So Mini Hellos – In So Mini Ways

Hi Friends,

We are soooo excited to welcome Joan Bardee from the extra funny and creative Dear Paperlicious blog to our blog again. Joan has IT when it comes to design and composition. Everything she touches turns to AWESOME!

Today, she is sharing three wonderful card designs using The Stamp Market So Mini Hellos stamp set. This set has tons of fun stamps and dies, making it easy to create a bunch of different themed cards… and this is exactly what Joan did! Take a look.


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Oh, Hello – The Stamp Market’s Dotted Hello and Joan Bardee

Hi Everyone,

We are super excited today! Joan Bardee, from the Dear Paperlicous blog, is our guest today and she always has creative card designs and fun conversation. Today’s AWESOME design sports a brightly rainbow stitched ‘Hello” card, using the Dotted Hello die by The Stamp Market.  This cheery card would brighten anyone’s day!

Be sure to pop over to Joan’s blog for more colorful and exciting inspiration! Then, stay tuned for another installment of Joan’s brilliance next week when she features a few fantastic card designs.

** A special thanks to Joan for turning us on to the Facebook Because Kindness group! Read more below.


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Beautiful Magic Butterfly Hugs

Hi Crafty Friends,

I am back with a simple card design using one of my very favorite dies and accompanying stencil by Alexandra Renke. This Magic Butterfly die is so intricately made that it cuts delicate design lines to make it extra special.

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Beautiful Summer Stems by Lisa Tilson

Hi Everyone,

Today we are sharing a simply lovely card design by Lisa Tilson at My Card Trip. She created this elegant design using a new stamp and die set by The Stamp Market called Summer Stems. The soft colors, subtle gray background, and the scalloped edge complete this vision of beauty.


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Congrats and Butterflies

Hi there,

The card design we are sharing today is an elegant wedding card. Of course, it can be used for many occasions by just changing the sentiment but this one is for my nephew who gets married tomorrow. This is a long slender card, I thought the butterflies needed room to fly!

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Add Pizzaz To Your Clean and Simple Card Design

Hi Crafty Friends,

I am back with a few techniques to add to your bag of tricks that add pizzaz to your card designs. To start, I am using one of my very favorite stamp sets, Bloominous by The Stamp Market. This stamp set is so versatile and creates clean, simple and modern looks to your designs.

Check out the video for all the ins and outs.

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Beautiful Bloominous Wreath by Joan Bardee

Hi Crafty Friends,

It is another red-letter day – we get to share another beauty from Joan Bardee and her Dear Paperlicious blog. As you know, Joan makes the most creative card designs and as an extra bonus, we are treated to one of Joan’s fun anecdotes – YAY!


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A Bloominous Beauty by Joan Bardee

Hi Crafty Friends,

We are over the moon to welcome a new guest blogger, Joan Bardee of the Dear Paperlicious blog (we love her blog name, don’t you?). Joan is oozing with talent and as an added benefit you get to be entertained by her clever writing.

Take a look at this gorgeous card design. It features The Stamp Market Bloominous stamp set. The colors and intensity Joan uses in this design is AWESOME! Then, once you have soaked in all this creativity here, be sure to pop over to her blog.

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You Are The Best Mom

Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers everywhere!

I am just sneaking in here with a quick card design for Mom. The great thing about it is that you can use this design for any occasion. For instance, it would be perfect for a Grad or Dad. The Skinny Upper Alpha dies by The Stamp Market make it so easy.

Real quick, I want to remind you about our challenge going on. It is the Color Trio challenge. Check out all the details below and hurry and enter. It is easy to do, just choose three colors (white and black can be used too to help out) and let your imagination go wild. Click the blue button to enter.

Now, on to the card!

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