Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Congratulations, General Cards, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper

I spent almost all of yesterday working on a set of cards for my March Card Kit to Go that will feature the In Bloom Stamp set and Pierced Blooms Dies.   I made a mess of my workspace (as always when I am crafting).  And of course I always have scraps of paper leftover,… Continue reading Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper

Blank Card, Dragonfly Garden, Encouragement, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Jan -June 2021 Mini Catalog, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Sale-A Bration Jan-Feb 2021, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Dragonfly Garden Fun Fold

I have another Fun Fold card for you today!  I actually made this card last November.  When Stampin' Up! had the annual convention (it was virtual this year), we got a sneak peak and the chance to order the Dandy Garden Suite of products.  But I waited to share this card until the new January-June… Continue reading Dragonfly Garden Fun Fold

Blank Card, Dragonfly Garden, Encouragement, Enjoy the Moment, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Jan -June 2021 Mini Catalog, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Sale-A Bration Jan-Feb 2021, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Enjoy the Moment with a Fun Fold Card!

Who else likes to make Fun Fold cards?  If you are like me I'm always looking for something to make my cards a little different.  A Fun Fold card fits the bill.  I'm not sure if this fold has a name, but I like to call it a Tuck & Fold Fun Fold Card because… Continue reading Enjoy the Moment with a Fun Fold Card!

Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, Hydrangea Dies, Hydrangea Haven, Jan -June 2021 Mini Catalog, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A New Year’s Resolution –

Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I rarely do because I never keep them. I’m good for a few weeks and by February, it’s all out the window. And every year it’s always the same thing.....and it’s what I see most other people have on their list too....do something more (exercise, spend more time with… Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution –

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Christmas, Gift Card Holders, Have A Hoot, Seasonal - Winter, Simple Stamping, Snowflake Splendor, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

Have a Hoot – Easy Gift Card Holders

With the countdown to Christmas down to just 7 days.....Yikes!.....it’s time to think about gift cards for some last minute gifts.  And to make your gift card look special and not just a gift card stuck in a generic holder...let’s have a little fun and make a few!   With just one piece of cardstock… Continue reading Have a Hoot – Easy Gift Card Holders

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Seasonal - Fall, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

OnStage@Home & New Stamp Set Preview!

Good Morning Monday!  This past week-end was such fun....and I’m exhausted!  Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage@Home was last Thursday-Saturday (Nov 5-7).....and it was all virtual due to Covid.  It started off on Thursday evening with some great (and unexpected) entertainment by Pat Benatar & her husband, Neil Girardo. This was followed by a celebration and recognition of… Continue reading OnStage@Home & New Stamp Set Preview!

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Snowman Season – Coordinating Papers

Half of the fun of making cards is doing the actual stamping....the other half of playing with all the pretty papers.  Most of the time I pick  one of my stamp sets I want to use and then choose my papers and embellishments.  Today I actually chose a pack of Designer Series Paper called Heartwarming… Continue reading Snowman Season – Coordinating Papers

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), General Cards, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Baby Wipe Technique with Love of Leaves

I guess you can tell that I am a little obsessed with the Love of Leaves Stamp Set and the coordinating Stitched Leaves Dies. If you haven't seen my three previous posts, check them out here:Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange, here: More Love of Leaves and here: Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves.  Today… Continue reading Baby Wipe Technique with Love of Leaves

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

I loved to jump rope when I was younger.  It was always a race to get to the jump ropes at recess so we could be first on the playground so we had a space to jump Double Dutch.  But Double Dutch is not only for jumping, it also for fun when you are making… Continue reading Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Playing with Patterns, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playing with Patterns – Circles!

I’ve got another super simple....ease into Monday... card for you today!  And it’s all about circles.  Little ones, big ones, patterned ones, plain ones....and even fuzzy ones!I used the new Playing With Patterns Designer Series Paper. There are lots of patterns to choose from...circles, big and little dots, bold diagonal stripes, skinny stripes, bright colors and pastels....it’s… Continue reading Playing with Patterns – Circles!