Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Graduation

Retiring Favorite – En Route

So my Red, White and Blue week last week didn’t work out as I expected.  I was getting ready to travel.....19 hour airplane trip....and I’ll be gone almost a month.  I had so many things to do and even though I thought I could fit everything in....it just didn’t happen.  So I’m going to save… Continue reading Retiring Favorite – En Route

Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Do Something Awesome!

We all face challenges everyday....whether if it’s a project at work, or trying to juggle too many things during the day, or a relationship struggle, there are challenges around every corner.  But this card I’m sharing today is more about challenging you to step out of your box and Do Something Awesome....Every. Single. Day.  Get… Continue reading Do Something Awesome!

Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Retiring – Lemon Zest Stamp Set & Lemon Builder Punch

On June 4th Stampin’ Up!’s new 2019-2020 catalog will be out....but that means that the stamp sets that will be retiring will be gone forever.  So for the next  few weeks, I’m going to highlight my favorite retiring sets. I started this blog 1 year and 12 days ago....and the first stamp set that I… Continue reading Retiring – Lemon Zest Stamp Set & Lemon Builder Punch

Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Enjoy the Simple Moments

When life gets busy and you feel like your caught in a whirlwind....it’s time to just take a deep breath and sit back and relax and enjoy the simple moments.  For me that’s lunch with a friend or some quiet time stamping, a movie date with my husband,....just not planning and filling every waking moment.… Continue reading Enjoy the Simple Moments

Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

You Can Do Anything!

I am celebrating today! And not only do I have one thing to celebrate....I have TWO things to celebrate. First -- One year ago today, I signed up to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I had no set plans to really do much except get my 20% discount for my new crafting hobby. But I… Continue reading You Can Do Anything!

Congratulations, Encouragement, Friendship, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Same Design….But Different!

Just a quick post to let you know that I didn’t forget what I promised last week.  Last week I shared a Valentine’s Card and I told you I would be back with another card using the same layout, but it would be different.....so here it is:   And just to refresh your memory....below is… Continue reading Same Design….But Different!

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

Taking a Bird Break

Taking a break from the Christmas madness to bring you some beautiful birds. They kind of happened by accident.  A class to make Christmas gift bags and treat holders was cancelled when life got in the way and several people weren’t able to come.  It left just one....my friend Karen.  She loves birds.  Blue birds.… Continue reading Taking a Bird Break

Best Wishes, Birthday, Congratulations, Encouragement, Stampin' Up!

Flowers Everywhere

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

Best Wishes, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Stretching My Creativity

So where do you get ideas for cards when you don’t think you are actually creative enough to think of them on your own?  Why you do what everyone else does and check out Pinterest.  So the past few months I’ve been collecting “pins” of cards that I like and just storing them away on… Continue reading Stretching My Creativity

Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Another Angle

I am still on vacation, but this time I’m in Pawtucket, Rhode Island celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.  Did you know that Bristol, Rhode Island has the oldest Fourth of July Parade in the Nation?  This year was the 233rd year for the parade!  (We actually watched in on TV as you had to… Continue reading Another Angle