Birthday, Counting Sheep, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Counting Sheep Side Step Card

I am not a good sleeper….it’s not that I have to count sheep at night to go to sleep, I actually fall asleep fairly quickly, less than 5 minutes.  My problem is that no matter what time I go to sleep, I’m only good for about 6 hours.  So I’m up late at night because… Continue reading Counting Sheep Side Step Card

Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Thank You

Beauty of the Earth – the Finale!

Happy Wednesday!  Today I am sharing with you the last two cards of the set of 6 that were made from one piece the Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Papers.  You can see the first two cards here: Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes or less  And you can see Cards #3 and #4… Continue reading Beauty of the Earth – the Finale!

Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper, Heartfelt Wishes, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

Beauty of the Earth – 10 minutes or less

Happy Monday!  Last week I shared with you a fast card - Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes  and this week I'm back with the second set of cards that are still quick and easy, but have just a tad more added to the cards.  Just for a reminder, these are the first two… Continue reading Beauty of the Earth – 10 minutes or less

Encouragement, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A Joyful Life

A Joyful life is something I strive for.  I do not always achieve it every day, but I am working on it.  In fact it was my New Year’s resolution.  You can read about that here. A Joyful Life also just also happens to be the name of the stamp set that I used to make… Continue reading A Joyful Life

Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Sweet as a Peach

Sweet As A Peach Fun Fold Pocket Card

I haven't had much time lately to sit down at my desk and make a mess.  For anyone who is a crafter of any kind....that means being in your happy place and creating cards, treat holders, samplers.....lots of papercrafting!  And like many of you,  I have a plastic bin full of cards that are not… Continue reading Sweet As A Peach Fun Fold Pocket Card

Blank Card, Christmas, General Cards, Penguin Place, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Penguin Week – Card #2

You would think that with an entire week that I could make more than 2 cards.  Nope, not this week.  I’m still playing catch-up after being away from home for almost 6 weeks with no craft supplies.  And now that I have an entire room-ful?  And new ones to boot?  I’m so overwhelmed with having… Continue reading Penguin Week – Card #2

Beautifully Penned, Birthday, Cards for Men, Fun Folds, Gorgeous Leaves, Simply Elegant, Stampin' Up!

Penguin Week Interupt! – Double Pocket Card

In my last post, I said that I was going to post all week about Penguins....but I completely forgot that I needed to post this card from last week's Therapy Thursday Facebook Live!  (Please excuse my massive brain fog these days!)   This is a fun fold that uses one piece of 8 1/2" x 11… Continue reading Penguin Week Interupt! – Double Pocket Card

Christmas, Embossing Folders, Penguin Place, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Penguin Place Week – Card #1

You might have noticed that I haven’t been posting in my blog as much lately….so thanks for hanging in there with me….if you are still reading that is!  I spent the last 5 weeks in Phoenix, Arizona helping my mother sort and purge all of her belongings, sell her house and car in preparing to… Continue reading Penguin Place Week – Card #1

Best Wishes, Blank Card, Daisy Garden, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

Quick and easy cards…who likes them?  I do!  There is something to be said for having one BIG stamp that covers the entire card front.  Stamp once, do a bit of coloring, add a little embossing and put it all together.  This is the result.  I made this card for a special friend who lost… Continue reading Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

Gift Bags, Seasonal - Easter, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Treat Holders, Welcome Easter

Quick Easter Treats

As you might know the Last Chance Retiring List for the 2020-2021 Annual Catalog is now out and those items that are retiring are only available until supplies last.   So you might be asking yourself....why should I buy items that are retiring?  The number one reason is that although Stampin' Up! is retiring those items,… Continue reading Quick Easter Treats