A Cute Little Typewriter Card

Hi, friends!

Happy weekend’ing to you! I’m back with another card to share with you.

Today’s little typewriter card was inspired by Jennifer and Kristina’s Woven Windows lesson during Spring Card Camp 2 on Online Card Classes. I keep a little box of scraps by my desk and was like, “Hey, man. I’m going to give that a try.”

So I created the little window on this card with paper strips from that little box. Once I completed the window, I mounted vellum behind it.

I really liked the window and could have just gone with it on the card alone. But I’d stamped the typewriter and mouse (from Lawn Fawn’s Just My Type set) a couple days ago and really, really, really wanted to use them on a card… and I did. 😉 (By the way, the second sentiment on the card is from a Cathy Zielske Simon Says Stamp! set.)

To make the window pop, I did anchor the panel on a lot (and I mean a lot) of Crafty Foam Tape. The tape gives it some nice pop, but not too much. This card can still be mailed and all.

Anyway, I think this card turned out pretty fun. Hopefully, the friend who gets it, enjoys it!

Thanks, as always, for stopping by! I appreciate your kind words! See you again soon!

Paper Smooches Blog Hop

Hi, guys!

Paper Smooches turned NINE in February! Time flies! Seems like just yesterday that Kim launched her company! A big happy birthday to Paper Smooches and continued good vibes for Kim!

The anniversary means it’s time to share the NEW Paper Smooches’  FEBRUARY 2020 release with you! (Hot diggity dog!)

There is ONE new stamp set, TWO new dies, and ONE new ephemera die-cut pack! Yay! The new products are now available to purchase here.

To add extra fun to our blog hop…there is a prize!  The prize – a $50 gift code to use at the PS online store.

Here are the details:

  • TWO winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the blogs below
  • Leave a comment on any of the blogs listed  (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it will increase your chances of winning)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight Central time on February 8th to leave a comment. 
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog on February 9th to see if you are one of the TWO lucky winners.  

Paper Smooches blog

Design Team:

Teri Anderson

Karin Akesdotter

Savannah O’ Gwynn

Alice Huang

Jill Hawkins

Michele Boyer

Here are some ways to increase your chances of winning:

Enough blog hop talk. Let’s get to the card!


Created this guy with the brand new Happy Hellos stamp set and Happy Hello Icons dies. I also added some hearts cut with the Tiny Hearts dies. (By the way, did you take Kathy’s Coloring Road Trip class on Online Card Classes? I applied some of her tips from to color in the bees. Boy, I sure love the end result! Thanks for tips, Kathy!)
Created the background paper myself with the ink and the Buffalo Check Stencil. I have made so many background papers with it. It’s so darn fun!


Alright! That’s all I have for you! I’ll be back again later, gators! Thanks, as always, for hopping with us… and for stopping by my blog-a-roo!

PS! Don’t forget that Paper Smooches wants to see your work! Did you know that Paper Smooches offers up a fun challenge each month?  Keep an eye on the PS blog for details.


Summer Card Camp 2 winner & a sneak peek (6-18)

Hi all!

First up today is who won the slot in the Summer Card Camp 2 class from Online Card Classes? Well, that would be Agus (3:48 p.m. on 6/17)! Congrats, Agus! I just sent you an email about your prize!

Second, I’m blogging elsewhere today. I’m sharing a couple double page pocket-style scrapbook layouts over on the Simple Stories blog. Yes, the card girl did say layouts. (Holy smokes, you guys, the pressure of sharing them with you. 😉 🙂 )

Here’s a itty bitty peek of one of them.

SS_RadMix_teriI’m also excited to share a little bit of my “free-spirited” approach to pocket style pages, too.  I think you’ll find I’m pretty relaxed about putting these pages together.

Anyway, you can read about it over there. Hope you will consider checking it out.

Giveaway: Summer Card Camp 2 from Online Card Classes

Well, well, well, friends!  We meet again. 🙂

Have you heard the news? I’m super dang excited to be taking part in the new Summer Card Camp 2 workshop from Online Card classes.

Just in case you haven’t heard anything about it, here’s a little about Summer Card Camp 2 (courtesy of the OCC crew):

Join your Online Card Classes Summer Camp counselors—Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, and friends (including me!)—for a three-week adventure packed with cardmaking ideas! Each day, you’ll discover a new way to have fun with your cardmaking supplies, whether we’re exploring a color combo, transforming a design sketch, or learning a new technique together. Summer Card Camp 2 includes designs from over 40 guest artists (yay!), lively videos, PDFs containing step-by-step instructions, shopping discounts, and loads of giveaways! Plus, you’ll have lifetime access to all of the class content—talk about making that summertime feeling last! Summer Card Camp 2 runs July 8-29. Sign up now for only $35!

And here’s a sneak peek of the project I cooked up for Summer Card Camp 2.

scc2_sneak_peek_-_teriAnd guess what? I get to give away one slot for Summer Card Camp 2 to one of you. (Why yes… yes, I do!)

Leave a comment for me on this blog post today (6/17). I’ll pick and announce a winner on Tuesday, 6/18. Good luck!

Today’s card (1-28)

Hi all!

Meet today’s card.


Just a “just for fun” one today.

Made this with the super duper cute Good Fortune stamp set from Lawn Fawn that debuted at the CHA-Winter trade show. You can see it in this post here on their blog.

I know people, you know. Really kind people who shared the set with me so I can have my wicked way with it. (Thank you, secret friends!)


I don’t know what really to say, but I sorta kind am head over heels about sweet little stamp set. 🙂

That’s all I have, but before I go, I need to announce the winner of the slot in the CAS Card Making 2 class from Online Card Classes. That winner is Marie/Legojenta (1/26 at 9:51 a.m.)! Congrats, Marie! I just sent you an email! Thanks to all of you who left comments. I appreciate all of them.

See you again real soon!

Giveaway… Giveaway… Giveaway! (1-26)


Online Card Classes is back with an all-new take on one of their most popular classes: Clean & Simple Card Making 2! Join Kristina Werner, Jennifer McGuire, Julie Ebersole and friends to discover the “secret” to minimalistic and fabulous cards. Learn new techniques and be inspired by 26+ videos and 34+ clever and creative card designs. Gather inspiration from your fellow students and Online Card Classes teachers in the forums and galleries. Then print out class PDFs to take Clean & Simple Card Making 2 with you wherever you go. Plus, with lifetime access, random giveaways and shopping discounts galore, you’ll be able to outfit your card making stash in clean and simple style.

I am super excited because they are using some Technique Tuesday stamps in the class, including the Bright Idea set that I designed. (Thank you, OCC! I can’t wait to see!)

For more information on the class, go here  HERE. The class runs January 28 – February 8, but you can join any time and have lifetime access to it!

And guess what? I get to give a slot away for the class. Yeppers. I do! (Thank you, OCC friends!) Leave a comment for me by midnight Sunday! I’ll pick one of you to win the slot.