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!
It’s Springtime....beginning of summer. And at my house (at least before I left on my trip), there were birds singing in the trees. Right now I am writing this from Seoul, South Korea and I’m in them middle of the city....so although there are trees lining the streets, I haven’t seen or heard any birds… Continue reading Sweet Little Birdies
Time is running out to purchase this bright, bold and fun Bloom by Bloom stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper as it retires on June 3rd....or sooner as it’s only available while supplies last! .....so I’m posting one last card.....(maybe)..... I’m not necessarily a big flower person....might have something to do with allergies....but… Continue reading Happiness Blooms – You are the Happy to My Day!
I love Spring and Summer....and it’s not just because it’s warm but also because everything outside just seems to brighten up....flowers are blooming, lawns are green, trees are full of leaves. It’s a happy time of year. So it’s no surprise that I’m sharing another card using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper - bright,… Continue reading Making Cards – Bloom by Bloom
There are so many good and fun stamp sets that are retiring on June 3rd. But just because they are retiring from the catalog, doesn’t mean that they can’t be used to make beautiful cards. Petal Palette is another one of my first purchases....and there is so much goodness in this stamp set that it comes… Continue reading Retiring Favorites – Petal Palette
Last week I shared several cards using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper....and I finally got around to using the stamp set that coordinates with that paper. It’s called Bloom by Bloom. Lots of fun flowers all in one stamp set! And these flowers are the same ones that are in the Happiness Blooms Designer Series… Continue reading More Flowers with Bloom by Bloom