2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Jar of Flowers, Love, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Misty Moonlight Monday Blues – Jar of Flowers

It is no secret that blue is my favorite color.  Given a choice of colors, I always choose blue.  So I’m celebrating the Monday blues today with a blue card!This shade of blue is one of the five new 2020-2022 In-Colors called Misty Moonlight.  And it does look like a moonlit night.  I paired the… Continue reading Misty Moonlight Monday Blues – Jar of Flowers

2020 Mini Catalog, Anniversary, Birthday, Blank Card, Just A Note, Love, Stampin' Up!

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

Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Love, Sailing Home, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You

From Envelopes to Cards – Paper Pumpkin

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

2020 Mini Catalog, Anniversary, Blank Card, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Buffalo Checked Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day!  In my blog post on Monday, I used a piece of leftover cardstock that I had used the Buffalo Check Stamp Set on....stamping in Real Red Ink.  You can see that post here: Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday.  Now I am obsessed with red, black and white.  So I still had… Continue reading Buffalo Checked Valentine

2020 Mini Catalog, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday

I was cleaning out a pile of scraps on my desk and came across a few sample sheets of the Buffalo Check Stamp Set that had been done in red for the card in this blog post Cow’s it Going…..again.  So I decided to use one to make a more “manly” Valentine. The background looks a… Continue reading Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday

2020 Mini Catalog, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Heartfelt Love You Lots Valentine

Have you made your Valentines yet?  Notice I didn’t say -  have you gone to your local card store (which shall remain nameless) and shelled out $7-$8 for a card.  When I was much younger, we always made our own valentines to give to friends.  And I see no reason to change that now.  So,… Continue reading Heartfelt Love You Lots Valentine

2020 Mini Catalog, Congratulations, Love, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy, Thank You, Thinking of You, Valentine’s Day

Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be

Last week, I was playing around with trying something new and accidentally stumbled onto something really fun...and that had a beautiful result.  This was the card I gave my husband yesterday for your 42nd Wedding Anniversary. The stamp I used is part of the Meant to Be Stamp Set.  You can see it in the lower… Continue reading Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Fun Folds, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You, Valentine’s Day

Heartfelt Valentine Fun Fold

It’s February, and that means that love is in the air.  All this week I’ll be sharing “Love” cards.  If you are a reader of my blog, you’ll know that in my last post Dressed to Impress Fun Fold I promised that I would be back to show you the same card design but with a… Continue reading Heartfelt Valentine Fun Fold

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Dressed to Impress, Friendship, Fun Folds, Love, Stampin' Up!

Dressed to Impress Fun Fold

Welcome to another Fun Fold Friday!  I’ve been wanting to play with the Dressed to Impress Stamp Set ever since I got it for FREE at Stampin’ Up’s Onstage in Atlanta way back in November...but somehow the holidays got in the way and here it is the last day of January already.  Time has flown by....but… Continue reading Dressed to Impress Fun Fold

Anniversary, Blank Card, Fun Folds, Love, Perennial Essence, Stampin' Up!

Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!

It’s another Fun Fold Friday.....or is it???   Today’s card looks like it has a fun fold....but it’s actually just a Fake Fold (or also called by it’s real name - The Front Pocket Card).  There is no special fold, just a playing tricks with your eyes kind of fake fold.  Here it is: Doesn’t… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!