Simple Scrapbooking for Halloween with Stampin' Up! Playful Ghosts

Scrapbooking is a fun way to preserve your memories. Today, we’re sharing a fun and simple scrapbook page project using some of Stampin' Up!'s newest and trendiest supplies. Our theme is Halloween, but with a fresh twist using the trending colors for Halloween 2024: peach (Peach Pie), orange (Pumpkin Pie), and pink (Flirty Flamingo).

For this project, we're featuring the playful and whimsical Playful Ghosts Cling Stamp Set (English) [164366] along with the stunning Unbounded Beauty 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [163372]. These supplies not only add a touch of charm and fun to your pages but also ensure that your scrapbook stands out with the latest color trends.

What's even more exciting is that this project isn't limited to just your scrapbook. The completed page can also be framed and used as a unique home decor item, adding a festive touch to your Halloween decorations.

Below is a recording of our recent live stream video where we walk you through the assembly of this scrapbook page step by step. Watching the video will give you tips and tricks on how to use the featured supplies effectively and create a stunning final product.

Lisa's Inklings:
Basic White 12" x 12".
Unbounded Beauty Designer Series Paper: peach and pink-4" x 12", pink floral- 4" x 12", peach- 6" x 8"
Lily Pond Lane DSP: Peach stripe - 4" x 6"
Pumpkin Pie CS: (2) 4 1/4" x 6 1/4".
Basic Black CS: (2) 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" and strip- 3/4" x 11".
Glimmer Paper: 1/2" x 12"
Peach Pie CS: Scrap for a 2 3/8" circle punch

Ready to start crafting your own Halloween-themed scrapbook page? The Playful Ghosts Cling Stamp Set (English) [164366] is a must-have for this project. Head over to our online store to purchase the Playful Ghosts stamp set and start creating beautiful and spooky scrapbook pages today!

Create Custom DIY Treat Packages

Early Bird Price!

Are you ready to learn some fun and creative packaging ideas for any occasion?

Introducing Our Terrific Treats Online Class!

You can surprise and delight family and friends of all ages with special packaging for treats and little gifts!

What You’ll Get:

  • Three Treat Packaging Ideas: Perfect for any event or celebration.
  • Step-by-Step Video Tutorials: Easy to follow, making crafting a breeze.
  • Customizable Designs: Adapt for birthdays, holidays, and more.
  • Bonus Christmas Samples: As a special thank you, you'll receive additional ideas to create festive treats for the holiday season!

Why Join this Class?

  • Creative Fun: Make your treats extra special with handmade packaging.
  • Versatile Designs: Use supplies you already have on hand.
  • 24/7 Access: Craft at your own pace, anytime, anywhere.

This class will be available beginning July 25, 2024 but you can purchase it now at the Early Bird Price of just $19.95! (Regular Price: $24.95)

Get the Terrific Treats Class at the Early Bird Price Now---$19.95



Easy Halloween 2024 Candy Wrap with Stampin' Up! Playful Ghosts


If you plan to create handmade treat packaging for Halloween 2024, it's not too early to start! 
Stampin' Up! has released some fantastic new Online Exclusives with Halloween themes, and we're thrilled to feature one of these in our project today: the Playful Ghosts Cling Stamp Set (English) [164366].

. This charming set includes adorable ghost images and coordinating elements that are perfect for crafting treat bags, gift tags, and more.

In today’s project, we’re using the Playful Ghosts set to create a spook-tacular and easy treat wrap for a Tootsie Roll Pop. Here are the steps to assemble your own:

  1.  Start by stamping the ghost image from the Playful Ghosts set onto white cardstock. Color with alcohol markers. Use a tag die to cut it out.  On the project, the die is from the  Greetings Of The Season Dies [164112].
  2. Stamp sentiment on colored card stock. Cut out withPaper Snips [103579]and glue to tag.
  3.  Choose a patterned paper with the color scheme that you'd like to use. Cut it to 3" wide by 6" tall. Score at 1/2" from each long side.
  4. Fold paper in half at 3".  Use adhesive to secure front to back within the 1/2" scores.
  5. Insert Tootsie Roll Pop and secure closure near stick with Mini Glue Dots [103683].
  6.  Tie a ribbon around the Pop stick and secure tag to ribbon with Linen Thread [104199].
  7. Embellish as desired.


Ready to get started on your Halloween crafting? Visit our Online Store to purchase the Playful Ghosts Cling Stamp Set (English) [164366] and bring your spooky creations to life!

One of A Kind Card Consultation

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Are you ready to take your card-making to the next level? Do you have a special occasion coming up and want to create a unique, personalized card that will truly stand out? Look no further!

Introducing our exclusive One of A Kind Card Consultation service! This is your opportunity to work one-on-one with me during a 30-minute personal video call to develop and design one or two handmade cards that will impress and delight your family and friends.

What You’ll Get:

  • Personalized Attention: Receive expert guidance tailored specifically to your needs and preferences.
  • Creative Collaboration: We'll brainstorm and design together, ensuring your vision comes to life in a unique and beautiful way.
  • Custom Designs: Create one or two handmade cards (depending on time) that are truly one-of-a-kind and perfect for any special occasion.

How It Works:

  1. Schedule Your Session: Contact me to book your 30-minute video call at a time that suits you.  Space is limited so contact me to reserve your spot.
  2. Prepare Your Ideas: Think about the occasion, theme, and any specific elements you want to include on your card(s).  You will send these specifics to me via email ahead of our call.
  3. Join the Call: We'll connect via video call on ZOOM or Facebook Messenger, and we will walk through the process of designing and creating your card(s).

Cost: $47

For just $47, you can experience a personalized and creative journey that will elevate your card-making skills and result in stunning, memorable cards.

Why Choose a One of A Kind Card Consultation?

  • Personalized Experience: This is all about you and your vision.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from my experience and expertise to make your cards truly special.
  • Creative Confidence: Gain the confidence to create stunning handmade cards with ease.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to create something truly unique. Whether it's for a birthday, wedding, anniversary, or just because, a handmade card designed with care and creativity is a gift that will be cherished.

Ready to Get Started?

Contact me today to schedule your One of A Kind Card Consultation. Let's work together to design beautiful and memorable cards. 

Lisa Solis Brown
Email: [email protected]
Call: 409.719.2853

Hamdmade Card for Friend with Stampin' Up! Country Flowers

Skeetch-1-live-country-flowers-aThe Stampin' Up! Country Flowers Bundle is beautiful to send to friends or family members to make a difference in their day.  

This card was featured in a recent LIVE video using the sketch below as the starting point.


Here are the details and measurements of today's card sample.

  • Card Base is 4 1/4" x 11" and scored at 5 1/2".
  • Large patterned paper layer is cut 4" x 5 1/4".
  • Patterned paper strip is cut 1 1/2" x 4".

See the assembly of this card in this section of the LIVE recording below.

Here are the supplies used on this project:

Skeetch-1-live-country-flowers-bCard sketches are especially handy when you need a spark of inspiration or a way to streamline your creative process.  Try this card sketch on your next creation!

Let's Make Three Cards Using One Sketch

Online card class(24)Join us for this week's LIVE where we will make three cards using the one sketch that has been our focus for this week.

We will take this sketch and transform it into three beautiful cards using some of our favorite Stampin' Up! products.

Tune in on Thursday, July 11th!

4 PM ET, 3 PM CT, 2 PM MT, 1 PM PT

You may watch the LIVE on YouTube or Facebook.




My Favorite Card Sketch


This week on Ink and Inspirations, we are creating using one of my all-time favorite card sketches.

But first, what exactly is a card sketch?

A card sketch is a design or layout that serves as a starting point for your card-making projects. It’s like a blueprint that guides you in arranging your elements, ensuring a balanced and aesthetically pleasing result. Card sketches are especially handy when you need a spark of inspiration or a way to streamline your creative process.


In our latest video, I’ll show you how to take this sketch and transform it into a beautiful card using some of our favorite Stampin' Up! products.

Let's take a look!

Lisa's Inklings:

  • Card Base: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2.
  • Designer Paper: (floral) 4 x 5 1/4; (watercolor wash) 1 3/4 x 4
  • Basic White: Scrap for label die; 4 x 5 1/4 for inside of card

Here are the supplies used for this project:

Whether you're a seasoned crafter or just getting started, this sketch will provide you with the perfect foundation to create something truly special. Try this sketch for yourself and send me the photo or post it on our Ink and Inspirations Stampers Group on Facebook.

Fun Fold Puzzle Slider Card with Unbounded Beauty

Puzzle-slider-card-unbounded-beauty-1If you enjoy puzzles or fun fold cards, here is one you will want to create.  With some simple cuts and scores, here's a fun card to make and special to receive!

This card was featured in our latest LIVE on YouTube.  Watch the video as I talk you through then walk you through the process.

(This video is the second attempt at a LIVE broadcast.  First was interrupted because of internet issues.)

Lisa's Inklngs:

  • Card base is cut 9 1/2 x 4 1/4.
  • Cut card stock pieces the same color as the base: (2) 2 1/8 x 2 1/4 and (2) 2 1/8 x 3 1/4
  • Patterned Paper: 5 (width) x 3 3/4.  Cut 1 7/8 strip off the top.  Cut this strip at 3" and the bottom strip at 2". 
  • The patterned paper for the inside is cut 4 x 5 1/4.

Puzzle-slider-card-unbounded-beauty-2Featured Products:

Now it's your turn to try this "puzzling" fun fold!  Then share your own in our Ink and Inspirations Stampers Group on Facebook.

Stampin' Up! Bonus Days Are Back!

Bonus Days

Stampin' Up! Bonus Days begin tomorrow July 3rd and continue to July 31st, and it's the perfect opportunity to stock up on your favorite crafting supplies while earning rewards.

 For every $50 you spend (before shipping and tax), you'll receive a $5 coupon. These coupons will be emailed to you immediately after your qualifying purchase. To ensure you don't miss out, please make sure you have a customer account with a valid email address on our online store. Haven't set up your account yet? Now is the perfect time to do so and enjoy the benefits of this fantastic promotion. 

Whether you make one large purchase or multiple smaller ones, you’ll receive either one email with multiple codes or separate emails for each code earned.

Remember, items added to your cart before July 3rd won’t count toward earning coupons. To qualify, you must add items to your cart and complete your purchase during the earning period. 

There’s no limit to the number of coupon codes you can earn, so the more you shop, the more you save! 

Mark your calendars and get ready to shop from July 3rd to July 31st. Then, you can redeem your earned coupons from August 1st to 31st, 2024. Happy shopping and happy crafting!


Free Catalog?


I'd like to send you a Free Stampin' Up! catalog! 

The cost for the catalog and shipping is $10 but I'd like to send it to you for free. But, before I send it to you, I need to have a little conversation with you first.

So, email me at [email protected] with your phone number and the best time to call you. I'll give you a call and we will get the ball rolling.  

Looking forward to speaking with you and I can't wait to send you that catalog!

DIY Gift Tag Project with the Stampin' Up! Citrus Blooms Bundle


I'm so excited to share today's DIY gift tag project with you! The Stampin' Up! Citrus Blooms Bundle and its coordinating patterned paper are the stars of this beautiful creation. This project was featured in a LIVE video this week, and it's perfect for adding a special touch to your gifts.


I recently came across a gorgeous towel on Amazon that immediately caught my eye.(Leave a comment if you'd like the link for the towels!) The lemons and citrus blooms backed by a stunning blue and white tile pattern were just what I needed to complement the Citrus Blooms Bundle. I knew right away that I had to create a paper craft to match this beautiful find.

In the LIVE video, I demonstrated how to create this lovely gift tag, perfect for enhancing any present, especially one featuring a citrus theme. The combination of the bright, cheerful colors and the intricate designs of the Citrus Blooms Bundle makes this tag truly stand out.

Take a look at the recording of the LIVE session below and be inspired to make your own:

Featured products:
Citrus Blooms Bundle (English) [163295]
Mediterranean Blooms 12" X 12" Designer Series Paper [163284]







Ready to start crafting? Don't miss out on getting the Citrus Blooms Bundle and coordinating patterned paper. Visit my online store now to purchase this beautiful bundle and add a touch of sunshine to all your gifts!


FAQ: DIY Summer Basket Online Class Tutorial


After announcing this Summer Basket Online Class Tutorial, I have received several questions so I thought I'd answer them in this FAQ list:

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What materials do I need for the Summer Basket Online Class? 
For the Summer Basket Online Class, you'll need some basic crafting supplies including 12" x 12" cardstock, adhesive, scissors, and embellishments of your choice. You will need a paper trimmer with a scoring blade. No supplies are provided with the class.

2. How long is the video tutorial, and can I pause or rewind it?
 The combined video tutorials are approximately 30 minutes long total. You can pause, rewind, and replay the video as many times as you need, allowing you to craft at your own pace.

3. Is this class suitable for beginners? 
Absolutely! This class is designed to be fun and easy to follow, making it suitable for crafters of all levels, including beginners. I’ll guide you through each step with clear instructions.

4. Can I use this basket for purposes other than gift giving? Yes! The summer basket is versatile and can be used for carrying snacks, small picnic lunches, or even storing your crafting supplies. It would also make a fun table decor piece for your summer gatherings. Feel free to get creative with its uses!

5. Will I be able to access the class at any time? Yes, once you register for the class you will have unlimited access to the video tutorials once it goes LIVE on June 25, 2024 . You can watch it whenever it’s convenient for you, whether it’s right away or at a later date.

6. What if I don’t have all the suggested materials? No worries! The class is designed to be flexible, and you can substitute materials based on what you have at home. 

7. Is there any additional support available if I have questions during the project? Yes, I’m always here to help! You can reach out to me via email, text, or Facebook Messenger if you have any questions or need additional support while working on your project. 

That's it for now.  If anyone has any other questions, please don't hesitate to let me know.  Remember, the Early Bird Discount expires tonight!



Easy DIY Summer Basket Online Class


Are you ready for a 

fun crafting project this summer? 

Introducing Our 

 Summer Basket Class Tutorial

Discover how to create a charming and versatile basket perfect for gift-giving, carrying snacks, or even packing a small picnic lunch! 

This class is tailored for you, the creative and family-oriented paper crafter who loves to share her passion with loved ones.

Why You'll Love This Class:

  • Perfect for Gift Giving and Special Occasions:  Imagine the joy on your loved ones' faces when they receive a beautifully crafted basket filled with treats or gifts. 
  • Versatile and Practical: Whether you need a stylish way to carry snacks for an outdoor adventure with your grandchildren or a unique centerpiece for your summer gatherings, this basket will come in handy.
  • Step-by-Step Guidance: Our comprehensive video tutorial will guide you through each step of the process, ensuring that your basket turns out just right every time. Even if you're new to this type of project, you'll find it easy and enjoyable to follow along.
Get the Early Bird Price Now!

This class will be available beginning June 25, 2024 but you can purchase it now at the Early Bird Price of just $15!  (Regular Price: $17.00)

Don't miss this opportunity to add some summer fun for you and your loved ones! Register for the Summer Basket Online Class Tutorial now!