Mother’s Day Flower Cart Pop-Up Card

Flowers for Mother’s Day is traditional. A pop-up flower cart just adds to the fun. This card uses Karen Burniston’s pop-stand mechanism die to make the market cart builder dies by Honey Bee Stamps really stand-up in an otherwise flat card. Card Base:  I watched a variety of videos on how to use the market […]

Cottontail Farms

It’s time for the Karen Burniston April 2023 Design Team Challenge with the theme of BUNNIES. Ever wonder where chocolate bunnies come from? A chocolate bunny farm – of course! This is a fun, tongue in cheek sort of card using Karen Burniston’s Barn Pop-Up Stand, Easter Charms, Farm Edges, a Bam Box and a […]


* Autumn Blessings * Spooky Halloween * New Dies! * Thank You for Your Service * Frustrating Glue * Two Fish, One Fish * Ride the Birthday Train * Bee Sweet * A Cabin Fathers Day Card * Blue Nose, The Pink Alligator * A Candy Winter Card * String of Hearts * Happy Autumn Colors […]

Snow in review

Over the past few years, I’ve made a few cards featuring snow and thought it might be fun to review them again. Early Christmas Cards 12 Days of Christmas Trees – Day 4 Let It Snow Shadow Box Snowy Forest Day A Snowy Drive with Santa Warmish Winter Wishes Santa Vintage Trifold Winter is in […]

Spooky Parlor

Halloween can be spooky and fun. Using the new Halloween themed dies along with the new fireplace pop-up and extras sets in the August 2022 release by Karen Burniston, made making this card fun from start to finish. (Watch the assembly video before starting your card.) The pop-up fireplace is a bit different from other […]

Bee-utiful Flowery Painting

Bees, fresh paint and tulips seem like harbingers of Spring as we humans come out of winter hibernation.  I had some of the paint brush die sets from the Spellbinder’s Paint Your World Collection by Vicky Papaioannou as well as the Picket Fence Studio’s I Bee Fierce stamp set by Nicole Peterson on my crafting […]

Olga’s Garden

Olga Direktorenko is the creative designer behind the Paper Discovery brand sold by Craftstash out of the UK and carried by Paper Wishes in the USA. I love her dimensional dies sets that often feel like creating a doll’s house or miniature scenes. On Craftworld, she talks of her garden with vegetables and Ukrainian sunflowers […]


Barns * Stable Happy Mail * Welcome to the Horse Farm * Good Morning Farmstyle * Nativity Card with a Surprise * Nativity Snow Globe Castles * A Fairy Tale Story Churches * Happy Christmas Basket * Beach Wedding Card – part 1 Doors & Windows * Bounty of the Season * An Old-Time Christmas * Scent of Lavender * Cat in the Window […]