June Sketch Challenge

June Sketch Challenge Results. We have added 4 new card samples to the Pinterest Board “Team Stampers.” This time we used a Freshly Made Sketches FMS122 sketch, but we had a color requirement as well.  At convention, Carrie Cudney gave a list of color combinations to use with the new In-Colors. So we all tried to use one of her suggestions.

Here are Carrie’s color suggestions:

  • Cucumber Crush – Garden Green, Daffodil Delight, Bermuda Bay
  • Watermelon Wonder – Blushing Bride, Pool Party, Mossy Meadow
  • Delightful Dijon – Crushed Curry, Calypso Coral, Soft Suede
  • Tip Top Taupe – Sahara Sand, Tangerine Tango, Night of Navy
  • Mint Macaron – Perfect Plum, Hello Honey, Crumb Cake

Laurie’s Card


Felicia’s Card


Maggie’s Card


Karen’s Card

Karen - June Challenge


Team Sketch Challenge

In April the Heartsounds Papercrafts Team had a sketch challenge using Freshly Made Sketches Sketch # 180

The team members outdid themselves in coming up with creative cards using SU products only. Take a look!  Aren’t they wonderful!

Felicia O’Brien

Felicia April 2015




Maggie Beatty

Maggie April 2015

Laurie Clyne

Laurie April 2015

Karen Pancoast

Karen April 2015


Take Ten Magazine Giveaway

Hi Stamping Friends,
As you may remember, I posted a few weeks back about being published in Take Ten Stamper’s Sampler magazine in the Spring issue.

Well, the publisher is giving me a chance to give away that issue to one of my faithful readers. So, leave a comment below and I will choose a random follower to get the issue I was published in for free.    Woot Woot!!  How about that, can’t beat free!

Gotta love it!



April Kard Klasses

Hi Stampers,

Here is the list of upcoming April Kard Klasses. 

April 11, 2015 Spring FlingKard Klass
Spring has sprung, the flowers are blooming, the world has turned green and lush.  So, it’s time for a Kard Klass full of bright, colorful MOVING spring images.  All 4 of the cards have built-in movement.  Your friends will “flip”, “spring,” “wobble,” or “fly” when they get your beautiful spring card.  Come and Play! No Fuss, all inclusive price $15.00. 2 sessions limited to 6 stampers in each for lots of hands-on help and social time.

Morning Session 9:00 – 11:30

Afternoon Session 1:00 – 3:30

Only a couple of spaces left, so email me to see if there is room for you in this class.
April 19, 2015 Spritz, Splatter, Spread and Stencil – Specialty Kard Klass
Learn lots of ways to add texture and interest to your cards and projects using ink spritzers, embossing paste, stencils, and splattering.  Sounds messy, but the results are gorgeous and full of excitement.  You will go home with a set of 2 stencils, an ink spritzer, and a waterbrush.  We will make a sample ring of swatches using many techniques for you to take home for reference and we will make two finished cards using these techniques.  It’ll be FUN! No fuss, all inclusive price $25.00 includes take-home goodies.

Sunday afternoon 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

There’s plenty of room in this class, but you must email me to register so I can order the stencils and spritzer and waterbrush for you.

It’l be FUN!


Birthday Bash Kard Klass – Part 4

Well, dear friends, we are at the end of the Birthday Bash Kard Klass cards to show off.  I hope you have enjoyed them as much as we did making them.  And please, if you have any questions, just email me  KarenPancoast@yahoo.com and I’ll be happy to help.

So here is the last card:

Celebrat birthday card


Navy Card Base
9 3/4 x 4 1/4 score at 5 1/2
DSP 3 1/2 square
Calypso Coral 3 3/4 square
Navy tab 3 3/4 x 1 3/4
White sentiment 3 1/2 x 1 1/2
Inside white panel 5 x 3 3/4

Key Supplies:

Birthday Bash Designer Series Paper

Fabulous Four Stamp Set

Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (flowers)

Petite Petals Punch


Key Colors

Calypso Coral, Night of Navy

Helpful Hint:

Be sure not to put adhesive on the part of the tab that hangs over on the front or you will glue your card shut (don’t laugh, I’ve done it!).


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Birthday Bash Kard Klass – Part 3

Hello again, here’s is the third card we made at the Klass.  This one had a matching tag to put on the gift bag.  I think it’s so much fun to dress up the present with a tag that matches the card.

Balloon Birthday Card

Balloon Bash


White Card base
Navy panel 4 x 5 1/4
2 white panels 3 3/4 x 5
Coral piece 1 3/4 x 4 1/2
DSP 2 x 3 1/2
Inside Coral panel 4 x 5 1/4
Punch 2 bows from inside coral
Tag punch
Tag 2 x 4

Key Supplies:

Balloon Framelits Dies

Celebrate Today Stamp Set

Angled Tag Topper Punch

Bow Builder Punch

Key Colors:

Calypso Coral, Night of Navy, Coastal Cabana

Helpful Hint

Punch the balloon out of the night of navy layer and it will be hissen by the white layer.  Saves paper with no waste.
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Birthday Bash Kard Klass – Part 2

The stampers who came to the Kard Klass sure had a good time!  I love stamping with my friends.  Here is the second card we made:

Birthday Lotus

This card uses the Lotus Blossom stamp from the Sale-A-Bration Catalog.  Using just one color of ink (Bermuda Bay) and using the three layers of stamping creates a very realistic looking flower.  The stampers were so excited to be able to get this stamp set free with a $50.00 order.

So here are the key things about this card:

Bermuda Bay Card Base
1 3/4 circle punch Bermuda Bay
lg oval punch mossy meadow
white panel 2 x 3
Mossy Meadow panel 2 1/2 x 3 1/4
Stripe DSP 2 x 5
Save banner tails for inside

Key Supplies:

Lotus Blossom Stamp Set

Scallop Edge Border Punch


Key Colors

Bermuda Bay, Old Olive, Birthday Bash Specialty Designer Series Paper

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