Latest & Greatest: Stamping with Hampton Art

Hey everyone! Roree here with today’s Make It! Monday post.

Our next show is in Sacramento, CA on October 20th & 21st. Stamp & Scrapbook Expo will be teaching three “Latest & Greatest” workshops at this show: Card Making, Cool Tools, and Stamping. Today I am going to be creating with new products from our Latest & Greatest: Stamping class: Hampton Art‘s Seasonal Stamp & Die Sets.

Today I will be working with the Gratitude Pumpkins Stamp & Die Set:

Note: Stamp & Die Set designs may vary at each show location.

I love that this stamp set comes with coordinating dies. I love to create dimension on my cards, so creating stamped images that can be popped up is an added bonus for me!

With the set, I created this card:

First, I stamped and colored the pumpkin and leaf images with colored pencils.

Then, I die cut the images with my manual die-cutting machine.

I decorated my card front with patterned paper and stickers from Photo Play Paper‘s Autumn Day collection to highlight my stamped pumpkin image.

This Latest & Greatest: Stamping workshop featuring Hampton Art‘s Seasonal Stamp & Die Sets will also be taught at our upcoming show in Ontario. We would love to see you there!

I hope you enjoyed today’s Make It! Monday project. Thanks so much for stopping by!

Saturdays With LeAnn

Pumpkin Pie Cake


Welcome back, my friends, on this lovely and cool fall day.  The weather here in Utah has become chilly, and with days like today I really enjoy staying inside and working on some crafting.  I hope you will be able to spend the day to create some of the things you have on your list.  My hope is that you will be inspired by today’s projects and will enjoy our today’s Weekly Scrapper post.

Stay Wild & Sweet

This adorable layout has multiple photos with an interesting background.  These two things are not always so easy to pull together.  The desired end result is to have your photos take center stage and everything around them should only be there to complement your photos. This layout is a perfect example of just that.  The beautiful background colors really complement the photos, instead of competing for your attention.  You automatically have your eyes drawn to the precious photos and then you take in the rest of the design. This makes for a perfect layout!

Stay Wild & Sweet

This is simply stunning!  The twine accents as well as the embellishment groupings are very tastefully done.  For an easy-to-follow tutorial with a lot of great photos, click here and I will take you over to the Soaring blog where you will be inspired by Jinny Newlin.  Have a fun time crafting!

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

This is one of those fun cards you can whip up so quickly.  I know so many of you have a large stash of supplies in your craft room, and I am almost positive you could come up with many fun items to make this Halloween Pumpkin card.

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

Pam Bray created this fun card using the Stampers Anonymous Pumpkin Stamp, and the Tim Holtz Halloween Paper Pad.  Don’t you just love the layers, distressing, embellishments and even the spiders?  This fabulous whimsical card with the paper pieced pumpkin is sure to put a smile on someones face.  Besides the smile, you will have a blast creating this one!  Change up the papers, eliminate the spiders, and you can change this into a wonderful fall or Thanksgiving card.  Thank you for sharing your talent with us Pam.  To see more of Pam’s beautiful designs, you can visit her blog Scrapbook Flair.  I hope you have been inspired to put one of your handmade treasures in the mail today!


I just love making cards!  Whether they are simple, detailed, any occasion, or seasonal they are just so fun to make.  I think the one thing I love most about cards is taking the time to share the finished product with those who I care about and love.  I often think of how blessed I am in my life to have such great friends and family and so I need to send out more cards as this one created by Debby Hughes.


I just love the warm tones Debby uses in her card, along with her beautiful watercoloring details.  Click here and I will escort you on over to Lime Doodle Design where you can find the links to the supplies that Debby used for this fabulous card.  I hope you will be inspired today to pull out your watercolors and begin some beautiful fall projects.  Happy crafting!

Hanging Wall Planter

If only walls could talk!  This fabulous hanging wall planter will liven up and utilize a blank wall space of your home.  Wall planters are the perfect option for accenting your home decor!

Hanging Wall Planter

Wall planters are the perfect choice to turn any empty wall space into a living wall filled with the vibrancy and elegance of your favorite flower or plant.  These unique planters will effortlessly make any wall come alive, and add a perfect addition to your home.  With just one click here I will take you over to Shanty 2 Chic where you will have a full tutorial by Ashley Turner how to create this fun wall planter.  With Christmas being right around the corner this could be a great gift for those that have everything or are just plain hard to buy for!

Pumpkin Pie Cake

This is definitely the time of the year for that wonderful fall flavor of pumpkin spice.  If you like pumpkin pie, you are going to love this pumpkin pie cake!  This delicious cake gets you the satisfaction of a pumpkin pie without having to deal with rolling out a crust.

Pumpkin Pie Cake

This is one of those perfect desserts to make for Thanksgiving or any fall gathering.  It is not only delicious, but it is absolutely beautiful!  If you are not a confident pie-maker you can not fail with this outstanding recipe.  It is very rich and moist and will feed a crowd!  I am sure you would like this recipe so click here and you will have the perfect instructions by Sam Henderson how to create a cake of your own.  Enjoy!

Thank you once again for sharing a part of your Saturday with me.  I hope this beautiful fall day will find you some time to create all of those wonderful projects you desire to make.  I hope you have a wonderful week and I will look forward to seeing you back soon.


Saturdays With LeAnn

Wonderful Time Of The Year


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Today I have some awesome ideas I want to share with you to get you in the spirit of Christmas. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!  I am sure you will be motivated by the end of this article to jump in and get started on your holiday projects.

Wonderful Time Of The Year By Lisa Dickinson

It is time to get creative with your trusty snowflake paper punch. I love Lisa’s fun and creative way to make a Christmas Tree for your layout. This can also be done by making some snowflakes using your die cut machines.

Wonderful Time Of The Year

Punch out a variety of snowflakes from several of your favorite Christmas papers and layer them to create a tree base.  Adhering them with glue dots in the center of each flake will allow the edges to bend upward to give dimension to your tree. This fabulous layout was created by Lisa Dickinson. Click here to see how she embellished her tree and completed her layout. Such a creative idea for your holiday photos.

Poinsettia Card by Annette Green

Now is the time for the holiday spirit to hit full speed! Do you enjoy creating your own handmade Christmas cards?  Here is another card idea to add to your list. Let the creating begin with this poinsettia card!Poinsettia Card

If you feel as inspired as I do by this beautiful poinsettia, click here and I’ll take you over to Annette’s Creative Journey blog so you can learn more from Annette in her video tutorial.  You will have so much fun creating this fabulous card, and Annette’s excellent tips and techniques make the process easy.

Magic Of Christmas by Paula Cheney

I just love it when December rolls around and its time to prepare for the holidays.  It is so exciting to pull out all those fun Christmas papers and embellishments to start gathering fun ideas for your handmade holiday cards.

Magic Of Christmas

This adorable card will certainly put a smile on the face of the one who receives it. Tis the season for endless possibilities for charming handmade cards!  I hope this festive card will inspire you to let your imagination run wild. The blend of papers, together with the wonderful stamps, created a work of art by Paula Cheney.  Let me take you over to the Simon Says blog where you will find step-by-step instructions from Paula.

A Festive Gentleman Caller By Emma Williams

Do you need a unique gift this Christmas?  This altered frame will make a fun home decor piece that can be put out year after year.  This can be made for a friend, teacher, co-worker, or family member.  Not only are you giving a great gift, but they will receive a handmade treasure.

A Festive Gentleman Caller

Emma Williams is so creative and if you will come with me over to her blog “That’s Life” you will find the steps that Emma took to create this stunning frame.  Learn how she makes her “festive gent” look amazing with a variety of colored glitter and silver and gold foliage.

Berry Coconut Spritzer By Amber Brady

Today I want to share with you a very tasty beverage by Amber Brady.  You can make your holiday dinners look very festive with this delicious Berry Coconut Spritzer.

Berry Coconut Spritzer

This is a very refreshing drink with just the right amount of sweetness. It’s a very easy and bubbly carbonated drink that everyone will love. Click here to print off your recipe. Once again, don’t forget to make several copies as your friends and family will definitely want this recipe.

I hope you have enjoyed today’s inspiration, and you are getting in that festive mood for the holidays!  Enjoy your week and I will see you again next Saturday.  Thank you for stopping by; we love our Weekly Scrapper friends!


Create a fabulous Halloween wreath!

With Halloween just around the corner, here is an absolutely darling Halloween wreath to create and hang on your door or wall. This fun wreath will capture so much attention. Who would have ever thought that an embroidery hoop could turn into something so darling?

Halloween Wreath

Use an embroidery hoop the size of wreath you desire. For the center, cut out heavy cardstock to fit the hoop and glue it on. Then cut 6 x 1″ paper strips of several different Halloween printed papers. Using a bone folder or scissors, curl your paper and then glue the paper around the hoop. You can add some ribbon along with the paper if desired. With a banner paper punch or die, cut out the Halloween banner, making the size according to the size of hoop you use. Create the banner adding some die cut or sticker letters to spell the word Halloween. Add “Oct. 31” with either a die cut or stickers using glitter paper.  For the final touch, add a few gold bat embellishments along with a ribbon at the top to hang it with. So simple, so fun, and so creative!

I’d like to thank Linda Walsh for sharing her darling wreath; make sure to stop by her blog for more inspiration. Thank you for taking the time to stop by. Happy Halloween!!!!



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Supplies Used (Not Shown)

  • 1/2″ Circle Punch
  • Alphabet Die & Numbers
  • Embroidery Hoop

Latest & Greatest – Paper House Productions Introduces New Dimensional Stickers and Military Collections

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Sondra from Paper House Productions is here to show you their latest (and very wonderful!) new products.

Dimensional stickers can add so much to a project and these fun designs will give a pop to whatever project you are working on.

A few of the new releases from Paper House Productions are Canvas stickers, 3D Scene large stickers, along with 3D smaller stickers, Epoxy stickers, and Seasonal stickers.

Do you know someone in the military?  Now you can create scrapbook pages for them with wonderful products designed for any branch of the military that you need. Paper House Productions just came out with four new US Military Collection Kits.  You will be able to find US Air Force, US Navy, US Marines, and US Army kits to purchase.

Each paper collection kit comes with eight papers, 3D stickers, and cardstock stickers.  It’s time to get started on your military projects now that Paper House has just the right papers for you!

You can find these all great items, along with many other scrapbooking treasures, on their website at Paper House Productions.

Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a wonderful day!

Happy Easter to My Favorite Peeps

Since my last article was geared toward little boys, I thought it only fair to give our little girls top billing today. :). I discovered this adorable Easter card on the Card Creme Blog. Stop on by for a visit. You will be glad you did.

My Favorite Peeps

My Favorite Peeps

Perfect image for sending to my favorite peeps! Love it! I stamped her on X-press it blending card and colored her up with my copics. Sherrie used a little mint spica pen on her dress for fun. Then cut her out with the Notebook Paper Die-namics…..and she used the sweet little peep from the Woven Basket Die-namics and Banana Felt.  Let’s not forget the little pom pom for the tail 🙂 So sweet. Bring a smile to one of your favorite Peeps today!

My hope is to inspire you to be fearless when it comes to your creativity, to try new things and most important to have fun!

Thanks for visiting and have a very creative day.



Blending Card MFT


One of My Favorite Peeps by MFT


Copic MarkersAtyou Glitter Spica Pen by Copic


3x4 Notebook Paper by MFT     Woven Basket Die by MFT


Banana Split Felt by MFT

Product Used (Not Shown):

  • Pom Pom Ribbon

Cupcakes You’ll Want to Eat But Shouldn’t

Don’t these just look good enough to eat?

What an adorable card to make for Valentine’s Day, or even for a birthday.

I found these darling cupcakes on Pinterest and thought how fun and easy these would be to make.  What a creative way of using  paper doilies, embossing folders, your favorite scrapbook paper and various cardstock.  I love the distressed edges that creates the Shabby Chic look.  Adding the heart, ribbon, and pearls just gives it the finishing touch for these adorable little cupcakes.

Need a fun quick and adorable card?   Well here you go.  Have fun creating!