Most people think of the palette of fall colors by looking at the trees and the beautiful colors of the leaves that indicates cooler weather is coming.....yellows, oranges, reds, greens. I think of fall colors as the colors in the stadium of my favorite college football team....Virginia Tech Hokies. Chicago Maroon and Burnt Orange are… Continue reading The Colors of Fall – Gather Together
The new 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog debuted this week. It’s chock full of holiday items for Halloween, Thanksgiving and of course my favorite time of year....Christmas! As a demonstrator, I was able to see (and order) items from the catalog in advance and I’ve been busy (or at least trying to be busy.....) making… Continue reading Gather Together
Back in June I shared a few cards using the Over the Moon Stamp set. And I asked Cow’s It Going??. But I was recently using these stamps again when I had a Bingo - Down on the Farm class. It was a lot of fun and I had a great group of stampers....including a… Continue reading Cow’s it Going…..again.
It’s Monday. My brain is fried from thinking too much over the week-end. I wasn’t really “crafty” all last week and it shows. I feel stressed. I need something easy to just slide gently into Monday and get my bearings for the week. How about you? Ready for something simple? Here it is: I can… Continue reading Let the Paper Do the Work
Let’s Stay Up Late and Craft.....this is my mantra just about every night. I am definitely a “night person” and when everything is quiet and it’s late at night....that is when my creativity kicks in. So I start stamping....and cutting....and trying new ideas.....and pretty soon it is the wee hours of the morning. My desk… Continue reading Let’s Stay Up Late & Craft!
Do you have an answer to my question? When is a Daisy, not a Daisy? The answer is pretty simple....when it’s made with Perennial Essence Vellum Cardstock! let me just show you. The flower on this card is made using the Large and the Medium Daisy punch. But I don’t think it looks like a… Continue reading When is a Daisy, not a 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!
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
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!
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