Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Stampin' Up!

Hello Cupcake

It was my oldest daughter’s birthday this past Wednesday....I can’t tell you how old she is because a Mom never tells her daughter’s age on any kind of social media...unless that Mom wants to see an exasperated look on her daughter’s face along with a rolling of the eyes.  So in honor of her birthday,… Continue reading Hello Cupcake

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

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

All the Glitters….

Christmas is over and it is almost January...just one more day and it will be time to say hello to winter.....unless you live on the east coast of Virginia.  We are having what I consider to be unusually warm weather for this time of year....the temperature has been alternating between the 50’s and the 60’s… Continue reading All the Glitters….

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

Two in One – Card & Gift Card Holder

Isn’t it fun when you can do two things at once?  Not the old “pat your head and rub your tummy” at the same time.  I haven’t tried it lately, but I used to be able to do it.  Now I’m more into multitasking with the cards I am making.   December is the time… Continue reading Two in One – Card & Gift Card Holder

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, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Christmas Gifts – For the Crafter

WIth the Christmas shopping season officially started with Black Friday sales last week and Cyber Monday sales today, I”m kicking off my Christmas Gift week with a few fun and easy gifts for your family and friends. Today I’m focusing on those “crafty” people in your life.  If you have friends who like to make… Continue reading Christmas Gifts – For the Crafter

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