It is no secret that blue is my favorite color. Given a choice of colors, I always choose blue. So I’m celebrating the Monday blues today with a blue card!This shade of blue is one of the five new 2020-2022 In-Colors called Misty Moonlight. And it does look like a moonlit night. I paired the… Continue reading Misty Moonlight Monday Blues – Jar of Flowers
I have finally had a chance to play around with some of my new stamps and dies. Although the Ornate Garden Suite has been out since May as part of a special early release from the new 2020-2022 Annual catalog, I was too busy having fun with some of the stamp sets that were retiring.… Continue reading Ornate Garden of Daisies
Last week I shared with your how I colored one of the die cuts from the Many Layered Blossoms. You can see that post here: Easy Coloring with Many Layered Blossoms. This time I actually used both the dies and layered them. I used Purple Posey Cardstock for the bottom layers and Highland Heather for the… Continue reading More 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
The new 2020-21 Annual Catalog went live yesterday! As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I’ve been able to order select products from the catalog since the beginning of May. But I wanted to keep using some of my favorite stamps that were retiring. So today is the first day that I am sharing a card made… Continue reading Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!
Today is a holiday....Memorial Day...A day to honor and remember the men and women who served in the United States military and gave their lives defending our freedoms. I am extremely grateful for their service. This is a quick and easy card that you can make in the morning and still go out and enjoy… Continue reading Red, White & Blue Daisies
S.I.P. No, it does not stand for Still In Pajamas. It stands for Stamps, Ink, Paper. Nothing else on your card....no ribbon, no bling, no embossing, just pure and simple stamping. If you want to make cards in a hurry, S.I.P. is the way to go. But that doesn’t mean that your cards have to… Continue reading Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)
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!
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
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!