Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Congratulations, General Cards, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper

I spent almost all of yesterday working on a set of cards for my March Card Kit to Go that will feature the In Bloom Stamp set and Pierced Blooms Dies.   I made a mess of my workspace (as always when I am crafting).  And of course I always have scraps of paper leftover,… Continue reading Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper

Berry Blessings, Best Wishes, Blank Card, General Cards, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Just A Note, One Sheet Wonder, Stampin' Up!

6” x 6” One Sheet Wonder with Berry Blessings

What is it about trying to get as many cards as possible out of a single piece of Designer Series Paper?  Is it the challenge of “Can I do it?” Is it because it is a test of our creativity?  Is it because we want to get as much as we can for our money?… Continue reading 6” x 6” One Sheet Wonder with Berry Blessings

Berry Blessings, Best Wishes, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Berry Blessings – Two cards!

This past week, I shared with my group of stampers and on my Facebook Page a fun way to make two cards....two different card designs using one piece of 6” x 6” piece of Designer Series Paper.  It’s a little bit of a mystery card -  I gave a list of supplies and then we… Continue reading Berry Blessings – Two cards!

Best Wishes, Congratulations, Encouragement, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Sale-A Bration Jan-Feb 2021, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You

Challenging Myself with the Berry Blessings Bundle

In my last post I shared several of the cards that my group of stampers made in response to a Card Challenge. You can see that post here:  Sharing a Card Challenge.  I needed a little "card therapy", myself, so I appealed to my "craft courier" (aka my husband) to bring a bunch of my… Continue reading Challenging Myself with the Berry Blessings Bundle

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Just A Note, Playful Pets, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playful Pets and Lane

If you know anything about Stampin’ Up’s Designer Series Paper, you might recognize the name of Playful Pets in the title of this post.  It’s one of the new Designer Series Papers that came out in the new 2020-22 Annual Catalog.   This cute little paper set is filled with little doggies and kitties, paw… Continue reading Playful Pets and Lane

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Jar of Flowers, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!

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!

2020 Mini Catalog, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You

Sending Hugs – with Cards

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

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

2019 Holiday Catalog, Best Wishes, General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Sip, Sip, Hooray! Happy New Year!

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!

Best Wishes, Get Well, Stampin' Up!

A Burst of Color with Pigment Sprinkles

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