General Cards, Thinking of You

Out of the Pile….Tropical Cards

I’ve been busy this week.  Last week I stamped and cut....a lot.  I shared the picture of my cutting endeavors in my last post....but here is it again. These were all done from the Tropical Chic Stamp Set and coordinating Tropical Thinlits Dies.  So this week I’ve been putting some of those on cards....Birthday cards… Continue reading Out of the Pile….Tropical Cards

General Cards, Thank You

Time for a Tropical Cool Breeze

I’m not sure what the weather is like where you the country?, in the city? in another county? but here in the coastal Virginia our weather is a little wacky.  Last week it was finally cooler....temperatures in the love 80’s, plus low humidity....aaahhhhh it was nice!  ANd now this week it’s like living in… Continue reading Time for a Tropical Cool Breeze


Mix-It-Up Monday – It’s Party Pandas!

It's another Mix-It-Up Monday!.....time to mix the OLD with the NEW.....retired Stampin' Up! products (OLD) with current products (NEW). It's been a fun challenge to see what my brain can think up. For the past few days I've been testing out the Tropical Chic Stamp Set and coordinating Thinlits and the Tropical Escape Designer Series… Continue reading Mix-It-Up Monday – It’s Party Pandas!

General Cards, Thinking of You

Birds of a Feather Flock Together

I enjoyed playing with the Flying Home Stamp Set earlier this week and now I'm back again with more birds. The bird's nest with the Momma and her baby birds just seem to make the best note cards....instead of tweeting on a phone or other electronic devices, I think these birds make a cute way… Continue reading Birds of a Feather Flock Together

Birthday, Blank Card, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

Happy Birthday and Other Celebrations

So I did some research that as "googled it"....about greeting cards. What's the most popular card? For what occasion do we buy the most cards? How many cards are being sent? Do people even still mail cards and who is buying the cards? Well the answers are all here in a few fun facts:… Continue reading Happy Birthday and Other Celebrations

Blank Card, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Mix-It-Up Monday – Flying Home

It's Monday again....and time for another Mix-it-Up....combining something OLD (retired item) with something NEW (in current catalog).  The very first time I saw a Stampin' Up! catalog, I saw the Flying Home stamp set (OLD) and wanted to get it. But I hemmed and hawed and kept putting it off...until May when it was going… Continue reading Mix-It-Up Monday – Flying Home

Thinking of You

Lots of Leaves

Last week-end I spent a lot of time making cards using the Time for Tea Stamp Set. I’m a little bit of a neat freak when it comes to stamping....mainly because my desk is small and I don’t work well in a mess, so I’m always cleaning my stamps, putting things away right after I… Continue reading Lots of Leaves

General Cards

Time for Tea!

I had a lot of fun this past week-end making cards.  We had a lot of I made a lot of cards.  I posted this card on my Instagram (Pat’s Card Corner) and promised more details, so here you go! This card was made using the TIme for Tea stamp set, the coordinating Spot… Continue reading Time for Tea!

General Cards

Mix-it-Up Monday – It’s a One Sheet Wonder!

I’ve been playing all week-end with one of my new stamps sets - Time for Tea, and the coordinating Spot of Tea Framelit Dies, and the Tea Room Designer Series Paper.  I actually ordered it in May during the pre-order for the new 2018-2019 Annual Catalog, but just haven’t gotten around to using it yet.… Continue reading Mix-it-Up Monday – It’s a One Sheet Wonder!

Congratulations, General Cards

Bursting with Butterflies

Today is Friday and the last day of my Butterfly week.  I have saved my favorite cards for last!  I saw a new card technique that was posted by Randi Collins.  It’s called a Sunburst card and you can read all about it and watch a video on her website: Randi’s Crafty Creations .  The paper is… Continue reading Bursting with Butterflies