Best Wishes, Blank Card, Daisy Garden, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

Quick and easy cards…who likes them?  I do!  There is something to be said for having one BIG stamp that covers the entire card front.  Stamp once, do a bit of coloring, add a little embossing and put it all together.  This is the result.  I made this card for a special friend who lost… Continue reading Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

All Squared Away, Best Wishes, Birthday, General Cards, Get Well, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Thank You, Thinking of You

All Squared Away….again.

A few weeks ago, I shared a card made with the All Squared Away Stamp Set.  As I was writing that blog post, I thought of a great way to use that stamp set….and I’m finally getting around to sharing my idea with you! Mini cards!  The square design just seemed destined to go on… Continue reading All Squared Away….again.

Anniversary, Birthday, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, One Sheet Wonder, Pansy Patch, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You

6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

I returned from my vacation on Tuesday....and one of the first things i did was go in my craft rom to figure out what I was going to do for my Facebook Live that was scheduled for later in the evening.  I had 4 hours to think of something...well less if I wanted to actually… Continue reading 6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

Blank Card, Just A Note, Pansy Patch, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Pansy Patch Quick and Easy Card

I love pansies....the vibrant colors, soft petals...they are beautiful to use in landscaping....unless you have rogue bunnies in your yard!  A few years ago I bought about 80 pansy plants at a local high school fundraiser to fill a rather large flower bed in front of my house.  I planted them one afternoon.  They looked… Continue reading Pansy Patch Quick and Easy Card

Birthday, Blank Card, Butterfly Brilliance, Friendship, Fun Folds, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

What’s Black & White and…..

I'm sure many of you know this old joke....What's black and white and read all over?  (the answer is the newspaper)....but today the answer would be....the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog that Stampin' Up! launched yesterday.... and the card that I am going to show you today..... It might look like a regular card, but it's… Continue reading What’s Black & White and…..

Best Wishes, Embossing Folders, Playing with Patterns, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Let’s Be Insprired by……Inspiring Iris

It’s easy to overlook stamp sets in the Annual Catalog....especially when a smaller Mini Catalog come out a month of two after the Annual Catalog launch with even more fun stamp sets to play with and if it's a set that carried over from a previous year, sometimes they don't get a second look. Today… Continue reading Let’s Be Insprired by……Inspiring Iris

Blank Card, Friends Are Like Seashells, Friendship, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Simply Sand Dollars

Not much can be simpler than Stamps, Ink and Paper to make a card.  To be more specific - One stamp, one color ink and one basic color of cardstock. The stamp set I used is called Friends Are Like Seashells.  This stamp set and the coordinating Seaside Seashells Dies are in the January-June 2021… Continue reading Simply Sand Dollars

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Birthday, Dragonfly Garden, Forever Fern, Get Well, Playful Pets, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Side Fold Fun! (or Book Fold)

So I found this really simple and easy fun fold card and I had so much fun making one, that I kept trying it with different stamp sets, and papers and Designer Series Paper....I had a hard time stopping myself from making more.  I think it’s going to be my new quick and easy “go… Continue reading Side Fold Fun! (or Book Fold)

Best Wishes, Birthday, Fun Folds, General Cards, In Bloom, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Snailed It, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Pierced Blooms Twisted Easel Card

As I write this I am sitting in my craft room and listening to hits from the 60’s and what should come up but Chubby Checker’s “The Twist”.  You can listen to it here: Chubby Checker’s The Twist.  I am taking it as good omen that I just happened to be writing my this post… Continue reading Pierced Blooms Twisted Easel Card

Blank Card, Flower and Field DSP, Friendship, General Cards, Jan-Feb 2021 Sale-A-Bration, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Simple Stamping, Snailed It, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Fun with the Postage Stamp Punch

Cutting Paper not your thing?  I have an almost perfect solution...use a Punch!  Specifically the Rectangular Paper Punch!  And these cards go together so fast, that I have more than one to share with you.  The first one I made I used the Flower and Field Designer Series Papers that is one of the FREE products… Continue reading Fun with the Postage Stamp Punch