Tag Archives: card sketches

Snow Place: Funny Christmas Cards

Snow Place is a great set for making whimsical and funny Christmas cards.  These characters are just too adorable! I started with the new card sketch at i Love Card Sketches and went from there.  Give the card design a try for yourself. This card reminds me a little of Laugh In. Does anyone remember that… Read More »

Serene Silhouettes Thank You Card Ideas

Serene Silhouettes is a beautiful collection of stamp images perfect for your thank you card ideas.  And of course you can pick up this or any of our other stamps at 15% off between now and Friday.  Jump over to Stampin4Joy, my online store, to grab them while they’re hot! I used the card sketch… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday Card Sketch ILCS41

Today’s Christmas Card Sunday project features no less than FOUR new products that will be available in the new Holiday Catalog when it premieres in September. The background paper is from the Winter Wonderland Specialty Designer Paper (139588) collection.  I love how these products all coordinate so seamlessly!  And if you’ll look at the paper… Read More »

Warm Winter Wishes Christmas Card

I thought I’d give you a sneak peek at a couple of items coming out soon in the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog.  Are you excited about the upcoming catalog?  I’ve seen it and, believe me, there’s a lot to be excited about!  🙂 The stamp set is called Winter Wishes and the patterned paper is… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday: Warmth & Wonder

Today’s Christmas Card Sunday sample uses the retired set Warmth & Wonder, which you can find on my Retired Rubber Stamps Page as long as it’s still available. I decided to create a long card that could be sent in a legal-size envelope… perfect for adding your Christmas newsletter!  🙂 The trees create a curve… Read More »

Flower Birthday Cards: Painted Roses

With the Timeless Elegance Designer Paper collection you can make exquisite flower birthday cards with little effort.  The paper is so beautiful to begin with, just a little stamping or coloring is all you will need to make memorable homemade birthday cards they’ll cherish.  Did you know this pattern was hand-drawn by one of the… Read More »

Ideas for Christmas Cards: Lovely as a Tree

Most Sundays this year I’m devoting to ideas for Christmas cards.  Now is the time to begin planning your handmade Christmas card designs.  Just enter “Christmas” in the Search box in the upper right for  more handmade card designs. With today’s card I went back to a tried and true stamp set, Lovely as a… Read More »

Christmas Card Sunday: Christmas Wishes

It’s Christmas Card Sunday again, and for this handmade card I’ve pulled out the retired Christmas Wishes stamp set.  So cute and versatile, I didn’t even have to use designer paper with it.  Both the trim and greeting were pulled from the balloon.  Simple, simple, simple! Everything was stamped in Real Red.  The Ovals Collection… Read More »

Stampin’ Up! Card Ideas: Best Thoughts

Here at Stamp4Joy you’ll always find exclusive Stampin’ Up! card ideas.  This one features the beautiful new Hostess-only stamp set, Best Thoughts.  Although I realize I didn’t add one of the greetings to the front, I love the font combination in this set. The flower is gorgeous, too!  I used my ink pads and Blender… Read More »

Fathers Day Card Ideas

This clean and simple card is a great start for Fathers Day card ideas or a wonderful birthday card for your brother, etc.   It would even make great homemade thank you cards.  Just change out the inside greeting to suit the occasion! Featuring Guy Greetings, the perfect set for all your masculine card ideas, I… Read More »

ILCS28: Handmade Sympathy Card

Today’s handmade sympathy card features a sneak peek at some brand new items coming up in the next Stampin’ Up! catalog, which will be released in just a few weeks.  It’s awesome!  If you’d like one CONTACT ME with your name, address, and phone number, and as soon as we chat I’ll get one right… Read More »

Handmade Christmas Card – ILCS26

For today’s handmade Christmas card I pulled out the retired Deck the Halls designer paper collection.  It’s so beautiful on its own. Did you notice there’s no stamping on this homemade card?  The sentiment is embedded right in the patterned paper.  I don’t think you can get any easier than that! The fancy bow was… Read More »