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

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Classic Christmas with Toile Tidings

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

Christmas, Gift Card Holders, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

A Christmas “Pop Up” Surprise

Do you love surprises??  I do!  Especially when it comes inside a present.  Did you know you can make a card that looks like a present and then hide a gift inside?  How about a card like this?  Usually I’m just expecting to open the card and see a familiar signature wishing me happy thoughts.… Continue reading A Christmas “Pop Up” Surprise

Christmas, Gift Card Holders, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Two in One – Card & Gift Card Holder

Isn’t it fun when you can do two things at once?  Not the old “pat your head and rub your tummy” at the same time.  I haven’t tried it lately, but I used to be able to do it.  Now I’m more into multitasking with the cards I am making.   December is the time… Continue reading Two in One – Card & Gift Card Holder

Christmas, Seasonal - Winter

A Bag Full of Swag

One of the fun perks of being a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator and going to conventions is all the free swag that you come home with.  When I registered, I got this box - It’s a beautiful box...but what was inside was even better! The box contained a reversable canvas bag (and we needed this each… Continue reading A Bag Full of Swag

Christmas, Seasonal - Winter

My List is Long

I’ve got a list a mile long of things I need to do, cards I want to make, blog posts I need to write.  Sometimes it seems like the more I cross off my list, the more things get added.  Santa’s list is always long and he always seems to be able to deliver all… Continue reading My List is Long

Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

A Pile of Presents

Make sure you read all the way to the bottom!  Stampin’ Up! has a special present for you! Everybody loves presents!  From the gift wrapping, to the bows, to the frantic tearing off of paper, to the finally opening of the box and the ooohhs and aahhh of discovering what is inside.  Birthday or Christmas,… Continue reading A Pile of Presents

Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Yes, I still have Christmas carols on my mind....mainly because I have lots of Santa’s and Mrs. Claus and elves and North Pole signs and presents cluttering up my desk.  I’ve been busy stamping and coloring and die cutting.  It’s how I get my inspiration for the cards I’m going to make.  I make a… Continue reading Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Christmas, General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Wreaths Belong on Doors

One of my new favorite stamps is the wreath that is part of the Wishing You Well stamp set.  Why do I like it?  It makes me look like an artist when I stamp it!  This stamp set is one of the “distinctive” stamps.  What is a distinctive stamp you say?  Well it’s a special… Continue reading Wreaths Belong on Doors