Botanical Layers, General Cards

Botanical Layers – Nature Walk

When my daughters were in Preschool and probably early elementary school, they would go on "nature walks" and collect leaves, sticks, flowers, anything that looked interesting.  These items would get glued to a piece of paper (or several) and little notebooks would be made so they could look back at the treasures they found.  My… Continue reading Botanical Layers – Nature Walk

Botanical Layers

Botanical Layers Window Card

I'm back with another card using the Sun Prints Designer Series Paper, but I'm not using the stamp set that is a part of that Suite of products.  Today's card features theBotanical Layers Stamp Set. The plants in this stamp set. especially the spotted looking fern in the middle reminded me of plants in an… Continue reading Botanical Layers Window Card

Best Wishes

Sun Prints Cross Over Fun Fold Card

I am a sucker for anything blue and white.  It's no secret that blue is my favorite color....just about any shade of blue will do.  The new Sun Prints Designer Series Paper in the 2022-2023 Annual Catalog is also all blue patterns in Night of Navy, Pacific Point and Starry Sky on one side (and… Continue reading Sun Prints Cross Over Fun Fold Card

Happiness Abounds, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer

Hues of Happiness – It’s All About the Paper

If you have not gotten your hands on the Hues of Happiness Designer Series Paper, then I know you will want to get some by the time you finish reading this post. In fact that paper has been so popular that the Suite Collection was temporarily out of stock and the arrival of a new… Continue reading Hues of Happiness – It’s All About the Paper

General Cards, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Sweet Songbirds

Sweet Songbirds – The Bluebird of Happiness

I don't know why, but whenever I look at this card, I always think of the expression "Bluebird of Happiness".  And since today is Wednesday, maybe this happy little bluebird will help you get over the Wednesday "hump" and put you on the downhill slide towards the week-end. This card features the Sweet Songbirds Bundle… Continue reading Sweet Songbirds – The Bluebird of Happiness

General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Waves of Inspiration

Waves of Inspiration Father’s Day Card

Sometimes it can be hard to make cards for men as it seems like there aren’t enough stamp sets that have things that interest men like cars or fishing.  Sometimes you have to think outside the box to find your Inspiration.  I found mine by using the Waves of Inspiration Stamp Set to make this… Continue reading Waves of Inspiration Father’s Day Card

General Cards, Paradise Palms, Seasonal - Summer

A Paradise Palms Sunset

am still on vacation and still looking for that beautiful sunset. We are staying on the east (Caribbean) side of Ambergris Caye, Belize, so to see the sunset necessitates a dinner trip to a restaurant on the ”lagoon” side. Although the days have been beautiful, it’s been cloudy and hazy at night, so the best… Continue reading A Paradise Palms Sunset

Cards for Men, Father’s Day, He’s All That, He’s the Man DSP, Stampin' Up!

Father’s Day Card with He’s The Man

It's June!  And in a few short weeks it will be Father's Day.  Time to celebrate the special men in your life.  And time to make a few masculine cards.  My husband is not a least not inside the house, but he does do a decent job cooking outside.  He's great with London Broil,… Continue reading Father’s Day Card with He’s The Man


Hello Ladybug Dutch Fold Card

I am not sure what took me so long to use the Hello Ladybug stamp set, but fortunately even though it is in the January-June Mini catalog which retires June 30th, this stamp set carried over into the new 2022-2023 Annual Catalog!  It’s such a fun set and even more fun when you use it… Continue reading Hello Ladybug Dutch Fold Card

Butterfly Kisses, General Cards

Butterfly Kisses Fun Fold

Last week on my Facebook Live video I shared a Fun Fold Card.  I'm not sure what the name of the Fun Fold is, but I do know that it was easy to do!  I hope you agree!  This is the card when it is folded closed..... And this is the card when it's opened… Continue reading Butterfly Kisses Fun Fold