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Pressed Natural Leaves

Here’s some gorgeous leaves that have been pressed. I get these leaves from a dear friend at church and then I turn them into cards to donate to the church’s annual bazaar.  I think the gorgeous specialty papers from Paper Temptress make them all the more beautiful.  This first card is using Brown bag […]

Happy Owl-oween!

Happy Owl-oween everyone!  Here’s a super cute image from Sweet Pea stamps artist Sandra Caldwell called Owl Be for Halloween.  I made this adorable Halloween card using gorgeous Paper Temptress papers to give you a little inspiration for something quick and cute.  Whoooo wouldn’t love a little witchy owl with her vampire mate?

Grandma Rules!

Here’s a fun combination of a Sandra Caldwell image from Sweet Pea stamps with gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress.  This stamp is called Grandma Rules.  I colored her up with Copic markers in fun pink colors with a  sweet hat.  Now that I have colored her the first time, I think it would be […]

Thank You


Hi everyone, Steph Ackerman here today using some wonderful papers from the

I created a card from  Lemon Yellow Treasures cardstock, which is a really sturdy cardstock.  A layer of  Olive Brown Bag Cardstock was added on top.  The top layer is also Lemon Yellow Treasures cardstock.  I used a Rollagraph to create […]

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July everyone!  I wanted share a card using beautiful Paper Temptress papers and a wonderful image from artist Sandra Caldwell of Sweet Pea stamps.  He’s just perfect for those patriotic cards you want to make, he’s called American Elephant.  I added some adorable die cuts from Heidi Grace to complete […]

It’s good to be queen!

Here’s a stunning image from Simply Betty stamps.  I paired that with a fun sentiment from Kraftin’ Kimmie and beautiful papers from Paper Temptress to create this card today.  She’s definitely the Queen of  Hearts.  I hope you adore her!

Here’s some of the gorgeous papers I used for this card today.  […]

Go for the Goal!

Hope everyone has gotten a good start to the New Year and has possibly even taken on some New Year’s Resolutions that they are intending to keep throughout 2015.  My project for today is a card where a football player needs to go for that goal line.

For this card, I printed out […]


Here’s a beautiful image from Make It Crafty with gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress.  I added a simple sentiment “I believe in miracles simply because I exist.”  I am sure many of you are aware of this because of my brain surgeries in 2010, I feel incredibly blessed to be here!  This Feb will […]

Flip Birthday Card

For today’s post, here is a birthday card I created for my nephew Jack.

For this card, I started with a base of Neenah Solar White Linen cardstock.  I used a cut file from the Silhouette store for the card base.  Then, I embellished the card using some cardstock from my stash for the sides. […]

Envelope board bag

First of all let me say that I am in love with the envelope board from We R Memory Keepers.  Stampin’ Up also has one available.  The is a gift bag I made using the board.  The You Tube can be found here.

All the red on this card […]