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

Birthday, Congratulations, General Cards, Graduation, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Patriotic Daisies

As promised earlier, this first week of July is Red, White & Blue week!  It’s fitting since the Fourth of July is rapidly coming up, so what better time to have a few Patriotic looking cards?  I’m getting ready later this month for a special class featuring the New Daisy Lane Suite (details below), so… Continue reading Patriotic Daisies

Best Wishes, Blank Card, General Cards, Graduation, Seasonal - Summer

Sailing on Calm Seas

I’ve only been sailing a few times in my lifetime, but I did think it was a grand adventure.   A few months ago, I was in Key West, Florida for my daughter’s wedding.  After all the festivities were over, my family made a little mini vacation out of the rest of the week.  One… Continue reading Sailing on Calm Seas

Home Decor, Memories & More Card Pack, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Big Plans – Simple Sampler

If you’ve been reading my last few blog posts you know that I have been using the Memories & More Card packs to make cards....like in this post A Traveler’s Birthday Card where I made my husband a birthday card.  And sometimes LOTS of cards like in this post Quick Cards with Memories & More.  But today I… Continue reading Big Plans – Simple Sampler

Birthday, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Making Cards – Bloom by Bloom

I love Spring and Summer....and it’s not just because it’s warm but also because everything outside just seems to brighten up....flowers are blooming, lawns are green, trees are full of leaves.  It’s a happy time of year. So it’s no surprise that I’m sharing another card using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper - bright,… Continue reading Making Cards – Bloom by Bloom

Blank Card, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

The Beach is my Happy Place

I’m on a little vacation at the beach.  It’s my happy place.  I like to sit on the beach, watch the waves, read a good book and walk the shoreline looking for shells.  Lots of shells which I scatter around my house in glass jars and vases to remind me of the beach.  In other… Continue reading The Beach is my Happy Place

Blank Card, Friendship, Just A Note, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

More Flowers with Bloom by Bloom

Last week I shared several cards using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper....and I finally got around to using the stamp set that coordinates with that paper.  It’s called Bloom by Bloom.  Lots of fun flowers all in one stamp set!  And these flowers are the same ones that are in the Happiness Blooms Designer Series… Continue reading More Flowers with Bloom by Bloom

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A Giraffe Parade

Giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world...anywhere from 15-20 feet tall.  So of course if you were taking a close up pictures of their heads, you would’nt see any of their bodies....just like my card! And don’t those cute little giraffes look like they are in a photo?  That would be creative use of… Continue reading A Giraffe Parade

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

A Beach Rainbow

Palm trees come in all sizes and shapes....but I’m not sure that they come in rainbow colors like Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana and Grapefruit Grove....unless you are stamping them on a card that is. I think they look good!  What do you think?  The palm tree is actually part of the stamp… Continue reading A Beach Rainbow

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

Beach Happy-ness

The beach is my happy place.  I can sit on the beach for hours just doing nothing but watching the waves, the people....the little sand crabs digging fast and furious.  And this week I am in my happy place....enjoying a little sun and rest and relaxation in Key West, Florida.   But not until after… Continue reading Beach Happy-ness