Anniversary, Awash in Beauty, Blank Card, Friendship, Just A Note, Love, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Awash in Beauty – How to use the Designer Series Paper

I love getting new Designer Series Paper. New Designs sometimes means finding new ways to use the paper or creating a new sketch for a card design, especially when it's paper like this. The same design is on both the top and bottom edges.  You could just cut it horizontally across the middle, and do… Continue reading Awash in Beauty – How to use the Designer Series Paper

Anniversary, Best Delivery, Best Wishes, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You, Valentine’s Day, Valentines

Best Delivery Valentine

So many people shop online. including me, that there is a constant stream of delivery trucks in most neighborhoods….so I though why not deliver a a little love and a few Valentine hearts with my own stamped Delivery truck… This truck image is from the new Best Delivery Stamp Set.  Briefly, I did think about… Continue reading Best Delivery Valentine

Anniversary, Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Fun with Vellum and Alcohol!

This card is for everyone who loves the Expressions in Ink Designer Series Paper. This paper is simply beautiful.  Vibrant colors and designs.  It is hard to describe, so let me just show you: Did you know that you can make that same ink splotched design and it’s as simple as having a few supplies:… Continue reading Fun with Vellum and Alcohol!

Anniversary, Birthday, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, One Sheet Wonder, Pansy Patch, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You

6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

I returned from my vacation on Tuesday....and one of the first things i did was go in my craft rom to figure out what I was going to do for my Facebook Live that was scheduled for later in the evening.  I had 4 hours to think of something...well less if I wanted to actually… Continue reading 6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

Anniversary, Encouragement, Friendship, Jan -June 2021 Mini Catalog

Puzzle Card with Fine Art Floral

How about a little Friday fun?  The design of the card I am sharing today is called a Puzzle Card......but there is a piece missing from the picture! And that is because it is on the inside of the card in the spot where it would be if it was on the front (where it… Continue reading Puzzle Card with Fine Art Floral

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Anniversary, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Whale Done

Whale of a Time – Stamp or Punch?

I have had a “Whale of a Time“ for the past two days....and it’s all because of one of the new Designer Series Papers that is in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog that came out in June.I decided to feature this paper (and the coordinating Whale Done Stamp Set and Whale Builder Punch in my monthly Card & Chat class.Today,… Continue reading Whale of a Time – Stamp or Punch?

2020 Mini Catalog, Anniversary, Birthday, Blank Card, Just A Note, Love, Stampin' Up!

Music From The Heart

I don’t know why it has taken me so long to use the Music From The Heart Stamp Set It’s only been in the catalog a few short months and I thought for sure it would be carried over into the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, so I procrastinated....but I was wrong!  It will be retiring on… Continue reading Music From The Heart

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

Buffalo Checked Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day!  In my blog post on Monday, I used a piece of leftover cardstock that I had used the Buffalo Check Stamp Set on....stamping in Real Red Ink.  You can see that post here: Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday.  Now I am obsessed with red, black and white.  So I still had… Continue reading Buffalo Checked Valentine

Anniversary, Blank Card, Fun Folds, Love, Perennial Essence, Stampin' Up!

Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!

It’s another Fun Fold Friday.....or is it???   Today’s card looks like it has a fun fold....but it’s actually just a Fake Fold (or also called by it’s real name - The Front Pocket Card).  There is no special fold, just a playing tricks with your eyes kind of fake fold.  Here it is: Doesn’t… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!