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!
Just a little play on words in my title. One of the new stamp sets and bundles in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Occasions Catalog is this fun set of stamps which is called Butterfly Gala. So of course the butterflies just flew off the stamps and onto my card: If you noticed, there are 4 sets… Continue reading Butterflies Gala – lore!
It was a dreary overcast day when I was playing around and practicing my watercoloring....and using my Aqua Painter, so I decided to make something bright and cheery. So put your sunglasses on and gaze at my pink creation....shades of Lovely Lipstick and Mango Melody to be exact. This stamp set I used is called… Continue reading Pretty in Pink
Christmas is over and it is almost January...just one more day and it will be time to say hello to winter.....unless you live on the east coast of Virginia. We are having what I consider to be unusually warm weather for this time of year....the temperature has been alternating between the 50’s and the 60’s… Continue reading All the Glitters….
Earlier this week I posted about my simple wreath card and the Wishing You Well Stamp set. You can see that post HERE. But I still wasn’t done making cards with this stamp set. I was using it for a card class, so I was looking at all the different possibilities....read that “seasons” to use… Continue reading It’s a Seasonal Thing….Or Not