Birthday, Friendship, General Cards, Party Puffins, Stampin' Up!

Party Puffins Sneak Peak

I'm so excited to share a sneak peak of one of the new stamp sets that is in the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog that will be released on May 4th.  Right now I can only show you the cover...but there are lots of goodies inside....new stamp sets along with returning favorites, new ribbons, embellishments, die… Continue reading Party Puffins Sneak Peak

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Ornate Garden, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Ornate Garden Pocket Cards

Do you have too much Designer Series Paper that is piled up and you haven’t used?  All right, I am not sure that you can ever have too much, but I do need to make room for new Designer Series Papers that will be coming out in the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.  So, I have… Continue reading Ornate Garden Pocket Cards

Blank Card, Friends Are Like Seashells, Friendship, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Simply Sand Dollars

Not much can be simpler than Stamps, Ink and Paper to make a card.  To be more specific - One stamp, one color ink and one basic color of cardstock. The stamp set I used is called Friends Are Like Seashells.  This stamp set and the coordinating Seaside Seashells Dies are in the January-June 2021… Continue reading Simply Sand Dollars

Dragonfly Garden, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Book Fold with Dragonfly Garden

I told you last week that I was having a hard time putting away the idea of a Side Fold card (or sometimes I have since discovered called a Book Fold).  So I have one more to share with you today. The ones I shared with you last week in this blog post Side Fold Fun!… Continue reading Book Fold with Dragonfly Garden

Birthday, Butterfly Brilliance, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance

So many computer problems last week that I didn't get this out (big sigh).  .BUT.....Today is the start of a brand new week, so hoping it will be better!   Today I have a fun card to share with you....a Pop-Up Card using the new Butterfly Brilliance Stamp Set and coordinating Brilliant Wings Dies.  Not only do… Continue reading Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Nothing’s Better Than, Stampin' Up!

Nothings Better Than…..

So...how would you fill in the blank?  The stamp set I used to for today’s card is called Nothings Better Than and the stamps in the set give you four choices for an answer....Cookies, Chocolate (my choice), Cocktails and Coffee.  Personally, I think I would have added Crafting in there somewhere.  I spent a few… Continue reading Nothings Better Than…..

Art Gallery, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Fun Folds, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

This is actually a re-make of a card that I made in 2019 when I was visiting my daughter in Seoul, South Korea.  I had packed a few stamping supplies so I could stamp on the long 17 hour flight, I didn’t end up doing that....those seat trays are tiny!  But I did make quite… Continue reading Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

Friendship, General Cards, In Bloom, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Simple Black and White

When it's been a busy week, all you want to do ia make a simple card.  And this one fits the bill.  Not only is it simple, but it's just basic....and by that I mean Basic White and Basic Black. The True Love Designer Series Paper is perfect for this quick and easy Black and… Continue reading Simple Black and White

Best Wishes, Birthday, Fun Folds, General Cards, In Bloom, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Snailed It, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Pierced Blooms Twisted Easel Card

As I write this I am sitting in my craft room and listening to hits from the 60’s and what should come up but Chubby Checker’s “The Twist”.  You can listen to it here: Chubby Checker’s The Twist.  I am taking it as good omen that I just happened to be writing my this post… Continue reading Pierced Blooms Twisted Easel Card

Birthday, Cards for Men, Fun Folds, General Cards, Snailed It, Stampin' Up!

Snail Mail Fun Fold

Want to double your fun when making cards?  Use a Fun Fold Design and choose a fun set of  Designer Series Papers.  Like this card: Sometimes it can be hard to come up with some more “man-ly” type cards.  But when I saw the snail with the mustache and little bow tie, I knew he… Continue reading Snail Mail Fun Fold