I recently took part in a color challenge. The challenge was to use three specific colors in a card and to use products that are in Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog. It doesn’t seem like these colors: Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz would be a great combination, but it just so happens that… Continue reading Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter
Good Morning! I’m back again with another cardinal card! You can see the first one HERE. This time it’s very monochromatic and easy to make! Here is is: Classic Christmas colors of Red & White (or in this case Very Vanilla) make this card an easy winner in the simple category. The Toile Tidings Designer… Continue reading More Cardinals – Toile Christmas
Had a little delay in getting this posted....so it’s now only 96 days until Christmas! Unless you’ve been perusing Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog, you might not know that this post is going to contain a Christmas Card. I know it’s early for Christmas....Today marks the 100th day until Christmas! But I needed to make… Continue reading Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid
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!