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
Gift cards can be a great way to give a friends a small gift. Gift cards come in just about any denomination, so if you want to give something small this is a perfect way to do it. I know that gift cards can be given a bad “wrap” because it seems like an easy… Continue reading Christmas Gift Week – Gift Card Holders
Yesterday was the last day of the OnStage Live Stampin’ Up! convention in Orlando, so I have one last birthday card to share with you before I fly home and it’s fast and easy! This card used the same stamp set, Half Full, that I used in my birthday card post yesterday, but this one… Continue reading One Last Birthday Cheer!
Get ready for another birthday card because it’s still birthday week on my blog. I’m in Orlando, Florida, celebrating Stampin’ Up!’s 30th birthday along with about 7,000 other crafty women. You can almost feel the creativity oozing out of the convention center. And let me tell you that the Orange County Convention Center is HUGE!… Continue reading Birthday Cheers!
As you are reading this I am flying to Orlando to attend Stampin’ Up’s OnStage....a three day gathering of Stampin’ Up Demonstrators. This year Stampin’ Up is celebrating their 30th Birthday. I’m very excited to be gathering with 7,000 creative people!! I hope some of that rubs off on me! So I’m celebrating by sharing… Continue reading Flowers Everywhere
When I’m planting flowers in the spring, I always look for the perennials....those flowers that will come back year after year. I feel like I am getting more for my money if I don’t have to continually buy all new flowers every year. But because I have such a black thumb, it’s always a guess… Continue reading Perennial Isn’t Just For Flowers
Birthdays happen everyday....and in my family (and friends) I’ve got a slew of them in November & December - 7 in November and 8 in December! But lately I’ve been playing with some of the stamp sets that came out in Stampin’ Up’s 2018 Holiday catalog. You know because it’s fun to play with new… Continue reading It’s Birthday Season All the Time!
Did you know that World Card Making Day is celebrated on the first Saturday in October? So this year, the actual celebration day is Saturday, October 6th. I didn’t know there was such a thing, but I shouldn’t be surprised because it seems like everything and everybody has a “special day” now. And some days have… Continue reading Let’s Make Cards!!
I’ve been busy this week. Last week I stamped and cut....a lot. I shared the picture of my cutting endeavors in my last post....but here is it again. These were all done from the Tropical Chic Stamp Set and coordinating Tropical Thinlits Dies. So this week I’ve been putting some of those on cards....Birthday cards… Continue reading Out of the Pile….Tropical Cards
It's another Mix-It-Up Monday!.....time to mix the OLD with the NEW.....retired Stampin' Up! products (OLD) with current products (NEW). It's been a fun challenge to see what my brain can think up. For the past few days I've been testing out the Tropical Chic Stamp Set and coordinating Thinlits and the Tropical Escape Designer Series… Continue reading Mix-It-Up Monday – It’s Party Pandas!