Blank Card, Paper Pumpkin, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin

I’ve talked about Paper Pumpkin Kits on my blog before.  You can check out those posts Here and Here.  I just received my March Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail last week.  Before the COVID-19 virus starting taking on a much larger presence, I had planned a Paper Pumpkin Party for this week, a chance for those who… Continue reading No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Peaceful Poppies, Perennial Essence, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

Mixed Up Monday is back!  And I have a little different take on flowers today for you..  I combined a die set from the 2020 Mini Catalog called Poppy Moments Dies with the Perennial Essence Vellum Paper from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. What you get are a little bit of “see-through” flower petals and leaves. … Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

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

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

It’s the Most Wonderful Time….

Christmas is the most Wonderful Time of the year in my opinion.  I love the lights, the music, the carols, the familiar songs that you’ve sung for years and years that you miraculously still know all the words....and of course....Christmas cards!  It’s the Most Wonderful Time is also the name of a medley of products… Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time….

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Snowman Season, Stampin' Up!

Let it Snow!

There were rumors last week that an arctic blast of weather was coming through and that it would snow tomorrow.  It’s highly unusual in Virginia Beach where I live, but I’m always hopeful as there is nothing quite so beautiful as new fallen snow.  So here is my tribute.... The stamp set Snowman Season is just… Continue reading Let it Snow!

Anniversary, Blank Card, Fun Folds, Love, Perennial Essence, Stampin' Up!

Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!

It’s another Fun Fold Friday.....or is it???   Today’s card looks like it has a fun fold....but it’s actually just a Fake Fold (or also called by it’s real name - The Front Pocket Card).  There is no special fold, just a playing tricks with your eyes kind of fake fold.  Here it is: Doesn’t… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!

Birthday, Stampin' Up!, Tropical Chic

Tropical Chic – Floating Frame

Press and Seal - Everyone should have this in their kitchen.  Take a look at the box.  It lists several great qualities - Leak proof, Airtight and Multisurface. Why am I talking about Press ‘n Seal on a “card” blog?  It’s because of that last quality....multisurface!  Multisurface includes paper!  Did you know that you can… Continue reading Tropical Chic – Floating Frame

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Let’s Stay Up Late & Craft!

Let’s Stay Up Late and Craft.....this is my mantra just about every night.  I am definitely a “night person” and when everything is quiet and it’s late at night....that is when my creativity kicks in.  So I start stamping....and cutting....and trying new ideas.....and pretty soon it is the wee hours of the morning.  My desk… Continue reading Let’s Stay Up Late & Craft!

Birthday, Congratulations, Graduation, Stampin' Up!

Out of the Scraps – Daisy

A few weeks ago, I made posted about my Patriotic Daisies card. I don’t like to waste my paper, so I did a little playing around with the scrap of Real Red Cardstock that I used to punch out the daisy.   This is the card that I made from that scrap of paper. I added… Continue reading Out of the Scraps – Daisy

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!

Good Morning Magnolia!

My mother-in-law, who passed away in 2015 from Alzheimer’s Disease, loved flowers.  She could make anything grow, even flowers and plants that she would give to me and I would seemingly kill, she would bring them back to life.  She had a beautiful yard full of flowers...that included a HUGE magnolia tree.   June 6th… Continue reading Good Morning Magnolia!