Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2022. Here’s hoping this new year will be less challenging for all of us. I’d like to thank each and every one of you for your continued support in the past year. Between retiring from our quilt shop and regrowing my Stampin’ Up! business, I am forever grateful for you standing with me,Continue reading “Happy New Year!”

Multi-faceted Christmas Ornament

I saw this adorable ornament a few years ago on Paper Pixie’s Channel, then my sister-in-law brought it as her make’n take when we got together for ONStage this fall. They’re super easy to make and lots of fun. Click here to see the YouTube tutorial. Please feel free to share this video with yourContinue reading “Multi-faceted Christmas Ornament”

Free shipping today only

Free shipping only applies during the 24-hour period the promotion is live; this means that your order must be opened and closed on December 8th. SO WHAT CAN YOU ORDER? You can order almost anything! With the exception of month-to-month Paper Pumpkin subscriptions, ALL Stampin’ Up! products qualify for this promotion. To visit my onlineContinue reading “Free shipping today only”

All Squared Away June Team Swap

I really like texture, be it in food, fabrics or paper crafting. The All Squared Away stamps gives you four squares of texture and 5 great sentiments, and coordinates with the Floral Squares Dies. I did a variation of one of the card ideas in the Annual Catalogue. I hope you like it. I didn’tContinue reading “All Squared Away June Team Swap”

Pretty Perennial Greetings

I absolutely love the versatility of this stamp set. I decided that we could use a little spring, as winter storms blow in, this month, so here are my February Team Swaps. If anyone is interested in doing a group swap with me, let me know – I love sending and receiving cards each month.Continue reading “Pretty Perennial Greetings”


Are you ready? The biggest stamp sale of the year is coming up on 23 September! For 24 hours on 23 September—from 12:00 AM to 11:50 PM (MT) online a select number of cling and photopolymer stamp sets from the 2020–2021 Annual Catalog will be available for purchase at a 15% discount. Take advantage ofContinue reading “THE BIGGEST STAMP SALE OF THE YEAR IS ALMOST HERE!”

Beauty Abounds Team Swap

We are a young, growing team, at The Critters’n Ink, Critters’ Den. With the catalogue launch this past month, we decided to start a monthly swap, within our group. This is my contribution. I hope you like it. We need to first, create our butterfly background piece. I did this using a piece of whisperContinue reading “Beauty Abounds Team Swap”

May Paper Pumpkin Sneak Peak

A PEEK AT MAY’S PAPER PUMPKIN KIT The upcoming May 2020 Paper Pumpkin kit is almost here,  and will feature the new 2020–2022 In Colors!! This means that Paper Pumpkin subscribers will be among the first to get their hands on new In Color products. And that’s just the beginning of things to love aboutContinue reading “May Paper Pumpkin Sneak Peak”

Say hi with Pedal to the Metal and Geared Up Garage

I made this card to say hello to my son, Ian, who is an essential worker in the Toronto area. He is an avid dirt biker and when he gets a day off, you can most often find him stirring up the dust on his bike. The card base is Night of Navy, and theContinue reading “Say hi with Pedal to the Metal and Geared Up Garage”

The Gang’s all Meer “Hello”

Isn’t this the cutest card ever??  I saw this card on Pinterest, and I believe it was designed by Jana Paperdreams in Germany.  The stamp set is The Gang’s all Meer, which is a free stamp set during Sale-a-bration, which a $60 purchase.  The swirly die cut is from the Painted Labels Dies, which isContinue reading “The Gang’s all Meer “Hello””