Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Heartfelt Wishes, Seasonal - Fall, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes or less

Happy Labor Day! I know you’ve heard me say that some cards I show you are “quick and easy” or “easier than you think”, but I think this one takes the cake for being quick and easy.  And there is really not "labor" involved in making this card, I used the Beauty of the Earth… Continue reading Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes or less

Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Sweet as a Peach

Sweet As A Peach Fun Fold Pocket Card

I haven't had much time lately to sit down at my desk and make a mess.  For anyone who is a crafter of any kind....that means being in your happy place and creating cards, treat holders, samplers.....lots of papercrafting!  And like many of you,  I have a plastic bin full of cards that are not… Continue reading Sweet As A Peach Fun Fold Pocket Card

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Daisy Garden, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

Quick and easy cards…who likes them?  I do!  There is something to be said for having one BIG stamp that covers the entire card front.  Stamp once, do a bit of coloring, add a little embossing and put it all together.  This is the result.  I made this card for a special friend who lost… Continue reading Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

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!

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Take Me Back Tuesday – Pretty Perennials

I was looking through all my pictures on my phone.  I take alot....like thousands.  I am especially bad when I take a trip....I'll have hundreds by the end of the day.  I love to look at them because it takes me back to all the fun memories.   But since we have not traveled in… Continue reading Take Me Back Tuesday – Pretty Perennials

All Squared Away, Best Wishes, Birthday, General Cards, Get Well, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Thank You, Thinking of You

All Squared Away….again.

A few weeks ago, I shared a card made with the All Squared Away Stamp Set.  As I was writing that blog post, I thought of a great way to use that stamp set….and I’m finally getting around to sharing my idea with you! Mini cards!  The square design just seemed destined to go on… Continue reading All Squared Away….again.

Best Wishes, Birthday

All Squared Away….It’s in Progress.

There is nothing like having everything all nice and neat.  Everything in it’s place...neat and tidy.  Well, let me just tell you that it’s not happening right now in my little craft corner of the world.  My desk is littered with bits and pieces of the card I’m sharing with you now, plus I have… Continue reading All Squared Away….It’s in Progress.

Best Wishes, Embossing Folders, Playing with Patterns, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Let’s Be Insprired by……Inspiring Iris

It’s easy to overlook stamp sets in the Annual Catalog....especially when a smaller Mini Catalog come out a month of two after the Annual Catalog launch with even more fun stamp sets to play with and if it's a set that carried over from a previous year, sometimes they don't get a second look. Today… Continue reading Let’s Be Insprired by……Inspiring Iris

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, Fun Folds, Hydrangea Haven, Jan -June 2021 Mini Catalog, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!

Dutch Fold Slider Card

If you’ve been following me for a bit (or if you are new to reading my blog), you might not be surprised that I am sharing another Fun Fold Card.  I love to make cards that are a little different or have a different way of folding.  And well, if it has moving parts, that’s… Continue reading Dutch Fold Slider Card

Best Wishes, Birthday, Party Puffins, Stampin' Up!

Party Puffin Monday

It’s always fun to start off the week with a bright and cheery card.  I think it helps to set the mood for the entire week.  So let’s get the party started! The stamp set I used is called Party Puffins and is one of the new stamp sets that is in the New 2021-2022… Continue reading Party Puffin Monday