Most people think of the palette of fall colors by looking at the trees and the beautiful colors of the leaves that indicates cooler weather is coming.....yellows, oranges, reds, greens. I think of fall colors as the colors in the stadium of my favorite college football team....Virginia Tech Hokies. Chicago Maroon and Burnt Orange are… Continue reading The Colors of Fall – Gather Together
Ever have one of those days when there just aren’t enough hours in the day? Or even a week when you have so much to do that you have a hard time just deciding what is most important and what can wait until the craziness that is your life stops swirling out of control? Kind… Continue reading Playing with Leaves – Gathered Leaves
The new 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog debuted this week. It’s chock full of holiday items for Halloween, Thanksgiving and of course my favorite time of year....Christmas! As a demonstrator, I was able to see (and order) items from the catalog in advance and I’ve been busy (or at least trying to be busy.....) making… Continue reading Gather Together
I’m back! Did you miss my blog posts? Today is the day! Stampin’ Up’s new Holiday 2019 catalog is now live! If you don’t have a copy in your hand yet, you can see it here: Well, don’t just look at the picture of the cover.... click on the picture and then flip through the… Continue reading New Holiday Catalog!
Back in June I shared a few cards using the Over the Moon Stamp set. And I asked Cow’s It Going??. But I was recently using these stamps again when I had a Bingo - Down on the Farm class. It was a lot of fun and I had a great group of stampers....including a… Continue reading Cow’s it Going…..again.
I was feeling so “Beachy” last week that I wrote my blog posts and then forgot to schedule them....guess my mind was on vacation.....maybe dreaming of being at the beach.... Good things come in small packages right? Then you need small cards to go with them! The stamp set I used Seaside Notions is perfect for… Continue reading Little Beach Cards
How many of you can say this tongue twister? - She sells seashells down by the seashore - three times fast? Not me....I had trouble typing it...kept trying to add an extra letter - sheshells. I’m feeling “Beachy” this week, so you’re going to get a few posts using this stamp set: SEASIDE NOTIONS. It’s a… Continue reading Down by the Seashore – Seaside Notions
Hooray! You made it through the week! Today is Friday and it’s time to share another Fun Fold card. Today’s Fu Fold card is called a Double Z Fold. There are two pieces and they each are folded like the letter “Z”, and put together on the same card. Here it is all folded up....… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – Double Z’s!
Not every card you make has to be the same size. Because lets face it, there are times when you need a card smaller than the average card....like enclosure cards. You know those small little cards that get tucked inside a gift bag. They are really quick and easy to make and need minimal supplies.… Continue reading A Small Thank You
It’s Monday. My brain is fried from thinking too much over the week-end. I wasn’t really “crafty” all last week and it shows. I feel stressed. I need something easy to just slide gently into Monday and get my bearings for the week. How about you? Ready for something simple? Here it is: I can… Continue reading Let the Paper Do the Work