2020 Mini Catalog, Anniversary, Best Wishes, Encouragement, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Stampin' Up!

Lots of Blooms – Tags in Bloom & Thoughtful Blooms

With spring-like weather starting to appear every few days combined with the warmer than usual winter temperatures, flowers are starting to bloom early!  So I decided that I’d have a few flowers blooming on my card too! With Sale-A-Bration ending in 2 weeks, I thought I’d highlight several of the FREE products that you can… Continue reading Lots of Blooms – Tags in Bloom & Thoughtful Blooms

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, Fun Folds, Just A Note, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Stampin' Up!

Social Distancing = Put a Card in the Mail!

To keep with the “social distancing” to help stop the spread due to the Covid-19 Virus, now is the perfect time for sending cards in the mail!  Sure you can send a quick email or text to your friends & family, but let’s face it....now you’ve probably got more free time on your hands and… Continue reading Social Distancing = Put a Card in the Mail!

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Uncategorized

Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)

S.I.P.  No, it does not stand for Still In Pajamas.  It stands for Stamps, Ink, Paper.  Nothing else on your card....no ribbon, no bling, no embossing, just pure and simple stamping.  If you want to make cards in a hurry, S.I.P. is the way to go.  But that doesn’t mean that your cards have to… Continue reading Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Peaceful Poppies, Perennial Essence, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

Mixed Up Monday is back!  And I have a little different take on flowers today for you..  I combined a die set from the 2020 Mini Catalog called Poppy Moments Dies with the Perennial Essence Vellum Paper from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. What you get are a little bit of “see-through” flower petals and leaves. … Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

Birthday, Embossing Folders, Friendship, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Stampin' Up!, The Gang’s All Meer

The Gang’s all Meer….in the Desert

I made this card way back in January and never shared it, but now that I am in Phoenix...in the desert....where there at cacti (yes, that is the plural of cactus)....I thought it was an appropriate time to share. This card uses one of the Sale-A-Bration items that you can receive for FREE with a… Continue reading The Gang’s all Meer….in the Desert

2020 Mini Catalog, Best Dressed, Dressed to Impress, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

Dressed to Impress – Let’s Make a Purse!…and Cards!

I love making 3D Projects - boxes, bags and treat holders, but its even more fun when it’s something as fun as this purse and the little notecards that you can tuck inside. With Mother’s Day coming up, wouldn’t this purse make the perfect gift bag?  You could tuck lots of things inside — small… Continue reading Dressed to Impress – Let’s Make a Purse!…and Cards!

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, Stampin' Up!

Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night

As long as I can remember, my Mom has sung with Sweet Adelines....and at 90 years of age, she is still up on the risers singing away as the oldest member of the Scottsdale Chorus chapter.  Early on, my Dad in his infinite wisdom decided that she needed something to help her practice, so in… Continue reading Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night

2020 Mini Catalog, Friendship, Fun Folds, Just A Note, Lily Impressions, Stampin' Up!

Lily Impressions W Fold

Last week on my Pats Card Corner Facebook PageI posted this picture of the preparations for a card that had 22 pieces.  It was just one of 9 projects that were going to be made at an All Day Stamping Retreat - Springtime in Paris that my friend and fellow Demonstrator, Margaret Spencer, were planning.… Continue reading Lily Impressions W Fold

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Stampin' Up!

Little Ladybug “Notes” – Happy Birthday!

A few weeks ago a friend asked me to help her make a card that she had seen on Pinterest....and I was happy to do it because I got to play with two new stamps sets that I had been wanting to use:  Little Ladybug and Music from the Heart.  These are the two stamp… Continue reading Little Ladybug “Notes” – Happy Birthday!

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You, Uncategorized

Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies

Easy Peasy - Quick and Easy.  That’s my motto this week as I get projects ready for a one day retreat on Saturday.  I spent 3 hours cutting pieces for 16 cards....with each card having 22 pieces....oh my!  But it will be a ‘Masterpiece”.  That’s a hint for the theme of the card which I’ll… Continue reading Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies