Making Spirits Bright

Hi, our creative friends,

We are super excited to invite a new guest to our blog. Her name is Amy Tsuruta. You may have seen her on her own blog,, or Instagram @craftee1.

If you are familiar with Amy, you know she has oodles of fun making delightful cards. She also hosts and participates in lots of challenges on social media and her blog. This makes it extra fun to follow all her goings-on!

Today Amy is sharing a super cute card design featuring a few new Penny Black goodies. These stamps feature adorable critters to make the season just that more festive! 


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Winter Wonder

Hi my dear creative friends,

You might have guessed that I love the outdoors and all the little creatures included so I can never resist doing forest-y scenes, especially winter ones! This one uses the Summer Cabins and Lovely Layers: Trees by Honey Bee and the adorable fox from Alexandra Renke Forest Animals.

Take a look below for all the details.


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Warmest Thoughts

Hi, my creative friends,

I am sharing another winter video with you. It features a few of my favorite characters… berries and birds. No one does this combination better than Penny Black so of course I am using a few of their stamps for this project. I used Settled, Delicate Pines, and a brand new sentiment set called Warmest Thoughts.


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Winter Wishes

Hi Creative Friends,

I am sharing a new project and video just in time for the holidays. It uses the super fun Farm Fresh Pumpkins and Snowy Truck Accessories stamp and die set by Papertrey Ink.

I will let you dive into all the ins and outs in the video below.


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My Favorite Color Is Autumn

Hi Creative Friends,

It is time again to have a little fun with Penny Black. As many of you know, Penny Black has so many wonderful stamps and dies, especially if you love nature!

This project uses the beautiful stamp, Autumn Masterpiece. It features a charming little bird perched on a sparsely leaved Autumn branch.


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Oh What Fun!

Hi Creative Friends,

The holiday season is zooming our way so I have been busy making my holiday cards. I send a different card to each one on my holiday list so I was excited to see the new Tim Holz Vintage Sled thinlets. This set creates an awesome sled to make your card extra special.


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Create A Winter Scene

Hi Creative Friends,

We are getting into the Fall and Winter season so what better time to share a video demonstrating a winter scene with cute wintery birds? I created three different cards where I used the same techniques and all were made using Penny Black stamps.


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