2019 Holiday Catalog, Friendship, Halloween, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

A Ghoul Friend

You know Halloween is coming when you see lots of candy corn in the stores.  It’s one of my favorite holiday treats.  If I had a stamp set with a candy corn stamp, It would be stamped on the front of a Halloween card, but I don’t so you get to see some of my… Continue reading A Ghoul Friend

Blank Card, Just A Note, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Country Home Hello

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

2019 Holiday Catalog, General Cards, Just A Note, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter

I recently took part in a color challenge.  The challenge was to use three specific colors in a card and to use products that are in Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog. It doesn’t seem like these colors: Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz would be a great combination, but it just so happens that… Continue reading Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter

2019 Holiday Catalog, Blank Card, Halloween, Monster Bash, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

A Ghoulish Halloween

I’m backing up the holidays....Last week I showed you this Christmas card: Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid )  and then showed you more of a Thanksgiving card yesterday: A Card(inal) for Many Occasions....so it only makes sense to back up the calendar a bit more and share a Halloween card today. This card is super simple and… Continue reading A Ghoulish Halloween

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Fall, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

A Card(inal) for Many Occasions

Don’t you just love a play on words?  I spent this past week-end crafting for almost 16 hours a day.....at a Home for the Hoiidays Retreat in Northern Virginia with about 20 other crafters.  I made 27 cards and 3 fancy box treat holders, all with a holiday theme. Four are Halloween Cards, twenty six… Continue reading A Card(inal) for Many Occasions

2019 Holiday Catalog, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

The Colors of Fall – Gather Together

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

2019 Holiday Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, Get Well, Seasonal - Fall, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

Playing with Leaves – Gathered Leaves

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

2019 Holiday Catalog, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Gather Together

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

General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

A Season of Thankfulness

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

Halloween, Paper Pumpkin, Seasonal - Fall

Fall is time for Pumpkins….Paper Pumpkins too!

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!