2020 Mini Catalog, One Sheet Wonder, Peaceful Poppies, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

One Sheet Wonder – Peaceful Poppies

It’s Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper Week on my blog.  All this week, I’ll be sharing projects using this set of papers.  It is one of the Designers Series Paper that is retiring, and is among my favorites, so I’m sad to see it go.  So I’m making the most out of using it.  This… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder – Peaceful Poppies

2020 Mini Catalog, Best Dressed, Blank Card, Dressed to Impress, One Sheet Wonder, Stampin' Up!

One Sheet Wonder – 6” x 6”

With the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog coming up - one that is filled with some beautiful new papers....I’m trying to use up some of current Designer Series Papers before they retire.  One fun way is to make cards using a One Sheet Wonder technique.  That means you take one sheet of paper....cut it into multiple… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder – 6” x 6”

2020 Mini Catalog, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Follow Your Heart – Parisian Beauty

When I first saw the Parisian Beauty Stamp Set, the Eiffel Tower stamp was what made me want to purchase it.   My husband & I, and our youngest daughter, took a trip to Europe this past December.  On the agenda was a few days in Paris and we had booked tickets to go up to… Continue reading Follow Your Heart – Parisian Beauty

Baby Shower, Blank Card, Congratulations, Stampin' Up!

Doodling Fun

Raise your hand if you doodle on bits of paper that are lying around?  Maybe while you are talking on the phone and there is a pen and paper nearby do you grab it and doodle? I do!  Did you know that you can doodle with a purpose and make fun cards at the same… Continue reading Doodling Fun

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Peaceful Poppies, Stampin' Up!

Mix it Up Monday – I’ve Got the Monday Blues

It’s a May Mixed up Monotone Monday Morning! Phew! Glad I got that out!  I am not feeling blue....but the card I made is!  Blue is one one my favorite colors and I’ve done cards that are monochromatic before, in fact it was almost exactly a year ago.  You can see one here in this… Continue reading Mix it Up Monday – I’ve Got the Monday Blues

Best Dressed, Blank Card, General Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!

A Few More – No Matter the Weather

In yesterday’s post I showed you cards that you could make using the March Paper Pumpkin kit called No Matter the Weather.  You can see that post here:  No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin. If you remember I showed you the extra stamp set that came with the Paper Pumpkin kit, but I didn’t show… Continue reading A Few More – No Matter the Weather

Blank Card, Paper Pumpkin, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin

I’ve talked about Paper Pumpkin Kits on my blog before.  You can check out those posts Here and Here.  I just received my March Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail last week.  Before the COVID-19 virus starting taking on a much larger presence, I had planned a Paper Pumpkin Party for this week, a chance for those who… Continue reading No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin

2020 Mini Catalog, Best Dressed, Seasonal - Easter, Stampin' Up!, Welcome Easter

Taking Care of Business & a Challenge!

Every now and then you just need to stop and reassess.....and now is the perfect time.  I’ve been thinking about making some changes to my Stampin’ Up business...trying a few new things.....stepping out of my box and doing what the title of my blog suggests which is JUMPING INTO STAMPING!   With both feet, not… Continue reading Taking Care of Business & a Challenge!

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Uncategorized

Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)

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)

Birthday, Embossing Folders, Friendship, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Stampin' Up!, The Gang’s All Meer

The Gang’s all Meer….in the Desert

I made this card way back in January and never shared it, but now that I am in Phoenix...in the desert....where there at cacti (yes, that is the plural of cactus)....I thought it was an appropriate time to share. This card uses one of the Sale-A-Bration items that you can receive for FREE with a… Continue reading The Gang’s all Meer….in the Desert