How to Make a Double Accordion Gatefold Card VIDEO

In this video, you’ll learn to make the fun and easy double accordion gatefold card (sometimes called the double gatefold) and a belly band for the card. Here are some of the things I used in the video:  Joy’s Life All Around Sentiments stamps, Martha Stewart score board, Fiskars Paper Trimmer and Echo Park Paper For the [...]

Peppermint Candy Tag with XXL Glue Dots

Easy to make!

Add some sweet fun to a gift by adding a peppermint candy gift tag!  You’ll need XXL Glue Dots, scissors, red glitter or embossing powder, a plastic snack bag, white cardstock, a 2″ paper punch, a marker and some ribbon or twine. If you need a guideline for cutting out your peppermint use a permanent [...]

Lori Whitlock Blog Hop – Silhouette Cameo Chapstick Holder – GIVE AWAY

Great quick Valentine gift idea...chapstick cards!

Every time I use one of Lori Whitlock’s .svg files I’m pleased.  Here’s another shining example of her super cool ability to make something awesome out of less than a HALF of a 12×12 sheet of paper.  This is a chapstick card that I made using Lori’s cool .svg file and my Silhouette Cameo.  You [...]

Reindeer Coffee Gift & Give Away

From Ho Hum Coffee to Ho Ho Ho Coffee

Be sure to see the Give Away at the end of this post!  Thanks for being patient while I was having computer problems. :)  Here is Day 5 of the 2 Million Hits Give Away! I bought these little coffees and thought they needed some dressing up before being given away. I’m using a file [...]

Christmas Cards with Tim Holtz Rosette & All Around Sentiments stamps

The trick to coordinating?  Use double sided paper!

 If you shop with Custom Crops you might have seen these cards in a recent ad.  I created them to show one way to use Joy’s Life All Around Sentiments stamps.  I designed All Around Sentiments to work alone or with 1″ and/or 1 1/2″ circle punches.  You can punch out the sentiment or the [...]

Design Team Thursday

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I want to send my BEST WISHES to Amanda who will be leaving our team to spend more time with her family and to Rosy who is moving from Georgia to Texas.  May your summers and adventures be wonderful and fulfilling.  Many hugs and love to you both. ~Joy~ AMANDA Amanda is using the Barnyard [...]

Design Team Thursday + Give Away

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~~A FUN LITTLE GIVE AWAY~~ Leave a comment on this post and I will pick 10 people to each receive one stamp from my newest set Barnyard Puns.  I think you’ll be really impressed by the quality of the stamps! THIS WEEK…we get to welcome the 3 newest Designers Lorena, Jovan and Zeni!  YAY!! The [...]