The new 2020-21 Annual Catalog went live yesterday! As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I’ve been able to order select products from the catalog since the beginning of May. But I wanted to keep using some of my favorite stamps that were retiring. So today is the first day that I am sharing a card made… Continue reading Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!
There are so many people now who could use a hug....healthcare workers, first responders - police, firemen, military, EMT volunteers, those that live alone, nursing home residents, hospice care patients, children, mothers & fathers, and those who have lost loves ones....the list just goes on and on. Due to the restrictions of “social distancing” we… Continue reading Sending Hugs – with Cards
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
Happy New Year! It’s a fresh beginning to a new year full of new adventures and possibilities! I can’t wait for all the fun to begin! Let’s start it off with this card: This is the first time I’ve had a chance to use this stamp set called: Sip Sip Hooray and the corresponding die set… Continue reading Sip, Sip, Hooray! Happy New Year!
Working with Pigment Sprinkles is, in a word....fun! Sprinkling a little on a piece of Watercolor paper spritzed with water is like watching fireworks. Every little shake gives you a burst of color. The result is amazing....and is so quick and easy. The longest part is waiting for the paper to dry so you can finish your… Continue reading A Burst of Color with Pigment Sprinkles
I was feeling so “Beachy” last week that I wrote my blog posts and then forgot to schedule them....guess my mind was on vacation.....maybe dreaming of being at the beach.... Good things come in small packages right? Then you need small cards to go with them! The stamp set I used Seaside Notions is perfect for… Continue reading Little Beach Cards
Need a quick and easy card? I’ve got one for you today that you can make super quick! And it’s so versatile....just pick your favorite color ink and matching cardstock color and you’ll be done in a flash! This is a card that Stampin’ Up! might call a SIP card (Stamps, Ink, Paper)....that’s all you… Continue reading Upsy-Daisy!
I’ve only been sailing a few times in my lifetime, but I did think it was a grand adventure. A few months ago, I was in Key West, Florida for my daughter’s wedding. After all the festivities were over, my family made a little mini vacation out of the rest of the week. One… Continue reading Sailing on Calm Seas
This is a Quick post to let you know about a Quick way to make a bunch of cards for multiple occasions to have in your stash so they will be ready and waiting. Or if you are more like me....you need to make a card Quick and these will take you just a matter of minutes.....and you know what?… Continue reading Quick Cards with Memories & More
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