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

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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

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So Shiny with Brightly Gleaming

Who doesn’t like shiny new things?  Shiny patent leather shoes, shiny pennies, shiny diamonds,  Shiny Designer Series Paper,  Shiny new cars.  Shiny Ornaments....the list goes on and on.  Wait....a.....minute.  Shiny new Designer Series Paper?  Yes!!  And it’s appropriately called Brightly Gleaming. This card features just one of the many patterns in this pack of paper.… Continue reading So Shiny with Brightly Gleaming

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Little Beach Cards

I was feeling so “Beachy” last week that I wrote my blog posts and then forgot to schedule them....guess my mind was on vacation.....maybe dreaming of being at the beach.... Good things come in small packages right?  Then you need small cards to go with them! The stamp set I used Seaside Notions is perfect for… Continue reading Little Beach Cards