits and baubles,...read more
Whats Your Reason to Send a Thank You Card? It’s always a good time to express gratitude to someone. Gratitude for a kindness shared, a gift received, a helping hand. As card makers, we always have the perfect opportunity to make quick and simple thank you’s just...read more
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Welcome to my blog about my creative pursuits. I’ve been designing with you in mind since 1999 and have taken my crafting online since 2016. I offer designs, techniques and inspiration for your own handmade creations with a view to beautiful designs made in minimal time.
Consider me your one stop online shop for all things Stampin’ Up! My 24-7 shop is full of on-trend and high quality products from current Stampin’ Up! catalogues.
As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator in Central Alberta I get to be creative every day! I blog regularly and have online and in-person creative classes to keep you crafting, even when your life gets busy!
During my career, I worked in a high-paced environment in business and accounting. I have served the public in education, municipal government, as well as private industry. However I am really a “creative accountant” since I have a passion for all things handmade: beautiful cards, calligraphy, jewelry and other art. Join me as I share this passion with you!