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
If you know anything about Stampin’ Up’s Designer Series Paper, you might recognize the name of Playful Pets in the title of this post. It’s one of the new Designer Series Papers that came out in the new 2020-22 Annual Catalog. This cute little paper set is filled with little doggies and kitties, paw… Continue reading Playful Pets and Lane
The new 2020-21 Annual Catalog went live yesterday! As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I’ve been able to order select products from the catalog since the beginning of May. But I wanted to keep using some of my favorite stamps that were retiring. So today is the first day that I am sharing a card made… Continue reading Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!
This is going to be a busy week for me, so I have a super simple card to share with you today. This is a SIP card (Stamps, Ink, Paper). No fancy embellishments, no ribbon, no embossing...just clean and simple. The stamp set I used is called Music From the Heart. This stamp set in… Continue reading Super Simple Music From the Heart
I don’t know why it has taken me so long to use the Music From The Heart Stamp Set It’s only been in the catalog a few short months and I thought for sure it would be carried over into the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog, so I procrastinated....but I was wrong! It will be retiring on… Continue reading Music From The Heart
There are so many people now who could use a hug....healthcare workers, first responders - police, firemen, military, EMT volunteers, those that live alone, nursing home residents, hospice care patients, children, mothers & fathers, and those who have lost loves ones....the list just goes on and on. Due to the restrictions of “social distancing” we… Continue reading Sending Hugs – with Cards
I was supposed to go to a Stampin’ at the Beach Retreat this past week-end in North Carolina. But due to the COVID-19 Virus, the retreat wasn’t cancelled, but it was changed and everything was all online...Facebook live presentations, Zoom Room chats....and we even played virtual Bingo! Instead of everyone being together, we were all… Continue reading Tropical Oasis….at Home
Whisper If you’ve been following my blog for the past few days, you’ve seen the cards that I have been making with the March Paper Pumpkin Kit, No Matter the Weather. First I made the note cards (5” x 3 1/2” cards) following the directions in the Paper Pumpkin kit. And I stepped it up a… Continue reading From Envelopes to Cards – Paper Pumpkin
To keep with the “social distancing” to help stop the spread due to the Covid-19 Virus, now is the perfect time for sending cards in the mail! Sure you can send a quick email or text to your friends & family, but let’s face it....now you’ve probably got more free time on your hands and… Continue reading Social Distancing = Put a Card in the Mail!
S.I.P. No, it does not stand for Still In Pajamas. It stands for Stamps, Ink, Paper. Nothing else on your card....no ribbon, no bling, no embossing, just pure and simple stamping. If you want to make cards in a hurry, S.I.P. is the way to go. But that doesn’t mean that your cards have to… Continue reading Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)