2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, Nothing’s Better Than, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Nothing’s Better Than……???

How would you fill in this blank?  Nothing’s Better Than _______________.  Chocolate?  Cookies?  Coffee? Cocktails?   If you answered yes to any of those, I have the perfect stamp set for you.....and it is called.... Nothing’s Better Than.  Because it’s Friday and time to relax and kick back after a long week, I think this… Continue reading Nothing’s Better Than……???

Home Decor, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Fourth of July Sampler

Every year my husband and I celebrate the Fourth of July....usually by going to a baseball game, watching fireworks...and the one time I will eat a hotdog at the ballpark.  Maybe throw in some Cracker Jacks for good measure.  Every family has a different way of celebrating our freedom....picnics, watching fireworks, a backyard barbecue, displaying… Continue reading Fourth of July Sampler

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

Blank Card, Cards for Men, Fun Folds, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Sailing Home – Early Father’s Day

Mother's Day was a few weeks ago and Father's Day is fast approaching and will be here before you know it.  I made this card about two weeks ago and it would be perfect for a Father's Day Card.  My Father passed away a little over 9 years ago, but I know he would have… Continue reading Sailing Home – Early Father’s Day

Blank Card, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Red, White & Blue Daisies

Today is a holiday....Memorial Day...A day to honor and remember the men and women who served in the United States military and gave their lives defending our freedoms. I am extremely grateful for their service. This is a quick and easy card that you can make in the morning and still go out and enjoy… Continue reading Red, White & Blue Daisies

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Father’s Day, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Tropical Oasis

Ahhhh….Tropical Oasis

All this week, I’m sharing cards using the Tropical Oasis Designer Series Paper.  It’s a fun blend of tropical flowers, flamingo’s and even a little “blast from the past” old station wagons that we called “woodies” for the wooden panels on the side. Here’s a closer look.... Isn’t that fun?  I feel like I should… Continue reading Ahhhh….Tropical Oasis

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Peaceful Poppies, Perennial Essence, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

Mixed Up Monday is back!  And I have a little different take on flowers today for you..  I combined a die set from the 2020 Mini Catalog called Poppy Moments Dies with the Perennial Essence Vellum Paper from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. What you get are a little bit of “see-through” flower petals and leaves. … Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

Birthday, Seaside Notions, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Down by the Seashore – Seaside Notions

How many of you can say this tongue twister? - She sells seashells down by the seashore - three times fast?  Not me....I had trouble typing it...kept trying to add an extra letter - sheshells.  I’m feeling “Beachy” this week, so you’re going to get a few posts using this stamp set: SEASIDE NOTIONS. It’s a… Continue reading Down by the Seashore – Seaside Notions

Birthday, Fun Folds, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Fun Fold Friday – Double Z’s!

Hooray!  You made it through the week!  Today is Friday and it’s time to share another Fun Fold card.  Today’s Fu Fold card is called a Double Z Fold.  There are two pieces and they each are folded like the letter “Z”, and put together on the same card.  Here it is all folded up....… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – Double Z’s!

Congratulations, Sailing Home, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Patriotic Lighthouse

My husband loves lighthouses....and to tell the truth, so do I.  If we are traveling and there is a lighthouse nearby, chances are we will stop and visit, climb up to the top and survey the scenery.  Besides cardmaking, I also love to research my family’s genealogy.  I had a relative who was a Head… Continue reading Patriotic Lighthouse