Shirt & Tie Card

By | June 15, 2017

Shirt & Tie Card

It’s that time of year where Dad’s Grandpa’s, Brothers, Uncle’s and the like are celebrating a day that’s all about them- Fathers Day!  And who couldn’t use a masculine card idea, am I right? So I’ve made this adorable Shirt & Tie Card for you today. Girls are SOOOO much easier to create and buy for.  I am always looking for new ideas for my husband for Fathers Day or Birthdays.  Guys are hard.  What about you?  Do you have any ideas you could share with me on gifts or cards that are masculine?

Shirt & Tie Card

Below, you can watch the video on how to create this Shirt & Tie card.  The dimensions for the card itself are 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″.

Slide the card over to the 1″ mark on your Stampin Trimmer and the proceed to cut 1″ off the back of the card. (on the top)

Next, take your card front and line it up at the 1″ line again on the trimmer.  Cut over to 1 1/2″ on each side.  But don’t cut off!  This is so that you can fold your collar over.

The tie was 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″.  The video will show you how to fold it.  Enjoy!


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Designer Buttons - Brights Collection

Designer Buttons – Brights Collection

Thanks again for stopping by!  I hope you enjoyed this Shirt & Tie card and will come by again soon!  Remember… Think It!  Ink it!  Happy Stamping- Angela 😉

Delightful Daisy DSP

By | June 5, 2017

Delightful Daisy DSP

 Well, who woulda thought? The Daisy Delight Bundle has been a top seller already!  The catalog just came out, but the stamp set, paper and matching punch are super popular!  I don’t have the stamp set or the punch (YET), but check out this paper.  I just LOVE the navy and yellow together.  It’s such rich colors that just pop off the paper- dontcha think?  And the Butterfly’s go perfectly- I mean, it’s a summer looking card with summer insects right?  Wait- is a butterfly an insect?  It is, right?

Delightful Daisy DSP
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Black Stampin' Emboss Powder

Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder

I’m just loving this color combo!  I’m not much of a pastel type person- so these colors SPEAK to me.  If you are a pastel person though- not too worry, there’s some of that paper in this gorgeous pack too.  Check it out…Delightful Daisy DSP

Thanks again for stopping by!  I hope you enjoyed this Delightful Daisy DSP card and will come by again soon!  Remember… Think It!  Ink it!  Happy Stamping- Angela 😉

2017-18 Annual Catalog Paper Share

By | June 1, 2017
I am now offering 2 paper share’s for the 2017-18 Annual Catalog.  Check out the pictures below.
Paper Share 201718
Each Paper Share is $25 plus $7 shipping. 
If you would like to grab a share, please email me the following:


Shipping Address


Which paper share you would like or both

Email address to send the Pay Pal invoice (Invoices will go out June 18th)

These work when I have groups of 4 people.  I am going to order the products on June 20th. I should get them in approximately a week.  Then I need a week to cut, sort and ship. I will ship them to you in the mail July 3rd (or sooner if I can get my boys to help!)  Once I receive 4 people for a group, I will invoice you for your share.  You have 24 hours to pay your invoice or you will lose your spot.
Your invoice must be paid in order for me to order product on the 20th.

Email me to reserve your share

Birthday Bright

By | May 20, 2017

Birthday Bright

Hey folks. This past week on Thursday Theater, we covered one of the retiring stamp sets, “Birthday Bright“. It is available until the end of the month as of the date of this post!

Birthday Bright

So if you haven’t heard yet- at the end of the month, Stampin” Up! is coming out with a brand new catalog and that means a whole schlew (official term) of all new products.  In fact, if you aren’t already one of my customers, you can grab yourself a new catalog by clicking here.

In the meantime, every Thursday on our LIVE broadcast, I am showing you guys how to use some of the retiring products in case you’d like to grab them before they’re gone.  Adios!  PLUS- it’s on sale for only $17.95 right now so grab it quick!

Birthday Bright

Here they are:

Birthday Bright

Below is the matching envelope for this card.

Birthday Bright


Birthday Bright

Birthday Bright


Birthday Bright

Cool Treats

By | May 9, 2017

Cool Treats

The new Live May class features the stamp set Cool Treats!

Cool TreatsThe stamp set Cool Treats makes perfect cards for all your summer occasions! I’ve designed 2 cards, each featuring a different ice cream treat from the set for all occasions.  I’ve also designed the cutest CUPCAKE HOLDER you ever did see.  Wait until you see how it opens!

This class will show you how to use your supplies to kick the cards up a notch and give that ice cream a realistic look. You will also get a taste of the new 2017-2019 Annual Catalog which comes out June 1st! 

In this class, you will leave with 4 cards, a cupcake holder and as a bonus, you will also get a Wink of Stella pen and roll of White Bakers Twine!

All of your supplies are included except for adhesive. The first 5 people to sign up get $5 off.

The online class with videos will be up shortly, so make sure you are a subscriber on my newsletter to get updated information!

Eventbrite - May 2017 Class

Stampin’ Up! 2017-18 Annual Catalog

By | April 27, 2017

Stampin’ Up! 2017-18 Catalog

If you are a preferred customer, you are grabbing yourself a FREE Stampin’ Up! Catalog!

Please read the important fine print below:

If you ordered a minimum of $40 in catalog product from my Stampin’ Up! store  between June 2016 and May 2017 you are eligible to receive a FREE Stampin’ Up! catalog from me.

Please fill out the form below to request your free copy.  

The annual catalog will only be sent if you request one.

If you are not a current customer and would like to order a FREE Catalog by paying for the Priority Mail Shipping, please use the add to cart button below and fill out your information below.








The new catalog goes live June 1st, 2017

You can expect your new catalog to arrive sometime around after May 25th.

Please note:  You are a preferred customer when you’ve ordered a minimum of $40 in Stampin’ Up! product from me in the last year.

If you are not a preferred customer and would like a FREE catalog, all that I ask is that you pay the Priority Mail Shipping Fee.

Please email me if you have any questions.

Ice Cream Card Design

By | April 23, 2017

Ice Cream Card Design

 Hello there. With the warmer temperatures brings new and exciting card designs. I got you covered for the summer. Take a look at this ice cream card design. Looks good enough to eat doesn’t it? I don’t know about you but ice cream is my weakness and I have a really hard time resisting it when it’s put in front of me. But don’t worry, I’m not going to eat this card. Unless it’s a week I’m doing the Dr. Oz detox and then all bets are off.

Ice Cream Card Design

 You can picture the taste of these can’t you? I mean the peach colored popsicle is definitely an orange creamsicle right? The green ice cream is totally mint chocolate chip with that chocolate dipped stuff on top.  And the other one is definitely a raspberry sorbet of some sorts. Yummy. Oh nuts, now I’m hungry.

In this card I used some of the In-Color Designer Series Paper, Stitched Shapes Framelits and the Cool Treats stamp set.. Now this stamp set does come with the coordinating die, but I didn’t use them in this card. You can see all the supplies I used below. It’s all about the layers. Bring on SUMMER!
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Thanks again for stopping by!  I hope you enjoyed this Ice Cream Card Design and will come by again soon!  Remember… Think It!  Ink it!  Happy Stamping- Angela 😉

Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card

By | April 21, 2017

Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card

What’s up everybody?  Who is a Paper Pumpkin Subscriber?  Who got the February kit and wants to make more cards using the same stamps?  Well, today is your lucky day!  I’ve got an Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card for you!

paper pumpkin alternate card

This is the same stamps set and ink – just a different card.  What do you think?

So obviously, we used some different cardstock and tools to make this card, but we used the same stamp and ink pad.  I think it came out super cute and could be used for anybody- but because of the colors, it’s perfect for the guy in your life!  

The “CELEBRATE” was just stamped repeatedly down the left hand side of the card and then the words “Happy Birthday” were cut out with scissors.  It didn’t need to be cut out but it adds some texture to the card. 

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If you’ve ever wondered what “Paper Pumpkin” is or thought about subscribing, you’ll want to click on the picture below.  Of course- ask me any questions you have!  It’s a great deal!

Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card

Thanks for checking out this Paper Pumpkin Alternate Card.  Share with your friends and don’t forget to “PIN” it!

Swirly Scribbles

By | April 18, 2017

Swirly Scribbles

Hey party people!  ha ha ha… I’ve got lots o’coffee going on today!  Woohoo… Anyhow, this adorable card was made in one of my library classes last month.  It’s a cute little thank you using the Swirly Scribbles Thinlit Dies.

Swirly Scribbles

It actually came together pretty fast.  I embossed the paper first  in the Big Shot machine using the brick embossing folder. By the way, you’ll want to use the extra thick white card stock because this is a one layer card and you don’t want it to be flimsy.

Next, I stamped the three different colors as a background. You see how it didn’t stamp in-between the bricks? I should have stamped it first probably. Maybe that was another day I had too much coffee?

Then we use the Big Shot machine again to cut out the swirly thingamajig’s. That’s a technical term by the way. You’ll want to glue those down using either liquid glue, fine tip glue, or glue dots and roll up the glue dots so that they are really little. If you do use the multipurpose glue (which is my favorite by the way),  make sure you use hardly any at all so that big clumps of glue don’t come squeezing out the sides.

Then we stamped the sentiment in Flirty Flamingo. Use your scissors to cut up the individual words., Looks like a typewriter, doesn’t it? Reminds me of a ransom note, ha ha.  The list below is all the supplies I used with this project.  You can click on the images to see them closer or purchase!

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Big Shot


I hope you enjoyed this project using the Swirly Bird die cuts.  I just think they’re adorable!  Do me a favor?  Leave me a comment below and tell me what you think?


What is A Stamp Club?

By | April 16, 2017

What is a Stamp Club?

Stamp ClubThe only thing better than joining my team as a Stampin Up Demonstrator, is joining my stamp clubs!  

When you purchase a minimum amount of product each month, you’ll receive ALL these benefits below!  

It’s a great way to build your supplies gradually so you don’t break the bank and it doesn’t matter if you live near me or on the other side of the country!

From beginners to advanced crafters- there’s something for everyone!

What are the BENEFITS of joining my stamp club?

  • FREE catalogs (annual and occasions)
  • Access to the monthly class tutorials as well as a BONUS technique video as long as you’re a member of the club. (To see the classes, click here)
  • FREE PRODUCT on your hostess month – worth $18
  • Earn Angela’s stamp rewards at the same time

Want to learn more?  Click here to see all the details!

Sour Cream Container

By | April 13, 2017

Sour Cream Container

Hey friends!  Today I want to talk a little bit more about this 3D Easter project that we made during a Thursday Theater a few weeks ago.  It looks like an adorable carrot and we made it using the classic sour cream container technique.  You can check the original post here.

Sour Cream Container

How many of you have used the sour cream container technique?  It’s super fast and easier than you think!  To begin with, you can use any size of paper you want, so long as it’s a square. For example, this was 6″ x 6″.  You could do 4″ x 4″, 12″ x 12″, 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″, and so on.  This was a big “carrot” so to speak so I went larger than those little bitty containers.

The trick is where you place the adhesive!  Let’s take a look at this diagram to give you a better idea of what I mean.

sour cream container

So you start by placing your adhesive down first.  Something like Tear and Tape works best because the tape has a cover on one side that you have to rip off.  You can keep it covered until you’re ready to use it.

Then, you roll it into a tube and glue together on the long strip side.  Then, simply press on one side that will be your bottom to adhere.  The top side will adhere in the opposite direction, but you don’t want to glue it or push it together until you’ve filled it with your goodies 🙂 

That’s all for today!  I hope you enjoyed this Sour Cream Container project and will come by again soon!  Remember… Think It!  Ink it!  Happy Stamping- Angela 😉

Stampin Up’s Retiring Products

By | April 11, 2017

Stampin’ Up!’s Retiring Products

Hi there everybody!  Today Stampin’ Up! released it’s retiring products list and I can promise you that the quickest things to go- are going to be all things related to the 2015-2017 In-Colors.  In fact, some of these are already backordered.

Stampin Up's Retiring Products

You can view the full PDF list by clicking here, or go to my store by clicking on the picture above.  I wanted to give you a quick look at all the products that use these colors.  There are quite a few and some are on back order already.

Take a glance and if you see something that you’ve had on your wish list- DON’T WAIT!  Like, seriously, grab it A.S.A.P. because they will be gone before you know it.

Product List

You can also join me on Thursday, while I go through the entire Annual and Occasions Catalog on Facebook LIVE at 11 a.m. EST.  Make sure to have your catalog and a highlighter or sharpie ready to mark everything as retired.

You’re A Good Egg

By | April 10, 2017

You’re A Good Egg

Hi Friends.  This card  has a cute little story to it.  I needed to make a thank you card for my Aunt & Uncle.  You see, we moved about 2 years ago and it happened to be 6 houses down from them.  They are the best- always inviting us over, plowing our driveway during snowstorms, and lots more.  But the other day I went to get my mail and you’ll never believe it….

I went to my mailbox and there was a dozen eggs in there!  Ha ha ha- Ahhh the country life.  My Uncle has chickens and they have been producing more than they can eat.  So, he dropped the eggs off in my mailbox!  Aren’t they the best? If you’ve never had fresh eggs- I highly recommend it.  So much better than the ones in the store.  Heck- if my husband wasn’t opposed to it, I’d get chickens myself!  He thinks they stink but I could put them in the way back of the yard!!!  Although- my doggies may think differently- he he.

SO, you can see where the inspiration for this card came into play, right?  They are good “eggs”.  You can scroll down below for all the supplies I used in this card.

Taco Bus

By | April 7, 2017

Taco Bus

Hey there friends.  Sale-A- Bration has wrapped up for another year at Stampin’ Up! but that doesn’t mean it’s done for you guys!  I’ve got some surprises in store just for my customers.  But first, let’s chat about these cards- a Taco bus?  Too stinking cute!  And interactive! 

I made girl and boy cards because we have so many birthdays coming up and it’s just easier to give gift cards.  I wanted something cute to move on the card so I added a tag.  Now, I can stick a glue dot to the tag and attach my gift card for them to pull out!  

taco bus

I mean, can we “taco” ’bout how awesome you are? LOL!  This set is the coolest.  It’s called Tasty Trucks and it was one of the free sets during Sale-A-Bration.  I love it.  Sometimes I sell some of my retired sets because I can’t show them to customers anymore.  I mean, I “can”, but I don’t want to show you something that you can’t buy!  In any event, I think I’ll be hanging onto this one for awhile!

It’s an interactive card.  See that tassle?  The tab pulls out which is adorbs!  Take a look.

tasty trucks

tasty trucks

Ok, so the details:

This is a flat card, it doesn’t open.  So the base is your typical card size of 5 1/2″ x 4 1/2″

Pink or Blue Layer: 4″ x 5 1/4″

Yellow Layer: 3 1/8″ x 4 1/8″

White Layer: 3″ x 4″

Tag: 2″ x 4″

I colored them in using a Blender pen and inks shown below.  The little circle notch was the 1/2″ circle punch.  Let me know if you have any questions- I would love your comments.  
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Hello Honey 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

Hello Honey 8-1/2″ X 11″ Cardstock

Hello Honey Classic Stampin' Pad

Hello Honey Classic Stampin’ Pad


Thanks again for stopping by!  I hope you enjoyed these TACO BUS projects and will come by again soon!  Tomorrow I will be announcing a special just for my customers in April! Remember… Think It!  Ink it!  Happy Stamping- Angela 😉

Paper Piecing

By | April 6, 2017

Paper Piecing

Hello everybody!  I hope you are having a wonderful week!  Today I’m going to share with you what we talked about during Thursday Theater- Paper Piecing

Paper Piecing


Paper Piecing

Paper Piecing

You can see all these awesome projects in the video below.  We made 3 gorgeous cards!


 And… anyone that leaves me a comment on the Facebook video or here on my blog by next Thursday at 11 a.m. EST (the same time as I broadcast) will be entered into a drawing to win a 6 x 6″ pack of Regals Designer Series Paper Pack!


Friends- remember these In Colors are retiring in May. Make sure you have the ink refills for your ink pads soon! Two of them are already on back order and soon they will be completely sold out. It happens every year- sometimes before the Retiring List even comes out! Make sure to protect your investment! Those pads are no good to you once they are dry!

I hope you enjoyed these projects made using the technique “Paper Piecing”.  Leave me a comment below with your ideas for next weeks live broadcast!
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