Summer is the time for vacations and if your vacation go to spot is a beach….a beach with white sand and clear water, then this stamp set is for you. It is 7:30 a.m. and I am currently sitting on the veranda of a condo on Ambergris Caye, Belize staring at the palm trees blowing… Continue reading Paradise Palms in Real Life
Tag: Handmade Greeting Cards
Awash in Beauty – How to use the Designer Series Paper
I love getting new Designer Series Paper. New Designs sometimes means finding new ways to use the paper or creating a new sketch for a card design, especially when it's paper like this. The same design is on both the top and bottom edges. You could just cut it horizontally across the middle, and do… Continue reading Awash in Beauty – How to use the Designer Series Paper
Hand-Penned Fun Fold
How many times have you needed a card on the spur on the moment and thought...."I don't have time to make one". Well now you do! The card I am going to share with you today is not only quick and easy, it's very versatile. Just by changing the one stamped image and sentiment, you… Continue reading Hand-Penned Fun Fold
Turtle Friends Fun Fold
I had so much fun playing with the Turtle Friends Stamp Set yesterday that I've been playing with it a little bit more. If you missed yesterday's post you can see it here: Turtle Friends….. . The card I shared in that blog post has a "belated" birthday message. But what do you do when you… Continue reading Turtle Friends Fun Fold
Dutch Fold Slider Card
If you’ve been following me for a bit (or if you are new to reading my blog), you might not be surprised that I am sharing another Fun Fold Card. I love to make cards that are a little different or have a different way of folding. And well, if it has moving parts, that’s… Continue reading Dutch Fold Slider Card
Nothings Better Than…..
So...how would you fill in the blank? The stamp set I used to for today’s card is called Nothings Better Than and the stamps in the set give you four choices for an answer....Cookies, Chocolate (my choice), Cocktails and Coffee. Personally, I think I would have added Crafting in there somewhere. I spent a few… Continue reading Nothings Better Than…..
Snail Mail….slowly but surely
Our mail has been sooooo slow lately....it was pretty bad back in December which everyone attributed to all the holiday mailings, people buying gifts online etc, but it’s now March...yes already!) and it is still taking letters 2-3 weeks just to go across town. It really makes the words Snail Mail seem so appropriate. But… Continue reading Snail Mail….slowly but surely
In Bloom Fun Fold
Last week I promised that I would show you more cards using the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper.....well, I don't exactly have that today....but I am going to show you a card using the Pierced Blooms dies. I you read my post last Friday, Paper Bloom – Stamps, Ink, Paper I gave you just a little… Continue reading In Bloom Fun Fold
Let’s Emboss – Seashells!
I had a little stamping playdate with a good friend yesterday. It was great to just sit and create together. We wanted to test out the Gilded Leafing Embellishment on a piece of cardstock that had been embossed using the Seashells 3D Embossing Folder. That didn't go as well as we wanted, so we switched… Continue reading Let’s Emboss – Seashells!
Darling Donkeys Birthday
I’m about to brighten up your maybe dreary Monday morning with a big pop of color! Magenta Madness to be exact! This is one of five In-Colors for 2020-2022 and it can be a bit of an eye opener if you haven’t had your morning pick-me-up yet. But who wouldn’t want this cute little donkey… Continue reading Darling Donkeys Birthday