Week 5

So today I have two videos for you… My 5th video of 50 weeks of celebrations where I make some cute gift card holders using Anna Griffin Gracious Giftables digital cartridge and the second video is for my visit to a local botanical gardens called Descanso Gardens located in La Cañada, CA


Here is the one for Descanso Gardens




Last Minute Valentine’s Day Treat Bags

Treat bags overview Close up treats Personalized Stamp
















Quick video on how to make these cute but very easy treat bags.

Items used

Personalized Decorative Label Monogram Stamp – Item 131130

Real Red Classic Stampin’ Pad – Item 126949

Whisper White paper – Item 100730

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I also went to Michael’s and got the Valentine’s day wrapping paper.

I used my ATG gun

I finally used small 3″x5″ cello bags – you can buy them anywhere.

Here is my video



I will be a Guest Designer

Hi Guys

I am over the moon! Ms. Emma over at http://www.creativetimeforme.com/ has asked me to be a guest designer at her blog. Here is the project I created for her. It is a Valentine’s Card.


…Love is in the air




Card is 5.5”x 8.5”


AC Metallic Cardstock for pink banner – Valentine stack

Plain white card stock for round bursts in banner

DCW Shimmer blue from Shimmer stack

Stamping Up – true red cardstock

Colorbok Decoupage polka dot – brown and white


“Love stamp” from Happy Mail set by Emma Aguilar


Build a Banner die and stamp set by Emma Aguilar


Silver flower ribbon

Mini clothes pins

Small heart punch – used red paper for each tiny heart

Red Stickles


Love is in the air – Word – CK Curly font at 22 point in red ink

How to make it

Fold paper in half and round the corners

Cut red paper at 8”x 4.25”

Cut blue shimmer paper at 7.75”x 4”

Use glue dots to glue silver trim into paper

Cut banner with Cuttlebug

Stamp “Love stamp” into white burst

Emboss “Love stamp” with red embossing powder

Use glue dots to glue trim into paper

Use pop dots to glue each burst into each banner

Use glue dots to glue the banners into the papers

Use Word to type sentiment

Chevron banner cut by hand

Glue everything together.