Best Wishes, Embossing Folders, Playing with Patterns, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Let’s Be Insprired by……Inspiring Iris

It’s easy to overlook stamp sets in the Annual Catalog....especially when a smaller Mini Catalog come out a month of two after the Annual Catalog launch with even more fun stamp sets to play with and if it's a set that carried over from a previous year, sometimes they don't get a second look. Today… Continue reading Let’s Be Insprired by……Inspiring Iris

Blank Card, Congratulations, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Hydrangea Dies, Hydrangea Haven, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Hydrangea are Blooming!

In my last blog post I mentioned that I needed to share some of the cards that I have made with the Hydrangea Suite of products in the January-June 2021 Mini Catalog.  I bought this stamp set back in February, so it's about time I used it!  Maybe I was waiting for spring..... The paper… Continue reading Hydrangea are Blooming!

Friends Are Like Seashells, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Sand & Shells

Although the weather is warming up and we’ve had a few days teasing of summer, the past few days have been definitely more “spring” than “beach” weather.  So I’m having to just dream about warm breezes and relaxing on the beach and made a card similar to several ones that I had seen. I layered… Continue reading Sand & Shells

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Ornate Garden, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Ornate Garden Pocket Cards

Do you have too much Designer Series Paper that is piled up and you haven’t used?  All right, I am not sure that you can ever have too much, but I do need to make room for new Designer Series Papers that will be coming out in the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog.  So, I have… Continue reading Ornate Garden Pocket Cards

Blank Card, Friends Are Like Seashells, Friendship, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Simply Sand Dollars

Not much can be simpler than Stamps, Ink and Paper to make a card.  To be more specific - One stamp, one color ink and one basic color of cardstock. The stamp set I used is called Friends Are Like Seashells.  This stamp set and the coordinating Seaside Seashells Dies are in the January-June 2021… Continue reading Simply Sand Dollars

Dragonfly Garden, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Book Fold with Dragonfly Garden

I told you last week that I was having a hard time putting away the idea of a Side Fold card (or sometimes I have since discovered called a Book Fold).  So I have one more to share with you today. The ones I shared with you last week in this blog post Side Fold Fun!… Continue reading Book Fold with Dragonfly Garden

Birthday, Butterfly Brilliance, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance

So many computer problems last week that I didn't get this out (big sigh).  .BUT.....Today is the start of a brand new week, so hoping it will be better!   Today I have a fun card to share with you....a Pop-Up Card using the new Butterfly Brilliance Stamp Set and coordinating Brilliant Wings Dies.  Not only do… Continue reading Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance

Art Gallery, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Fun Folds, General Cards, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

This is actually a re-make of a card that I made in 2019 when I was visiting my daughter in Seoul, South Korea.  I had packed a few stamping supplies so I could stamp on the long 17 hour flight, I didn’t end up doing that....those seat trays are tiny!  But I did make quite… Continue reading Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

Friendship, General Cards, In Bloom, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Simple Black and White

When it's been a busy week, all you want to do ia make a simple card.  And this one fits the bill.  Not only is it simple, but it's just basic....and by that I mean Basic White and Basic Black. The True Love Designer Series Paper is perfect for this quick and easy Black and… Continue reading Simple Black and White

Art Gallery, Birthday, Fun Folds, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Stampin' Up!

Art Gallery Bridge Fold

I love to try new things, especially when it comes to making cards. And making Fun Fold Cards.  You might think that I’ve done a lot of fun fold cards and how could there be more...but here is another one.  I've seen cards with this fold before, but this is my first time trying and… Continue reading Art Gallery Bridge Fold