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A Burst of Color with Pigment Sprinkles

Working with Pigment Sprinkles is, in a word....fun!  Sprinkling a little on a piece of Watercolor paper spritzed with water is like watching fireworks.  Every little shake gives you a burst of color.  The result is amazing....and is so quick and easy.  The longest part is waiting for the paper to dry so you can finish your… Continue reading A Burst of Color with Pigment Sprinkles

2019 Holiday Catalog, Friendship, Halloween, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

A Ghoul Friend

You know Halloween is coming when you see lots of candy corn in the stores.  It’s one of my favorite holiday treats.  If I had a stamp set with a candy corn stamp, It would be stamped on the front of a Halloween card, but I don’t so you get to see some of my… Continue reading A Ghoul Friend

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

It’s All About the Paper – Feels Like Frost

It’s been a long week and as I’m writing this it’s only Tuesday.  So today I am sharing a super simple Christmas Card made with one of the prettiest sets of Designer Series Paper in the new 2019 Holiday Catalog, Feels Like Frost. See that beautiful scenery?  Each paper in the Feels Like Frost Designer… Continue reading It’s All About the Paper – Feels Like Frost

Blank Card, Just A Note, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Country Home Hello

With all the fun new stamp sets in the 2019 Holiday catalog, it’s easy to forget about all the other stamp sets in the 2019-2020 catalog that are waiting for someone to pay them attention.  Today’s card features one of those stamp sets, Country Home.  Just pair them up with a little of the new Come to… Continue reading Country Home Hello

2019 Holiday Catalog, General Cards, Just A Note, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter

I recently took part in a color challenge.  The challenge was to use three specific colors in a card and to use products that are in Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog. It doesn’t seem like these colors: Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz would be a great combination, but it just so happens that… Continue reading Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

More Cardinals – Toile Christmas

Good Morning!  I’m back again with another cardinal card!  You can see the first one HERE. This time it’s very monochromatic and easy to make!  Here is is: Classic Christmas colors of Red & White (or in this case Very Vanilla) make this card an easy winner in the simple category.  The Toile Tidings Designer… Continue reading More Cardinals – Toile Christmas

2019 Holiday Catalog, Blank Card, Halloween, Monster Bash, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

A Ghoulish Halloween

I’m backing up the holidays....Last week I showed you this Christmas card: Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid )  and then showed you more of a Thanksgiving card yesterday: A Card(inal) for Many Occasions....so it only makes sense to back up the calendar a bit more and share a Halloween card today. This card is super simple and… Continue reading A Ghoulish Halloween

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Fall, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

A Card(inal) for Many Occasions

Don’t you just love a play on words?  I spent this past week-end crafting for almost 16 hours a day.....at a Home for the Hoiidays Retreat in Northern Virginia with about 20 other crafters.  I made 27 cards and 3 fancy box treat holders, all with a holiday theme. Four are Halloween Cards, twenty six… Continue reading A Card(inal) for Many Occasions

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid

Had a little delay in getting this posted....so it’s now only 96 days until Christmas!  Unless you’ve been perusing Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog, you might not know that this post is going to contain a Christmas Card.  I know it’s early for Christmas....Today marks the 100th day until Christmas!  But I needed to make… Continue reading Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid

2019 Holiday Catalog, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

The Colors of Fall – Gather Together

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