December WOW cards with some Bling Bling

Hello Everyone,


 Just posting my pictures of December 4th  card classes.


I used the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, Musical Instruments Framelits, Merry Music Specialty DSP, Red/Silver Glimmer paper, Basic Black CS, Whisper White CS20171207_082319

On this card I used The Trim Your Stockings Thinlits for the Bells in Red Glimmer paper and the Green Glimmer paper, Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, Holly Berry Builder punch, Whisper White CS, 



And last but not least My Minnie and Mickey Cards. 

I received the Minnie Idea as a swap card at our Stamp A Palooza last  September. I wish I could remember her name to give her credit ( Sigh)....So from Minnie , came mickey (Smiles)

I used Swirly Scribbles thinlits, Polka Dot Basics embossing folder, Bow punch, Real Red CS, Basic Black CS Whisper White CS.

 Here are the Pictures from my December 18th card class. 


Here I started with  the Wedding and Anniversary cards.  I used Garden Trellis embossing folder, Café Builder framelits,  Flourish thinlits, Cake Soiree bundle, Celebrate You thinlit dies, Gold/Silver Foil sheets, Gold/Silver Glimmer paper, Versa Mark, Gold/Silver Embossing Powder, Very Vanilla CS, Whisper White CS .

For the Sympathy card I used up some retired DSP/Embellishment/So Detailed thinlits, Soft Sky CS, Gold Thread, Thoughts & Prayers stamp set, Teeny Tiny Wishes stamp set.

Thanks for stopping by!

Until next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!

Bridesmaid and Maid of Honor cards

Hello everyone,

    Just wanted to share  a Special order I made for one of the young ladies at our church.

She wanted a card that she could place a picture on one side and a small personal note on the other side.

The dress was a lot more time consuming than I thought it would be, but they did turn out really pretty!



Thanks for stopping by!

Until my next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!

Craft Fair Items for 2017 (1)

Hello everyone,

    This year was my best year yet for my Craft Shows!!!! I can now say that I have FOLLOWERS!!!!! They made me feel like a Million Bucks!!!

Here are some of the items that I remembered to take pictures of before I sold them. (giggle)

Sorry to say I didn't get pictures of everything.....












































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Until my next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!



Glam and Glitter cards for November classes

Hello Everyone,


 Just catching up on some November card class posts!

November 6th cards were made using the stamp sets

" Feeling of Christmas", 

Santa's Suit " bundle and the

" Tags & Trimmings " bundle.

Nov 6th card class photos


In my November 20th classes My ladies made these cards using the

" Winter Wonder" embossing folder,

"Carols of Christmas" bundle, 

"Swirly Scribbles thinlits",

"Pinewood Plank" embossing folder,

"Softly Falling" embossing folder, Red / Silver / Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer paper.

Nov 20th card class photos

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Until next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!!!


Having some Fun in the Fall

Hello everyone,


  I forgot to post a lot of my projects on my blog over the Fall months.... I did however, post them on my Facebook page  "Davette's Crafting Designs".

So... I am posting some of the pictures now { smiles}

 Here is the Gift card box that I made to promote PIZZA HUT gift cards over the holiday season. I had a blast!! 


Got this idea from Lori Wilcox, (another SU demo) and then I ran with it!!!
Happy, Happy, Happy.
I used the Cinna-mints from Pizza Hut too!!!!!!!
Great gift card idea to make the recipient feel even more Special!
I might try putting some peppermint patties in a box and make them look like pepperoni too!


Here were the cards we made in one of my October 9th  card classes.




Here are the cards my classes made on October 30th






 Thanks for stopping By.....

Until next post,

Crafting Hugs to you!!!!



Glitter Queens Monthly Blog Hop

Hello again!

     It's time for the Glitter Queens monthly Blog Hop!!!  


 Thanks for stopping by to see what I've been up to.

Lets take a look.......


   Have you had a chance to play with the cat punch or the Acetate boxes yet? I am hooked, for sure and certain!

Well, Lets get crackin!


 Here are the stamp sets for this card ( the stamps that I used are circled)

 141864   Pretty Kitty

144749    Spooky Cat

141589     Sitting Here

133035     Hardwood

139673     Woodland emb folder (was used in the original picture)

139672     Softly falling folder was used for photo step by step

141705     Large layering circle  in So Saffron (105118)  sponge edges in So Saffron ink ( 126957 )

105117     Pumpkin Pie CS   8 1/2 X 5 1/2 scored at 4 1/4   Pumpkin Pie Ink ( 126945 )

121045     Basic black CS  5  X  3 3/4  (+ scraps to punch 2 cats, and layer for sentiment)   Memento Black Ink (132708)

121044     Basic Gray CS   1 3/4  X  3 3/4     Basic Gray Ink ( 140932 )

101650     Very Vanilla CS    5  X  3 3/4  (Inside of card & scrap for sentiment)

144610      Spooky Night DSP ( Pumpkins inside card)

110755      Multipurpose glue (Tombow)

144108      Mini Dimensionals

141491      Classic Label punch (for sentiment)

retired       Bitty Christmas tree punch  (for dogwood fence)  sponge edges



Start with stamping the sentiment and the fence. Then punch the top edge of the fence to make the dogwood look using the bitty christmas tree punch as shown in picture.

Punch the sentiment and layer together with Tombow.


Ink the edges of the moon and the fence.

Fussy cut the pumpkins out and punch out 2 cats out of the black cs scraps.


Emboss the black cs from the front of the card.  I put arrows on my embossing to remind my classes that the embossing folder goes into the big shot like so...


I placed dimensionals on the back of the fence and the heads of each cat and the bottom of one cat.

Glue the moon to the black CS and then to the card base.  Attach the cats one at a time.


Stamp the inside of the card and the envelope.  Glue inside of card  in place.  Attach the pumpkins and front sentiment with tombow.


Stamp lines in Pumpkin Pie and Happy Halloween in Black Memento ink.

My completed card...... I did place a rhinestone on the top to represent the North Star..... 


Here is the same card in Island Indigo.



      Now the 3D project......


               I found these awesome Gummy body parts at Dollar General!  I didn't even know what I was going to make with them, but , I knew that I was going to make something!

Here are the supplies I used for this project.

144628     Acetate card boxes ( I cut them in half )

144125     Foil Frenzy DSP ( 2 7/8 X  10 scored at 2 1/2, 3, 7 1/4 &  7 3/4 )

retired      Spider webs ( Cut in half )

145372     2nd largest Stitched Oval  ( In silver foil 2 X 3 )

141706     Layering Ovals  ( Cut in W. White CS 100730   2 X 3 )

144678     Swirly Snowflake thinlits ( Swirly cut in Black )

141491      Classic Label Punch ( Punched in Pumpkin Pie )

144960     Festive Phrases  ( Stamp on W. White scrap in P.Pie ink 126945 )

Retired     Banner punch

132708     Memento Black ink


         How many of you still have some of the retired spider webs to use up.... LOL, me too.   I figured this was agreat way to use some of them up.

Tip.... When cutting the Acetate Boxes, Cut the side that is the thickest side first, then it is smooth sailing....

Cut boxes in half at 2 7/8

Fold score lines on DSP and simply place it in the box. The paper will be long enough to have a small overlap.

Cut Spider web in Half and place a couple dabs of  Tombow on it and place it on your DSP.

Stamp the  "Pick your Potion" stamp  in Black and 1 in Pumpkin Pie.

Fussy cut the P.Pie "Pick your Potion" out and use banner punch on the ends. Cut out black one using Layering oval dies. Adhere to silver oval.

Punch out Classic Label punch in P. Pie and layer it behind The Word Potion.  Adhere to Layering Ovals with Mini Dimensionals.

Cut out swirly in black and adhere to lid of Kettle with a dab of  Tombow.

Adhere Ovals to Front of box with Mini Dimensionals.

Fill with candy and SHARE!!!!!!!

Here is another design I will be making for my up coming Craft fairs....


I used the retired Spider Web embossing folder on this one,  along with the "Spooky Cat" stamp set              ( 144749 ) and the Everyday Label Punch ( 144668 ).

I hope you enjoyed my projects!

Until next post....Crafting Hug

Up Next is Kathie!

Here is this month's Hop....

Dawn Griffith

Tracy Bradley

Dee Slater

Debi Galloway

Susie Elder Barber

Davette Strange Miller   ( You are here )


September 25th Card Class photos

 Hello everyone,

    Thanks for stopping in and checking to see what I've been up to......


      For our first card we used the DSP Painted Autumn  and Copper Foil paper. The leaves are from Seasonal Layers dies.

Card base is 8 1/2 X 5 1/5.  Card front layer; copper 3 7/8 X 5 1/8, DSP 5 1/8 X 1 1/2, 5 1/8 X 1 1/4, 5 1/8 X 7/8.


  I am beginning to like this cat punch!  So for this card I used the stamp sets ; Sitting Here( Sentiment), Hardwood(for fence),

Classic punch( for sentiment), Cat punch, Woodland Embossing folder, Layering circle dies.

Card base is 8 1/2 X 5 1/2. Top layer is 5 X 3 3/4,  3" circle die, 3 3/4 X 1 1/2 (Fence)



     This is a card design I picked up from Dawn Griffith. Love , Love , Love it!!!!

   For this last card I used  Year of Cheer DSP, Silver Foil, Gold Foil, Foil snowflakes, Gold Trim ribbon, Silver Trim ribbon, Sentiment is from Feeling of Christmas, Gold embossing powder, Silver embossing powder.

Card base is 8 1/2 X 5 1/5.  Card front layer; Foil paper 3 7/8 X 5 1/8, DSP 5 1/8 X 1 1/2, 5 1/8 X 1 1/4, 5 1/8 X 7/8.

Circles: 1 7/8, 1 3/8, 1 1/8

Thanks for stopping by....

September 11th card class photos

Hello everyone.

Thanks for stopping by to see what I have been up to!


             For this fun card I used Lemon Zest as the main stamp set. I brought in Coffee Cafe stamp set for the Straw and the Ice cubes.   I used Sharing Sweet Thoughts stamp set for the Jar. It is a cleaner looking jar then that of the Jar of Love stamp set.

  My card base is 8 1/2 X 5 1/2.  Front and inside layers are 5 1/4 X 4.



         For this card I used the stamp sets; In This World for the sentiments/Inside butterfly, Touches of Texture for the speckles on the front of the card and Watercolor Wings Bundle for the butterfly on the front of the card.  I embossed with Fluttering embossing folder.

  Card base is 4 1/4 X 11.  Front/Inside is 4 X 5 1/4.


   For this last card I used The Happy Birthday Thinlit on Foil Frenzy Paper.  The present stamp is from the set Weather Together.  Card base is 8 1/2 X 5 1/2.



First Fridays Blog Hop Colorful Seasons Mini pizza box with cards

Welcome back everyone!!!!


Todays Blog Hop is all about FALL.

Let's see what I have planned for you......


Today I will be sharing how I made these cute fall 3x3 note cards and matching envelopes.

For my 3D project, we are decorating this cute, cute, cute 3.5 x 3.5 mini Pizza box that can be found in the 2017 Stampin Up Holiday Catalog.

Lets get started!


Supplies needed:

(4) 3x6 Very Vanilla card stock scored at 3"  (101650 )

(4) 3x3 Envelopes  (145829)

(4) 2.75 x 2.75 Cajun Craze  (119684)

(4) 2.5 x 2.5 DSP Painted Autumn  (144613)

2.25 x 10"  strip of Glimmer paper  (133719) (for intricate leaf die)

2.25 x 2 piece of Very Vanilla card stock (To stamp Leaf for lid)

3.5 x 3.5 Copper Foil  (142020) for lid

3 x 3 Cajun craze card stock

2' Copper Metallic thread (141696)

Garden Trellis embossing folder  (143741)

Mini Pizza box (144645)

Baby wipe / baggie

Soft Sky refill (131161)

Cajun Craze refill (119790)

Lemon Lime Twist refill (144092)

Cajun Craze ink pad (126965)

Tombow liquid glue (110755)

Dimensionals  (104430)

Colorful Seasons Bundle (145348)


Layer DSP onto Cajun Craze CS,  Then layer that onto the V.Vanilla scored CS . Do this for all 4 cards.

Cut Glimmer paper with the intricute leaf die.   (Tip) I have found that if you peel the very back layer of the Glimmer paper off,  all of the little pieces come right out and it cuts in one pass through the big shot.  Attach to card fronts using Tombow.


Take the ink refills, starting with the lightest color and drop a few drops on the baby wipe. Do the same with the rest of the ink refills. Take the solid leaf stamp and lightly press it on the baby wipe then stamp it on on your 2 x 2 piece of very vanilla CS. Repeat this process  and stamp the insides of all 4 cards as well as the fronts of the envelopes.  

Ink the intricate leaf stamp with Cajun Craze and stamp on top of the leaf on the envelopes.



Now for the Mini Pizza box.....

Glue together the Cajun Craze 3 x 3 onto the Copper foil 3.5 x 3.5. Emboss using the Garden Trellis Embossing folder.

Attach to folded Pizza box using Dimensionals. Attach the Glimmer paper leaf to the top of the solid leaf cut out.


Wrap the Copper Metallic thread around your hand several times and attach to back of leaf using dimensionals. Attach to box top with dimensionals.

Here is a picture of the Bundle I used.


This project is very sparkly, and I'm sure anyone receiving it will be very pleased!


Thank you for checking out my Blog.

Hope to see you back here again!!!!


Dawn Griffith

Tracy Bradley

Dee Slater

Michelle Veller

Davette Strange Miller  (YOU ARE HERE)

Debi Galloway    Up Next