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 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Love of Leaves, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves

I have a quick and easy card for you today!  I spent a little bit of time playing around with The Love of Leaves Stamp Set — stamping, cutting, trying different colors of ink, different papers, cardstock colors.  Then I realized I was overthinking the entire thing.  So off came the pile of leaves i… Continue reading Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Ornate Garden, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

Ornate Garden of Daisies

I have finally had a chance to play around with some of my new stamps and dies.  Although the Ornate Garden Suite has been out since May as part of a special early release from the new 2020-2022 Annual catalog, I was too busy having fun with some of the stamp sets that were retiring.… Continue reading Ornate Garden of Daisies

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Forever Fern, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

Simple Forever Fern

Nothing is better than a simple card.  I missed easing into Monday....so today I am tackling Tuesday instead.  This card I’m going to share uses the Forever Greenery Suite of products.  There is a fantastic new stamp set, Forever Fern, and a matching die set called Forever Flourishing that is part of the suite.  When I first got the… Continue reading Simple Forever Fern

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Many Layered Blossom Dies, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

More Many Layered Blossoms

Last week I shared with your how I colored one of the die cuts from the Many Layered Blossoms.  You can see that post here: Easy Coloring with Many Layered Blossoms.  This time I actually used both the dies and layered them. I used Purple Posey Cardstock for the bottom layers and Highland Heather for the… Continue reading More Many Layered Blossoms

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, 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

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You, Uncategorized

Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies

Easy Peasy - Quick and Easy.  That’s my motto this week as I get projects ready for a one day retreat on Saturday.  I spent 3 hours cutting pieces for 16 cards....with each card having 22 pieces....oh my!  But it will be a ‘Masterpiece”.  That’s a hint for the theme of the card which I’ll… Continue reading Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies

2020 Mini Catalog, Congratulations, Love, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy, Thank You, Thinking of You, Valentine’s Day

Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be

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

2020 Mini Catalog, Bonanza Buddies, Gift Bags, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Thank You

A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies

Happy Anniversary to me!  Two years ago today, January 23, 2018 I joined as a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator.  One of the best decisions I’ve made. It was the beginning of December and I was recovering from shoulder surgery and couldn’t drive so my husband had dropped me off at a Walmart near his work while… Continue reading A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies