Thursday, December 2, 2021

Holiday Lip Balm-Holder - 3D Thursday Project & Free PDF Tutorial

 Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.  Sarah Wills is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Last Chance List for July-December Mini Catalog - Sale Starts Today

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am sharing with you the details about the Last Chance List for the July-December Mini Catalog and the Sale that starts today.  

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Four Festive Color Combinations - Evergreen Elegance Bundle

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have four projects and festive color combinations to share with you just in time to make some quick holiday projects.  Sometimes you want to create a holiday card with traditional color combinations and sometimes you want to use something a little different.  

Check out four Christmas Card Color Combinations on my blog today using the Evergreen Elegance Bundle.
Today again I have four festive cards and color combinations to share with you.  I hope that you find a little inspiration as well.  

Thursday, November 25, 2021

Christmas Lantern Ornament - 3D Thursday & FREE Project Sheet

Hello and welcome to my blog; today is my day for this weeks 3D Thursday project.  This time around I have created a festive Christmas Lantern Ornament that will hold a battery operated Tea Light.  As will all 3D Thursday posts we have a free pdf for you to download as well.  

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Snowflake Wishes Tealight Display Card - Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you how to make a Tealight Display Card using the Snowflake Wishes Stamp Set; this is a great card to make for a friend or family member that you want to give something just a little extra to.  This is a card that whomever gets it will want to put it out and show it off and you never know it may become part of their Holiday decor each year.  

Today I have a fun display card featuring a tealight and the Snowflake Wishes Stamp Set.  You will want to make this fun tealight display card today!

Friday, November 19, 2021

Perfectly Plaid Free Christmas Card Class Replay

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you my Free Christmas Card Class from last night.  Each month I hold a live online card class each month on my YouTube Channel on the third Thursday of the month at 8:30 pm CST.  This month's class I thought how to make four quick cute cards using the Perfectly Plaid Stamp Set and some supplies you may not think about using.  

Perfectly Plaid Free Christmas Card Class by Rick Adkins Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Learn to make cute simple holiday cards today!

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Be Jolly Christmas to Remember Frame Decor - 3D Thursday & Free Project Sheet

 Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.  Jo Anne Hewins from Love to Create Blog is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Stampin' Up!'s Seasonal Sale

 Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share the details of Stampin' Up!'s Seasonal Sale going on now!  The sale is only three days long and started yesterday (November 16th) and will go until Thursday (November 18th).  

Check out all the great items on sale for a limited time during Stampin' Up!'s Seasonal Sale.  Going on Now through November 18, 2021!

Monday, November 15, 2021

Two More Disappearing Nine Patch Cards To Share!

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am sharing two more Disappearing Nine Patch Cards with you.  I shared how to make these cards on Friday's blog post and shared the YouTube Video Tutorial on Friday during my weekly Coffee & a Card Episode.  The card on the bottom left of the picture below is the one that I already shared which was just using stamps, ink, and paper.  The other two versions are each stepped up a little more as we go. I will link to the post on Friday here incase you missed it.  

Check out two more Disappearing Nine Patch Card Designs using the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP.  Find out more!

Friday, November 12, 2021

Disappearing Nine Patch - Whimsy & Wonder - Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you the project that I made during this weeks Coffee & a Card with Rick yesterday.  During my Friday morning YouTube Live I shared how to make this fun technique based off of a quilt pattern called a Disappearing Nine Patch. This is a great way to featuring your favorite designer series paper.  I used the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Serie Paper on my card.  

Find out how to take nine squares of DSP and create this fun patchwork design called the Disappearing Nine Patch.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Mini Jam Jar Tree - 3D Thursday & Free PDF Tutorial

 

Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.  Jennifer Merle-Hamscher from Whispers In Ink is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Create a 3D Snowflake Ornament - Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share the project that I made last night during my YouTube Live.  During the Live I shared how to make a 3D Snowflake Christmas Ornament using one sheet of 6" x 6" designer series paper.  You could make so many different types of these fun festive ornaments with all the designer series papers that we have between the 2021-2022 Annual Catalog and the July-December Mini Catalog.  

Learn how to create a 3D Snowflake Ornament with my Video Tutorial using a 6" x 6" piece of Whimsy & Wonder Speciality Designer Series Paper!

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Fun Ornament Shaped Card - Snowbody Better

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a fun shaped card just in time for Christmas crafting and cardmaking.  I have a fun not so little ornament shaped card using the Snowbody Better Stamp Set from the 2021 July-December Mini Catalog.  

It may be getting cold and frosty outside, but the jovial group of snowmen in this Snowbody Better Stamp Set and this fun Ornament shaped card design will send nothing but warm wishes.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Stack Cut & Shuffle Card Technique - Whimsical Trees Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you some cards that cards that I made on Sunday afternoon in about an hour.  I made twelve cards using the products in the Whimsy & Wonder Suite Collection.  I used a fun technique to create a stack of cards in a short amount of time.   

Check out the 12 cards that I made using the Stack Cut & Shuffle technique and the Whimsical Trees Stamp Set.

I used the Stack, Cut & Shuffle Card Technique to create each set of cards.  I will explain how to create the cards and the technique below.  

Saturday, November 6, 2021

October 2021 Paper Pumpkin Peaceful Christmas & Tri-Corner Fun Fold Card Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today!  When you picture a peaceful Christmas, what comes to mind? Do you see snow outside your window, softly swirling through the sky? A tree trimmed with tinsel, a fire crackling nearby? Maybe you’re dreaming of decorating a holly jolly gingerbread house. Can you catch a whiff of Christmas cookies wafting through the air? I am going to share with you the cards that I made yesterday during my Coffee & a Card with Rick.  During this weeks episode I shared how to put together the card card designs in the October Paper Pumpkin titled Peaceful Christmas and shared a fun little fun fold alternative project.  

Check out the Tri-Corner Fun Fold Card and the Cards made with the October 2021 Paper Pumpkin Kit Peaceful Christmas.

Friday, November 5, 2021

November Blogging Friends Blog Hop - Last Minute Christmas & Unboxing Day Gifts

Hello and welcome to my blog; today is the Blogging Friends Blog Hop for November.  This month's theme was Last Minute Christmas & Unboxing Day Gift Ideas.  And  I am sure you will find all kinds of fun ideas for creative holiday needs.  Here's a little look at my project for this month's hop.  

Check out the last minute Christmas Gift & Unboxing Day Gift Ideas with this months Blogging Friends Blog Hop for November.

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Pretty Pumpkin Home Décor Sampler - 3D Thursday Project & Free Project Tutorial

 

Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me. Sherri Everett Bishop from Stamp With Sharecroppers Blog is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Creative Stampers November Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am sharing my project for this months Creative Stampers Blog Hop.  Each month the Creative Stampers create a project for the Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle based around a theme, bundle, or suite of products.  Each month we do a blog hop featuring an alternative project for the project that we designed for the tutorial bundle.  Here's a look at my alternative for this month. 

Easy fun fold Holiday Themed birthday Card for the Creative Stampers November Blog Hop.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Eden's Garden Collection Available Now! Plus A Special Offer!

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I wanted to let you know and remind you that the beautiful products from the Eden's Garden Collection have gone live!  I shared a video last week introducing you to the products and showcasing them.  I will link that video below if you missed it.  

The Limited Time Release Products Eden's Garden Collection is now available plus an ordering special from Rick

The tale of the Garden of Eden transcends the boundaries of a single belief system. Numerous accounts and adaptations of Eden’s events have appeared in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, legends and lore, ancient mythology, and more! No matter how the story is shared, the essence of Eden remains the same: it’s a place of paradise. Filled with fruitful and flourishing foliage, stillness and serenity, and an air of mystery, Eden is an ethereal utopia!

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Rick's October 2021 Crafty Online Workshop

Hello and welcome back to my blog today; today is the last Thursday of the month which means it's time for my Online Crafty Workshop.  Each month on the last Thursday of the month at 8:00 pm CST I will share that month's Online Stampin' Up! Workshop with you.  During the workshop I will share a few projects and you will have the opportunity to get the Make & Take Kits for FREE in the United States.  

You can watch the workshop for FREE no matter where you live and get a little inspiration for some fun papercrafting projects.  

Pretty Pillow Box Ghirardelli Treat Holder - 3D Thursday Project & FREE PDF Tutorial

 

Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.  Debbie from http://www.debbiehendersondesigns.com is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Eden's Garden Collection Hello There Card - Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you the card that I made last night during my weekly YouTube Live.  During my live I introduced the new Eden's Garden Collection which will be releasing soon.  Here's a look at the card I made during the Live using the products in the collection.  

Eden's Garden Collection Hello There Card - Video Tutorial

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Eden's Garden Early Release Products Coming Soon!

 The tale of the Garden of Eden transcends the boundaries of a single belief system. Numerous accounts and adaptations of Eden’s events have appeared in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, legends and lore, ancient mythology, and more! No matter how the story is shared, the essence of Eden remains the same: it’s a place of paradise. Filled with fruitful and flourishing foliage, stillness and serenity, and an air of mystery, Eden is an ethereal utopia!

Sunday, October 24, 2021

A Merry Hello Using Be Jolly Stamp Set - Simple Sunday Card

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am gong to share with you a simple card using the Be Jolly Stamp Set from the July-December Mini Catalog from Stampin' Up! along with some simple coloring with my Stampin' Blends.  Here's a look at today's card.  

A simple Merry Hello card using the Be Jolly Stamp Set along with some simple Stampin' Blends Coloring for this weeks Simple Sunday

Simple Sundays are all about creating simple cards geared towards crafters that are just beginning, or someone that wants to make some quick easy cards.   

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Nut's About Squirrels Double Dutch Card

Hello and welcome to my blog; I have a fun little fall Dutch door card to share with you today.  I used the Nuts About Squirrels Stamp Set.  I wanted to create a fun little Fall birthday card to share with you today and the cheeky little squirrels from the Nuts About Squirrels Stamp Set provided the perfect fun elements to this card.  

Check out today's Double Dutch Door Birthday Card featuring the Nuts About Squirrels Stamp Set.

Friday, October 22, 2021

Rick's October 2021 Monthly Card Class - Little Delights Replay

Hello and welcome to my blog; Join me for this month's Online Card Class featuring the Little Delights Stamp Set.  If you would like the Kit's for this month's class and live in the United States you will find all the details below on how to do that.  The PDF tutorial will be available for purchase on my blog in my Tutorial Store for those that live outside the US.  


Thursday, October 21, 2021

No Sew Gnome Mini Jam Jar Cover - 3D Thursday Free Tutorial

 

Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.  Darla Watson  is our team designer this week.  Darla created this super cute little project to dress up the Mini Jam Jars and make them very festive!  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

24 Hour Stamp Sale - October 20th One Day Only!


THE BIGGEST STAMP SALE OF THE YEAR!
24 Hour Only Stamp Sale on Select Annual Catalog Cling Stamp Sets! 

Simple Festive & Easy Christmas Card - Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun little and easy festive Christmas Card to share with you today.  I made this card last night during my YouTube Live.  Where I shared some tips & tricks to help you make these simply festive and easy Christmas Cards this year.  I used two of the stamp sets that are part of the one day stamp sale (Oct. 20, 2021) today.  Here's a look at the card.  

I have a simply festive and easy Christmas Card to share with you along with a video tutorial.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Cute Halloween Box - 3D Thursday Project & Free Project Sheet

Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.   Twila Davis is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Double Dutch Door Fun Fold Card Video Tutorial

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun video tutorial for you showing you how to create a Double Dutch Door Fun Fold Card from only one sheet of cardstock.  I made this card last night during my weekly YouTube Live.  I used the Little Delights Stamp Set from the July-December Mini Catalog.  Here's a look at the card we made during the Live.

I have a fun Double Dutch Door Fun Fold for you today using just One Sheet of Cardstock.  Click here for the Video Tutorial

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Smile! Cute Little Halloween Fun Fold Card - Seasons Of Fun Host Stamp Set

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun little fancy fold card to share with you.  Today's card features the Lovely You Stamp Set and the Seasons of Fun Host Stamp Set.  Here's a look at today's card.  

You will have a smile on your face with this cute little Halloween Fun Fold Card using the Seasons of Fun Host/Hostess Stamp Set Learn more here

Monday, October 11, 2021

So Smart So Fun So Sweet 3D Magnolia Card - A Grand Kid

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun technique to share with you that I used on my card today.  Have you ever wanted to get more use out of your embossing folders but wasn't sure just how?  Well today's little technique that I am going to share will give you just that with my So Smart So Fun, So Sweet 3D Magnolia Card.  Here's a look at the card.  

I have a fun way for you to get more use and depth out of your 3d embossing folders with the technique I used on my card today!

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Sweets & Treats SIP Card - Simple Sunday

Hello and welcome to my blog; I am working on getting back onto my schedule after the surgery.  So I  have a SIP Card for you today since this is Simple Sunday!  If you are not sure what I mean by SIP card this is a simple stamped card that uses stamps, inks and paper.  For this weeks card I crafted up a super sweet little birthday card to share using the Sweets & Treats Stamp Set from the July-December Mini Catalog.  Here's a look at the card.  

I have a #simplestamping birthday card for you today using the Sweets & Treats Stamp Set for Simple Sunday this week.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Celebrate Sunflowers - Hexagon Card

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun shape card to share with you today.  I used the Celebrate Sunflowers to create a fun Fall themed card to share with you with a fun hexagon shape.  Here's a look at the card.  

I have a fun Fall themed Hexagon Card using the Celebrate Sunflowers Stamp Set from Stampin' Up! to share with you today.

Friday, October 8, 2021

Happy Halloween Interactive Card - Frightfully Cute Bundle

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun little Halloween Card to share with you with a little surprise.  I used the Frightfully Cute Bundle from the July-December Mini Catalog along with the Cat Punch from the Annual Catalog to create the card.  Here's a look at the card.  

Check out today's interactive Happy Halloween card using the Frightfully Cute Bundle from Stampin' Up!

Thursday, October 7, 2021

October's Monthly Card Class - Little Delights

Join me for my monthly Online Card Class October 21, 2021, on my YouTube Channel! In this class you will make 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs) using the featured stamp set for October which is the Little Delights Stamp Set.  You can earn your Card Kits for FREE with a minimum $35 (before shipping and taxes) order using the Host Code: FTY4RRSR or you can get the 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs) for $25.00 to make the cards the day of the class. Or You can get them after until October 24th.

Find out all the details about my October 2021 Monthly Card Class featuring the Little Delights Stamp Set and how you can earn your spot FREE

Cute Halloween Witches Treat - 3d Thursday Project

 

Hello and welcome to my blog!  I hope that you are doing well today and I am glad that you are visiting with me.  Sarah Wills is our team designer this week.  Check out her a wonderful project below.  

This weeks super cute 3D Thursday project features the Cutest Halloween Bundle from Stampin' Up!.  Click here to download this weeks FREE PDF Tutorial

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Double Lidded Drapery Fold Butterfly Box - Creative Stampers Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am sharing my project for this months Creative Stampers Blog Hop.  Each month the Creative Stampers create a project for the Creative Stampers Tutorial Bundle based around a theme, bundle, or suite of products.  Each month we do a blog hop featuring an alternative project for the project that we designed for the tutorial bundle.  Here's a look at my alternative for this month.  

Check out this double lidded drapery fold butterfly box for the October 2021 Creative Stampers Blog Hop

Friday, October 1, 2021

Fall 2021 Themed Cathedral Window Scrapbook Page

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have a fun little 12" x 12" Fall Themed scrapbook page for you.  This page has a very unique feature that showcases some of the Beauty of The Earth Designer Series Paper.  Here's a little sneak peek! 

I have a Fall scrapbook layout for you today using the Cathedral Window technique.  Find out more on my blog

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Through It Together Fall Gift Box - 3D Thursday Project

Get this weeks Free PDF Tutorial for this weeks 3d Thursday Fall Gift Box project.

Hello and welcome to my blog; today is 3D Thursday and I am the designer for this weeks 3D Thursday team designer.  As always with the 3D Thursday posts I have a Free project tutorials for you.  For this weeks project I created this super cute little Fall Gift Box using the Through It Together stamp Set.  

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

You're So Sweet It's Scary - Frightfully Cute Bundle

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a card using the Frightfully Cute Bundle and the retired Magic In This Night DSP which was on the clearance rack when I designed this card.  Sadly the DSP has now sold out on the clearance rack, but you can use anything you have on hand. Here's a look at the card.  

You're So Sweet It's scary when you use the Frightfully Cute Bundle from Stampin' Up! to make this card.  Click to learn more

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

It's the Twitching Hour Card - Clever Cats

Hey, crazy cats and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you a super cute card using the Clever Cats Stamp Set.  Halloween is just around the comer and this is a fun little stamp set that you can use with Halloween projects or any occasion by changing the sentiment.  Here's a look at today's card.  

It's the twitching hour and you can create this super cute card with the Clever Cats Stamp Set.  Find out all the supplies needed here.

Monday, September 27, 2021

Thank You Kindly - Delicate Dahlias Sale-A-Bration. Stamp Set

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I have another card using the Delicate Dahlias Stamp Set for you.  This card could have actually been done with just simple stamping but I decided to step it up just a little bit.  Here's a look at the card.  

Thank you kindly card using the Delicate Dahlias Sale-a-Bration Stamp Set by Rick Adkins

Saturday, September 25, 2021

You Inspire Me - Delicate Dahlias Simple Card

Hello and welcome to my blog;  Want to send a show-stopping card picked the Delicate Dahlias Stamp Set which is a free Sale-A-Bration item with a qualifying order.  Today I am going to share with you a simple card using just stamps ink and paper. This is a fun stamp set to play with to create both simple cards and more avid cards as well.  Here's a look at my card.  

Find out how I created this simple stamping note card using the Delicate Dahlias Stamp Set Sale-a-bration 2021 by Rick Adkins