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Good Mood Sponsored by Coffee!

Let’s get crafty with coffee! Today, I’m sharing this card I made using the Coffee Shop Stamp Set and the Java Fix 12×12 Paper Pad from the Coffee Shop New Release! The release is available now in the Catherine Pooler shop!! Stay tuned as I continue to share more projects made using this New Collection!Continue reading “Good Mood Sponsored by Coffee!”

Chalkboard Coffee Menu

Eek! How cute is the Coffee Shop Stamp Set and the Java Fix 12×12 Paper Pad from the Coffee Shop New Release?! The release is available now in the Catherine Pooler shop!! To create this fun card, I blended Twilight and Blackjack Inks and then spritzed the background with water. Next, I stamped my chalkboardContinue reading “Chalkboard Coffee Menu”

Heffy Doodle and WOW! Embossing Powder Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and WOW! Embossing Powders Collaboration Blog Hop!Design Team members from both companies are sharing inspiration using products from both companies! I’m super excited to be taking part in the collaboration because I get to use products from two of my FAVORITE companies! I’m going to walk you through how IContinue reading “Heffy Doodle and WOW! Embossing Powder Collaboration Blog Hop”

Craftroom Tour!

Hey guys! I’m so excited to share some updated photos of my craftroom! If you have any questions at all, please feel free to message me on Instagram or leave a comment on this post! The pegboard and accessories are from IKEA! These are the Alex drawers from IKEA. That’s my Bernadoodle pup – Knox!Continue reading “Craftroom Tour!”

My Favorite Halloween Cards

Hello crafty friends! It’s only 20 days until Halloween! I thought I’d share my favorite spooky cards with you today! First off – who doesn’t LOVE a glow-in-the-dark card?! I know I do! For this card, I used the glow-in-dark-embossing powder on the stars and the spider webs! Buy the products used: Next up, weContinue reading “My Favorite Halloween Cards”

Have a Magical Halloween!

Hey Friends!! I am just IN LOVE with these SUPER adorbs cuties from the Magical Brew Stamp Set from the newest release from Maker Forte!! For my background, I used the NEW Stargazer Background Stamp! I simply stamped it with Vegas Strip ink and it was done! Love it! For my stamped images, I usedContinue reading “Have a Magical Halloween!”

Belly Laughs!

It’s time! It’s time!! The Holly Jolly Christmas is available for purchase NOW! PLUS, you’ll get this FREE STAMP SET on orders over $50!! Get yours NOW! To create this card, I’ve used the Belly Laughs Cover Plate, which is absolutely AMAZING! How cute is that background? For my ink blended background, I used SeaContinue reading “Belly Laughs!”

Feelin’ Holly Jolly!

To create this card, I’ve used the New Naughty List Stamp Set. I’ve paired it with a sentiment from the Merriest Sentiments Stamp Set. I love using non-traditional colors for holiday cards, don’t you!? I am not a big fan of red and green šŸ˜›! So, for this card, I made my entire background ChiffonContinue reading “Feelin’ Holly Jolly!”

I Found Santa’s Jammies!

DID YOU SEE?! Catherine Pooler has a NEW COLLECTION coming out!! It’s called Holly Jolly Christmas and it’s full of the CUTEST holiday products!! This release isn’t available quite yet, but it will be available on Sept 14th! If you’re a StampNation member, you get EARLY ACCESS on Sept 13th (along with tons of otherContinue reading “I Found Santa’s Jammies!”

Lattes and Leaves Shaker Card

Catherine Pooler’s All Things Fall Collection is available for purchase NOW!!!! Check out this fun SHAKER CARD I made using the Blowing Leaves Background Stamp and the NEW BROWN INKS! My shakers are the new Mazatlan Sequins! For the stamped image and sentiment, I used the Fall Calls For Lattes Stamp Set. Shop the AllContinue reading “Lattes and Leaves Shaker Card”

It’s TIME! Shop now!!

Catherine Pooler’s All Things Fall Collection is available for purchase NOW!!!! Check out this gorgeous background I made using the Blowing Leaves Background Stamp and the NEW BROWN INKS! For the stamped image and sentiment, I used the Fall Calls For Lattes Stamp Set. I also used the new Mazatlan Sequins on the card asContinue reading “It’s TIME! Shop now!!”

Lattes and Leaves

Catherine Pooler’s Lattes and Leaves Bundle is part of the All Things Fall Collection and will be available for purchase on Aug 3rd!! Check out this gorgeous background I made using the Blowing Leaves Background Stamp! For the stamped image and sentiment, I used the Fall Calls For Lattes Stamp Set. I also used theContinue reading “Lattes and Leaves”

Peeking In Bundle

AVAILABLE NOW: Come shop the new Catherine Pooler Quint-Essentials Collection! Check out these little More Peeking Pets from the Peeking In Bundle! I’ve paired these cuties with the Four Window Cover Plate Die! Also, don’t forget that you can use my affiliate link to shop the entire Catherine Pooler store. All you have to doContinue reading “Peeking In Bundle”

Peeking In Bundle

AVAILABLE NOW: Come shop the new Catherine Pooler Quint-Essentials Collection! Check out these little More Peeking Pets from the Peeking In Bundle! Oh, and that SUPER FUN Parqs and Rec Cover Die! Eek! Also, don’t forget that you can use my affiliate link to shop the entire Catherine Pooler store. All you have to doContinue reading “Peeking In Bundle”

Release Day! New Ink Colors!

It’s RELEASE DAY for the Catherine Pooler Quint-Essentials Collection! Check out these little More Peeking Pets from the Peeking In Bundle and these BRAND NEW INK COLORS! Woot woot! Introducing Lilac, Crushed Violet, Matcha and Whipped Honey Spa Collection Inks! Also, don’t forget that you can use my affiliate link to shop the entire CatherineContinue reading “Release Day! New Ink Colors!”

New Peeking In Bundle!

I have another SNEAK PEEK to show you from the new Quint-Essentials Peeking In Bundle! Check out these little More Peeking Pets and the Look Who’s Talking sentiments that go with them! I’ve paired this cutie with the Parqs and Rec Cover Plate Die! For my background, I blended Melon Ice and Grass Skirt inksContinue reading “New Peeking In Bundle!”

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 theĀ Scattered Hearts Cover Plate?? Today, I’m going to share the card I made using it! To make this card, I die cut theĀ Scattered Hearts Cover PlateĀ on a piece of white cardstock.Ā  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 theĀ Hooray HamsterĀ 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 theseĀ Enjoy the Little ThingsĀ andĀ Cafe CrittersĀ stamp sets just the CUTEST!?Ā  Eek!Ā  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.Ā  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! šŸ™‚ 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”

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