Gerda Steiner Designs -Meerkats on the Lookout

Happy Birthday Card


Hello and Happy Thursday Crafty Friends!  Today we are creating a Birthday Card with the adorable BRAND NEW Meerkats on the Lookout Stamp Set available over at the Gerda Steiner Designs Shop! I fell in love again with the meerkats:)  I love everything about them and this stamp is a super cute addition to my Birthday stamp stash for cardmaking:)  These little guys have the cutest expressions that just makes me smile:)  I hope you like it!


You can check out how I created this card down below or over on my YouTube Channel, Just Click Here🙂  Thanks so much for visiting!  Have a wonderful day!!  Sending you Crafty Hugs, Tina





Happy Crafting to You!

Happy Day Series – Using What’s In Our Stash

Using Retro Sketches #1 as Inspirational Layout

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rs1Hello Crafty Friends and Happy Sunday!  Today I am creating a card with items I have in my stash only this time I am using a sketch as a guide, it’s a great way to use your patterned papers:) With my own Tina Twist on it:)  This is a sketch by Retro Sketches (rs#1) and I just love the layout & Hope you do too! Thanks so much for joining me today!  Click here to visit the Retro Sketches Blog🙂

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As always you can watch how I created this card on my YouTube Channel, JUST CLICK HERE🙂  I hope your day is fun and crafty!  Grab your coffee friends and let’s get to crafting!  Hugs, Tina

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LDRS Creative – Goody Gumdrops – Life is Sweet

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Hello and Happy Saturday Crafty Friends!  Sweet tooth any one??  I am so excited to share a card made with the sweet Goody Gumdrops stamp set and also the Life is Sweet stamp set from LDRS Creative🙂  I made a yummy Birthday card loaded with candy and sprinkles!!



You can watch how I created this card on my YouTube Channel, Just Click Here🙂  Grab your coffee friends and lets get to crafting!  Wishing you a Fabulous & Crafty Day!  Hugs, Tina




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Mama Elephant Playful Pups

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Hello Crafty Friends:)  Today I am sharing the card I made with the Mama Elephant Playful Pups Stamp Set🙂  I Looove Mama Elephant!!  Today I just wanted to play, I didn’t create a video tutorial but I used my Distress Oxide inks, Squeezed Lemonade, Ripe Persimmon and Shaded Lilac with the emboss resist technique for the presents:)  To highlight the doggy bones I added a touch of color with my copics.  I colored in my Pup and the dog dish with them also:)  I think it turned out so fun!  I hope you like it!  Grab your coffee friends and let’s get to crafting!  Have a Playful and Crafty Day!  Hugs, Tina


Happy Crafting to You!


Try It Out Tuesday

Avery Elle Sea-Prise!

TIOT Cover

Hello and Happy Tuesday to you!  Today for my TIOT Series I created a fun water scene background with acetate using the Avery Elle Sea-Prise! Stamp set along with the Coordinating dies:)  Tuesday are my Try it Out days and I am so happy to be able to share this fun card with you:)  I listed all the supplies below for you to check out if you are interested:)  You can watch how I created this fun card on my YouTube Channel, Just Click Here.  Time to grab your coffee friends and lets get to crafting! Wishing you a Fantastic Day! Hugs, Tina


Avery Elle Sea-Prise! Stamp Set

Sea-Prise! Elle-Ments Die Set

Elizabeth Crafts Adventure Edges Die Set

Nuvo Morning Dew Crystal Drops

JudiKins Embossable Window Plastic

Nuvo Honey Gold Glitter Drops

Nuvo Ebony Black Crystal Drops

Scotch 3M Foam Tape

Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 80 lb. card stock

Card Base Card Stock

Purple Tape

Plus Glue Tape Runner

Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink

Distress Oxide Ink Faded Jeans


Happy Day Series

Using What’s In Our Stash

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Happy Monday Crafty Friends! Today for my Happy Day Series – Using What’s In Our Stash, I made a birthday card. So so so many paper pads that I have forgotten about but still love and need to use:) You can watch how I made this card on my YouTube Channel Just Click Here or Below:) And a link to all the products that I used and could find are listed below as well for you.  Grab your coffee friends and lets get to crafting! Wishing you a Lovely Day! Hugs, Tina



Pink Paislee Hey Kid 6×6 Paper Pad

Spellbinders Bordered Sentiments:

MFT Birthday Balloons

Fairy Sparkle Sequins

Card base Cardstock – Cougar Digital

Foam Squares

Thermoweb Purple Tape

Hemp Cord

Double Stitched Rectangle Dies

Happy Crafting!


SFL Design Team Project

3 Birthday Cards with the FOTM March 2018 Kit


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Happy Monday Crafty Friends!  Today for my Scrapping for Less DT Project I am sharing with you 3 Birthday cards I made using the just the papers in Collection #1 from the March 2018 Flavor of the Month kit:)  The paper pad for this collection is called Let’s Party by Simple Stories.  Let’s face it, we add need more Birthday cards, Right!!  I love cut-aparts, this collection had lots…I fussy cut out a few elements and added them to my cards as my design elements:)  Easy Peasy!!!  I did add a few pieces of vellum and some white and silver bakers twine from my stash. For bells and whistles I added the Pink and Main Silver Glossy Dots and a few Kennedy Grace Sequins, both from Collection #1 as well:) For my sentiments (Happy Birthday & Celebrate) I had to use the wonderful SFL Flavor of the Month 1 Year Sentiment Stamp.  I hope you like them!  Interested in the Scrapping for Less Flavor of the Month kti for March 2018?  Kits are still available check them out HERE!  Don’t miss out!  When they are gone…they are gone!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Grab your coffee friends and let’s get to crafting!! Have a Beautiful Day!  Hugs, Tina


Try it Out Tuesday Series

Paper Smooches – Birthday Bash


Hello and Happy Tuesday to You! Today I made a fun cake card using the Paper Smooches Stamp Set called Birthday Bash. It is an older set and had wanted it for a while and finally gave in:) Sooo glad I did it is the cutest set and I just love my sweet treat stamp sets:) You can watch how I made this card on my YouTube Channel Just Click Here  Grab your coffee friends and lets get to crafting! Wishing you a sweet filled day!   Sending Hugs, Tina


Stamp Set:

Ranger Distress Oxide Inks

Worn Lipstick:
Seedless Preserves:
Vintage Photo:
Twisted Citron:
Squeezed Lemonade:

Versafine Ink:

Nuvo Clear Embossing Powder:

Nuvo Glitter Drops:

Card Base:

Neenah Card Stock:

MFT Scallop Border Die: Retired Die Set

Bakers Twine:

Happy Crafting!



Happy Day Series

Birthday Card using Patterned Paper

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Echo Park 6 x 6 Paper Pad “Anything Goes”
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Happy Happy Happy Stamp Set by Lawn Fawn
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A Universal Birthday Card for Anyone:)

Hello and Happy Friday to You! Today I wanted to use one of my neglected older paper pads to create a universal birthday card:) I have so many 6 x 6 paper pads in my stash and thought today would be a great day to make a card with them:) Lets face it, I looove patterned paper and sometimes they just sit there on the shelf collecting dust bunnies:)  That is why I love my Happy Day Series:)  I can use what I have, some older crafts that I still love:)  You can watch how I created this card below or on my YouTube Channel  Just Click Here . Grab your coffee friends and let’s get to crafting! Have a great weekend! Hugs, Tina


Cardstock Base:

Paper Pad:

Happy Birthday Stamp Set:

Coordinating Dies:

Adhesive Sequins:




Happy Crafting!

10 Cards – 1 Kit Simon Says Stamp Kit

SSS September 2017 Card Kit

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Hi There, I am a little late posting these but butter late than never:)  Here are the 10 cards I made with the SSS September Card Kit.  Birthday themed with rainbows and bright colors.  This was a great kit to build up your birthday card stash:)  Check out how I created these 10 cards on my YouTube Channel CLICK HERE.  Thanks so much for stopping by:)  Have a beautiful day!  Hugs!  Tina