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!
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
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
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
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!
I’ve talked about Paper Pumpkin Kits on my blog before. You can check out those posts Here and Here. I just received my March Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail last week. Before the COVID-19 virus starting taking on a much larger presence, I had planned a Paper Pumpkin Party for this week, a chance for those who… Continue reading No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin
Last week, I was playing around with trying something new and accidentally stumbled onto something really fun...and that had a beautiful result. This was the card I gave my husband yesterday for your 42nd Wedding Anniversary. The stamp I used is part of the Meant to Be Stamp Set. You can see it in the lower… Continue reading Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be
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
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
There are so many good and fun stamp sets that are retiring on June 3rd. But just because they are retiring from the catalog, doesn’t mean that they can’t be used to make beautiful cards. Petal Palette is another one of my first purchases....and there is so much goodness in this stamp set that it comes… Continue reading Retiring Favorites – Petal Palette