Stick It Down’s October Card Sketch


Holiday Card Drives

Over World Card Making Day weekend, my daughter and I started making holiday cards for several card drives for the elderly.  We used the same theme many times so that we could make as many as possible.  Here are a few of the cards that we made.  Hoping to make a few more by the end of the month!

The drives I am participating in are Pink Fresh’s The Holiday Project, Sparkly Inks Card Drive, and Caring Hearts Card Drive.

Stick It Down’s September Card Sketch

Happy September!  This month I am the featured design team member at Stick It Down.  I had a lot of fun with the sketch and one of the newer stamp sets from Simon Says.  I love the bright happy colors and the sentiment!

This month our sponsor is SpiegelMom Scraps see below for more information but along with a discount code there is also a prize package up for grabs.  Here’s my card followed by the sketch.  Can’t wait to see what you create!



SpiegelMom Scraps is a specialty sequin mix shop based in Racine, Wisconsin (US).   SMS’s owner, Jody, began her love of crafting as a child with her Nana and making coasters with yarn and plastic canvas.  From then on she never looked back and has always been creative.  She’s been scrapbooking nearly 20 years and has always loved to sprinkle pretty little details throughout her scrapbook pages.  Jody’s love of creating, adding tiny details and sparkle led her to start her business in 2010.  Since then SpiegelMom Scraps has grown, along with Jody’s busy family, to a one woman small business with a fabulous design team called the Sparklers.   Jody and the Sparklers enjoy teaming up with other small businesses to swap products to create with and hosting fun events on social media.  Jody would love you to join them on their creative journey by following SMS on social media.  There’s LOTS of inspiration and a wonderful community in the 15 Minutes 2 Scraps Facebook group also.  Please stop by and leave a comment telling us where you heard about SMS!  

You can find SMS inspiration on the BLOG, Instagram, You Tube channel, and the Facebook group. Pick up the new September releases in the shop and check out the FREE cut files they offer!

SID peeps can enjoy a 20% off shopping code, anytime, with code SIDSMS.

Stick It Down’s August Card Sketch

Hello, happy August.  Its hard to believe the summer is winding down.  Here is my take on this month’s sketch at Stick It Down.  You have until the end of the month to play along.  Can’t wait to see what you create!

SID Catch Up

Stick It Down’s July Card Sketch

It’s hard to believe it is the middle of July!  I needed a birthday card for my nephew so I used some boyish paper along with the Epic Dad stamp and die set from Wplus9.  Here’s this month’s sketch followed by my take on the sketch.  This month’s sponsor White Rose Crafts is offering a coupon code for $25 worth of products so be sure to link up!



White Rose Crafts owner, Kay Barnes, is a paper-crafter of many years’ standing, who hails from Yorkshire, England. The White Rose is the heraldic symbol of Yorkshire, and dates back to at least the Fourteenth Century – possibly even before that! And it’s well known in the UK that Yorkshire people are proud of their roots!

Kay moved to the United States, initially, to work as director of an organization providing help to the homeless on the outskirts of Washington DC. When that contract came to an end, she moved out of the city to enjoy country life… and with time to devote to it, and the encouragement of a whole set of crafty friends, she decided to embark on a new path that would give expression to her other great passion in life…  for all things glittery, shiny, and papery…!

You can visit Kay and White Rose Crafts store at their BLOG, Facebook page, and Instagram.

Creative with Stamps July Challenge #28 Flag

Happy July!  This month’s theme at Creative with Stamps is flags.  Here’s my first card I made using a cut file from Doodlebug’s Yankee Doodle Dandy along the word celebrate stamped along the bottom of the flag.  Be sure to check back midmonth for more inspiration!


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Simon Says: Anything Goes

This week’s theme at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge is Anything Goes.  I spent some time this past week making a few cards.  I finally was able to open up and use my May card kit from Simon Says Stamps.  I am not sure if I like the flowers or sentiments more not to mention the Pink Fresh papers and stickers!