I recently took part in a color challenge. The challenge was to use three specific colors in a card and to use products that are in Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog. It doesn’t seem like these colors: Pretty Peacock, Merry Merlot and Pear Pizzazz would be a great combination, but it just so happens that… Continue reading Color Challenge – Ink & An Aquapainter
Good Morning! I’m back again with another cardinal card! You can see the first one HERE. This time it’s very monochromatic and easy to make! Here is is: Classic Christmas colors of Red & White (or in this case Very Vanilla) make this card an easy winner in the simple category. The Toile Tidings Designer… Continue reading More Cardinals – Toile Christmas
I’m backing up the holidays....Last week I showed you this Christmas card: Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid ) and then showed you more of a Thanksgiving card yesterday: A Card(inal) for Many Occasions....so it only makes sense to back up the calendar a bit more and share a Halloween card today. This card is super simple and… Continue reading A Ghoulish Halloween
Don’t you just love a play on words? I spent this past week-end crafting for almost 16 hours a day.....at a Home for the Hoiidays Retreat in Northern Virginia with about 20 other crafters. I made 27 cards and 3 fancy box treat holders, all with a holiday theme. Four are Halloween Cards, twenty six… Continue reading A Card(inal) for Many Occasions
Had a little delay in getting this posted....so it’s now only 96 days until Christmas! Unless you’ve been perusing Stampin’ Up’s 2019 Holiday Catalog, you might not know that this post is going to contain a Christmas Card. I know it’s early for Christmas....Today marks the 100th day until Christmas! But I needed to make… Continue reading Pine Trees & Perfectly Plaid
Most people think of the palette of fall colors by looking at the trees and the beautiful colors of the leaves that indicates cooler weather is coming.....yellows, oranges, reds, greens. I think of fall colors as the colors in the stadium of my favorite college football team....Virginia Tech Hokies. Chicago Maroon and Burnt Orange are… Continue reading The Colors of Fall – Gather Together
Ever have one of those days when there just aren’t enough hours in the day? Or even a week when you have so much to do that you have a hard time just deciding what is most important and what can wait until the craziness that is your life stops swirling out of control? Kind… Continue reading Playing with Leaves – Gathered Leaves
The new 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog debuted this week. It’s chock full of holiday items for Halloween, Thanksgiving and of course my favorite time of year....Christmas! As a demonstrator, I was able to see (and order) items from the catalog in advance and I’ve been busy (or at least trying to be busy.....) making… Continue reading Gather Together
I’m back! Did you miss my blog posts? Today is the day! Stampin’ Up’s new Holiday 2019 catalog is now live! If you don’t have a copy in your hand yet, you can see it here: Well, don’t just look at the picture of the cover.... click on the picture and then flip through the… Continue reading New Holiday Catalog!
Back in June I shared a few cards using the Over the Moon Stamp set. And I asked Cow’s It Going??. But I was recently using these stamps again when I had a Bingo - Down on the Farm class. It was a lot of fun and I had a great group of stampers....including a… Continue reading Cow’s it Going…..again.