Lawn Fawn example + GIVEAWAY

Well, it is that time of year! It is better than receive, especially THIS time of year! THANK YOU LAWN FAWN for providing examples for Creative Escape Papercrafting to utilize as my rib injury heals, this was incredibly helpful & really sweet! So, this is the unboxing, which I think are somewhat underrated. In my humble opinion, it’s helpful to get a feel for the kit. (Old sweet shop vibe is soo fun & useful for a lot of things!) GIVEAWAY DETAILS: This is one giveaway that will take place over the next couple of months, so stay tuned & check back often! It’s Christmas & I know this is on a lot of people’s list or some just can’t afford it. How does an 8 inch MISTI sound for starters? YOU MUST: SUBSCRIBE to this blog, to my YouTube channel & follow me on Instagram! (Many people seeing this are subscribed to the blog & YouTube & I thank you so much for your support!) Video:



NO hot pink! December Release

Well, Creative Escape Papercrafting asked in the Facebook Group and individually & you answered! Isn’t it nice when a company caters to customers? I’m excited to share a the reveal with you tonight & a few extras. This kit is vintage & soft without being too feminine to make cards for just about anyone! The stamp sentiments offer more flexibility, covering topics such as: kindness, laughter, compassion friendship, best friends, etc. My favorite is “I’ll always be there for you”. 🙂 Ephemera offers love, handmade by, thinking of you & friendship. It’s a luxury to be able to make a card for males and females without racking my brain; although with so many sheets of stunning paper, it may be hard to decide on 1 or 2! If you’re interested in Valentine’s Day items, such as heart dies or stamps from Lawn Fawn, there are add-ons available. Ready for the videos?!?

Add-ons or “refreshers” as I call them, if you wish to update your stash:


THE Ronald McDonald House

I am writing you this straight from my transplanted heart…. The Ronald McDonald House is a special place for kids that have to go to doctor’s appointment’s often that don’t live close to the hospital. Many, in fact, almost all of my friends from the Children’s Hospital needed to use The Ronald McDonald House for tests, extended hospital stays, surgeries, etc. So, when my friend, Sam Finlay, on Facebook, whom resides in the U.K. announced she was doing a fund raiser/raffle for The Ronald McDonald House, I was happy to try to help! So, the owner of Creative Escape Papercrafting said it was fine to donate some card kits, like the “Fully Loaded”, silvers foil & gloss finishes on many papers & 18 sheets of paper (TRYING to tempt you to grab a raffle ticket or two, I confess!) Nuvo drops, Lawn Fawn Chunky glitter, Studio Katia bling goodies, and you may wanna just check out the video?!?! But there are all kinds of goodies & donations accepted if you live on the OTHER side of the pond, like me, being in the Mid-West. You can add Sam Finlay on Facebook from Blanford Forum. Thanks everyone & stay crafty, my friends while helping others! 🙂

Thanks To You Sale!!!!!

I have so much to share, that it’s hard to cram into 1 post! Creative Escape Papercrafting is having their “Thanks To You” sale now through Cyber Monday by taking 20% off your entire purchase from card kits to custom sequin mixes, specialty papers, Nuvo drops, Distress Ink Dioxide, etc.! Yes, shipping can be combined and will be if going to the same address! New subscribers will also enjoy 20% off their subscription for the FIRST KIT.  They are a small business & really value their customers! ENJOY!!! Have a Happy Thanksgiving & beginning to your Christmas season!





GiveawayS & BlogSpot!!!

One of my favorite things to do is giveaway goodies. For months, I have been thinking about how to do the most for other crafters that are on a really strict budget & subscribers. So, I will have a giveaway here, on “Platinum”. There may be more than 1 at Platinum…. Shhhh! 😉 So, I have a few tricks up my sleeve and the “Creative Escape Papercrafting Crew” has agreed! So, stay tuned for more fun announcements! ALL giveaways are open to all of those that follow the requirement(s) to enter! We don’t think it’s fair to exclude people just because they happen to live in an area where it is more expensive to ship to – call Creative Escape Papercrafting & me nutzo! A talented group of Guest Designers & Designers are creating, posting on Google, twitter, Facebook, AND blogspot!our Facebook Group: Creative Escape Papercrafting enjoy & embrace each moment with family. A new Designer, Archisha=Kenchi School on YouTube and on Instagram. She lives & works  in India. She’s smart, funny, creative & crafty! I bet you’ll enjoy her style as much as I have! ***So, Kenchi.School fans: YES, you qualify for a free kit!*** Details: SUBSCRIBE to & follow on Instagram: creativeescape1 Want an extra entry AND an ADD-ON? Subscribe to platinum peacock here on YouTube! When there are 30 subscribers on, the winner will be drawn!

Tri Shutter Card with tutorial using Fall Frenzy Kit

*THIS card, instructions,card design & post was done by the Editor of the Creative Esacpe Papercrafting blog, also on WordPress: Ms. Bev Code.* She is very gifted & creative, as you can see! Bev, it’s so thoughtful of you to share instructions, pictures and tips & tricks with all of us! This will be fun for fussy cutters OR you could use a stamp & heat emboss little messages & images. (Remember all of those tiny words on stamps and stickers that have been so popular?) A lot of possibilities – my mind is racing now! Bev is also on other teams & does a lot of scrapbooking! This, is truly what Creative Escape Papercrafting is about: learning, sharing & hopefully making everyone inspired.

Hi.. It’s Bev here again. I am sharing my 3rd card for Creative Escape Papercrafting using the Fall Frenzy Kit. For this one I am using a tri shutter fold and adding all the trim papers and accents. (I am supplying an instruction sheet for you to follow to be able to make this card too)


This kit is packed with hand-picked goodies to enable you to have a fall card making frenzy.  It’s perfect for Thanksgiving cards but also has elements that you can use all year.
The kit contains:
1 “Forest Feast” Lawn Fawn stamp set featuring 14 images and 11 words/phrases (made in the USA)
1 “So Thankful for You” Lawn Fawn die, approx. 5.75″ long (made in the USA)
1 Echo Park “A Perfect Autumn” 12×12 Double Sided Paper 3″x4″ Journaling Cards (cut into 2 pieces for shipment) (made in the USA)

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10 Minute Card Series

With Fall/Autumn:) as my UK friends say, heads into full swing, the calendar gets busy! SO I thought, some fast cards would be nice create! Sometimes, we just DON’T have as much time as we’d like to create cards. So, I’m doing a series on quick cards with hope that you’ll refer back to a few things… Go for some tried & true things like banners & utilize fun, double-sided paper to get to see that nice detail as you open the card. If possible, think of a color or activity the recipient enjoys and you can hit the ground running! Yes, this card was for a young male but I find it more difficult to make cards for the guys! So, to give to an adult, I’d simply change the card starter interior card, add a couple more stars or baker’s twine and you could also do positive/negative die cutting on the banners with the stars or “Happy Birthday” for a twist. More Quick Cards are coming, I promise! AFTER HALLOWEEN: CHRISTMAS card series begins! YES! 🙂

Christmas Extras

A few stand-alone products OR extra products to create Christmas or Hanukkah card creations – or refresh your stash for handmade cards made easy… Creative Escape DOES combine shipping, offers subscription benefits with three different price points. Check out: Bev Code, Mrs. Davis Crafts & Kenchi School for inspiration & ideas for creating cards.

Feel free to post what your favorite type of add-on is. We’d love to know, plus I will be wrapping up Fall cards by next weekend. (Trying to be very practical.:)

3 Christmas Card Kits!!!

Well, it’s been a long wait for me to have the honor of revealing these kits by So, I hope no matter what your budget is, your style, or if you have never made a card before: DIVE IN! You can never compare the store-bought cards with the handmade cards! So, sit back & see which kit is right for you?!? Coordinating items will be posted shortly and are on the website, & ship with kits for free, or you can get individual items, as well. Yes, ANY Christmas kit qualifies for the “Fall Frenzy”/Christmas Kit combo shipping & a free bottle of Nuvo Drops! Subscriptions now available. 🙂 Note: Every other month subscriptions are how we operate right now. We put a lot of time & effort about thinking about our customers & potential customers. We understand many people subscribe to other card kits and/or watch their bottom line. That is why we are an every other month operation. Thus far, customers have been supportive of this & others quite appreciative.

Fun Encouragement Card

Sending a card to let someone know you care could never be ordinary with this cute set by lawn fawn! Add in a fun Oktoberfest scene to brighten someone’s day even more with this handmade creation! I used items from the “Fall Frenzy” kit from to create this card. Of course, there will be more Fall, Halloween & birthday cards to come very soon from me using this great kit!

*There is more information about combining Fall Frenzy with a Christmas Kit of your choice to save on postage on the site for Creative Escape Papercrafting (Prices start under $20.00 for subscriptions which is fantastic!) The reveals are this weekend, so make sure to stay tuned for that!*