Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Fun Fold Friday – Origami Shadowbox

Fridays are such a great day....it’s the end of the week and everyone is looking forward to the week-end.  I decided to make Fridays even better!  It’s now Fun Fold Friday! For the next few weeks I’m going to share a new way to either fold your card....or add a special element to your card!… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – Origami Shadowbox

Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Sailing Home, Stampin' Up!

A Salute to the Red, White & Blue!

This is my last post for my Red, White and Blue week!  The Fourth of July is over but the the memories remain....A Movie Date with my husband, London Broil on the grill, watching the Boston Pops and the beauty of fireworks bursting in the air choreographed to Patriotic Music from New York City. Speaking… Continue reading A Salute to the Red, White & Blue!

Birthday, Congratulations, General Cards, Graduation, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Patriotic Daisies

As promised earlier, this first week of July is Red, White & Blue week!  It’s fitting since the Fourth of July is rapidly coming up, so what better time to have a few Patriotic looking cards?  I’m getting ready later this month for a special class featuring the New Daisy Lane Suite (details below), so… Continue reading Patriotic Daisies

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Follow Your (He)Art

If you’re a crafty person or a wanna-be crafty person, you need to Follow Your (He)Art.  Some people love to paint, others like to watercolor...or maybe just color with crayons or pencils.  Or maybe you like to fold and glue things together.  Maybe you just like to put ink to paper with a rubber stamp.… Continue reading Follow Your (He)Art

Best Wishes, Blank Card, General Cards, Graduation, Seasonal - Summer

Sailing on Calm Seas

I’ve only been sailing a few times in my lifetime, but I did think it was a grand adventure.   A few months ago, I was in Key West, Florida for my daughter’s wedding.  After all the festivities were over, my family made a little mini vacation out of the rest of the week.  One… Continue reading Sailing on Calm Seas

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Sing a Song – Free as a Bird

I love to sing.  I’ve been singing in some kind of musical group most of my life, from elementary school to high school choruses, church choirs, community choirs and even a Christmas Caroling group where I dressed in Victorian costume.  I think I got my musical gifts from my mother.  She’s been a Sweet Adeline… Continue reading Sing a Song – Free as a Bird

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

I’m Over the Moon About These Cows!

I love fun cards.  They just seem so much more cheerful to put into the mail.  And these cows in the OVER THE MOON stamp set, fit the bill. I have to give credit to Corinne Oosterhoff, a fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Denmark.  She shared a card on a Facebook page for Stampin’ Up Demonstrators and… Continue reading I’m Over the Moon About These Cows!

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

Good Morning Magnolia!

My mother-in-law, who passed away in 2015 from Alzheimer’s Disease, loved flowers.  She could make anything grow, even flowers and plants that she would give to me and I would seemingly kill, she would bring them back to life.  She had a beautiful yard full of flowers...that included a HUGE magnolia tree.   June 6th… Continue reading Good Morning Magnolia!

Blank Card, Father’s Day, General Cards, Graduation, Stampin' Up!

Sailing Home!

It has happened!  The new 2019-2020 catalog is now available and that means that I can now introduce you to the new stamp sets and suites, new punches, dies, ribbons, embellishments,...all kinds of goodness is wrapped up in those pages!  Even the cover has hints of what’s inside: If you don’t have a catalog, you… Continue reading Sailing Home!

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