Build A Birthday Gift Bag: Punch Board Tutorial

Build A Birthday Gift Bag with the Gift Bag Punch Board, with tips for the Bow Builder Punch - Video Tutorial by LovenStamps

Have you tried the new Gift Bag Punch Board yet?  I love it!  So many fun boxes and bags to create - this is just the tip of the iceberg.  Not that you should put ice in your bags - it's tough on the card stock.  But if you'd like to see the basic tips for making your gift bag with the punch board, I've got a Video Tutorial to share with
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Fun Folds Made Simple: Double Gate Fold Card Tutorial

Double Gate Fold Card Technique: so easy! Video Tutorial by LovenStamps with Build A Birthday stamp set from Stampin Up

These cards are so simple: the Double Gate Fold Technique just takes two regular cards, adds an extra score line to each, then sticks them together in the center.  Ta-da!  But in case that didn't cover it for you, I'm including some helpful details here, as well as a video tutorial so you can catch the details step-by-step.This is one of
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DIY Birthday Cards: Build A Birthday Candle Tutorial

Build A Birthday stamp set from Stampin Up - DIY candle card video tutorial and kit from LovenStamps

Remember the card I posted yesterday?  Wonder where the cut out circle from the card front went?  You found it!  I used the center circle cut out from yesterday's card as the candle background on today's Stamps in the Mail Club card.  We're still using the Build A Birthday stamp set - but today the rectangle images are candles instead of
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Simple Peek-A-Boo Window Card: Build A Birthday

Build A Birthday cake window card - peek a boo birthday fun! Video Tutorial at LovenStamps for Stamps in the Mail Club with Meg (supplies by Stampin' Up)

Happy Birthday!  The Build A Birthday stamp set is one of my absolute favorites from the NEW Stampin' Up! catalog.  In fact, I loved it so much that I selected it to feature this month for my June Stamps in the Mail Club projects!  With the fun window in the front of this card, the birthday cake makes a terrific focal point.If you're
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Make Your Own Card Set – “Pick A Pattern” Ideas

Cherry On Top Designer Series Paper Stack by Stampin' Up! - so many great card ideas with one paper set.  Just pick a stamp set and go!  Ideas shared at LovenStamps

Did you catch my post from last week with the "hi" card and the I Think You’re Great stamp set?  Guess what?  I have 3 MORE ideas to share based on that same simple design.  With one simple card design, you can pretty much pick any stamp set and stamp away.  These would make a terrific gift set to stamp and give to a friend or a BBQ host
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I Think You’re Great – Sweet & Simple

Sweet & Simple (CAS - Clean and Simple) Cards - with I Think You're Great and Cherry on Top Paper from Stampin' Up, design by LovenStamps

Sometimes sweet & simple is the best!  The new I Think You're Great stamp set is perfect for fun cards like this one - and for adding a few techniques.  If you've got your new catalog, be sure to check out the Kissing Technique on page 130.  (I love it when the Stampin' Up! catalog includes technique ideas!)If you don't have your new
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Summer Adventures – Here, There and Everywhere

Decorating ideas for Hometown Nazareth VBS #hometownnazareth at LovenStamps

Wondering where I've been during June? Or at least why I haven't been posting? This week has been our church's Vacation Bible School. Here are some of our past decorations, but this year's theme is Hometown Nazareth. You might even recognize the red awning booth and the "house" from our past years...great to recycle those decorations with
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