Fall | Thinking of You

I love the colors of fall – so I had to make one more fall card before the snow starts flying.

Using a piece of Butter Cream (CS-0006) card stock and the Hello Fall (SS-0450) stamp set I randomly stamped some of the images using Summer Days (IP-0042), Tangerine Fusion (IP-0005) and Green Olive (IP-0072) ink.  Then I adhered a piece of the Fall Fest Prints (PP-0048) to the bottom of the Butter Cream panel.  Adhered a piece of Corrugated Stock (ST-0124) on top of that before adding the Pumpkin Patch Ribbon (AC-0334) on top of that.  This panel was then adhered to a Raspberry Berry (CS-0097) card base.

Fall Thinking of You


I used the 2″ (TO-0043) Scallop Punch to punch out a piece of Mirror Gold (CS-0136).  I stamped the Thinking of You (from the Decorative Doily – which was part of a previous Bloom Box Subscription) in Hazelnut Blend (IP-0012) ink onto a piece of Butter Cream cardstock before punching it out with the 1 3/4″ Circle Punch (TO-0016).  Adhered the Butter Cream to the Mirror Gold and popped it up on the card front using Foam Squares (AC-0085). 

I applied some Gold Silk (IP-0096) and Fashion Gold (AC-0292) to the card to finish it off.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Wishing all of you a safe and wonderful Holiday.


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Happy Holidays |Ice Skates

I love making wintery type cards and I love our Inspiration Book & Catalog, it is jam packed with inspiration.  Here is my attempt at replicating the creation that is shown on page 104 of the annual catalog.  While it did not come out exactly like the one in the catalog, I am very pleased with how it turned out.

On a piece of Whip Cream (CS-0040) card stock I stamped the Ink Splat (AT-0108) image in Pretty Amethyst (IP-0018) ink.  The Snowflake from the Snow Burst (SS-0144) stamp set was stamped in Pretty Pansy (IP-0026) ink.  Using the Happy Holidays from the Sparkle Trim (SS-0495) stamp set, I stamped it in Black Licorice (IP-0041) ink.  Using Easy Glide (AD-0081) this panel was adhered to a piece of Pretty Pansy (CS-0029) cardstock, that was then adhered to a piece of Pretty Amethyst (CS-0028) cardstock onto a Pretty Pansy card base.

Happy Holidays Ski Sled Skate copy
I colored in the blade of the skate using Color Burst Pencils (JM-0077)


On a scrap piece of Whip Cream cardstock, I stamped the skates that come from the Ski Sled Skate (SS-0360) stamp set [love this stamp set, so much fun] onto a piece of Whip Cream Cardstock in Black Licorice (IP-0041) ink and cut it out using our Circle Dies (DI-0039) and then stamped the little snowflake from the Poinsettia Basket (SS-0527) in Black Licorice ink as well and punched it out using a 3/4″ Circle Punch (TO-0012).

These pieces were added to the card front using Foam Squares (AD-0084 and AD-0085).  Before adding the skates, I adhered some Whip Cream Thread (AC-0128) behind it.  The card was finished off with some Silver Silk (IP-0090) and adhered the Special Celebrations Sequins (AC-0115) using Glue Dots (AD-0083).

I think I am going to make up a few more of these and change the greeting to make it a Winter Wishes, Happy Birthday, Thinking of You, Thank You or Just Because.  I love the beauty of winter!

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.


Great Deals!!!


Black Friday Sale | 12 Days of Deals

Hold on to your hats folks!  You are not going to believe the great sales that Fun Stampers Journey has coming up. Are you ready…………….

Black Friday Sale (Friday, November 24 through Monday, November 27, 2017):
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12 Days of Deals (December 6 through 17, 2017):
These items are only on sale the day that they are listed.




This is a great time to get some of the items that have been on your wish list, stock up on some supplies or gift ideas for your crafty friends.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Enjoy mapping out your savings game plan!






Let’s Stick Together |Happy Thanksgiving

So recently I participated in a swap and was having crafters block.  I have been wanting to use the Holiday Clips (SS-0517) stamps but couldn’t figure out what to make with them.  I started rummaging through my stamps and came across the Arizona Trail (SS-0493) stamp set and let out a laugh as I came up with this card design.

On a Cocoa Powder (CS-0008) card base, I layered a piece of Orange Creamsicle (CS-0024), Banana Cream (CS-0087), Fall Fest Prints (PP-0048) and Corrugated Stock Sheets (ST-0124).  I attached a piece of Pumpkin Patch Ribbon (AC-0334).

Stick Together Thanksgiving

I stamped the Turkey and Pumpkin from the Holiday Clips (SS-0517) stamp set in Dark Roast (IP-0050) ink and then colored them in using the Journey Color Burst Pencils (JM-0077).  I attached them with some mini action wobbles that I had in my stash.  The sentiment came from the Arizona Trail (SS-0493) stamp set.  I thought the sentiment paired with the images was funny especially with Thanksgiving coming up.

The inside sentiment came from the Bountiful Thanks (SS-0531) stamp set and was stamped in Dark Roast (IP-0050) ink as well.

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May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Hope your day is filled with laughter!



Black Friday Sale |Sneak Peak

Hold onto your hats!!!  Fun Stampers Journey is running a Black Friday Sale from Black Friday, November 24 through Cyber Monday, November 26.  Everyday this week they will be adding a piece to the puzzle to reveal what deal or deals they will be running.  I have no idea what they are planning so I will be getting excited right along with you.

Be sure to head on over to Fun Stampers Journey Facebook page today for the daily reveal!

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.

Have fun planning your Black Friday shopping adventures!





Joy to the World

So I have become obsessed with the Christmas Cheer Paper (PP-0049)!!!  So many pretty designs, I can’t get enough of it!!!!

I made the card base out of Whip Cream (CS-0040) card stock.  I cut a piece of the Christmas Cheer Prints (PP-0049) at 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 and adhered it to the card base.  I then used a piece of our Candy Apple Tape (AC-0309) [you get 3 different rolls – I chose the glitter roll for this card].

Joy to the World
This is a quick and easy card.


I stamped the sentiment in Candy Apple (IP-0017) ink that came from the Poinsettia Baskets (SS-0527) stamp set.  [there is also a die set for this and it does come in a bundle].

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.


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Merry Christmas | Christmas Cheer Prints

The paper in the Christmas Cheer Prints (PP-0049) paper pack are just gorgeous. They totally deserve to be the focal point.  I know many folks do not think that black is a Christmas/Holiday color, but let me tell you that it really compliments this paper and it makes for an elegant card.

Merry Chirstmas Pointsettia
The Christmas Cheer Prints (PP-0049) paper pack is gorgeous!!!


I took a piece of the Christmas Cheer Prints (PP-0049) cardstock and adhered that to a piece of Mirror Gold (CS-0136) before adhering it to a Black Licorice (CS-0003) card base.

I used Journey Gold Embossing Powder (IP-0101) to emboss the Merry Christmas sentiment from the Holiday Wishes (SS-0469) stamp set onto Black Licorice (CS-0003) cardstock.  I adhered that piece to a piece of our Mirror Gold (CS-0136) card stock. Using Easy Glide (AD-0081), I adhered this piece to the card front and the card was finished.

Merry Chirstmas Pointsettia 2

This is a very quick and easy card to make and it looks gorgeous.  You could easily mass produce these.

Craft Tip:  To conserve on the Mirror Gold paper, using one of the smaller Journey Rectangles (DI-0041) I cut out the center that I can use on another project.  I then used the “frame” on this project.  No one will know and it will make the card a little lighter.

May all your hand-made creations be Inked with Kindness, Stamped with Love.