Blank Card, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Stinkin’ Sweet

I can’t remember the last time I made Valentines....probably when I was in elementary school which is......um....lots of years ago!  I’m sure I helped my two daughters make them when they were small...but that was also...not as quite as many years ago.  But I’ve been busy making them this year! I almost didn’t buy this… Continue reading Stinkin’ Sweet

General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Out of the Scraps….

So....last week I was prepping for a class I did to make this Winter Sampler. I was cutting squares and more squares, getting scrap pieces for stamping and then die cutting...and doing lots of counting to make sure I had the correct amount.  I decided to be nice and cut the little leafy branch that… Continue reading Out of the Scraps….

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A Trio of Butterflies

When I was getting ready for last Card & Chat class, I decided to break out the butterflies.   We did some watercoloring using Aqua Painters and ink pads to make this butterfly card that I blogged about last week.  But then I decided to show how to use the Aqua Painters in a different way.… Continue reading A Trio of Butterflies

Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

You Can Do Anything!

I am celebrating today! And not only do I have one thing to celebrate....I have TWO things to celebrate. First -- One year ago today, I signed up to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I had no set plans to really do much except get my 20% discount for my new crafting hobby. But I… Continue reading You Can Do Anything!

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Not Your Traditional Valentine

When you think of Valentine’s Day, what colors immediately come to mind?  Ruby Red?, Pale Pink? Bright Pink?  Powder Pink? Cranberry Red? Maybe a little white to go with all that red and pink?  How about green?  Green’s not on your Valentine radar?  It wasn’t on mine either, but Soft Sea Foam Green was one… Continue reading Not Your Traditional Valentine

General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Let’s Hop Right On It

I first saw a card made with these little froggies back in November when Lisa Hardie (www.sweetpaperstudios.com) demonstrated the stamp set So Hoppy Together at Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage Convention in Orlando, Florida.  And I’ve been wanting to make a similar card ever since I got the stamp set.  Here is my version of the card:  … Continue reading Let’s Hop Right On It

Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Stampin' Up!

Hello Cupcake

It was my oldest daughter’s birthday this past Wednesday....I can’t tell you how old she is because a Mom never tells her daughter’s age on any kind of social media...unless that Mom wants to see an exasperated look on her daughter’s face along with a rolling of the eyes.  So in honor of her birthday,… Continue reading Hello Cupcake

Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Butterflies Gala – lore!

Just a little play on words in my title.  One of the new stamp sets and bundles in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Occasions Catalog is this fun set of stamps which is called Butterfly Gala. So of course the butterflies just flew off the stamps and onto my card: If you noticed, there are 4 sets… Continue reading Butterflies Gala – lore!

Congratulations, Encouragement, Friendship, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Same Design….But Different!

Just a quick post to let you know that I didn’t forget what I promised last week.  Last week I shared a Valentine’s Card and I told you I would be back with another card using the same layout, but it would be different.....so here it is:   And just to refresh your memory....below is… Continue reading Same Design….But Different!

Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Seasonal Sampler – Winter

Almost a year ago I became a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator and when I first started, I was just having fun making cards....but Stampin’ Up is so much more than that....you can DO so much more than just making cards.  Basically just about anything you can make with paper, you can do with Stampin’ Up products....treat… Continue reading Seasonal Sampler – Winter