Amazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the Month - Spun Blessings Oval Die Set
Do you ever suffer from blank page syndrome?  Or you clear your schedule and your table and sit down to make a card, create your card base and bam – your mind goes blank.  That’s why we’re here!  We love bringing you inspiration for the Die of the Month and today is our Die of the Month Blog Hop for March.  Since we all see things differently, it’s our aim to show you how each of us approached designing with this die and the lovely pieces that are a part of it.  Our hope is that you snag a picture or two for your inspiration file and they come in handy next time you sit down to create.  Our list of links at the bottom of the post leads to all the inspiration.

Amazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the Month - Spun Blessings Oval Die Set

The six pieces that make up Spun Blessings Oval combine to make a card front die, perfect for a background or you can creatively use all of the inlays for either accents or borders.  You may have noticed, it’s a big die but the better to make alternative designs like the little baskets that help to create an ensemble.


Amazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the Month - Spun Blessings Oval Die Set

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If you missed the introduction and want to know more about what inspired the Die of the Month Club, look ——->HERE.

My Card Today:

Amazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the Month - Spun Blessings Oval Die Set

For my card today I decided to highlight one of the border inlays.  I cut both of them in a line so that they ran the length of the card and then threaded ribbon through.  I love the look of the threaded ribbon!  On top of that, I added a bow.

Amazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the Month - Spun Blessings Oval Die Set

I also added the rounded part of the die as an embellishment underneath the sentiment.  For the sentiment, I added a strip of paper cut by hand that has a swallow-tailed end.    Easy peasy!!

Stamps: Quietfire DesignI am the Family Face
Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – Cover – 80lb smooth, Bazzill
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories:  Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders, Spun Blessings Oval Die Set

More inspiration is just a click away.  Stop by with each Creative Team Member to see more!

Visit Kate –
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Visit Ewelina –
Visit Melissa – 
Visit Judy – 
Visit Becca –

We can’t wait to see what you make with these exclusive dies – be sure to post your creation on the Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month page ——-> HERE or on Instagram using the hashtag #AmazingPaperGraceClubKit


Don’t forget, we’ll be introducing a new release next Sunday, March 17th with a blog hop.  I hope you can join us – in the meantime, happy creating!



  • Teresa M HornerMarch 10, 2019 - 9:48 am

    Such a gorgeous card…. I so love how you used the parts on this to run the ribbons. This is a show stopper!!ReplyCancel

  • Joanna WisniewskaMarch 10, 2019 - 10:05 am

    Stunning card Becca! I love how you threaded the ribbon.

  • EarlineMarch 10, 2019 - 10:33 am

    What a elegant card love the words you use on your card.ReplyCancel

  • Sheila BaconMarch 10, 2019 - 10:54 am

    As always, the use of your dies results in such elegant cads! Love how the ribbon can be threaded through the spaces of the rectangle die.ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenMarch 10, 2019 - 10:55 am

    WHAT A FABULOUS HOP, Becca!!! You HAVE expanded my mind where this die is concerned!!! LOVE EVERYONE’S IDEAS! AND YOUR CARD is GORGEOUS, Becca!LOVE how you used the side pieces to run your ribbon through! My mind is working here now! LOL ANOTHER GORGEOUS DIE for us!!! THANKS BECCA!!!! <3ReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanMarch 10, 2019 - 11:02 am

    Another beautiful die this card is stunning love how you used the ribbon in the card. Your work is so inspiring as are your designers.ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonMarch 10, 2019 - 11:39 am

    What a lovely card, Becca. Your new set is delightful!ReplyCancel

  • Judy HayesMarch 10, 2019 - 11:57 am

    Gorgeous Becca! I love how you cut the side border and put ribbon through it!ReplyCancel

  • Crafty CruiserMarch 10, 2019 - 12:08 pm

    Huge WOWs from me on the whole blog hop. What fabulous projects everyone has made – you Becca as well as your whole design team. Absolutely fabulous!
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • BunnyMarch 10, 2019 - 12:19 pm

    This is absolutely fabulous.I love how you can add the ribbon. Another fabulous card.ReplyCancel

  • Vickie NippMarch 10, 2019 - 2:03 pm

    Absolutely love this I will be trying this card I just received my die of the Month it is a fabulous club I’m so happy I’m in! There has not been one die that I haven’t absolutely lovedReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanMarch 10, 2019 - 2:07 pm

    Hi, Becca,
    I couldn’t wait to see all the lovely creations, so I can say, without exception, you and your team have put together a spectacular collection! There is so much detail that you don’t need to add much to a card using the dies together but look at all the possibilities for the individual dies!
    Looking forward to next week’s exciting debut.
    Love & blessings, SandyReplyCancel

  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy LyndaMarch 10, 2019 - 2:35 pm

    Good morning Becca, another wowza!!!
    And the girls did good?
    Have a good one! ! !
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Maryann LaursenMarch 11, 2019 - 3:06 am

    WAUW Becca you´ve just done it again here this month. I really would love to be able to see your brain inside, You really make the most amazing things every time and this month is no different. These dies are absolut amazing and all the gorgeous little baskets and the stunning cards, that all you girls have made this time is soooo sooo beautiful. I´m totally in love here once again. Stunning work from all you girls, well done, I love everything.ReplyCancel

  • Denice with a "c"March 11, 2019 - 8:21 am

    I just love how you have woven the ribbon through the die. Just so beautiful. God bless…Denice with a “c”ReplyCancel

  • Anita BraddockMarch 11, 2019 - 7:21 pm

    Simply Stunning Becca love your creativity and the thoght you have put into this project like everything you show us. Love the way you have added the Ribbon. Cool ideas thanks for bringing everyone’s Awesome Ideas.ReplyCancel

  • LageneMarch 15, 2019 - 9:53 am

    Absolute Gorgeous card! Wonderful dies!ReplyCancel

  • KathymMarch 17, 2019 - 9:51 am

    Love this gorgeous design!!!! Fabulous!!!ReplyCancel

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  • RosemaryMarch 23, 2019 - 6:41 pm

    I wish to god i had your talent and the way that you structrue somethingReplyCancel

Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Hey sweet crafties, I’m back from a lovely retreat with some news!!  Tomorrow (3/10/19) we will be having our monthly blog hop with inspiration using the Die of the month AND next Sunday (3/17/19) the Creative Team and I will be introducing a new collection with a blog hop.  But today an introduction is in order!  I’m so blessed to have a small, close group of friends I work with who bring my dies to life.  This past fall we were so lucky to have a Guest Designer with us who is joining our group and I couldn’t be more excited.

Welcome Kate Skonieczna

Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna

Kate has an exceptional style and her cards have unique layerings.  Her eye to detail and beautiful use of dies is inspiring!   I’ve assembled some of her creations for this post.  Here’s a little from Kate.

My name is Kate. I’m from Poland but I have lived in Glasgow in Scotland since 2015.  I have struggled with the Glaswegian accent.  It’s hard, the pronunciation is different from English,  the accent is completely different, even some words are different. I have 2 daughters but they live in Poland.

I run my own business. It’s an advertising and printing company. Among other things I have a laser cutting machine where I can cut my own chipboard embellishments and use it on my cards.

I started making cards 3 years ago. They were so simple and plain. I only had a few dies. Over the course of time I have bought more and more stuff but from the very beginning, my first love has been Spellbinders.  I’m very happy to be a member of Becca’s team.

Here are some of Kate’s lovely projects:

Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Amazing Paper Grace Creative Team Member - Kate Skonieczna
Just lovely!!  Please welcome Kate to our group when you get a chance :-)
She can be followed at:
Instagram:’t forget to stop by tomorrow and see the inspiration we dreamed up for the Amazing Paper Grace March Die of the Month!!  Sending hugs!


  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy LyndaMarch 9, 2019 - 11:51 am

    Good morning Becca, and welcome to Kate!!!
    Your cards look gorgeous!!!
    Looking forward to what’s coming!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

  • Diana E. BishopMarch 9, 2019 - 12:03 pm


  • RaquelMarch 9, 2019 - 12:13 pm

    Beautiful card. Love the Christmas scenery with the children. Will you be able to let us know where we can get these lovely embellishments. Looking forward to the up coming collection.

    Kate welcome and looking forward to your beautiful creations. By the samples your work is amazing. Thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenMarch 9, 2019 - 12:13 pm

    WELCOME, Kate!!!! I can see WHY Becca chose you to be on her team! Your cards are GORGEOUS!!!! LOVE the little touches you give them & the Vintage touch too!!! It will be FUN to see your work with each release! ;)ReplyCancel

  • Raquel Sanchez KrohnMarch 9, 2019 - 12:33 pm

    What beautiful creations from Kate! Everything is absolutely lovely and I look forward to the next hop and all that talent!ReplyCancel

  • Beverly JordanMarch 9, 2019 - 12:43 pm

    Welcome Kate! Loved your work and am so happy to see you here!ReplyCancel

  • PamMarch 9, 2019 - 12:44 pm

    How beautiful you’re cards are??I’m so happy that you’ll be joining Becca. She has a rare and wonderfully talent. I’ve been following her for over 10 years. Welcome ?ReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanMarch 9, 2019 - 2:44 pm

    Her work is beautiful can’t wait to see more of her work especially with your beautiful dies welcome to the team of Becca’s amazing designers.ReplyCancel

  • ConniecrafterMarch 9, 2019 - 3:23 pm

    She will be a wonderful addition to the team!ReplyCancel

  • Joanna WisniewskaMarch 9, 2019 - 4:03 pm

    Beautiful cards Kate!

  • Anne(UK)March 9, 2019 - 4:12 pm

    Welcome Kate! Enjoy the ride!
    Your cards are beautiful!

  • DeniceMarch 9, 2019 - 4:26 pm

    Absolutely stunning cards. Kate, don’t worry about your accent. We all have our own dialect and that is what makes us all so charming to speak with. God bless…Denice with a ” c “ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia JohnsonMarch 9, 2019 - 6:18 pm

    All of these cards are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanMarch 9, 2019 - 6:29 pm

    Great news, Becca & Kate! It’s easy to see you’re a perfect team!I can ‘t wait to see all the beautifulReplyCancel

    • Sandy ArtmanMarch 9, 2019 - 6:41 pm

      hey, I wasn’t quite finished…sometimes SmartPhones aren’t so smart! As I was saying, excited about the creations to come. This team is the best and I think you have made Spellbinders an industry leader. Truly, a match made in heaven. Shine on!
      Love & blessings, SandyReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonMarch 9, 2019 - 6:38 pm

    Hi Kate! Your paper crafting is lovely and I look forward to seeing more of your artistry here on Amazing Paper Grace!ReplyCancel

  • Lori SloanMarch 9, 2019 - 8:52 pm

    Welcome Kate!! I love your cards and am so glad that you have joined Becca’s team. I too am looking forward to seeing your creations! Congratulations!ReplyCancel

  • KathyMarch 9, 2019 - 10:10 pm

    Oh oh oh lovely…love love the first flowers!ReplyCancel

  • EarlineMarch 9, 2019 - 11:50 pm

    A knock out cardReplyCancel

  • ANN ROBBINSMarch 10, 2019 - 7:59 am

    Good morning Becca and Welcome to Kate.
    I am a long time Amazing Paper Grace fan-over 10 years now. I enjoy everything Becca has ever designed and your work looks fantastic Kate. Know you will be a big help to Becca’s dies with your lovely work.
    Hugs to you both

  • Patricia VernonMarch 10, 2019 - 8:03 am

    Hi kate,

    Love your cards. Know what you mean about the different accents of the Scottish people. I have lived here for the past 10 years, coming from South Africa and I still battle to understand everything that is being said, but having said that, I love living here and find the people unbelievably kind and friendly.ReplyCancel

  • MaryH.March 17, 2019 - 12:39 pm

    Welcome to you and it is a pleasure to view your gorgeous work. The flowers are beautiful. What a team Becca has!ReplyCancel

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697
Good morning lovelies!  It’s the beginning of a new month, so I’m back to introduce a new die of the month, the Amazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the Month – Spun Blessings Oval.   Die of the Month is an opportunity for me to create a multi-purpose die that will create many items and works well with that you have in your stash.  For new subscribers, if you are not familiar with the Die of the Month here’s a post that will give you all the details.

Inspiration for this Month’s Die

This month’s die has 6 pieces.  It is a grand oval that will be good for layering but I’m in love with the inlaid pieces as well.  Using them independently as inlays will give a lot of texture to your cards.  Paired with basic shapes in your stash, these will punctuate rectangles, will give great texture to strips, circles and ovals.  Of course all alone, it’s a layering background but then again, it works marvelously into 3D projects.

You know that I love creating ensembles.  In other words, I love being able to make something that matches the card I’m going to send.  Today I thought I’d share some sweet little gift bags that are perfect to go with a card made with the Spun Blessings Oval:

Spun Blessing Oval Samples

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697
For my first project I knew that I wanted a little bag to light up my ensemble and this is as easy as it gets.  The video above will show you how to make it and it makes the perfect addition to anything you make with the Spun Blessings Oval or even the small inlays that can be used alone on a card.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697

The dimension of the bag are: 4-3/4″ wide by 5-1/2″ tall by 1’1/2″ deep.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697

I just feel like light radiates off the spirals cut by the die when it’s backed by gold, so that’s what I did when I made my card!  This makes an easy card by using the entire die and then I added several panels on top.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697
For those who like smaller cards, you’ll be able to take the round inlay spiral motifs and simply cut them directly into a card.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697
On this project I simply cut off the top and bottom of my panel to get the rounded edges – I love them!  I can see using this motif time and time again.

Amazing Paper Grace Die of the Month for March 2019 - Spun Blessings Oval Die - Card Making Ideas by Becca Feeken using this Spellbinders Die can be found at 34697

That’s my shares for you with the March 2019 Die of the Month!  Pop over to the Spellbinders Blog to ——>THIS POST <——– to have a look at many more pictures of the Spun Blessing Oval Die.

If you are already a member or have purchased any of the Die of the Month Dies, I hope you’ll leave a review of the die on the Club Page.  If you like the direction I’m going with these dies, please leave a comment on the Spellbinders Blog Post so that I can continue to create in the same vein.  As always, if you have a constructive comment on how the dies work for you, please leave it – I read all of these and we discuss them as I plan additional designs.


Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest – Natural White – Cover – 80lb smooth, Bazzill
Ink:  Versamark
Accessories:  Amazing Paper Grace Dies by Spellbinders, Spellbinders Foil SystemAmazing Paper Grace March 2019 Die of the

Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by, I really appreciate it!!  Oh, and I’m curious, in the comments tell me how many years you have been making cards.  I have a personal bet going on with a friend that I’ll tell you about in an upcoming post about how long we think people are cardmakers :-)


  • Lynda Mellor aka Loopy LyndaMarch 2, 2019 - 7:18 am

    Good morning Becca, spectacular.!!!
    Is all I can say.!!! I saw this the other day on spellbinders and knew you were onto a winner!!!
    I’ve been making cards for nearly 60 years!!! Oh my goodness and it’s my birthday on Monday.!!!
    Happy days!!!
    Have a good one!!!
    Loopy LyndaxxxReplyCancel

    • Becca FeekenMarch 2, 2019 - 7:29 am

      Oh my goodness, 60 years!! I don’t want to tip my hand or divulge what the bet was yet but what a great answer!! Hugs to you for spreading kindness for so long!!ReplyCancel

  • PamMarch 2, 2019 - 7:23 am

    Just beautiful!
    Love all of these!ReplyCancel

  • Gladys-MichelleMarch 2, 2019 - 7:27 am

    Hi Becca, I have not posted in quite a while. Just wanted to extend my heartfelt happiness for your continued success. It is such a Blessing to see God shine His light on such a special person. No matter what was lost last year in the storm, God has His hands on your life and the Blessings He has in store for you, you will not be able to hold in two or many hands.ReplyCancel

    • Becca FeekenMarch 2, 2019 - 8:58 am

      Gladys, thank you for sharing your heart!! The storm and all it had to bring are a part of my journey. I know there is a lesson buried there somewhere so I’m faithfully waiting for the answer. If it is anything like the past, the answer doesn’t come all at once, it settles in gradually. I’m optimistic and grateful to have a path leading to acceptance. Your prayer is very special and is making me smile today.ReplyCancel

  • DottieMarch 2, 2019 - 7:42 am

    Stunning card! It seems anything based around ovals grab my attention first , they are so versatile.
    Marches die is gorgeous but only as you wielded it. I have been making cards since I started out with my tiny daughters when they were 4 and 5 which was 46 years ago. Yes, long before there were Dies and inks, fancy paper or even an interest in it as a hobby. We cut out of balsa wood and glued. I drew and the girls colored. We used everything around us, pressed dried leaves, and arborvitae sprigs. We watched as this whole craft evolved until there are more ink choices out there than we know what to do with. So fun and so invigorating. Thanks for asking Becca!ReplyCancel

  • Ann RobbinsMarch 2, 2019 - 7:58 am

    It is almost 13 years now for me. Following you since 2008. And buying most all of your dies.
    Love the club and joined as soon as it started. Great dies, please continue.

  • Crafty CruiserMarch 2, 2019 - 8:10 am

    Absolutely stunning! Everything about this die oozes beauty. Another winner!
    I’m a mere novice at card making compared to others on your blog, at approaching 20 years!
    I cringe at the quality of the first cards I used to make but with the onset of stamps, inks and of more recent times (albeit about 15 years) cutting dies – which are getting even better, as your designs show – my cards have certainly looked more professional over recent years.
    Doreen RReplyCancel

  • KathymMarch 2, 2019 - 8:24 am

    Soooo lovely!!! Very glad that I am in your monthly die club!! All you designs are such a treasure! Also I have learned so much from your time and instructions. Best of all is your kind heart and how you motivate and inspire! Thank you!!ReplyCancel

  • KathymMarch 2, 2019 - 8:28 am

    Oh, I have been making cards for 24 years, about 13+ years with you! All the best and thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Diana DMarch 2, 2019 - 8:43 am

    I am thrilled to have a bag to gift my cards in!!! High Five ? Simply stunning Becca. So happy to have a monthly die subscription. Brilliant!
    I’ve been making cards for maybe 15 years. Began with scrapbooking and found the need to give cards, a natural progression. Hugs, DianaReplyCancel

  • Becky GreenMarch 2, 2019 - 8:54 am

    GORGEOUS WORK, Becca! I’m SO GLAD I subscribed to the APG Club! It is THE FIRST “club” I’ve EVER subscribed to! I LOVE what you’ve come up with Becca! I don’t know HOW you do it! LOL But, you NEVER CEASE to amaze us!

    I have been card making for 12 years now! ;) HOPE that helps with your bet! LOL (I would have been a card maker for longer, but I had little ones & finances wouldn’t allow it.) ;)ReplyCancel

  • MaryHMarch 2, 2019 - 9:08 am

    WOWser! I always get excited to see what new APG DOM you have for us to use in our creations each month.

    I want to make sure you realize that you not only give joy to the community of purchasers/supporters but also the receivers of items created. I wish I could show you the faces of delight, joy and awe when they open a card or gift created with your dies. So a heartfelt “THANK YOU Becca” and wishes for joy and happiness in your life….ReplyCancel

  • SuzzieQMarch 2, 2019 - 9:12 am

    Another wonderful and beautiful die of the month. Gorgeous card designs using this die. Looking forward to making this lovely bag for a friend when my die arrives. I noticed on this die of the month, you designed some Xs and Os. I feel the love. I have been making cards now for four years and loving the art of making them. Creating makes me happy.ReplyCancel

  • Edie EdieMarch 2, 2019 - 9:28 am

    I thought I bought the first stamps I saw and that was about 22 years ago. I didn’t know about them 60 years ago or I might have been with the person who had stamped 60 years ago. I wonder if she would be willing to show some of those old stamps. I would love to see some, and even own some.ReplyCancel

  • Chelsea JohnsonMarch 2, 2019 - 10:04 am

    Another lovely die set, Becca. I know this month will be as successful as previous months because this die is so versatile. Thanks for sharing your creativity!ReplyCancel

  • JeanMarch 2, 2019 - 10:09 am

    Goodness Becca, I pray you never run out of ideas and I love every thing you have done. I have many dies of yours and I think each will complement this die that I simply love. I have been card making around 20 years since I retired and love doing it and have been following you for a long time as I stumbled onto you and have not left. Love being with APG and look forward to each month’s surprise die. Each one seems more gorgeous than the last, if that is possible.
    God Bless

  • CindyKMarch 2, 2019 - 11:36 am

    Stunning card, and the new die is awesome, so versatile!
    I’ve been making cards since the mid 70’s, so….around 44 years or so. I started out making and selling gift card enclosures, and then moved to full size cards. It has become a passion, and I love getting inspiration from your site! Thank you!ReplyCancel

  • Carol RossouwMarch 2, 2019 - 1:46 pm

    This is another gorgeous die set and your pretty ensemble is amazing! So wish it were possible for us to get these dies here where I live. I’ve always made cards since I was little, but have only begun using the wonderful tools to make really professional looking cards since 2013. Still can’t get over the joy of running my cardstock through my die cutting machine and then pulling out the paper to see the beauty of the die cut that pops out. It was the beautiful Spellbinders dies and your stunning cards that got me hooked!ReplyCancel

  • Christine SpringmanMarch 2, 2019 - 3:37 pm

    Another gorgeous die and the projects are stunning.ReplyCancel

  • Denice with a " c "March 2, 2019 - 4:42 pm

    Hi Becca, Wow, I had to do some thinking to try to remember how long I had the card making bug. I am going to guess over 10 years. I had been serious about trying but then I ran across your blog and my jaw just dropped at how beautiful your card creations were. That was I guess maybe 2 years or so before John passed. Sooo…….. how ever long that was would be about how long I have been making or trying to make (LOL) cards. Before that I was majorly into miniature dollhouses and miniature room boxes. I still adore miniatures but I had to choose one or the other because I only have so much space here. LOL… Card making and scrap booking won out. Know any one who might like to purchase a dollhouse…. LOL …. Alrighty, there you go… now who wins the bet…? : )ReplyCancel

  • fusiafscrappingMarch 3, 2019 - 12:40 am

    Amazing creations!ReplyCancel

  • karenladdMarch 3, 2019 - 1:01 am

    These little gift bags are so beautiful, and the matching card is just exquisite!! Anyone who gets a card from you is beyond lucky.
    As for years making cards, I can’t really remember when I didn’t make cards! I would say that I’ve been making handmade cards on a regular basis for about 15-20 years. I can’t remember the last time I bought a that’s a long timeReplyCancel

  • Rosy NewlunMarch 3, 2019 - 1:12 am

    Aloha, Becca. These are fabulously opulent! Thank you for sharing your beauty with us. 8 yrs. (But my stuff looks more like 8 months). Best wishes to you!ReplyCancel

  • BunnyMarch 3, 2019 - 5:11 am

    Aren’t these just beautiful. They really are.ReplyCancel

  • Kathy ThompsonMarch 3, 2019 - 2:06 pm

    I love your dies and your beautiful things you make with them. I wish you would some dies that are for A2 cards instead of so big. Just a thought.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca EdnieMarch 3, 2019 - 4:34 pm

    I’ve been making cards for about 16 years. Since my now 18 yo was a toddler. I have blog posts going back to 2004 so that’s about right.ReplyCancel

  • Sandy ArtmanMarch 6, 2019 - 2:27 pm

    Hi, Becca,
    What anticipation there is at the first of every month! So exciting to see your new creations revealed. The middle gift bag above with the sweet little rose buds has totally captivated my heart. I so appreciate what a commitment this is for you to present something new every month. The outpouring of your love and creativity leaves me in awe (& totally delighted)!
    I have been a life-long lover of greeting cards. For years, I spent hours in Hallmark stores and eventually worked in one. About 40 years ago I decided to make my own Christmas cards and that first step started a journey that seems, at times, to have a life of its own. Everything about it is soul satisfying.
    Love & blessings,

  • Anne(UK)March 9, 2019 - 4:19 pm

    Beautiful Becca! Just love these bags!
    I probably made my first card when I was 5 or 6, so 6 decades ago, but the hobby really took off a couple of decades ago. Soooo long!
    Anne(UK) xReplyCancel

  • RaquelMarch 9, 2019 - 8:59 pm

    Becca I received my die cut today. Excited to try some of your creations they are so beautiful. Thank you for sharing. Have A great Sunday.ReplyCancel