Embossing Folders, Friendship, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Let’s Get Curvy!

One of the perks of being a Stampin' Up ! Demonstrator is that I get sneak previews of new products. Beginning November 3rd, Stampin' Up is making available to order as a special preview several items that will be in the 2021  January-June Mini Catalog - the Quite Curvy Stamp Set, Curvy Christmas Stamp Set,  Curvy… Continue reading Let’s Get Curvy!

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

Baby Wipe Technique with Love of Leaves

I guess you can tell that I am a little obsessed with the Love of Leaves Stamp Set and the coordinating Stitched Leaves Dies. If you haven't seen my three previous posts, check them out here:Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange, here: More Love of Leaves and here: Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves.  Today… Continue reading Baby Wipe Technique with Love of Leaves

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

Beautiful Autumn Block Stamping

This week I was playing around with the Card Sketch Challenge that I had given my group of stampers.  At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, I started giving them a challenge every week....we are now up to Week #20!! And this is the first card that I made: I tried a little block stamping. … Continue reading Beautiful Autumn Block Stamping

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

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Forever Fern, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Wedding

Split Front Cards with Forever Fern

I am still making cards from the bits and pieces I have accumulated...this time I was looking for a way to use up some of the die cuts I made a few months ago.  Who am I kidding, LOTS of die cuts!  I have used about one half of these since I did this at… Continue reading Split Front Cards with Forever Fern

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blossoms in Bloom, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Out of the Scraps – Blossoms in Bloom

Last week I shared several cards I made from pieces of partial cards I had thrown in a box on my desk.  I finally went through them and made LOTS of cards.  Evidently I need to clear our this box more often!I had stamped the flowers on this card using the Blossoms in Bloom Stamp… Continue reading Out of the Scraps – Blossoms in Bloom

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Anniversary, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Whale Done

Whale of a Time – Stamp or Punch?

I have had a “Whale of a Time“ for the past two days....and it’s all because of one of the new Designer Series Papers that is in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog that came out in June.I decided to feature this paper (and the coordinating Whale Done Stamp Set and Whale Builder Punch in my monthly Card & Chat class.Today,… Continue reading Whale of a Time – Stamp or Punch?

2020 Mini Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Whale Done

Whale of a Time Pocket Card

It’s Monday!  Happy beginning to your week!  I seem to always be showing you cards that are blue on Monday....and today is no exception.  I’ve been making cards and cutting cards for an Under the Sea/Whale Done class.  Each participant received one-quarter of a package of the Whale of a Time Designer Series Paper.There are… Continue reading Whale of a Time Pocket Card