To keep with the “social distancing” to help stop the spread due to the Covid-19 Virus, now is the perfect time for sending cards in the mail! Sure you can send a quick email or text to your friends & family, but let’s face it....now you’ve probably got more free time on your hands and… Continue reading Social Distancing = Put a Card in the Mail!
S.I.P. No, it does not stand for Still In Pajamas. It stands for Stamps, Ink, Paper. Nothing else on your card....no ribbon, no bling, no embossing, just pure and simple stamping. If you want to make cards in a hurry, S.I.P. is the way to go. But that doesn’t mean that your cards have to… Continue reading Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)
I made this card way back in January and never shared it, but now that I am in Phoenix...in the desert....where there at cacti (yes, that is the plural of cactus)....I thought it was an appropriate time to share. This card uses one of the Sale-A-Bration items that you can receive for FREE with a… Continue reading The Gang’s all Meer….in the Desert
I love making 3D Projects - boxes, bags and treat holders, but its even more fun when it’s something as fun as this purse and the little notecards that you can tuck inside. With Mother’s Day coming up, wouldn’t this purse make the perfect gift bag? You could tuck lots of things inside — small… Continue reading Dressed to Impress – Let’s Make a Purse!…and Cards!
As long as I can remember, my Mom has sung with Sweet Adelines....and at 90 years of age, she is still up on the risers singing away as the oldest member of the Scottsdale Chorus chapter. Early on, my Dad in his infinite wisdom decided that she needed something to help her practice, so in… Continue reading Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night
Last week on my Pats Card Corner Facebook PageI posted this picture of the preparations for a card that had 22 pieces. It was just one of 9 projects that were going to be made at an All Day Stamping Retreat - Springtime in Paris that my friend and fellow Demonstrator, Margaret Spencer, were planning.… Continue reading Lily Impressions W Fold
Easy Peasy - Quick and Easy. That’s my motto this week as I get projects ready for a one day retreat on Saturday. I spent 3 hours cutting pieces for 16 cards....with each card having 22 pieces....oh my! But it will be a ‘Masterpiece”. That’s a hint for the theme of the card which I’ll… Continue reading Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies
Welcome to another Fun Fold Friday! I’ve been wanting to play with the Dressed to Impress Stamp Set ever since I got it for FREE at Stampin’ Up’s Onstage in Atlanta way back in November...but somehow the holidays got in the way and here it is the last day of January already. Time has flown by....but… Continue reading Dressed to Impress Fun Fold
Welcome to another Mixed Up Monday. Today I am sharing some alternative ideas for using your January 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit called I’ll Bee Yours. If you don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is you can check out this post from a year ago....Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style. So it’s a year later and I’ve got another… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – with Paper Pumpkin!
You know Halloween is coming when you see lots of candy corn in the stores. It’s one of my favorite holiday treats. If I had a stamp set with a candy corn stamp, It would be stamped on the front of a Halloween card, but I don’t so you get to see some of my… Continue reading A Ghoul Friend