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Hi and welcome to my blog, I hope you enjoy your experience with me today. Linda Fisher

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

  Rejoice in Him

This card uses a new stamp set in the Stampin' Up! 2023 Spring Mini Catalog, Rejoice in Him.  The technique I used for this card is called Retiform, and there are several videos on YouTube.  Just search: Stampin' Up! Retiform Technique, and you will see how easy it is to make a card like this one.

Recipe:
  • The base is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of Highland Heather, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The Gorgeous Grape layer is 5 1/4 x 4.
  • The Basic White layer is 5 x 3 3/4 and I used Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape ink to design.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.

Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are March 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda


Saturday, January 28, 2023

  Beautifully Happy &
Lighting the Way

Beautifully Happy Stamps, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia,
Basic Black, Basic White, Favored Flowers DSP,
Scalloped Contour Dies, Rectangle Stitched Dies, Something Fancy Dies

Lighting the Way Stamps, Mossy Meadow, Flirty Flamingo,
Basic White, Dainty Flowers DSP,
Scalloped Contour Dies, Rectangle Stitched Dies, Layering Circle Dies
I saw this super easy way to layer designer paper on cards on Patty Bennett's Blog, Patty Stamps, and you can see her cards Here, post of January 9, 2023.  
Patty is awesome, and her blog she has detailed pictures and directions.  Thank you, Patty, for sharing your gifts, talents, and knowledge. 

 Recipe:
  • The bases are 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The second layers are 5 1/4 x 4.
  • The next designer series papers layers are 5 x 3 3/4. 
  • The scalloped dies are cut out with 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 cardstock.
  • The Rectangle Stitched DSP pieces lying on the scalloped cutouts measures 4 x 2 3/4.
  • The words are stamped on Basic White and added to the cards with dimensionals.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.
Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are March 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda

Thursday, January 26, 2023

 Lucky Clover

Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, Basic White,
Design a Daydream DSP,
Stitched with Whimsy Die, Stylish Shapes Dies 

Soft Succulent, Evening Evergreen, Basic White, Lovely Linen DSP,
Stitched with Whimsy Die, Layering Circle Dies, Stylish Shapes Dies,
Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon

St. Patrick's Day is really not so far off that I cannot think about making some green cards. Lucky Clover is a perfect set.

 Recipe:
  • The bases are 8 1/2 x 5 1/2, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The second layers are 5 1/4 x 4.
  • The Basic White layers are 5 x 3 3/4. I used the Stitched with Whimsy die to get the squiggly dotted lines around the edges.  This die does not cut out and embosses a design all around the cardstock.
  • The two pieces of DSP on each card measures 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 & 2 3/4 x 2.
  • The words are stamped on Basic White and cut out with a Stylish Shape Die.
  • The clovers are stamped on Basic White with coordinating inks and cut out Stylish Shape Dies and Layering Circle Dies.
  • Some Soft Succulent Open Weave Ribbon is added behind the Layering Circle Dies.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.
Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are March 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda

Monday, January 23, 2023

 Love Cats for my
February, 2023 Classes

Such a cute set that you can find in the 2023 Spring Mini by Stampin' Up!
I am offering this all-occasion card for both of my February 2023 classes.  

Recipe:
  • The base is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of Sweet Sorbet, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The Country Floral Lane DSP layer is 5 1/4 x 4.
  • The 4 3/8 x 3 Mint Macaron, the 4 x 2 5/8 Petal Pink & the 3 1/2 x 2 1/8 Basic White layers are cut out with a Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine and Rectangle Stitched Dies.
  • The Country Floral Lane DSP (on which the cat is resting) is 2 x 2 1/8.
  • The cat is stamped with Tuxedo Memento Black ink on Basic White and cut out with my amazing SU Paper Snips and added to the card with Multipurpose Tombow Liquid Glue.
  • A bow is made with some Sweet Sorbet Bakers Twine (from the 2022-24 In Color pack).
  • The words are stamped Tuxedo Black ink.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.
Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are February 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda

Friday, January 20, 2023

 Lighting the Way, Dainty Flowers DSP & All That Dies

Another quick and easy card using some FREE DSP.  Buy $50.00 in Stampin' Up! products, and get your choice of quite a few Sale-a-Bration items.  
Want something free, please contact me directly, or see below to place your order in my on-line store. 

Recipe:
  • The base is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of Fresh Freesia, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The Rich Razzleberry layer is 5 1/4 x 4.
  • The Dainty Flowers DSP layer is 5 x 3 3/4.
  • The words, from Lighting the Way, are stamped on another piece of Dainty Flowers DSP with Rich Razzleberry ink and cut out with an All That die.  This is adhered to two pieces of Rich Razzleberry cardstock that has been cut with the same All That die. I added these pieces to the card front with dimensionals.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.
Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are February 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda

Tuesday, January 17, 2023

  Gingko Branch Bundle

The Gingko Branch Bundle is so awesome.  So many possibilities, so little time.  
With the help of two of my wonderful team members, Wendie and Michelle, I added the cutout gingko to some free DSP.  So quick and easy, and this card can be anything from sympathy to birthday.  A must for my collection.😊

Recipe:
  • The base is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of Blushing Bride, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The Mossy Meadow layer is 5 1/4 x 4.
  • The Dainty Flowers DSP layer is 5 x 3 3/4.
  • I stamped the flowers with Old Olive ink on Very Vanilla and cut them out with a Gingko Die.  I added them to the card front with Multipurpose Liquid glue.
  • The words are stamped on Very Vanilla with Mossy Meadow ink and cut out with a Stylish Shapes Die.  
  • Three Basic Jewel Pearls are added to finish up the card.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.
Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are February 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda

Saturday, January 14, 2023

  Around the Bend Bundle

Another CASE from the 2023 Spring Mini Catalog from Stampin' Up!  The original card can be found on page 35, and you can see it Here.

Recipe:
  • The base is an 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 piece of Sweet Sorbet, scored at 4 1/4.  
  • The next layers are:
    • Country Floral Lane DSP is 5 1/4 x 2 and adhered to the Sweet Sorbet base.
    • Basic White is 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 and after this piece is cut out, it is stamped with Mint Macaron ink, then adhered to the Sweet Sorbet base.
    • Petal Pink- 5 1/4 x 2 5/8 and cut with an Around the Bend Die and also adhered to the base.
  • I added a bow with some white crinkled seam binding with glue dots.
  • I stamped the words with Soft Suede ink on Basic White, cut them out with my awesome SU Paper Snips and added to the card front with dimensionals.
  • The hearts are cut out with an Around the Bend die and Sweet Sorbet ink.  I added them to the card with glue dots.
  • All done and remember to decorate your envelope.
Should you want to order any of the supplies I used to make this card, please just click Right Here to place your in my on-line store, or you can click on the 2022-23 catalog right here on my blog.
I hold monthly adult card-making classes in my home at 555 Williamsdale Road, Graham, NC 27253. My next set of classes are February 7 and 11, 2023, and if you would like to attend, see my class schedule right here on my blog or on my Stampin' Up! website, found Here.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great day.
~Linda