TTDT with Slimlines

by ktstamps, 12:00 AM

Slimline cards have become a popular trend in the world of card making, offering a unique and elegant format that stands out from the traditional card sizes. These elongated cards typically measure around 3.5 x 8.5 inches, allowing for a distinctive look that can be easily mailed in a standard business envelope. The additional space provides ample room for creative expression, making them a favorite among crafters who enjoy experimenting with layouts and designs.

My cat bit me on Monday night and I had an was delayed until the end of July.   I am bummed and I also understand.  I recorded videos for those recovery days and I have scrambled to put together a OK Hump Day Sketches.  

HDS w/Beautiful Summer Colors

by ktstamps, 1:13 PM

Creating handmade greeting cards using summer colors from Stampin' Up! is a delightful and rewarding craft that can bring a splash of warmth and joy to your projects. Stampin' Up! is renowned for its high-quality crafting supplies, and its summer palette is perfect for capturing the vibrant energy of the season. Whether you are an experienced card maker or just starting out, these colors can inspire various beautiful designs.

Throw the Dice Thursday is a wonderful way to challenge yourself.  Masculine cards are something that challenge me.  So, this puts me in a very uncomfortable zone.  I worry, research, and do A LOT of casing.  I like to say CASING is Copy and Slightly Edit.  Here is my casing from "Creative Stamping Design" and "Stamping with Melissa!"  Thank you so much for your talent and creative ideas!  

More Christmas Card Ideas in June

by ktstamps, 12:27 PM

Creating Christmas cards in June or July may seem unconventional to some, but it offers a delightful and stress-free way to prepare for the holidays. By starting your card-making early, you can avoid the last-minute rush that often accompanies the festive season. This lets you put thought and creativity into each card, making them more personalized and meaningful for your loved ones. Additionally, working on Christmas cards during the summer can be a fun and relaxing activity, offering a break from the usual warm-weather routines.

Starting Chrsitmas Cards in June

by ktstamps, 4:37 PM

Starting your Christmas cards in June or July might seem premature, but it's a brilliant strategy for ensuring a stress-free holiday season. Early preparation allows you to thoughtfully choose or create personalized cards that reflect your sentiments. By dedicating time during the summer months, you can leisurely pick out the perfect designs, photos, or crafting materials without the pressure of looming deadlines. This relaxed pace can also inspire more creativity and enjoyment, turning what might be a rushed task in December into a pleasant mid-year activity.

Throw the Dice Thursday

by ktstamps, 6:22 PM

Mini Slimeline card

Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

  • STAMPS – Sketched Butterflies
  • PAPER – Basic White, Bubble Bath, Basic Black
  • INK – Versa Mark, Memento
  • ACCESSORIES – Take Your Pick, Paper Trimmer, Bone Folder, Stampin’ Seal, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Simply Shammy, Silicone Pad, Foam Adhesive Sheets, Stampin Cut & Emboss Machine, Exposed Brick 3D Embossing Folder, Bubble Bath Stampin' Blends Combo, Moody Mauve Stampin' Blends Combo, Boho Blue Stampin' Blends Combo, Balmy Blue Stampin' Blends Combo, Baker's Twine Essential Pack, Deckled Circle Die, Wink of Stella, White Embossing powder, Heating Tool