Design It Monday ~ {Thanks}

As we count down the last days until Christmas, we don’t want to forget about those thank you cards! I put together this little number with some bits and pieces I had leftover. It all began with a polka dot tag.

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After decideding on the placement of the tag, I stamped my sentiment (Thanks stamp set) three times. I had several pine pieces (Oh Christmas stamp set) stamped and fussy cut. I added them to some leftover snowflake die cuts then glued them to the polka dot tag.

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My happy little sweet peas (Sweet Pea stamp set) with their sparkly hats became my snowflake centers and focal point. I added them with thick foam dots and love the way they look!


Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Love this View Layout by Nicole Martel

IMG_20190714_153200Good morning! Hope you had a fabulous week. Nicole here with a fun mixed media layout I created using some Colorations Color Sprays by Art Anthology and lots of  stamps from Precious Remembrance Stamp Shop. To begin, I sprayed the Colorations Spray onto white cardstock using Salmon, Peacock Feathers and Sky spray. Once the spray ink was completely dry, I used my Big Shot Die Cutting Machine to punch out a variety of stars in different sizes to decorate the layout.


Once I was satisfied with the placement of the stars, I glued them down. Then I placed the photo down on the page and tucked a few die cuts and puffy stickers here and there. I used foam squares to pop up one of the enamel dots within the star to add dimension. I used the New Day Stamp, Sweet Pea and Little Things stamp sets on this layout.



I used foam squares to pop the “yay” die cut off the page.


I used a ruler and pen to add my journaling at the bottom. Then I stamped a few additional sentiments/hearts. I love the tiny hearts!



I really love how colorful this layout is. It’s so bright and cheery, perfect for summer!

Thanks so much for visiting today!


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Design It Monday ~ {Lovely things…}

Hello and a Happy Memorial Day to all of those in the states!

I’ve put together a fun paper bag project today. Take a look…

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For those of you who know me, I’m sure you’ve guessed who will receive this. Yes, our little Sweet P is finishing up her first year of preschool this week. Gramma and Papa are so proud of her! A gift card will find it’s way into her treat bag for some ice-cream outings this summer!

I created a festive banner (Oh So Fun) from stamped and fussy cut triangles. They’re glued onto the bag along with some rose gold twine. I curved the sentiment (Oh So Fun) on my acrylic block to follow the curve of the banner.

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Masking helped me fill the jar (Oh So Fun) with pea pods and teeny hearts (Sweet Pea). I popped it onto the tag with foam tape. After composing the bow, I added a slip of vellum with Sweet P’s (Sweet Pea) name on it along with the happy little pea (Sweet Pea).

I love the way this turned out and I think she’ll enjoy her surprise!

Thanks so much for stopping by, we love it when you do!

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Planner Spread by Nicole Martel

Good morning friends! I just sat down to look at what I’ve got plans for in June. So far, June is going to be busy with baby showers and birthday parties! It’s gonna be a month filled with lots of fun, I hope. I’ve been working a lot of hours so I’m due for some fun time.


For this planner spread, I used a few Bits & Pieces (Totally Bits, Hapiness) and the School Days Stamp Set along with the Date Stamp Set and Sweet Pea. Also, I manage to squeeze in some planner stickers from the shop!





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What are your plans for June? Why not get a heads start and start planning with some stickers and stamps!

Thanks for visiting today!


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Mixing Stamps

Hi everybody. Today I’m sharing a layout I created using two different stamp sets and papers and stickers from Studio Forty! Before I started this layout, I went through my stamps, searching for word phrases and shapes that I wanted to include on this layout. That is one thing I love about stamps; you can use them for any project. They are great for when you are limited on embellishments too!

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I really love the tiny trio of hearts in the Sweet Pea Stamp Set so I wanted to try to find a way to use them. I decided to add a row of hearts at the top, next to the flowers as well as the bottom of the layout. They add a nice touch.


I fussy cut the flowers from patterned paper and then layered them together using foam squares.


I used the paint splatter stamp from the Happy Art Stamp Set to add some splatters and scribbles. This is my favorite stamp set from Precious Remembrance Shop. Here is a closer look at the scribbles and paint splatters. 🙂 Aren’t they fun?


I used the “Love you” sentiment stamp from the Sweet Pea Stamp Set for the title of my layout. Love this font!


I added a variety of scraps, tucked behind the photo to add dimension.



I stamped some triangles here and there as well. I just couldn’t stop adding stamps…LOL.



Thank you for visiting today!

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Design It Monday ~ {Special Delivery}

Hello stampers! Lisa here today sharing one more Valentine featuring the Happy Mail stamp set. I had a little fun with some patterned paper on this one. Take a look…

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This card began with the soft pink and white striped paper. Adding a repetitive sentiment from the Happy Mail stamp set, along with the teeny single heart from the Sweet Pea stamp set, created a fun background for my focal sentiment (Thanks stamp set). I die cut a heart from coordinating PP adding the arrow (Happy Mail) to the background. If you look closely, there’s a tiny bit of the arrow added to the heart to give the look of it piercing through. The circle sentiment is popped up with foam tape for added interest along with a little sparkle from a trio of sequins.

Wishing you a wonderful day, thanks for visiting.


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Design It Monday ~ {Two Peas!}

Hello friends! Lisa here today with another installment of Design It Monday. Once again highlighting the Sketchy Alphabet stamp set, I’ve paired it with the Sweet Pea stamp set. Check it out!

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The color scheme for this card was based on the pretty little yellow doily. These (along with blue, pink & white) are available in the PRS shop. I framed the pea pod in a Polaroid die cut then added it to the card along with a selection of coordinating decorative paper. Using selective inking, I added the ‘two peas’ sentiment. Next came the Sketchy Alphabet letters. After stamping and coloring (Tombow Marker) the letters, I punched them out then added them to the card with foam tape.

Easy peasy ~haha, see what I did there!

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More Sweet Peas!

Hi there PRS friends! I’m back today with two more Christmas tags to share. Once again I’ve used the Sweet Pea Stamp Set. But this time I’ve added images from the Oh Christmas Stamp Set too.

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As mentioned in my last post, my little Sweet P will be receiving a tea set. I thought this tag would be perfect for that package! After die cutting a tea pot, I randomly stamped the teeny single heart (Sweet Pea) using Versa Mark ink and embossed in gold. The pea pod (Sweet Pea) was stamped on the die cut oval then popped onto the teapot with foam tape. I stamped and fussy cut the small pine sprigs (Oh Christmas) and tucked them in with buttons and little felt holly leaves. The pea pod and pine are accented with a glitter Gelly Roll pen.

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Next up is another tag using the cutie patootie Miss P from the Sweet Pea Stamp Set. She’s stamped colored, punched out, glittered then added to a die cut snowflake with a foam dot. The snowflake was stamped with the teeny heart and embossed in gold.

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I’ve used the date and pine images (Oh Christmas) on a die cut circle. Second generation stamping on the pine sprigs gave the wreath more depth.

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An ultra sparkly glittered tag topped with oodles of gold twine and some pretty chevron ribbon complete the picture. This one will probably go on some new books for Sweet P’s library!

Thanks so much for visiting with us today. I’ll be back soon with some fun Valentine inspiration! Wishing you all a very happy and blessed holiday season.


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Sparkling Sweet Peas!

Surprise, it’s Lisa here on a Saturday! I’ll be popping in over the next couple of weeks with some extra projects. Today I’m sharing a couple of Christmas tags I made for my little Sweet P using the Sweet Pea Stamp Set. Speaking of this set, it’s on sale for $8.99 as a special gift to you!

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After die cutting an ornament, I stamped the small sweet pea pod then filled in with some tiny gold embossed stars. The pea pods are colored with Copics and the peas themselves are glittered. This ornament die came with a label. I cut it from vellum then heat embossed Sweet P (using selective inking) in gold. There is a solid white ornament on the back to cover the bleed through of the Copics. It also helps to hold the gold twine in place.

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I had so much fun making this tiny mitten tag ~ it’s 3″ tall! After stamping and coloring (Copics) the large sweet pea pod, I used a knitted embossing folder to give the mitten a warm and cozy look. The bottom cuff is covered with tiny seed beads and I filled in the empty spaces in the pea pod with glitter. The tag is topped with a snippet of satin ribbon, old fashioned tinsel and a little hand cut banner holding Sweet P’s name.

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I think these will go on the baby doll and cradle she’ll have to unwrap! She’s getting a tea set too. I’ll be sharing that tag soon!

I hope I’ve inspired you to look at your stamp sets differently. It doesn’t have to be a Christmas set to make Christmas tags. Hurry over to pick up your Sweet Pea Stamp Set to create sparkly little tags for the Sweet Peas in your life!


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Design It Monday ~ {Special Delivery}

Hi stampers, Lisa here today! I’m taking a slight departure from fall and holiday projects to share a pretty little tag made with the Happy Mail and Sweet Pea stamp sets. Another example of how the PRS sets coordinate so beautifully together!

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This began with stamping the pea pod (Sweet Pea) and envelope (Happy Mail) images. They were colored with Copics and fussy cut. Wink of Stella was added to the pea pod and a glitter jelly roll pen was used for the teeny heart on the envelope.

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The flowers (Sweet Pea) were stamped onto my die cut tag then the postal lines (Happy Mail). After coloring the flowers, the envelope and pea pod were added with foam tape. The sentiment and arrows (Happy Mail) were stamped onto a banner before adding it to the tag. A few teeny hearts (Sweet Pea) were added along with sequins as accents. A junk bow and chunky button top everything off!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!


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