Monday, November 30, 2020

Cherish the Seasons - Stampin' Up!

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you the 7th card in my 15 Days of Christmas Series.  In this series I am sharing a new Crafty Handmade Christmas project with you everyday, plus I will have a Live on Facebook each day sharing the joy of card making with each new project, along with a  new ordering special each day as well.   

It's day 7 of my 15 Days of Christmas!  Today the bells are ringing with the Cherish the Season Bundle click to learn about today' ordering special.

The featured bundle on my card today is the Cherish the Season Bundle.  The Cherish the Season Bundle includes the Cherish the Season Stamp Set and the Sounds of the Season Dies at a 10% savings.  

Sunday, November 29, 2020

In The Pines Seasons Greetings

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am here to share with you may card for day six of my 15 Days of Christmas, where I am sharing the joy of a Crafty Handmade Christmas.  Each day I have a new project on my blog, a Live video on my Facebook, and a new ordering special each day.  

Today is day 6 of my 15 Days of Crafty Handmade Christmas Projects and today's ordering special has been announced.  Click here to learn more



Today's project features the In the Pine Bundle.  The In the Pines Bundle includes the In the Pines Stamp Set and the Pine Woods Dies.  I think that the best cards at the Holidays are cards that are quick, easy to reproduce, and are pretty.  I think that this card fits the bill.  

Saturday, November 28, 2020

Peaceful Nativity Stampin' Up! - Day 5 of My 15 Days of Christmas

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today is day Five of my Fifteen Days of Christmas!  If you are just joining me on my blog each day for 15 days I am sharing a new project, Live Video, and Ordering Special to share the joy of sharing a #craftyhandmadeholiday with others.  

For day 5 of my 15 Days of Christmas and sharing a #craftyhandmadechristmas I used the Peaceful Nativity Bundle from Stampin' Up! click to learn more

My card today features the Peaceful Nativity Bundle from Stampin' Up!'s August-December Mini Catalog.  

Friday, November 27, 2020

I Believe Christmas Means More - Rick's 15 Days of Christmas Day 4

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today is day 4 of my 15 Days of Christmas Series where I am share many ideas to inspire you to share a #craftyhandmadechristmas this year.  I have a new project, video, and ordering special for you each day. 

I have another non-traditional color schemed Christmas Card to share with you today for Day 4 of my 15 Days of Christmas Click to learn more

Today's card is another card featuring a non-traditional color scheme.  Today's card features the Christmas Means More Stamp Set and Peony Garden Designer Series Paper.  

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Freezin' Fun Stampin' Up! - Rick's 15 Days of Christmas Day 3

 Hello and welcome to my blog! Today is Thanksgiving Day here in the United States! So, my Ham & Turkey are in the oven cooking as I sit down to write today's post; let me take a moment to Wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving!  

Day 3 of my 15 Days of Christmas Special and Facebook Lives!

Now to the my Day 3 post of my 15 Days of Christmas Promotion.  Where I am sharing the joy of a Crafty Handmade Holiday with you.  Each day I have a new project, Live Video, and a new ordering special each day.  Today, I am showcasing the Freezin' Fun Bundle with you today.  This is another bundle that when I saw it in the August-December Mini Catalog I just had to have it.  These little guys are just so stinking cute!! 

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

A Little Christmas Wish - Gnome for the Holidays - Rick's 15 Days of Christmas Day 2

 Hello and welcome to my blog today I am sharing another card for my 15 Days of Christmas!  And I picked one of my favorite stamp sets today to play with and create a fun little Holiday card for you!  

For my 15 Days of Christmas Special today I have Card #2 for you featuring the Gnome for the Holidays Stamp Set Click to learn more
Gnome for the Holidays Stamp Set was one of the sets I had to have when I first saw it in the August-December Mini Catalog.  I just had to have it.  I knew that i would create a lot of cute fun little projects.  I have not used it alot so I had to pull it out to share Day 2's project with you!  

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Merry and Bright Christmas Card - The Spot Challenge #138

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share you my card for this week's Sketch Challenge over at the Spot and my card kicks off my 15 Days of Christmas Promotion as well!  I will be doing a Facebook Live showcasing a new project with a new 24 hour ordering special everyday until December 8th.  So, you will not want to miss any of the projects of deals!  

My 15 Days of Christmas promotion kicked off today with my Merry & Bright In Color Christmas Card!  Click here to learn more!

Today, I am featuring the Peace & Joy Bundle from the August-December Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog. I paired the Peace & Joy Bundle with the Flowers For Every Season Designer Series Paper to play with this week's sketch.   

Monday, November 23, 2020

Rick's 15 Days of Christmas Special

 


Rick’s 15 Days of Christmas:

Starting November 24, 2020 start watching for Special offers, projects, and more for 15 days straight!  Read Below for all the details

Friday, November 20, 2020

Stampin' Up!'s Merry & Bright Extravaganza 24 Hour Sale Coming Soon!

 


Are you just about ready to start your Christmas countdown? The big day is only weeks away, which means you are starting to think about your holiday papercrafting plans right?   Perhaps you would like to make an advent calendar, create some handmade d├ęcor, or prep some scrapbook pages. The possibilities are truly endless! And since the busiest shopping season is going on now, this is the perfect time to tell you about the Merry & Bright Online Extravaganza and my 15 Days of Christmas Promotion that will be here soon!   As a crafter, you know that adding a personal touch to the holidays can make the season even more meaningful and fun.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Merry & Bright Online Extravaganza from Stampin’ Up!.

With the Merry & Bright Online Extravaganza you will be able to get 10% off select annual catalog items for one day only (November 24, 2020) so mark your calendars.  So, you are ready to place your orders during one of the busiest shopping periods of the year.  You need to know that nearly all 2020–2021 Annual Catalog items are eligible for the 10% discount. Exclusions apply. See the exclusions list for details.  You will want to place your orders as soon as possible in my Online Store. The sale is for one day only (24 November). 


I will have a Ordering Special that day also so be watching for details!  

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

3 Quick & Easy Christmas Cards - Gift Wrapped Bundle

 Hello and welcome to my blog for the second time today.  I wanted to share with you the card and two other quick and easy Christmas Cards designs with you using the same layout.  I shared how to make this card during my Facebook Live this afternoon.  



If you have never joined me for my Weekly Facebook Live I go live on my Facebook Business Page each Wednesday at 3:00 pm CST.  I invite you to join me for my next Live.  

Three Cute & Easy Have A Hoot Christmas Cards

Three Cute & Easy Christmas Cards using the Have a Hoot Stamp Set.  Click here to learn more!

 Hello and welcome to my blog; "Who's"  ready to create sweet projects for Christmas, and more?  You will, thanks to the darling owls in the Have a Hoot Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!  Today I have three super cute and easy Christmas Cards using the Have A Hoot Stamp Set to share with you.   

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Happy Christmas = Yuletide Pasture

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun little Christmas card for you that is a little on the unexpected side of holiday cards.   I used a fun stamp set called Yuletide Pasture from the Stampin' Up! August-December Mini Catalog to create my card with today.   This fun little nontraditional stamp set features three fun yuletide animal images and some wonderful sentiments.  My card today is also for the Spot Color Challenge this week.  

Today I have a super cute little Happy Christmas Card for you using the Yuletide Paster Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! click here to learn more

Monday, November 16, 2020

Christmas Gleaming Treat Holder

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am back with another post for you today.  I just had to share with you this super cute and easy holiday treat holder.  It uses the Christmas Gleaming Stamp Set, and a few other supplies from the Stampin' Up! Annual and August-December Mini Catalog.  

Super Easy Christmas Gleaming Treat Holder How to #CraftyHandmadeChristams
I fully believe that handmade gifts and cards are so important this year more than ever with the pandemic.  With the Holidays being different this year it's more important than ever to share your handmade talents with others.  And I am here to help give you ideas, on cute simple things that you can share with others this Holiday Season.  If you are in with me this year to share a handmade Christmas with others please use the #CraftyHandmadeChristmas on your Social Media posts.  

It's Your Day Enjoy it! - Joyful Holly Birthday Card

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a card that I made using the Joyful Holly and the Happiest of Birthday Stamp Sets.  Even during the Holiday Season we still have to have Birthday Cards so why not make some that incorporates some of the Holiday products from the August-December Mini Catalog.  

It's Your Day Enjoy it! birthday card using the Joyful Holly and Happiest Birthday Stamp Sets to create a festive birthday card.  Click to learn more!

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Joy to the World - Peace & Joy Stamp Set

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share a super cute and easy Christmas Card with you today using the Peace & Joy Bundle from the August-December Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog.  

Super easy and quick Christmas Card using the Peace & Joy Bundle from Stampin' Up! Click here to learn more

Friday, November 13, 2020

Rick's November Online Workshop

 Each month I hold a Online Stampin' Up! Workshop in a private Facebook Group for my customers.  I share four different projects with them each month using new Stampin' Up! Products.  This month I shared four cute easy Christmas Cards with them.  


Just for you Watercolor Card - Warm & Toasty Stampin' Up!

 Hello and welcome to my blog; I am going to share with you the card that I am doing today during my YouTube Live today at 11 AM CST.  If you have never joined me for a YouTube Live I go live every Friday at 11 am.  Today I am going to share a super cute little watercolor card using the Warm & Toasty Stamp Set.  

Watercolor Card using the Warm & Toasty Stamp Set.  Set to learn more!

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Step It Up! Warm & Toasty Watercolor Cards - Facebook Live Replay

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you my Warm & Toasty Watercolor cards that I made last night during my weekly Facebook Live.  If you have never joined me for a Facebook Live I go live on Wednesday normally around 3 pm CST on my Facebook Business Page.  

Watercolor pencil tips and tricks using the Warm & Toasty Stamp Set click to learn more

This week I shared how to make a Christmas card using the Warm & Toasty Stamp Set from the August-December Stampin' Up! Mini Catalog.  I also share with you three different versions of the same card one for Beginner crafters, one for a Casual Crafter, and one for the Avid Crafter.  

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Untraditional Color Combination Christmas Card - Tag Buffet Stampin' Up!

 There's nothing wrong with creating traditional colored Christmas Cards; but there's also nothing wrong with creating non-traditional colored cards either.  Actually they are quite fun to create and design.  I would suggest that if you are in a rut during your handmade holiday season of creating to give an untraditional color pallet a try to get those juices flowing.  

Untraditional Color Combinations are perfect at Christmas to spark joy, and creativity Click to learn more!

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Joyful Holly - The Spot Challenge #136 Emboss Resist

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you the card that I made for this week's creative challenge over at the Spot Challenge Blog.  This week we are hosting an Emboss Resist Challenge for you to play along with.    

Play along with us this week for the Spot Creative Challenge.  Click here to learn more about my Emboss Resist Card using the Joyful Holly Stamp Set

There are many different ways to do emboss resist and many many different techniques to do this technique.  I picked one of my favorites, as you will see in my card today using the Joyful Holly Stamp Set from the August-December Mini Catalog. 

Monday, November 9, 2020

Fifty plus Gift Ideas for Crafters this Holiday Season

Looking for that perfect crafty gift for that person in your life here's fifty plus gift ideas to get them.

 The Holiday Season is fastly approaching and now is the time to start planning for that crafter in your life.  I have created a list of fifty plus crafty items that make great Christmas and Holiday Gifts for them.  Now is the time to start shopping for those holiday items that you can order online all the major shipping companies are telling people to shop early to avoid any holiday delays and that there will be some this year with the Pandemic slowing shipping down.  It's better to order your crafty gifts now before the holidays are in full swing and you are guaranteed to have that perfect crafty gift under the tree for your crafty friends and loved ones.  

Sunday, November 8, 2020

Warm & Toasty Watercolor Pencil Technique Class

 

I have a fun Online Watercolor Pencil Technique Classes for you ...

Warm & Toasty Watercolor Pencil Technique Class:

 People love to learn to watercolor during this time of the year and I have a fun Watercolor Pencil Technique Class for you this month.  Where you will learn how to create a simple scene, wonderful winter backgrounds, and a ton of tips and tricks on maximizing your watercolor pencils.  This class will be taught live via Zoom on Sunday, November 29, 2020 at 7 pm CST.  Links will be emailed out when Class ships.  

Register for my Online Watercolor Pencil Technique Class!  Registration is Now Open and closes on November 15, 2020.  Click to learn more!

Fall Harvest Gnome Card

 I am in the Fall spirit today!  I wanted to share with you a card I made a few months ago using the Gnome for the Holiday and Banner Year Stamp Sets.  Did you know you can change up the way the gnomes look with a few simple steps?  Well I will show you how to take one of the Christmas Gnomes from this stamp set and make it into a Fall Card.   

Learn how to take a Christmas Stamp and change it to make a Gnome Harvest Fall Card!  Click here to learn more!

Saturday, November 7, 2020

Plant Kindness Harvest Love

 

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a cute little card for you using the Autumn Goodness Bundle from the August -December Mini Catalog from Stampin' Up!.  I fully believe that in live if you plant kindness you will harvest love.  So when I saw the sentiment in this stamp set I knew I had to have it.  
I personally believe that if you plant kindness you will harvest love in return!  My card today is all about that!  Click to learn more

My card today also uses one of my other passions in life - Coloring!   I love to color and the Fall themed images in this stamp set are perfect for coloring with whatever media you love to color with.  I say this because in my mind everyone loves to color!  

Friday, November 6, 2020

Blogging Friend November Blog Hop

 Hello and welcome to this month's Blogging Friends Blog Hop!  This month our theme was Anything but a Card!  So, we all made projects that were nbt cards.  You will see all types of projects that you can make in this hop that are great for the Holidays, that are giftables, and so much more.  I hope that you have fun hopping along with us this month.  Please make sure to leave comments because we all love them.  

Thursday, November 5, 2020

DSP Gift Card Holder - Wrapped In Christmas

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you the card that I made for a presentation on World Card Making Day 2020. I am going to share with you how to make a Designer Series Paper Gift Card Holder - using the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper and the Wrapped in Christmas Stamp Set from Stampin' Up!.   

Learn how to make a gift card holder from Designer Series Paper perfect for the Holiday Season!  Click here to learn more

Using your Designer Series Paper to make a Gift Card Holder will allow you to showcase both sides of that beautiful Designer Series Paper that we love to hold on to and store for that special project that never happens.  

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Creative Stampers November Blog Hop - Christmas/Holiday

 

Christmas and the Holiday Season is upon us, after along hard day here in the States having an election yesterday, and everything going on in the World we can still enjoy the Holidays but they just may be a little different this year.  But, with a little planning and help you can still share the joy of the season with some handmade projects.  

Each month the Creative Stampers (a group of talented Stampin' Up! Demonstrators across the US, Canada, and the UK create a project and tutorial each month that's combined into a tutorial bundle that we share with our customers free with an any size order, our team members as a perk for being on our team and to anyone else that would like to purchase it.  During the blog hop we share a sneak peek of our project from the tutorial bundle as well as more inspiration using the products that we used that month.