Author Archives: reallyrobinstamps

💌 You’ve Got Mail! – But Just the Fun Kind

Considering the amount of mail (actual paper mail 📪 and emails📧) we get in a given day or week, how much of that do you consider fun mail? What would the percentage be? I can’t guess mathematically but I’m guessing … Continue reading

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An Interlocking Gatefold Card Journey – Buckle Up!

My husband, Tim, inspired this week’s Papercrafting Playdate idea. We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary last week and I was the recipient of one of his amazing handmade cards. As always, he impresses me with his creativity in putting together … Continue reading

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Color Me New (In Colors) Card Class – Last Chance to Register

Yay! A new card class – the first official in-person class of 2021! Can I get a woo-hoo? Saturday, June 5th is the last day to register.in colors You don’t want to miss this opportunity to play with some new … Continue reading

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When Art Imitates Real Life 🍓

Our neighbor gave us some strawberry plants for our garden a couple weeks ago. I haven’t ever grown them before so I’m excited to try something new! Per instruction from my neighbor, I dutifully pinched off the first blossoms and … Continue reading

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Wonderful Word Play

I am in word heaven with the new sentiment stamp sets in the catalog, and today I’m featuring 2 of my top 5 favorite sets so far. The layering possibilities with these sentiments are many, and you need only to … Continue reading

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Get Excited 🤗 – Double Pocket Criss Cross Cards!

This week has been all about Criss Cross Pocket Cards in my craft room! I cannot stop making this fun fold pattern and you need to try it immediately! (You can find the directions for a basic Criss Cross Card … Continue reading

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Criss Cross Pocket Cards – 2 Different Ways!

Oh my! Why has it taken me so long to make one of these fun folds????? These are not only so much fun, they are a great addition to your card template repertoire. I’m going to show you how to … Continue reading

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A Trendy Technique to Try – Blended Alcohol

Nope! We are not making margaritas today, but trying a “new to me” inky technique. Nothing makes me feel more like an artist then when I create a background using my stash of ink and stamping tools. Today’s background technique … Continue reading

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It’s Catalog Launch Party Day!!

I love this day. Excited stampers ready to pick up their new catalog and take the first swing at some new stamping projects! It’s also the day I say goodbye to retired stamp sets and accessories that are no longer … Continue reading

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May Day Baskets & Flowers

Traditionally, on May 1st flowers were given to friends and neighbors in little baskets hung on doors. This tradition celebrated spring and new life through beautiful flower blooms. To honor this custom we are going to make some paper baskets … Continue reading

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