2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Super Simple Love of Leaves

It's Monday and time for another super simple card to start off your week.  On a normal September week-end, my husband and I would be traveling to southwest Virginia for a football game.  Since we live at the opposite side of the state near the beach, I love the drive in the fall because we… Continue reading Super Simple Love of Leaves

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Friendship, Love of Leaves, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

More Love of Leaves

It's Monday....and it's a Holiday - Labor Day.  So I have another quick and easy card so you can easily make this card and then go out and enjoy the rest of your day.  I spent about 15 minutes last night making this mess on my desk.... And this is the card I came up… Continue reading More Love of Leaves

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

I loved to jump rope when I was younger.  It was always a race to get to the jump ropes at recess so we could be first on the playground so we had a space to jump Double Dutch.  But Double Dutch is not only for jumping, it also for fun when you are making… Continue reading Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blossoms in Bloom, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Out of the Scraps – Blossoms in Bloom

Last week I shared several cards I made from pieces of partial cards I had thrown in a box on my desk.  I finally went through them and made LOTS of cards.  Evidently I need to clear our this box more often!I had stamped the flowers on this card using the Blossoms in Bloom Stamp… Continue reading Out of the Scraps – Blossoms in Bloom

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Easy Coloring with Many Layered Blossoms

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

2020 Mini Catalog, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Seasonal - Spring, Thinking of You

Sending Hugs – with Cards

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

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From Envelopes to Cards – Paper Pumpkin

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

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, Blank Card, Fun Folds, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You, Valentine’s Day

Heartfelt Valentine Fun Fold

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