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

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy, Thank You

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

Fun Folds, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Fun Fold Friday with Designer Series Paper!

If you are coming to my Card & Chat class this coming Monday, August 5th,  you might want to come back later next week and read this post....unless you want a sneak peak at one of the cards that we will be making!  I warned you....look away now! I saw this card on another Stampin’… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday with Designer Series Paper!

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Pretty Papers

I’m still in Korea....and I’ve been doing a little shopping.  It’s not clothes, trinkets or souvenirs that draw my eye into the tiny little shops....it’s the card’s and the paper!  I can pass by all the trendy clothes, the teas, the soaps, the ceramics (well, except for the cute little cow I showed you in… Continue reading Pretty Papers

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Sweet Little Birdies

It’s Springtime....beginning of summer.  And at my house (at least before I left on my trip), there were birds singing in the trees.  Right now I am writing this from Seoul, South Korea and I’m in them middle of the city....so although there are trees lining the streets, I haven’t seen or heard any birds… Continue reading Sweet Little Birdies

Blank Card, General Cards, Thank You

Patriotic Thank You

I couldn’t let Memorial Day go by without making a card....I’ve been thinking about it all week-end, but just didn’t have the time until this afternoon when I sat down for a few minutes to play with my stash of supplies. (and lucky you, you get a sneak peak at what’s coming in the new… Continue reading Patriotic Thank You