About Beverly

Hi! I am Beverly Polen, owner and designer for Guneaux Designs, a rubber stamping home-based business of direct sales of top-quality rubber stamping products. We create create beautiful artwork (e.g., greeting cards, scrapbook pages, 3-D paper crafts, and more) that features Stampin’ Up! (SU) products . Making greeting cards for my family and friends is something I love and have done for years. Initially, I made cards using various software. Then in 2005, I was introduced to hand-made cards, using rubber stamps. I jumped in with both feet. In 2006 I was introduced to SU stamp sets. I was amazed that there were stamp sets with coordinating stamps. No more buying individual stamps, playing the mix and match game. I was so impressed by the quality of the SU products that allowed me to make beautiful and creative greeting cards. I have been hooked ever since and my creativity continues to blossom.

Inlaid Blue Poinsettia Christmas Card

Inlaid Blue Poinsettia Christmas Card

Welcome to Guneaux Designs!!  Today’s card share is an Inlaid Blue Poinsettia Christmas Card.  This card is identical to yesterday’s except this one includes blue poinsettias.  I love that poinsettias come in various colors, and other than the typical red, I love the blue poinsettias.  I like this card better than yesterday’s card.


Isaiah 7:14

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign:  The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.”


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Christmas Card With Tim Holtz Mixed Media Christmas Dies

Christmas Card With Tim Holtz Mixed Media Christmas Dies

Hello, my friends!  Thank you for taking time to visit Guneaux Designs!  Have you finished making your Christmas cards yet?  I still have a few more to make!  This Christmas card  features the Tim Holtz Mixed Media Christmas Dies, Tim Holtz Holiday Greens Dies, and the Die Cuts Inlay Technique.


Isaiah 9:6

“For to us a child is born, and to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders.  And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”


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Heartfelt Creations Petunias Birthday Card

HEARTFELT CREATIONS PETUNIAS BIRTHDAY CARD

Welcome!!  I created a gorgeous Heartfelt Creations Petunias Birthday Card today, and want to share it with you.  I live in southern Florida and petunias are still in bloom.  They are such beautiful flowers especially a pot full of different colors. I had such a large pot with different colors of petunias, and they bloomed and bloomed all summer and fall.  They actually continued blooming into the early winter.  They were so beautiful.  Remembering that gorgeous pot, I created a card that features two different colors of petunias; pink and purple.

Please take time to view all the details on the card!


Galatians 6:7

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. People reap what they sow.”


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Handmade Silver and White Christmas Card

Handmade Silver and White Christmas Card

Welcome to Guneaux Designs, and thanks for stopping by!  I have for you a beautiful Handmade Silver and White Christmas Card!  A silver and white card is atypical for me, but I loved making this card and had great fun with it.  I created it for a Color Challenge on Splitcoaststampers.  The hostess for the challenge chose Silver and White OR Gold and White with sparkles as desert.  Obviously, I chose silver and white.


Hebrews 11:3

“By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.”


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Hero Arts Monthly Kit Star Stamp

Hero Arts Monthly Kit Star Stamp

Happy Saturday!!  I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving if you live in the United States!  Thanksgiving is a lovely time of the year to stop regular activities and give thanks for our blessings.  I had a wonderful time with my family that I love so much!

I took time today to create a card for an Inspiration Challenge on Splitcoaststampers.  Every Saturday the hostess for the challenge selects a website from which to draw inspiration and create a paper project.  The site selected for today is The Company Store.  I selected THIS beautiful Star Wreath Holder as my inspiration piece.  Because of the upcoming holiday, Christmas, I immediately thought of the Star of Bethlehem when I saw this item.  My next thought was the star stamp within the Hero Arts Monthly Kit for November 2017.  Therefore, that star stamp image is the focal point of my card.


Matthew 2:1 & 2

“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?  We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.”


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Hero Arts My Monthly Kit for November 2017

Hero Arts My Monthly Kit for November 2017

Hero Arts monthly kit for November contains a lot a fantastic crafting products.  A photo  of the kit’s contents is below the photo of my card and scripture of my post.  Unfortunately, the kit sold out as fast as it was posted as being available.  But that is the norm for these kits.

I used the bulb stamp from the kit as the main feature for my card.  I stamped and decorated three of them for the card.


Matthew 22:37-40  (The Greatest Commandment)

“Jesus replied:  ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.  And the second is like it:  Love your neighbor as yourself.  All the Law and Prophets hang on these two commandments.”


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