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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 […]


Good morning, Steph here today with some more awesome goodies from thePapertemptress.



I used some lovely Hambly Studio Dark Green Home Decor and mounted it on white cardstock using ScraPerfect’s The Best Glue Ever.  It’s perfect for adhering items that easily show adhesive because the adhesive dries perfectly clear.  I then […]

Sending Smiles

Good morning everyone, Steph here today sending smiles from a rainy day.

I fell in love with this Whimsey Dinosaur Stamp and couldn’t wait to pair her up with some yummy papers from  the Papertemptress.

I stamped her on Cryogen White, a great cardstock when using Copic Markers, then cut her out.  Using Spellbinders dies, […]