CARD: Honey Bee



  • Thick Whisper White: 5 ½” x 8 ½” scored at 4 ¼”, ½” x 1 ¼”;  small scrap for bee
  • Basic Black: 1 3/8” x 3 1/8”
  • DSP: 4” x 5 ¼”, 2” x 1”


  1. Stamp the small bee onto Thick Whisper White cardstock and cut out with the coordinating bee die.
  2. Stamp “hello” onto small piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock and use Paper Snips to flag one end.
  3. Attach the layers of DSP and cardstock onto card front with Snail Adhesive.
  4. Attach the Bee and the “hello” panel with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  5. To finish the card, add a gold metallic pearl to the body of the bee.
    Download PDF of this project HERE

CARD: Painted Poppies



  • Pool Party: 5 1/2” x 8 1/2”; 2” x 2”
  • Poppy Parade: 2” x 2”
  • Whisper White: 1” x 3 1/2”
  • DSP:  2” x 5 1/2”               


  1. Score Pool Party cardstock at 4 1/4"; fold to create card base.
  2. Stamp poppies with stems twice in lower right corner of card front with Pool Party ink.  Stamp poppy blossom three times in center of card front with Pool Party ink.
  3. Adhere DSP on left side of card front with SNAIL Adhesive.
  4. Stamp poppy blossom on Poppy Parade cardstock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink; die cut.
  5. Stamp sentiment on Whisper White cardstock; notch right side of cardstock with Tailored Tag Punch.
  6. Die cut doily from Pool Party cardstock.
  7. Adhere doily, sentiment and poppy with SNAIL Adhesive; adhere to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  8. Add sequins with Mini Glue Dots.

CARD: A Wish For Everything



  • Whisper White (base): 5 ½” x 8 ½”, folded in half
  • Whisper White (banner): ½” x 2”
  • Flirty Flamingo: 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Real Red: 4 1/8” x 5 3/8”
  • Glimmer Paper - scrap
  • Ribbon: 17”


  1. Emboss the Flirty Flamingo cardstock using the Scripty 3D Embossing Folder. Adhere it to the Real Red cardstock.
  2. Adhere the Pearlized Doily to the center of the card base using several Glue Dots in the center of the doily.
  3. Punch a scallop heart using the glimmer paper scrap. Adhere it to the center of the doily using Glue Dots.
  4. Stamp the greeting using Real Red ink on the Whisper White (banner) cardstock. Create a banner tip on the right side using your scissors.
  5. Punch a heart using the patterned design paper shown.
  6. Adhere the greeting banner to the right side of the pattern paper heart using Glue Dots. Adhere the heart/banner to the left side of the glimmer paper heart using Dimensionals.
  7. Wrap the ribbon around the cardstock layers, making a single bow over the designer paper heart.
  8. Add several rhinestones to the card base as shown.

To download the pdf of the project, click HERE.

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CARD: Painted Poppies

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Here's a card made with one of my favorites suites in the Occasions, the Peaceful Poppies Suite.  The colors are so vibrant and fun!!



  • Basic Black Card Stock: 4 1/4” x 11”
  • Old Olive Card Stock: 3 7/8” x 4 7/8” & 4” x 5 ¼”
  • Whisper White Card Stock: 1 ¾” x 3” & 3/8” x 1 ¾” & 3 7/8” x 5 1/8”
  • Peace Poppies DSP: 3 ½” x 4 ¾” 


  1. Stamp Sentiment onto White mat and adhere to the Old Olive mat for the inside of the card.
  2. Stamp the Poppy image onto the 1 ¾” x 3” piece of Whisper White Card Stock
  3. Color Poppy with Poppy Parade Blends and leaves and stems with Old Olive Blends. I used Light Balmy Blue to trace around the left side of the bloom and greenery.
  4. Add Designer Paper to the Old Olive and then to the Basic Black card base.
  5. Stamp sentiment onto the 3/8” x 1 ¾” piece of Whisper White and add Dimensionals to the back. Mount across the Poppy image.
  6. Add image piece using Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back and adhere to the front of the card.
  7. Add Rhinestones to either side of the sentiment.

To download the PDF of this project, click HERE.

CARD: Good Morning Magnolia



  • Card Stock 1: Mossy Meadow Base 41/4 x 6, (You need TWO) Score one at 11/2 on long side, scrap for punch, 21/2 x 11/4, score ½” on 21/2” side, 23/4 x 1 Score ½ & 2/14 on 23/4” side, 11/2 x ½ Score at ½ & 1
  • Card Stock 2: Whisper White layer 4 x 5 3/4, Scrap for Magnolia and Hello
  • Card Stock 3: Black Foil, Scrap
  • Paper: Magnolia DSP 9 1/4 x 1 1/2 , 4 x 4 1/4


  1. Using Big Shot and Layering Circle Framelits, cut a 1 ¼” circle from Whisper White scrap after you stamp your Hello. Cut a 1 3/8” circle using black foil.  Layer on punched Mossy Meadow Story Label Punched piece using dimensionals.  Adhere two pearls (colored using a black sharpie).
  2. Stamp Whisper white layer with small Magnolia and color using blends. Stamp Phrase using Mossy Meadow.  Make sure you stamp about ¾” from the bottom. Adhere to Mossy Meadow Layer.
  3. Attach Layer of DSP to Mossy Meadow piece. Line up the two layers and using Tear Tape adhere Decorative strip of DSP to front 1 ½” Scored area.  Gently fold over the sides to the back and adhere using Tear Tape.  This should NOT be super tight.
  4. Slide out the bottom layer and punch out a little less than a half circle using the 1” circle punch. Slide back layer back in place.
  5. On ½” piece adhere two small pieces of Tear Tape on each end. On 2 ½ x 1 ¼ adhere tear tape on ½” end.  On 2 ¾ x 1 adhere Tear tape on one end and then flip over and adhere tear tape on opposite end. (Like front and back)
  6. Stamp, Color and Cut out using Framelits and Big Shot the Magnolia. Color using the Wink of Stella.
  7. On Front center, fold up front layer and adhere 2 ½ by 1 ¼ piece against the score line of the card. Then adhere the 1 ½ x ½” piece (like an N) one end will be attached to the card front and the other side to the piece you just stuck in place.  Adhere your colored Magnolia at an angle to this “pop up” piece.  Adhere your bow using a Glue dot.
  8. On the back layer, adhere your 2 ½ x 1/14 piece approx 1” down from the top and centered. Then adhere the other end (Tear Tape should be visible) to the back of the top layer.  This should just lay flat, and will slide up as you slide the card up in the propped up position.
  9. Adhere your punched layer from step 1 to the top right of the card front.

CARD: Good Morning Magnolia



  • Petal Pink: 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”                      3 5/8” x 4 7/8”
  • Basic Black: 3 ¾” x 5”
  • Whisper White: scrap (greeting)


  1. Attach the Basic Black Mat to Card Base
  2. Run the Petal Pink mat through Big Shot and use the curvy die from the Magnolia Memory Dies.
  3. Run the same piece through the Big Shot using the Layered Leaves Embossing Folder and attach to Black Mat.
  4. Cut two Flowers from the Designer Paper and cut out on the Big Shot using the small Magnolia Memory Flower Die and attach to card front using dimensionals.
  5. Stamp greeting on a Scrap Strip of Whisper White and trim to size. Attach with Dimensionals.