Christmas, Embossing Folders, Penguin Place, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Penguin Place Week – Card #1

You might have noticed that I haven’t been posting in my blog as much lately….so thanks for hanging in there with me….if you are still reading that is!  I spent the last 5 weeks in Phoenix, Arizona helping my mother sort and purge all of her belongings, sell her house and car in preparing to… Continue reading Penguin Place Week – Card #1

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!

Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, What’s Cookin’

What’s Cookin’? – Dutch Door Fun Fold

My Mom came for an extended visit in May and after two weeks with us, she decided that she was ready to make the move from Arizona to Virginia and live with my husband and me.  I think it was the homecooked food that persuaded her!  She is always asking either "What's for dinner? or… Continue reading What’s Cookin’? – Dutch Door Fun Fold

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

Embossing Folders, Friends Are Like Seashells, Friendship, General Cards, JOIN STAMPIN’ UP!, Stampin' Up!

Let’s Emboss – Seashells!

I had a little stamping playdate with a good friend yesterday. It was great to just sit and create together. We wanted to test out the Gilded Leafing Embellishment on a piece of cardstock that had been embossed using the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder.   That didn't go as well as we wanted, so we switched… Continue reading Let’s Emboss – Seashells!

Birthday, Darling Donkeys, Embossing Folders, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, JOIN STAMPIN’ UP!, Stampin' Up!

Darling Donkeys Birthday

I’m about to brighten up your maybe dreary Monday morning with a big pop of color!  Magenta Madness to be exact!  This is one of five In-Colors for 2020-2022 and it can be a bit of an eye opener if you haven’t had your morning pick-me-up yet. But who wouldn’t want this cute little donkey… Continue reading Darling Donkeys Birthday

Blank Card, Darling Donkeys, Embossing Folders, Friendship, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Oh So Ombre, Sale-A Bration Jan-Feb 2021, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Hee-Haw….Card fun with Darling Donkeys!

One of the cutest sets in the new SALE-a-bration catalog has to be the Darling Donkeys.  It was one of the first things that I choose as my FREE product for purchasing $50.00 of products....and it's been sitting on my shelf since December!  One of the perks of being a Demonstrator is that I get… Continue reading Hee-Haw….Card fun with Darling Donkeys!

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Christmas, Embossing Folders, Get Well, Seasonal - Winter, Snowman Season, Stampin' Up!

Step Right Up…..on a Step Box Card!

Oh what fun was had in making this card.  I originally made this card as part of a Funday Monday Zoom with my small group of stampers.  There was a little measurement confusion and then a little bit of laughter and finally the uncontrollable giggles took over.  Don't let anyone tell you that stamping and… Continue reading Step Right Up…..on a Step Box Card!

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Christmas, Embossing Folders, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Let’s Emboss with Winter Snow and Evergreen Forest

I’ve got a super simple card for you on this Monday morning!  I had a busy week-end doing a first for me....and maybe my stampers too....a combination Countdown to Christmas Kickoff In-Person and Zoom Retreat!  It was an all day Saturday event (10am-5pm) and I had 4 In-Person stampers and 1 virtual.  It took a… Continue reading Let’s Emboss with Winter Snow and Evergreen Forest

Embossing Folders, Friendship, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Let’s Get Curvy!

One of the perks of being a Stampin' Up ! Demonstrator is that I get sneak previews of new products. Beginning November 3rd, Stampin' Up is making available to order as a special preview several items that will be in the 2021  January-June Mini Catalog - the Quite Curvy Stamp Set, Curvy Christmas Stamp Set,  Curvy… Continue reading Let’s Get Curvy!