Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Mix It Up Monday #2

Last week I said I was going to try and post a Mix It Up card — using old or retired products with new or current products, and I actually did it!   I have made it to week #2!  Woo-hoo! For this week’s Mix It Up Monday, I decided to use a stamp set… Continue reading Mix It Up Monday #2

Get Well, Stampin' Up!

Blowing in the Wind

Earlier this week, I finally got my anxiously awaited latest Stampin’ Up! order and two stamp sets that I have been of which is this one.  Isn’t it cute?  I’d much rather see Dandelions like this than in my yard!  While I was waiting for the stamp set to arrive, I saw a new… Continue reading Blowing in the Wind

Friendship, Stampin' Up!

Mix it Up Monday

Who has retired stamp sets that you don’t use much anymore?  Me!  Who has retired Designer Series Paper that is sitting on the shelf.  Me!  Who has new stamp sets and paper that you are trying to decide how to use?  Me!  Why not mix them together?  Let’s face it,  buying new stamps is fun,… Continue reading Mix it Up Monday

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Shimmery Shine

I think I have fallen in love with shiny cards.  The last cards I have made, I keep reaching for the Designer Series paper that has a little shine to it.  Not even sure I mentioned it, but the 12 cards I shared in my last post...have shine to them too.   When the lights… Continue reading Shimmery Shine

Birthday, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

One Sheet Wonder Is Wonderful!

I am one of those people who hesitates to cut into a full 12” x 12” sheet of Designer Series Paper.  Not because I’m afraid to use it.....but more of a fear that I like it so much that I don’t want to use it all up and then not have anymore!  And this is… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder Is Wonderful!

Best Wishes, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Stretching My Creativity

So where do you get ideas for cards when you don’t think you are actually creative enough to think of them on your own?  Why you do what everyone else does and check out Pinterest.  So the past few months I’ve been collecting “pins” of cards that I like and just storing them away on… Continue reading Stretching My Creativity

General Cards, Uncategorized

Look for the Possibilities

Yes, Stampin’ Up is having a paper sale....a Buy 3, Get 1 Free sale on select Designer Series Paper.  You can read about that HERE.  But did you know that you can also shop in the Clearance Rack section....and find paper there too?  This pack of paper is called Year of Cheer and it is only… Continue reading Look for the Possibilities

General Cards, Uncategorized

It’s All About Color

Earlier this year, Stampin’ Up! released Stampin’ Blends...alcohol based duel tip markers that are great for coloring and shading.  The duel tips include a fine tip and a brush tip and each color comes in a light and dark color version.  Coloring and layering the light and dark makes it easy for all of us… Continue reading It’s All About Color

Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Another Angle

I am still on vacation, but this time I’m in Pawtucket, Rhode Island celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.  Did you know that Bristol, Rhode Island has the oldest Fourth of July Parade in the Nation?  This year was the 233rd year for the parade!  (We actually watched in on TV as you had to… Continue reading Another Angle