New SAB Stuff!


I love when they add new stuff- stuff they already sell. I don’t have everything listed there, and I think I will after SAB is over!

Here’s a link to all the products:

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A Turtle with a Heart!

We made this card in my classes last week. It was a favorite of many people!

I love that Playing in the Rain can be used for so many types of cards. That cute little turtle is holding a flower, but after stamping and die cutting, you cut a piece of it off and add the heart die from the Love for You Dies.

We colored him just with Mossy Meadow blends.

The “Love You” dies were cut with Basic White and Sweet Sorbet. The heart behind the Love You is from the Country Bouquet Punch with Mossy Meadow paper.

The Split Card Textures dies are one of my favorites. I made the cherry card with it. When I was designing this card, I wanted some thing in the corner/left side. This die with the Country Floral Lane DSP behind it is perfect for a love card!

The stump is from the Playing in the Rain dies. We used Soft Suede cardstock.

Here’s everything we used:


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Using Dies for Stencils AND the Negative Piece for the Background! Video!

My youngest son’s girlfriend has a birthday this month. She loves butterflies so I decided to dig out the Butterfly Wings dies to make her a card!

You might have seen my video from March of 2021 and how I did some of this. Here’s a link to the post and you can see my original video there:

Beautiful Butterflies!

Here’s my recent video with the same idea, but another trick!

Here’s everything I used:


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Rain or Shine? Faith over Fear!


Playing in the Rain from Stampin’ Up can be used for so many cards!

First, I embossed Smoky Slate cardstock with the Raindrops Embossing Folder. I actually used Versamark on the folder before embossing, to make my rain drops a little shiny. I used the side where the drops are not embossed- not sticking up-the side where they sink a little bit.

I then stamped some clouds (from the Playing in the Rain stamp set) with Smoky ink on Basic White. I used my Blender Pen with Smoky to add some color to the middle.

I die cut the fox from the Rain or Shine DSP.

I wanted a hill or grass for the fox to walk on. One of the dies from Around the Bend worked perfect. I used Mossy Meadow cardstock. I added some Wink of Stella to give it a wet look.

I just couldn’t decided on what sentiment to use. I looked through my stuff and I saw the “Faith over Fear” in the Charming Sentiments. I thought it was perfect- here’s a happy fox in terrible weather!



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Golden Cherries! Two Cards and a Video!

When I saw the Share a Milkshake stamp set in the mini, I loved it, but I especially loved the sentiment “You’re the Cherry on Top”. I’ve had the Sweetest Cherries bundle for a while and I always thought it should have the sentiment!

I wanted the cherries to have some shine or sparkle, so I looked through all my stuff and the Gilded Leafing won!

Since the cherries are shiny gold, I decided to put the Distressed Gold paper behind my Split Card Textures die cut.

Here’s another card I made during the video. Just some color change and I added leaves from the punch with Distressed Gold.

Here’s the quick video of me making the pink card:


Here’s the supplies used for the Real Red Card:

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And the supplies for the Polished Pink Card:

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Love You from a Gnome!


This card is simple and uses an old school technique. Use a die as a stencil!

I saw a card months ago and it reminding me of that technique. I wanted to try it again! The first card I did was the Sweet Christmas card you can see here:

Sweet Christmas

I then started doing it on tons of cards. I love the technique and it’s so easy! Here’s my video (you’ll see lots of cards in this, including ones I’ve never shown):


For this card, I used Sweet Sorbet and Calypso Coral with Blending Brushes for the hearts. I also covered the small hearts with the Wink of Stella.

The sentiment is from the Kindest Gnomes stamp set.

For the Gnome, I colored him with Calypso, Sorbet, Balmy Blue and Medium Light Blends.

I scored a few lines around the edges with the Scored Tool.

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3 Turtles Say Hi!

On this card, just about everything is from the Rain or Shine DSP!

I used the dies to cut out the turtles from a piece of the DSP. On the paper, a few of the animals on the sides are cut off, not the full animal. My middle turtle was one of those, so I die cut several pieces of grass (also from the Playing in the Rain dies) to cover up his missing legs.

The background paper is also from the Rain or Shine DSP. It’s one of the best DSP I’ve ever seen!

I love the Alphabet a La Mode dies! Tall skinny letters! I die cut the “hi!” with Old Olive cardstock.

A pretty quick card! No stamping!

Here’s what I used:


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Playing in the Rain with a Few Friends!

The Rain or Shine DSP that coordinates with the Playing in the Rain bundle (page 50-51 in the mini) is absolutely fantastic. It has some UV coating on most of the papers. The rain paper on the background is shiny. The animals clothes and other things are shiny. I love it!

There is one paper in the DSP that you can die cut the animals with the Playing in the Rain dies. There’s another sheet of animals, the one I used on this card, but they’re not die cuttable. I do have a cutting machine, Brother Scan N Cut, but I did fussy cut some of these guys too.

The sentiment is from the Playing in the Rain stamp set. I stamped with Versamark and then embossed with white powder. I die cut it with Stylish Shapes, and die cut two more shapes to layer behind it.

The grass was made with the Basic Borders dies.

I have made 5 cards with the Rain or Shine suite, including this one. Check back! I’ll post the others soon!

Here’s everything I used:

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