One of the fun perks of being a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator and going to conventions is all the free swag that you come home with. When I registered, I got this box - It’s a beautiful box...but what was inside was even better! The box contained a reversable canvas bag (and we needed this each… Continue reading A Bag Full of Swag
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!
Get ready for another birthday card because it’s still birthday week on my blog. I’m in Orlando, Florida, celebrating Stampin’ Up!’s 30th birthday along with about 7,000 other crafty women. You can almost feel the creativity oozing out of the convention center. And let me tell you that the Orange County Convention Center is HUGE!… Continue reading Birthday Cheers!
As you are reading this I am flying to Orlando to attend Stampin’ Up’s OnStage....a three day gathering of Stampin’ Up Demonstrators. This year Stampin’ Up is celebrating their 30th Birthday. I’m very excited to be gathering with 7,000 creative people!! I hope some of that rubs off on me! So I’m celebrating by sharing… Continue reading Flowers Everywhere
It’s now November and we’ve got lots of leaves in our yard. We have several River Birch trees and they shed leaves like there is no tomorrow. The leaves don’t change the beautiful shades of red, yellow and orange.....they just start turning brown and dropping like flies. No matter how much you rake them up… Continue reading It’s Fall!
Happy Halloween! It’s time for pumpkins, treats and hopefully no tricks! Since there are lots of real pumpkins decorating everyone’s front steps, lawns, windows, etc, I decided that I would tell you more about the orange box in the side bar of my blog that says Paper Pumpkin. Paper Pumpkin is a monthly papercrafting kit… Continue reading Fall is time for Pumpkins….Paper Pumpkins too!
I currently live in Virginia..,not in the mountains in the southwestern part of the state, but close to the coast...just a few miles from the beach, so we don't get much snow. I'm one of the few who actually WANT it to snow, but sadly it just doesn't happen much here. So I live out… Continue reading A Wish for Snow….
Make sure you read all the way to the bottom! Stampin’ Up! has a special present for you! Everybody loves presents! From the gift wrapping, to the bows, to the frantic tearing off of paper, to the finally opening of the box and the ooohhs and aahhh of discovering what is inside. Birthday or Christmas,… Continue reading A Pile of Presents
Yes, I still have Christmas carols on my mind....mainly because I have lots of Santa’s and Mrs. Claus and elves and North Pole signs and presents cluttering up my desk. I’ve been busy stamping and coloring and die cutting. It’s how I get my inspiration for the cards I’m going to make. I make a… Continue reading Santa Claus is Coming to Town
For many years I sang with a caroling group called The Joyful Tidings Caroling Company. We dressed in period costumes and sang Christmas songs for events and parties. It was a great time and I loved it because 1.) I love to sing and 2.) Christmas carols make everyone smile. One of my favorite Christmas… Continue reading It’s Time for Mistletoe and Holly