General Cards, JOIN STAMPIN’ UP!, Seasonal - Fall, Thinking of You

Autumn Leaves…Are Falling

It’s October!  Time for me to get back to my blog….and time for the all the leaves to start falling and the endless raking to begin.  In the mountains of Virginia, the trees are turning beautiful colors of red, gold, orange, crimson….etc.  I saw them on a drive last week-end to Blacksburg, Virginia which is… Continue reading Autumn Leaves…Are Falling

JOIN STAMPIN’ UP!, Party Puffins

World Card Making Day Cards – What to do with your Scraps – Part 1

It's been a little more than a month since I've written a blog post.  I took a much needed break, but I've got lots of fun cards and projects to share with you this month.  But first, make sure you read all the way to the end.  Stampin' Up has several special deals that start… Continue reading World Card Making Day Cards – What to do with your Scraps – Part 1

Flowing Flowers, General Cards, JOIN STAMPIN’ UP!, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You

A Fun Fold with Old & New In Colors – Part 2

As promised I am back to share Part 2 of this Fun Fold Card. In Yesterday’s post I made this card with several of the now retired 2020-2022 In Colors.  You can see that post here - A Fun Fold with Old & New In Colors - Part 1. The cards I am going to… Continue reading A Fun Fold with Old & New In Colors – Part 2

General Cards, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You

A Fun Fold with Old & New In Colors – Part 1

It’s always an exciting time when a new Annual Catalog comes out because that means, new stamps, new dies, new embossing folders and new In-Colors.  But on the other hand it can be a bit sad as some of the older In-Colors will be retired…in this case the 2020-2022 In-Colors of Magenta Madness, Just Jade,… Continue reading A Fun Fold with Old & New In Colors – Part 1

General Cards, In The Wild

In the Wild – Part Two

I was fussy cutting again….and using the In the Wild Designer Series paper again too! This time I used a different tiger, turned my card the other direction and chose different patterns of the paper to use. I am just trying to show the versatility of this paper and how you can use the same… Continue reading In the Wild – Part Two

Hand-Penned Petals

Hand-Penned Fun Fold

How many times have you needed a card on the spur on the moment and thought...."I don't have time to make one".  Well now you do!  The card I am going to share with you today is not only quick and easy, it's very versatile.  Just by changing the one stamped image and sentiment, you… Continue reading Hand-Penned Fun Fold

Friends Are Like Seashells, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Thinking of You

Simply Sand Dollars

Not much can be simpler than Stamps, Ink and Paper to make a card.  To be more specific - One stamp, one color ink and one basic color of cardstock. The stamp set I used is called Friends Are Like Seashells.  This stamp set and the coordinating Seaside Seashells Dies are in the January-June 2021… Continue reading Simply Sand Dollars

General Cards, Snailed It

Snail Mail Fun Fold

Want to double your fun when making cards?  Use a Fun Fold Design and choose a fun set of  Designer Series Papers.  Like this card: Sometimes it can be hard to come up with some more “man-ly” type cards.  But when I saw the snail with the mustache and little bow tie, I knew he… Continue reading Snail Mail Fun Fold

2020 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Summer

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……???

2020 Mini Catalog, Best Dressed

One Sheet Wonder – 6” x 6”

With the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog coming up - one that is filled with some beautiful new papers....I’m trying to use up some of current Designer Series Papers before they retire.  One fun way is to make cards using a One Sheet Wonder technique.  That means you take one sheet of paper....cut it into multiple… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder – 6” x 6”