2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Encouragement, General Cards, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange

It's no secret that when September rolls around in my little corner of the world that it means it's Virginia Tech football season and time to break out the Maroon and orange, the official school colors. Over the Labor Day week-end, I made a few cards and while I definitely didn't plan it this way, … Continue reading Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Beautiful Autumn….Will Be Here Soon

I am ready for some cool weather. Fall is coming....even if the only hint of fall is that the stores have started to display all their autumn decorations.  And of course I've been looking at the August-December Mini Catalog which is chock full of seasonal stamp sets, ribbons, embellishments and more....everything you need to make… Continue reading Beautiful Autumn….Will Be Here Soon

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

I loved to jump rope when I was younger.  It was always a race to get to the jump ropes at recess so we could be first on the playground so we had a space to jump Double Dutch.  But Double Dutch is not only for jumping, it also for fun when you are making… Continue reading Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, Nothing’s Better Than, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Nothing’s Better Than……???

How would you fill in this blank?  Nothing’s Better Than _______________.  Chocolate?  Cookies?  Coffee? Cocktails?   If you answered yes to any of those, I have the perfect stamp set for you.....and it is called.... Nothing’s Better Than.  Because it’s Friday and time to relax and kick back after a long week, I think this… Continue reading Nothing’s Better Than……???

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, Get Well, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!

Jar of Flowers – Big or Little?

So you can help me solve a dilemma today.  Big or Little?  I’ve just had an online Bingo class where we made 4 cards and played Bingo.  Since everything is online and not everyone has all the stamps, all the cards were designed so that the only stamping needed was the sentiment, which they could… Continue reading Jar of Flowers – Big or Little?

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, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Follow Your Heart – Parisian Beauty

When I first saw the Parisian Beauty Stamp Set, the Eiffel Tower stamp was what made me want to purchase it.   My husband & I, and our youngest daughter, took a trip to Europe this past December.  On the agenda was a few days in Paris and we had booked tickets to go up to… Continue reading Follow Your Heart – Parisian Beauty

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

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

Upsy-Daisy!

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!