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

Christmas, General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Mrs. Claus Dreams of Snow!

When I first saw the Santa’s Workshop Designer Series paper with the whimsical elves and Santa & Mrs. Claus....I wasn’t really enamored.  I don’t have small children anymore...my two daughters are long past the wonder of Santa Claus, Mrs. Clause and his elves.  But I purchased it anyway because it was the only “fun” looking… Continue reading Mrs. Claus Dreams of Snow!

Christmas, Gift Card Holders, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Christmas Gift Week – More Gift Card Holders

Yes, you can never have enough gift card holders.  It’s good to keep a small stash on hand for those last minute gifts for friends and family...or maybe a coworker?  Yesterday I shared a gift card holder where the gift card went in vertically.  Today we are changing directions and for these holders, the gift… Continue reading Christmas Gift Week – More Gift Card Holders

General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

A Season of Thankfulness

As Thanksgiving is here! I knew it was coming because I picked up my mother last week from the airport for her annual - “Thanksgiving and See all her Children in One Fell Swoop” trip.  She lives in Arizona.....my brother, sister and I all live in Virginia....but different parts of the state....so she goes from… Continue reading A Season of Thankfulness

General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Swapping

I had the chance to travel to Orlando November 7-11 to attend Stampin’ Up’s OnStage Live celebrating their 30th Birthday.  Part of the fun was being to be able to “swap” with other demonstrators.  Swapping is when you make a card (or 40 cards in my case) and swap them to receive cards that other… Continue reading Swapping

Birthday, Stampin' Up!

One Last Birthday Cheer!

Yesterday was the last day of the OnStage Live Stampin’ Up! convention in Orlando, so I have one last birthday card to share with you before I fly home and it’s fast and easy! This card used the same stamp set, Half Full,  that I used in my birthday card post yesterday, but this one… Continue reading One Last Birthday Cheer!