When I am making cards and trying to think of different ways to use my papers and stamps, I invariably end up with a bunch of things I stamped, but did not use or pieces of paper, I cut and then decided I had cut the wrong size...or I found another paper I liked better. … Continue reading It’s a Green(ery) Day with Forever Fern
So you can help me solve a dilemma today. Big or Little? I’ve just had an online Bingo class where we made 4 cards and played Bingo. Since everything is online and not everyone has all the stamps, all the cards were designed so that the only stamping needed was the sentiment, which they could… Continue reading Jar of Flowers – Big or Little?
Last week on my Pats Card Corner Facebook PageI posted this picture of the preparations for a card that had 22 pieces. It was just one of 9 projects that were going to be made at an All Day Stamping Retreat - Springtime in Paris that my friend and fellow Demonstrator, Margaret Spencer, were planning.… Continue reading Lily Impressions W Fold
Easy Peasy - Quick and Easy. That’s my motto this week as I get projects ready for a one day retreat on Saturday. I spent 3 hours cutting pieces for 16 cards....with each card having 22 pieces....oh my! But it will be a ‘Masterpiece”. That’s a hint for the theme of the card which I’ll… Continue reading Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies
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!
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!
If you’ve been reading my last few blog posts you know that I have been using the Memories & More Card packs to make cards....like in this post A Traveler’s Birthday Card where I made my husband a birthday card. And sometimes LOTS of cards like in this post Quick Cards with Memories & More. But today I… Continue reading Big Plans – Simple Sampler
This is a Quick post to let you know about a Quick way to make a bunch of cards for multiple occasions to have in your stash so they will be ready and waiting. Or if you are more like me....you need to make a card Quick and these will take you just a matter of minutes.....and you know what?… Continue reading Quick Cards with Memories & More
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