Happy Anniversary to me! Two years ago today, January 23, 2018 I joined as a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. One of the best decisions I’ve made. It was the beginning of December and I was recovering from shoulder surgery and couldn’t drive so my husband had dropped me off at a Walmart near his work while… Continue reading A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies
With all the fun new stamp sets in the 2019 Holiday catalog, it’s easy to forget about all the other stamp sets in the 2019-2020 catalog that are waiting for someone to pay them attention. Today’s card features one of those stamp sets, Country Home. Just pair them up with a little of the new Come to… Continue reading Country Home Hello
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
I was feeling so “Beachy” last week that I wrote my blog posts and then forgot to schedule them....guess my mind was on vacation.....maybe dreaming of being at the beach.... Good things come in small packages right? Then you need small cards to go with them! The stamp set I used Seaside Notions is perfect for… Continue reading Little Beach Cards
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!
This is a Quick post to let you know about a Quick way to make a bunch of cards for multiple occasions to have in your stash so they will be ready and waiting. Or if you are more like me....you need to make a card Quick and these will take you just a matter of minutes.....and you know what?… Continue reading Quick Cards with Memories & More
Hello....welcome to Monotone Monday! Or maybe I should have named this post I’ve Got the Monday Blues. Either way, the card I’m going to share today was a little happy accident...and it started with blue branches. I was actually making another one of these cards for a friend. You can read about it in this… Continue reading Monotone Monday – Petals & More
Last week I shared several cards using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper....and I finally got around to using the stamp set that coordinates with that paper. It’s called Bloom by Bloom. Lots of fun flowers all in one stamp set! And these flowers are the same ones that are in the Happiness Blooms Designer Series… Continue reading More Flowers with Bloom by Bloom
I saw this definition of Spring the other day....SPRING: A lovely reminder of how beautiful change can be. So while this definiation is more about flowers and plants blooming back to life after a long winter, it also applies to other parts of our lives. Change can be good especially when it brings new and… Continue reading Still Blooming with Happiness
The definition of distinctive is possessing a characteristic of a thing that distinguishes it from another. One of the unique things Stampin’ Up products is that they have a created their own patent pending DistINKtive Stamps. What makes these stamps distinctive is their ability to lay down the ink in a unique way that gives you shading… Continue reading DistINKtive Stamps!