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)
Last week on my Pats Card Corner Facebook PageI posted this picture of the preparations for a card that had 22 pieces. It was just one of 9 projects that were going to be made at an All Day Stamping Retreat - Springtime in Paris that my friend and fellow Demonstrator, Margaret Spencer, were planning.… Continue reading Lily Impressions W Fold
Welcome to another Mixed Up Monday. Today I am sharing some alternative ideas for using your January 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit called I’ll Bee Yours. If you don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is you can check out this post from a year ago....Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style. So it’s a year later and I’ve got another… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – with Paper Pumpkin!
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