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

Let it Snow!

There were rumors last week that an arctic blast of weather was coming through and that it would snow tomorrow.  It’s highly unusual in Virginia Beach where I live, but I’m always hopeful as there is nothing quite so beautiful as new fallen snow.  So here is my tribute.... The stamp set Snowman Season is just… Continue reading Let it Snow!

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

Quick and Easy – Wrapped in Plaid

Quick and easy....that’s my motto these days.  With the busy holiday season is coming up  in the wink of an eye, you need quick and easy projects and cards so you can have plenty of time to sit back and relax and look at the 2019-2020 Annual catalog so you can make your Wish List… Continue reading Quick and Easy – Wrapped in Plaid

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

Grab a Cup of Christmas Cheer!

Cheers!  Yes, it’s time to celebrate.  This is my 200th blog post!  I should have hit this number a few weeks ago, but I’ve been super busy lately and my blog has gone on the back burner.....but I think I’m just about caught up on everything, so keeping my fingers crossed I can get back… Continue reading Grab a Cup of Christmas Cheer!

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

Classic Christmas with Toile Tidings

When you think about the winter holidays....and I’m talking about both Thanksgiving and Christmas....what  come to mind?  Turkeys? Snowball fights?  Caroling?  Christmas trees?  Lights?  And when you see this Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper....what do you think of?...in particular the one one the very far left? Here is a close up.....so you don’t have to… Continue reading Classic Christmas with Toile Tidings

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

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