I had a little stamping playdate with a good friend yesterday. It was great to just sit and create together. We wanted to test out the Gilded Leafing Embellishment on a piece of cardstock that had been embossed using the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder. That didn't go as well as we wanted, so we switched… Continue reading Let’s Emboss – Seashells!
Well, my trip to Puerto Backyarda was cancelled due to rain, so I’ll just continue on with my Tropical Oasis escape through my cards. You can check out my post yesterday to get you started Oh To Be in a Tropical Oasis. Today I am checking out this bold floral pattern: And yes, you can see… Continue reading Still Escaping to the Tropical Oasis
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)
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!
There are lots of quotes about flowers and happiness, but I think this is my favorite — Happiness blooms where seeds of joy and love are planted. In terms of real flowers bringing joy....I’d have to plant some seeds, but I am not a good gardener, so this pretty paper from Stampin’ Up! called Happiness Blooms is… Continue reading Happiness Blooms
The definition of distinctive is possessing a characteristic of a thing that distinguishes it from another. One of the unique things Stampin’ Up products is that they have a created their own patent pending DistINKtive Stamps. What makes these stamps distinctive is their ability to lay down the ink in a unique way that gives you shading… Continue reading DistINKtive Stamps!
Our weather last week was unusually warm....in the 70’s! So I thought maybe Puxatawny Phil, the famous Groundhog in Pennsylvania is right and warm weather was on it’s way. Until we got to this past Saturday....that 70 degree weather became 32 degree weather. So in hopes of bringing back the warm weather, I thought it… Continue reading Feels Like Spring!
Last week I said I was going to try and post a Mix It Up card — using old or retired products with new or current products, and I actually did it! I have made it to week #2! Woo-hoo! For this week’s Mix It Up Monday, I decided to use a stamp set… Continue reading Mix It Up Monday #2