Category Archives: Big Shot Projects

Christmas Card Sunday: Holiday Card Ideas

Welcome back to Christmas Card Sunday, where each week I share different holiday card ideas so we’re not frantically rubber stamping Christmas cards at the last minute. Thanks for stopping by. Today’s Christmas card making idea combines some retired with some current Stampin’ Up! catalog sets and accessories.  Do you recognize them? First, let’s talk about… Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Handmade Sympathy Cards

Today’s Throwback Thursday features one of the handmade sympathy cards I made four years ago. Beautiful texture comes from running the background Vanilla Top Note shape through an embossing folder and then softly sponging the relief with some ink. The soft palette is a nice combo for a sympathy card, don’t you think?  The colors used are shown below.… Read More »

Homemade Wedding Cards With Rose Garden Thinlits

You can make some delicate and beautiful homemade wedding cards with the Rose Garden Thinlits Dies.   Add the coordinating Rose Wonder stamp set and you’ve really got the makings of some gorgeous cards! I stamped the Wedding Wishes on vellum and then layered over Pink Pirouette card stock for a soft addition of color to the black and… Read More »

DIY Christmas Card Sunday: Wonderland

It’s time for DIY Christmas Card Sunday again, and today I’m featuring one of the popular Stampin’ Up! retired stamps from last year,  Wonderland.  I love this stamp set, so you won’t find it on my Retired Rubber Stamps page.  🙂  At least, not yet.  I’m not sure I want to part with it because it… Read More »

Handmade Anniversary Cards: Feel Goods

My friend and business coach and his wife are celebrating their anniversary this month, so I thought it was time to start coming up with ideas for handmade anniversary cards. I love the Timeless Elegance Designer Paper because it’s, well, elegant! The patterns in this collection are perfect to make your own wedding cards or for… Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Homemade Bridal Shower Favors

Today’s Throwback Thursday is featuring a post from almost three years ago showing the homemade bridal shower favors I created using the Petite Purse Bigz L Die… so cute! These petite purses would make cute diy party favors for your little princess’s birthday party, too, don’t you think?  Or maybe some unique homemade gifts for your… Read More »

Breast Cancer Cards

A lovely lady I work with was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, so I wanted to come up with some ideas for breast cancer cards.  She’s undergoing chemo and radiation, all the typical treatments.  I wanted to send her a custom handmade card design celebrating her bright and cheerful spirit and that would let her know… Read More »