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Happy Camper Notecard

The new Catherine Pooler S’mores Please Collection and the rest of the Summer Nights New Release is available for purchase NOW!! I’m sharing this notecard I made using the new Happy Camper Stamp Set and the S’mores Please Patterned Paper. The cute little tag comes from the Notecard Frame & Tag Dies. The sentiment comesContinue reading “Happy Camper Notecard”

Happy Campers

Eeek, I get to sneak peek another card I made using Catherine Pooler S’mores Please Collection from the Summer Nights Release showcasing the Happy Camper Stamp Set, the S’mores Please Patterned Paper, and the Roundabout Messages Stamp set and Roundabout Dies! If you want to shop the New Release and all the CP goodies withContinue reading “Happy Campers”

Ridiculously Proud of You

Did you see my last post where I created that beautiful rainbow background with the Scattered Hearts Cover Plate?? Today, I’m going to share the card I made using it! To make this card, I die cut the Scattered Hearts Cover Plate on a piece of white cardstock.  Once cut, I grabbed another piece of white cardstock andContinue reading “Ridiculously Proud of You”

Hopping Hamsters

Well hey there, crafty friend! Today I’m sharing this fun rainbow card I made using the Hooray Hamster stamp set! To make this card, I die cut the Scattered Hearts Cover Plate on a piece of white cardstock.  Once cut, I grabbed another piece of white cardstock and placed it underneath my die cut piece.  Then, I blended aContinue reading “Hopping Hamsters”

Ex Libris Birdcages

Oh my gosh! I love the new Lovebirds Stamp Set, don’t you?! The whole Ex Libris Collection is finally available for purchase now! Woot woot! Although I ADORE the new ink colors, I am a Party Collection girl myself! So, I wanted to showcase this stamp set using a Party rainbow blended background. I blendedContinue reading “Ex Libris Birdcages”

Sweet Lovebirds

Hey friends! It’s that time again! A NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler is coming out!! Yippee!! And I get to share the Lovebirds Bundle with you! Plus, the NEW INKS! I’m SOOO in love with this release! Today I’m sharing a card I made using the new Stitch Your Diamonds and Cross Your X’s Dies,Continue reading “Sweet Lovebirds”

Ex Libris Beautiful Birdcage

Hey friends! It’s that time again! A NEW RELEASE from Catherine Pooler is coming out!! Yippee!! And I get to share the Lovebirds Bundle with you! Plus, the NEW INKS! I’m SOOO in love with this release! The first card I get to share with you showcase the new Twilight Reading Paper Pack, the newContinue reading “Ex Libris Beautiful Birdcage”

Slimline Rainbow Butterflies

Catherine Pooler Design’s Celebrate Spring Release is available now! I’ve made this card using the brand new Flower Power Slimline Die and the Just Plain Fabulous Stamp Set. This card was SO easy to make, but it’s so clean and simple! You can shop the new release using my affiliate link here or by clickingContinue reading “Slimline Rainbow Butterflies”

Hope Your Day is a Real Treat!

I am SOOOO freakin’ excited to be part of the Time for Tea Designs design team!! Are these Enjoy the Little Things and Cafe Critters stamp sets just the CUTEST!?  Eek!  They look so good mix and matched, too! For this card, I blended a background using Catherine Pooler’s Minted, In the Park, and Deck the Halls inks.  IContinue reading “Hope Your Day is a Real Treat!”

Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Collaboration Blog Hop!Design Team members from both companies are sharing inspiration using products from both companies! I’m so excited to share this card I made with you! I absolutely adore both of these companies’ products! They work SO WELL together! Can you guess which products areContinue reading “Heffy Doodle and Time for Tea Collaboration Blog Hop”

Slimline Mischievous Kitties

The Catherine Pooler New At Home Collection Release is available for purchase!! I am in love with the Just Roll With It stamp set! Those little kitties are quite the mischievous little ones!! Plus, I just love potted plants! They’re so much fun to color! You can shop the entire Just Roll With It CollectionContinue reading “Slimline Mischievous Kitties”

Layered Ooh La La

I am just loving this Global Adventure Pt. Deux Release! This shaker card features the Springtime in Paris Collection! This card really showcases the Under the Eiffel Tower Patterned Paper and the Ooh La La Die! I used Flirty Fuchsia to color my die. For my accents, I used the coordinating Paris Sequins and theContinue reading “Layered Ooh La La”

Meet in Paris Shaker Card

I am just loving this Global Adventure Pt. Deux Release! This shaker card features the Springtime in Paris Collection! This card is besties with the card I made in this post where I cut out the heart using the Nested Stitched Heart Dies. I ink blended the NEW REFRESHED Minted ink and then spritzed withContinue reading “Meet in Paris Shaker Card”

Ooh Lala!

Did you catch the release of the new Global Adventure Pt. Deux Release from Catherine Pooler?! Omgoodness! The cuteness! This collection is taking you around the world! You HAVE to check it out! The first card I’m sharing with you features the Springtime in Paris Collection! To create my heart, I used the Nested StitchedContinue reading “Ooh Lala!”

Cute Critter Couples

Hello Heffy Doodle friends!  I hope your week is off to a great start!  I must be getting into the Valentine’s Day state of mind!  I had this idea of creating a card with a whole bunch of critters celebrating their love and I’m so excited about the way it turned out!  I had toContinue reading “Cute Critter Couples”

Springtime in Paris

Did you catch the release of the new Global Adventure Pt. Deux Release from Catherine Pooler?! Omgoodness! The cuteness! This collection is taking you around the world! You HAVE to check it out! The first card I’m sharing with you features the Springtime in Paris Collection! I’ve used the new Dreaming of France Stamp SetContinue reading “Springtime in Paris”

Heffy Doodle and Newton’s Nook Designs Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and Newton’s Nook Designs Collaboration Blog Hop!Design Team members from both companies are sharing inspiration using products from both companies! I am super excited to share my card with you! To create this card, I’m starting with the Heffy Doodle Slimline Mini Mails Die and a piece of white cardstockContinue reading “Heffy Doodle and Newton’s Nook Designs Collaboration Blog Hop”

Heffy Doodle and Catherine Pooler Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and Catherine Pooler Collaboration Blog Hop!Design Team members from both companies are sharing inspiration using products from both companies! I’m so excited to share TWO cards with you today! For my first card, I used a plethora of stamp sets! I stamped images from the Heffy Doodle Who Let theContinue reading “Heffy Doodle and Catherine Pooler Collaboration Blog Hop”

Oh, Holy Night!

Hey crafty friends! Did you see the latest release from Maker Forte?! Eek! It’s got some AMAZING holiday products! I made this card using the new “Oh Holy Night” stamp set and the Dutch Villages stamp set. To make this card, I started by creating a beautifully blended background with the Circle Spotlight stencil andContinue reading “Oh, Holy Night!”

Christmas Wrapped in Foil!

Omgosh… this patterned paper is AMAZING!!! It’s foilable! It’s colorable! It’s adorable!! It’s Christmas Wrapped in Foil! Shop the entire New Release here.

Heffy Doodle, Maker Forte, and SugarPea Designs Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle, Maker Forte, and SugarPea Designs Collaboration Blog Hop!Design Team members from all three companies are sharing inspiration using products from all three companies! Today, I am sharing 2 cards that I made using tons of awesome products from these companies! For my interactive pull tab and slider card, I’m startingContinue reading “Heffy Doodle, Maker Forte, and SugarPea Designs Collaboration Blog Hop”

It’s Christmas in July!

Hey crafty friends! Today, I’m sharing some inspiration from the new Maker Forte Christmas in July Release! You can shop the entire New Release here. Have you purchased anything from the New Release! Leave a comment and let me know or tag me in your Instagram posts @craftyandcreativevibes !

There’s Always One Duck!

Hey there crafty friends! Today, I’m sharing a card using the Kinda Cute by Patricia “There’s Always One Duck” digital stamp! Aren’t these little ducks so sweet?! And the little mischievous one just has my heart! To make this card, I stamped some images from the Miss Ink Stamps “Rise and Shine” stamp set andContinue reading “There’s Always One Duck!”

Catherine Pooler – Club Sursee March 2021

Hello sweet crafters! Today, I am sharing a few cards I made using the March 2021 Catherine Pooler’s Club Sursee kit! There are so many possibilities with this kit! Thank you for stopping by! Xoxo, Amanda

Kinda Cute Alien Birthday

Hey there! I’m so glad you stopped by my blog today! Today, I am sharing a birthday card using Kinda Cute by Patricia’s Alien Digital Stamp Set. To make this card, I am starting with the galaxy background. I used Heffy Doodle’s Stargazer Backdrop on a piece of white cardstock. Then, I created the galaxyContinue reading “Kinda Cute Alien Birthday”

Athena Reading

Hello friends! Welcome back to my blog! Today, I’m sharing a card that I made using the Kinda Cute by Patricia Athena Girl Reading digital stamp and the Window and Curtains Room Background digital stamp. First, I set up my images in Adobe Illustrator. Then, I printed them on 80 lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock.Continue reading “Athena Reading”

Flamingo Couple

Hello all you fellow crafters! I hope your week was amazing! I’m so glad it’s finally Friday! We even had a snow day this week, but it still felt like a long week! 🙂 Today, I’m sharing a card I made using Kinda Cute by Patricia’s Flamingo Couple digital stamp. To make this card, IContinue reading “Flamingo Couple”

You’re My Princess

Hello crafty friends! Today, I am sharing a magical slimline card using the Princess Bundle Set from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alavrez. To create this card, I printed the images on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock. I, then, colored the images with Copic markers. I cut the images out using precision scissors. To create myContinue reading “You’re My Princess”

Birds of a Feather

Hello there, crafty peeps! I hope you’re all fully recovered from the holidays! I feel like I’m finally getting back into the hang of things and finally getting back into the craftroom after all the madness! Today, I’m on the blog to show you this bright and cheery little card I made using the KindaContinue reading “Birds of a Feather”

Pandas Sending Good Vibes

Hey there crafty friends! I hope you are all having wonderful celebrations with your families for the holidays! Today, I am sharing this bright and happy card using Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez Panda Bear Digital Stamp. I printed the images on 80# Neenah Solar White cardstock and then colored the images with Copic markers.Continue reading “Pandas Sending Good Vibes”

Heffy Doodle and Miss Ink Stamps Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and Miss Ink Stamps Collaboration Blog Hop!  Design team members from both teams are sharing some crafty inspiration using products from both companies!  Plus, both stores will be giving away prizes! Now, let’s get crafty! I couldn’t handle all the cuteness of all the stamps, so I ended up makingContinue reading “Heffy Doodle and Miss Ink Stamps Collaboration Blog Hop”

Love is in the Air

Hello friends! Today, you can find this sweet new card on the Butterfly Reflections Ink Blog! Head to the blog post to see all the details and products used!

Believe Slimline Blended Cards

Hello all you crafty people! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving! I guess it’s time to start thinking about Christmas cards now! I can’t believe how quickly Christmas will be here! Today, I’m excited to share some slimline cards I made using some products from the November Subscription Box! The Subscription Box came withContinue reading “Believe Slimline Blended Cards”

Happy Thanksgiving, Friends!

I hope you all have a wonderful, beautiful Thanksgiving filled with family and fun! Today, I am sharing this card on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog! Please head there for all the details and product links!

Colorful Holiday Scene

Hello friends! To see this whole post, head to the Butterfly Reflections Ink Blog!

Happy Holidays Gnome

Hi friends! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today! I really appreciate your love and support! Today, I’m sharing this adorable holiday scene that I created using a few Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez digital stamps. I used the Lights are Tangled Gnome and Christmas Filler Digital Stamps. Have a great day!Xoxo,Continue reading “Happy Holidays Gnome”

Peek-a-Boo Thanksgiving

Hello my friends! I hope you’re all doing well! Today, I’m on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog with this colorful, interactive Thanksgiving card! Click here to check it out!

Winter Trio Hop with Catherine Pooler, Heffy Doodle, and WOW!

Hi everyone and welcome to the Heffy Doodle, Catherine Pooler, and WOW! Blog Hop! Our design teams have come together to share some amazing inspiration featuring products from all 3 companies. Plus, each company is giving away a prize! To make my card, I used stamps from the Otter Side Stamp Set, the Teacher’s PetContinue reading “Winter Trio Hop with Catherine Pooler, Heffy Doodle, and WOW!”

Slimline Autumn Card

Hey friends! You can see all the details for this card on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog!

Santa and the Mrs.

Hello friends! I’m sharing a super sweet card on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog today! Come check it out!

Holiday Shaker Tags

Hello crafty friends of mine! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! I’m so happy you’re here! Today, I am sharing a post on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog! Come see it!

More Halloween Kids!

More kids in Halloween costumes?! Of course! I love seeing kids dress up for Halloween!! These kids by Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez are just so sweet! The images I used for this card can be found here:Super Hero GirlMummy BoyHalloween Fillers Here are the Copic markers I used to color the images: Thank youContinue reading “More Halloween Kids!”

Halloween Kiddos

Hello friends! Can you believe it’s almost Halloween!? I blinked and it turned into Fall! This card definitely makes it feel real! The images I used for this card can be found here:Halloween FillersKid in Bear CostumeCalculator BoyBoy in a Cookie Costume Thanks for stopping by my blog! If you have any questions, please freeContinue reading “Halloween Kiddos”

Happy Fall!

Hello everyone! I hope you’re all having a great week so far! I am loving this card I made using Pink and Main’s Happy Fall stamp and die set! It is so simple, but yet so elegant! I love the idea of taking a non-traditional Fall color and using it to make a card thatContinue reading “Happy Fall!”

Let’s Get a Pumpkin!

Have you picked out pumpkins for carving yet?? We have the cutest little local farm here that has a huge pumpkin patch that we love to go to every year! They have hay rides, corn mazes, and lots of treats! The kids just love going there! This sweet girl on this card reminds me ofContinue reading “Let’s Get a Pumpkin!”

It’s Been a While Crocodile! – Sneak Peek

Hello hello!! I’m up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog again today with a fun slimline card! Here is the blog post! Head there to see ALL the details!

Get Out Your Rakes!

It’s that time of year! Are you excited for Autumn or dreading it? Summer is definitely my favorite season, but I do love getting out the fall boots and sweaters! My doggies are definitely happy it’s cooling down! It definitely looks like this cute little dog is having a blast in the leaves! To makeContinue reading “Get Out Your Rakes!”

Peek-a-Boo! – Sneak Peek!

Hello there! Today, I have a new post up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog! Click here to see the post!

Hedgehog Hollow – Dia De Los Muertos

Hello there friends! Today I’m sharing another project created using the September 2020 Hedgehog Hollow box! To see the entire post, click here.

Slimline Halloween Shaker – Sneak Peek!

Hey there friends! Happy Tuesday! I hope you’re all having a great week so far! I have a new post up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog today! Click here to see the rest of this card, including process photos!

Boo! – Sneak Peek!

Hellooo! I hope you’re all having a great week so far! Are you getting ready for Fall? I’m not quite ready yet… Still enjoying the warmth and sunshine! But… I know it’s around the corner and it’s time to get ready with some Fall cards! Today, I’m sharing a sneak peek of my FIRST cardContinue reading “Boo! – Sneak Peek!”

Back to School Kiddos

It’s back to school time! My daughter starts school TODAY! The 1st grade! It’s so exciting! I wanted to make a back to school card for all those kiddos out there! These cute school kids are perfect for the “Back to School” theme, don’t you think?! Here are the products I’m using:School Girl Digital StampSchoolContinue reading “Back to School Kiddos”

Chick at the Beach

Hello there, friends! I hope you are all doing well this lovely Thursday!How much would you love making sand castles with this little cute chick?! To make this card, I’m using the digital stamp: Chicken on the Sand.I colored this little cutie with Copic markers: YG00, YG01, YG05, YG07B00, B24, B26Y32, YR21, YR12Y0000, Y000, Y11,Continue reading “Chick at the Beach”

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