How to Make a Double Accordion Gatefold Card VIDEO
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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
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Peppermint Candy Tag with XXL Glue Dots

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

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
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Reindeer Coffee Gift & Give Away

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
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Christmas Cards with Tim Holtz Rosette & All Around Sentiments stamps

 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…

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Design Team Thursday

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…

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Design Team Thursday + Give Away

~~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!! 😀…

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Design Team Thursday & Super Joy LOVES Her Super Friends Day

  Today is Super Joy Loves Her Super Friends Day! The 14th of every month is set aside for me to thank YOU for being here.  So, THANK YOU!  Be sure to leave a comment on this post to be entered in a Give Away listed at the bottom of this Design Team post. 😀…

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New Joy’s Life Stamps AND FREE SHIPPING WORLD WIDE

FREE SHIPPING WORLD WIDE ON ALL JOY’S LIFE STAMPS AND CRICUT VINYLOLOGY DVD FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY. You can click the images in this post OR on the side of the page OR click HERE to go to the products page.  On the products page you can click on the images to enlarge them. …

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Design Team Thursday

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!!  The Design Team and I hope you enjoy this St. Patty’s Day themed projects.  I hope you’re wearing green today so you don’t get pinched! 😉  Don’t forget to take a look at my new stamps and if you find something you can’t live without…there’s FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!!  Happy Green…

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Design Team Thursday

JIN Today’s card look simple but it has a secret message. I used Make-the-Cut(MTC) to cut out the Lettering Delights’ Popcorn clipart (Sugar Rush) with the Cricut. The card base was made by using MTC’s Shadow Layer tool. By breaking the image apart and welding the single popcorn with it’s own base, I managed to…