I hope the title of this post got your attention. So what is Tissue Paper Stamping? It’s exactly what it says….taking a piece of tissue paper, wadding it up, tapping it on an ink pad and then “stamping” onto your cardstock. And the result can be something like this: The background behind the leaf was… Continue reading Tissue Paper Stamping
Happy Labor Day! I know you’ve heard me say that some cards I show you are “quick and easy” or “easier than you think”, but I think this one takes the cake for being quick and easy. And there is really not "labor" involved in making this card, I used the Beauty of the Earth… Continue reading Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes or less
One of the perks of being a Stampin' Up ! Demonstrator is that I get sneak previews of new products. Beginning November 3rd, Stampin' Up is making available to order as a special preview several items that will be in the 2021 January-June Mini Catalog - the Quite Curvy Stamp Set, Curvy Christmas Stamp Set, Curvy… Continue reading Let’s Get Curvy!
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
It's Monday and my weather is still warm and certainly not the crisp cool weather of Autumn (or do you say Fall?) I'm never sure which one of those words is going to come out....but I'm back again sharing my last "leaf" card for a bit. Last week I showed you a card made using… Continue reading More 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
I have a quick and easy card for you today! I spent a little bit of time playing around with The Love of Leaves Stamp Set — stamping, cutting, trying different colors of ink, different papers, cardstock colors. Then I realized I was overthinking the entire thing. So off came the pile of leaves i… Continue reading Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves
What happens when you pick your favorite fall cardstock colors of Pumpkin Pie, Cherry Cobbler, Bumblebee and Old Olive and combine them with the Autumn Punch Pack and a whole lot of glue dots?? A little disclaimer....I took the above picture before I used up most of what I had punched to make this: It… Continue reading Autumn Punch Pack – Let’s Make a Wreath!
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
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