Share It Sunday Blog Hop - April 2023

Sunday 30 April 2023

It's time for another Share It Sunday Blog Hop!  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world and we are sharing our projects with you as part of this blog hop.  There is no theme for our blog hop today. 

Festive Friday #133 - National Eat What You Want Day

Friday 28 April 2023

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge! Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

Petal Park Joy Fold Card in Boho Blue!

Tuesday 25 April 2023

Today my card features some of the new and returning colours that you'll find in the upcoming Annual Catalogue.  Stampin' Up! always introduces 5 new In Colors each year and this year they are also doing a colour refresh.  You'll find 11 new and returning colours in addition to the 5 new In Colors.  I love new colours and am excited about these ones!

International Highlights Winners Blog Hop - April 2023

Monday 24 April 2023

I’m so excited to be featured in the the International Highlights Top Ten Winners Blog Hop hosted by Kylie Bertucci. I was selected to participate in this hop by finishing in the top 10 in the April 2023 International Highlights. Thank you to everyone who voted for my Tropical Leaf Fancy Fold Card.

Share a Milkshake Card

Sunday 23 April 2023

Time for another fun card featuring the Share a Milkshake Bundle.  I love this bundle and am so happy that it is carrying over in the 2023-2024 Annual Catalogue.  So many fun projects with milkshakes or waffle cones or dishes of ice cream.  And who doesn't love ice cream!  I make this card on a recent sketch challenge.  Thanks Lorraine Tierney for the idea for the sketch from a recent birthday card.  What do you think the ice cream flavours are?

Two Tone Flora Lattice Card

Friday 21 April 2023

Today I'm sharing a lattice card I made for a team member who recently promoted.  I love this card.  I was inspired by lattice cards that Brandy Cox shared and had to give it a try.  Isn't this pretty!


  1. Cut Fresh Freesia cardstock 4 1/4" x 11" and score at 5 1/2".  Fold and burnish on scoreline using Bone Folder
  2. Cut 3 ¼” from bottom of card base.
  3. From the piece cut off, cut 5 pieces that are ½” x 4 ¼”
  4. Cut the remaining piece in half to give 2 pieces that are ⅜” x 4 ¼” 
  5. Adhere a strip of washi tape to the back of the front flap of the card base so that the sticky side is facing up.  You may need to hold it down using a Clear Block on the bottom
  6. Arrange the 5 strips evenly between the bottom of the top flap and the bottom - the first one is aligned with the bottom edge.
  7. Adhere the 2 narrower strips to the strips vertically about ½” from left and right edges using Liquid Glue with the top about ½” above the first strip.  Trim off excess.
  8. Adhere Designer Series Paper to the top flap
  9. Stamp 2 flowers (1 small and 1 large) on Basic White cardstock using Soft Seafoam ink
  10. Cut out using Dies
  11. Stamp 2 leaves (1 small and 1 large) on Basic White cardstock using Evening Evergreen ink
  12. Cut out using Dies
  13. Cut 11” of ribbon - fold into 3
  14. Adhere to the top left of card base
  15. Adhere flowers to left side at the top using Dimensionals over ribbon
  16. Adhere leaves behind flowers using Glue Dots
  17. Stamp sentiment on second strip from bottom using Evening Evergreen ink
  18. Adhere Flat Pearl embellishments

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store.

Shopping with Me!

Use the following links to PDF copies of the catalogues:

The 2023-2024 Catalogues is coming soon!  If you would like to receive a catalogue, please click below and fill out the form.

Click here to request a catalogue.

Please be sure to use the current Host Code AAAKNZT2 to receive a free gift from me. When you place a $50 order (before shipping and taxes) using the Host Code, I'll send you a Thank You card by mail and a FREE tutorial by email as a thank you.  If your order is over $200, please do not use the Hostess Code as you'll qualify for Stampin' Rewards, but I'll still send you the Thank You card and tutorial! 

You can also purchase this tutorial with 13 "Online Exclusives" Themed tutorials for $20!   Check them out in my Square Store!

Creativity Abounds April 2023 Tutorial - Online Exclusives

Creativity Abounds April 2023 Tutorial - Online Exclusives


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Monthly Card Club

I'm excited to be offering a Monthly Card Club either In Person or by mail.  Each month I will select a stamp set or bundle to feature.  You will make 3 cards with envelopes and receive 1/2 package of Designer Series Paper, package of Embellishments and a roll of ribbon or embossing folder.  Cost is $45 In Person (or local pick up) and $50 mailed.

You can join my club monthly.  If you join for 6 consecutive months and get a swag bag valued at $25 from me as a gift.

The In Person classes will be held on the last Sunday of each month from 10am to 12noon or 1-3pm.  Space will be limited to 3 people per class and masks will be mandatory (as well as any other requirements announced by the Provincial Health Officer).

Registration is now open for the May Club featuring Countryside Inn from the 2023-2024 Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue. Registration closes May 14.

Register for May Now!

Your Creativity Awaits

The May Kit features Circle Sayings from the Stampin' Up! 2023-2024 Annual Catalogue.

Do you love to craft and are you looking for a kit that ships directly to you each month with special perks each month? Then you will LOVE “YOUR CREATIVITY AWAITS”!  

With “Your Creativity Awaits”, each month you will receive an exclusive make and take kit (2 cards of 4 designs) plus a PDF Tutorial.  All for only $60 per month shipped directly to you or $56 local pick up.

After 6 consecutive months of membership, you will receive a thank you of $25 product credit (before shipping and taxes) to spend on whatever you choose! 

Each month, the Design Team will choose one stamp set or bundle and design fun projects for you to create.  The stamp set is included in your kit. If you don't already own the dies or punch, you may add it to your kit or use what you have.  

  • Featured stamp set - Circle Sayings
  • 6 Cards (all different designs) - designed by Your Creativity Awaits Team
  • Exclusive Project tutorials you can follow along with to create your cards
  • Extra product (value will depend on the price of the stamp set)


  • Shipped: $60 monthly
  • Porch Pick-up: $56 monthly 
  • Add on $31 for the 2 3/8" punch

Your Creativity Awaits Kit Timelines

  • The upcoming kit information including supplies needed will be announced by the 15th of the previous month
  • Sign up must be done by the 2nd Sunday of the month
  • Kits will be shipped and tutorials emailed out by the 4th Tuesday of the month (subject to unforeseen delays in the shipment of product from Stampin’ Up!)
  • Available to Canadian Residents Only

The May kit features the Stampin' Up!® Circle Sayings

Register now for May. 

Creativity Abounds Blog Hop - Online Exclusives

Wednesday 19 April 2023

Time for another Creativity Abounds Blog Hop!  We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world who are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can inspire you to make creations of your own. You may be starting here or you may have come from someone else's blog - either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed - so if you are looking for a demonstrator in your country, these demonstrators would love to look after you with your Stampin' Up!® shopping or if you would like to join our Stampin' Up!® teams. 

Mothers Day Blog Hop

Tuesday 18 April 2023

Time for the Mother's Day Blog Hop.  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators around the world who participate each month to share projects we are working on. I'm created a quick and easy card that is a perfect way to use up our stash of Designer Series Paper.

SU! Trip Achievers Blog Hop - April 2023

Monday 17 April 2023

Welcome to the Trip Achievers Blog Hop.  I am so honoured to be participating in this Blog Hop and I am so thankful for the support I received from my Customers and Team Members so that I could achieve this trip (less than 1% of demonstrators world wide earn this trip)!  Thank you so much!  We're off on a cruise to the Norwegian Fjords in May 2023!  

Desert Details Fancy Fold

Sunday 16 April 2023

I'm sharing a card I created using the Desert Detail Suite which is retiring at the end of April.  I'm sad about this suite going away.  It's so pretty and I don't feel like I played with it enough!  Check out this pretty fancy fold I made.

Stamping With Friends Blog Hop - Retired Annual Catalogue

Saturday 15 April 2023

Welcome to the Stamping With Friends Blog Hop as we share what projects we are currently working on to inspire you! You will be visiting with our Design Team Members as they share their wonderful projects and ideas to help spark your creativity.  This time our theme is a "Retired Annual Catalogue".  

Casually Crafting Blog Hop - April 2023

I'm back with another casual card for the Casually Crafting Blog Hop. We're a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators that love to stamp and love to share.  We share card and projects that are simple and easy to create with a few products and are perfect for the beginner and casual stamper.  Our blog hop goes live on the third Saturday of each month.  I hope you'll join us and "hop" around our group to be inspired!

Festive Friday Challenge #132 - Global Pay It Forward Day

Friday 14 April 2023

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge! Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop - Anything But a Card

Thursday 13 April 2023

Time for the Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop.  We are a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators around the world who participate each month to share projects we are working on. Our theme this month is "Anything But a Card".  I've created a fun box using the Stampin' Up! Country Bouquet Bundle.

On the Ocean Card

Tuesday 11 April 2023

Time for a masculine card today featuring the Stampin' Up! On the Ocean Bundle.  I love this bundle.  When my husband and I got married in Antigua we brought home a beer stein with a pirate map on it.  The Caribbean is full of pirate stories and this bundle brings back memories of our wonderful time in Antigua!

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