My mother-in-law, who passed away in 2015 from Alzheimer’s Disease, loved flowers. She could make anything grow, even flowers and plants that she would give to me and I would seemingly kill, she would bring them back to life. She had a beautiful yard full of flowers...that included a HUGE magnolia tree. June 6th… Continue reading Good Morning Magnolia!
It’s Springtime....beginning of summer. And at my house (at least before I left on my trip), there were birds singing in the trees. Right now I am writing this from Seoul, South Korea and I’m in them middle of the city....so although there are trees lining the streets, I haven’t seen or heard any birds… Continue reading Sweet Little Birdies
It has happened! The new 2019-2020 catalog is now available and that means that I can now introduce you to the new stamp sets and suites, new punches, dies, ribbons, embellishments,...all kinds of goodness is wrapped up in those pages! Even the cover has hints of what’s inside: If you don’t have a catalog, you… Continue reading Sailing Home!
I couldn’t let Memorial Day go by without making a card....I’ve been thinking about it all week-end, but just didn’t have the time until this afternoon when I sat down for a few minutes to play with my stash of supplies. (and lucky you, you get a sneak peak at what’s coming in the new… Continue reading Patriotic Thank You
We all face challenges everyday....whether if it’s a project at work, or trying to juggle too many things during the day, or a relationship struggle, there are challenges around every corner. But this card I’m sharing today is more about challenging you to step out of your box and Do Something Awesome....Every. Single. Day. Get… Continue reading Do Something Awesome!
If you’ve been reading my last few blog posts you know that I have been using the Memories & More Card packs to make cards....like in this post A Traveler’s Birthday Card where I made my husband a birthday card. And sometimes LOTS of cards like in this post Quick Cards with Memories & More. But today I… Continue reading Big Plans – Simple Sampler
My husband’s birthday was earlier this week. I would have shared his card with you earlier, but we took a little trip for his birthday.....he actually got to celebrate multiple days because we did all his favorite things — Went to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum, ate BBQ at a Black Hog BBQ in… Continue reading A Traveler’s Birthday Card
I love Spring and Summer....and it’s not just because it’s warm but also because everything outside just seems to brighten up....flowers are blooming, lawns are green, trees are full of leaves. It’s a happy time of year. So it’s no surprise that I’m sharing another card using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper - bright,… Continue reading Making Cards – Bloom by Bloom
This is a Quick post to let you know about a Quick way to make a bunch of cards for multiple occasions to have in your stash so they will be ready and waiting. Or if you are more like me....you need to make a card Quick and these will take you just a matter of minutes.....and you know what?… Continue reading Quick Cards with Memories & More
Earlier this week, I promised I’d be back to share some more “traveling” cards. So today I am sharing two more cards....same basic design, a slight change in colors. In a few weeks I’ll be off on an adventure.....my husband is going on a business trip to South Korea and I’m going too! He’ll… Continue reading Adventure Awaits…with En Route