Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Animal Outing Thank You

It’s been a long week and for some reason I’ve had trouble getting back into a schedule after my vacation last week...which is why you are reading this on a Saturday.  Finally got my act together and got my mind out of vacation mode.  But I did have fun earlier this week with a few… Continue reading Animal Outing Thank You

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Simple Stamping

Stampin’ Up has been encouraging the concept of “simple stamping”....just using paper and ink to make a card.  No fancy cut outs, not along of layering, skip the bows, the fancy embellishments, etc.  That is kind of hard for me....because I really like adding all the extra’s.  But for first time stampers and for those… Continue reading Simple Stamping

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

It’s Meant to Be!

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “It just wasn’t meant to be”.  Usually that’s said in times when things didn’t work out as planned or something that you hoped would happen but just didn’t.  But there are some things that are just Meant to Be....a new relationship....falling in love....a marriage.  That happened to me 41 years… Continue reading It’s Meant to Be!

Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

You Can Do Anything!

I am celebrating today! And not only do I have one thing to celebrate....I have TWO things to celebrate. First -- One year ago today, I signed up to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I had no set plans to really do much except get my 20% discount for my new crafting hobby. But I… Continue reading You Can Do Anything!

General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Let’s Hop Right On It

I first saw a card made with these little froggies back in November when Lisa Hardie (www.sweetpaperstudios.com) demonstrated the stamp set So Hoppy Together at Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage Convention in Orlando, Florida.  And I’ve been wanting to make a similar card ever since I got the stamp set.  Here is my version of the card:  … Continue reading Let’s Hop Right On It

Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Butterflies Gala – lore!

Just a little play on words in my title.  One of the new stamp sets and bundles in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Occasions Catalog is this fun set of stamps which is called Butterfly Gala. So of course the butterflies just flew off the stamps and onto my card: If you noticed, there are 4 sets… Continue reading Butterflies Gala – lore!

Congratulations, Encouragement, Friendship, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Same Design….But Different!

Just a quick post to let you know that I didn’t forget what I promised last week.  Last week I shared a Valentine’s Card and I told you I would be back with another card using the same layout, but it would be different.....so here it is:   And just to refresh your memory....below is… Continue reading Same Design….But Different!

Love, Valentine’s Day

Looking “Love”-ly

The Holidays are over, a new year has started and if you’ve been in a store lately.....any type of store....grocery, craft store, clothing store, they are busy stocking the shelve’s with anything that has to do with Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day and even Easter....which is still 3 months away.  I was given a challenge… Continue reading Looking “Love”-ly

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

Overflowing with Flowers

I’ve been on a flower kick lately....maybe it’s because the Christmas holidays are over and it’s been a dreary, rainy start to January in Virginia Beach and I’m longing for some sunny weather.  Despite the rain, the temperatures have been almost spring-like....in the 60’s and it even hit 71 degrees a day or two ago.… Continue reading Overflowing with Flowers

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Taking a Bird Break

Taking a break from the Christmas madness to bring you some beautiful birds. They kind of happened by accident.  A class to make Christmas gift bags and treat holders was cancelled when life got in the way and several people weren’t able to come.  It left just one....my friend Karen.  She loves birds.  Blue birds.… Continue reading Taking a Bird Break