2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Super Simple Love of Leaves

It's Monday and time for another super simple card to start off your week.  On a normal September week-end, my husband and I would be traveling to southwest Virginia for a football game.  Since we live at the opposite side of the state near the beach, I love the drive in the fall because we… Continue reading Super Simple Love of Leaves

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Just A Note, Playful Pets, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playful Pets and Lane

If you know anything about Stampin’ Up’s Designer Series Paper, you might recognize the name of Playful Pets in the title of this post.  It’s one of the new Designer Series Papers that came out in the new 2020-22 Annual Catalog.   This cute little paper set is filled with little doggies and kitties, paw… Continue reading Playful Pets and Lane

General Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Uncategorized

June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

NOTE:  Read all the way to the end!  I saved the best for last!It’s the end of June and time for another Paper Pumpkin post featuring the June  - Sunshine in a Box - Kit.  This kit made eight 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” cards - 2 each of four designs).  But before I show… Continue reading June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Jar of Flowers, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!

The new 2020-21 Annual Catalog went live yesterday! As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, I’ve been able to order select products from the catalog since the beginning of May. But I wanted to keep using some of my favorite stamps that were retiring. So today is the first day that I am sharing a card made… Continue reading Jar of Flowers = Jar of Sunshine!

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Super Simple Music From the Heart

This is going to be a busy week for me, so I have a super simple card to share with you today. This is a SIP card (Stamps, Ink, Paper). No fancy embellishments, no ribbon, no embossing...just clean and simple. The stamp set I used is called Music From the Heart. This stamp set in… Continue reading Super Simple Music From the Heart

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