What do you do when you have a really large die that cuts an outline of flowers? You can use it as it was intended as part of a two layered die....or you can go rogue and color it!...attach it to the front of a card base....add a sentiment.and maybe a little ribbon bow. This… Continue reading Easy Coloring with Many Layered Blossoms
There are so many people now who could use a hug....healthcare workers, first responders - police, firemen, military, EMT volunteers, those that live alone, nursing home residents, hospice care patients, children, mothers & fathers, and those who have lost loves ones....the list just goes on and on. Due to the restrictions of “social distancing” we… Continue reading Sending Hugs – with Cards
Whisper If you’ve been following my blog for the past few days, you’ve seen the cards that I have been making with the March Paper Pumpkin Kit, No Matter the Weather. First I made the note cards (5” x 3 1/2” cards) following the directions in the Paper Pumpkin kit. And I stepped it up a… Continue reading From Envelopes to Cards – Paper Pumpkin
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
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
It’s February, and that means that love is in the air. All this week I’ll be sharing “Love” cards. If you are a reader of my blog, you’ll know that in my last post Dressed to Impress Fun Fold I promised that I would be back to show you the same card design but with a… Continue reading Heartfelt Valentine Fun Fold
Welcome to another Mixed Up Monday. Today I am sharing some alternative ideas for using your January 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit called I’ll Bee Yours. If you don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is you can check out this post from a year ago....Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style. So it’s a year later and I’ve got another… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – with Paper Pumpkin!
When you think about the winter holidays....and I’m talking about both Thanksgiving and Christmas....what come to mind? Turkeys? Snowball fights? Caroling? Christmas trees? Lights? And when you see this Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper....what do you think of?...in particular the one one the very far left? Here is a close up.....so you don’t have to… Continue reading Classic Christmas with Toile Tidings
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
Happy Friday to you! It’s Fun Fold Friday and I’ve got a card full of goodness....triple goodness! It looks like a regular card from the front....but open it up and it gives you triple the goodness!.....because it’s a Triple Fold Out card. This card is a great way to use up some of your smaller… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – Triple Fold Out!