Most people think of the palette of fall colors by looking at the trees and the beautiful colors of the leaves that indicates cooler weather is coming.....yellows, oranges, reds, greens. I think of fall colors as the colors in the stadium of my favorite college football team....Virginia Tech Hokies. Chicago Maroon and Burnt Orange are… Continue reading The Colors of Fall – Gather Together
Ever have one of those days when there just aren’t enough hours in the day? Or even a week when you have so much to do that you have a hard time just deciding what is most important and what can wait until the craziness that is your life stops swirling out of control? Kind… Continue reading Playing with Leaves – Gathered Leaves
The new 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog debuted this week. It’s chock full of holiday items for Halloween, Thanksgiving and of course my favorite time of year....Christmas! As a demonstrator, I was able to see (and order) items from the catalog in advance and I’ve been busy (or at least trying to be busy.....) making… Continue reading Gather Together
As Thanksgiving is here! I knew it was coming because I picked up my mother last week from the airport for her annual - “Thanksgiving and See all her Children in One Fell Swoop” trip. She lives in Arizona.....my brother, sister and I all live in Virginia....but different parts of the state....so she goes from… Continue reading A Season of Thankfulness
Happy Halloween! It’s time for pumpkins, treats and hopefully no tricks! Since there are lots of real pumpkins decorating everyone’s front steps, lawns, windows, etc, I decided that I would tell you more about the orange box in the side bar of my blog that says Paper Pumpkin. Paper Pumpkin is a monthly papercrafting kit… Continue reading Fall is time for Pumpkins….Paper Pumpkins too!
When I first saw the new Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog I knew that I would be getting the stamp set that I used on this card. I shared more about this card HERE. Even though a lot of people were oohing and ahhhing over all the new Christmas stamps, my mind just wasn’t there yet.… Continue reading Down Home Country Charm
Welcome to another Mix-It-Up Monday! Today I am mixing up the NEW Country Home Stamp Set with the the OLD Year of Cheer Designer Series Paper. I'm not sure that this paper is technically OLD because it's still available but only in the Clearance Rack on the Stampin’ Up website, so it’s only available while… Continue reading Mix-It-Up Monday – Buffalo Checks Anyone?