2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Grab a Cup of Christmas Cheer!

Cheers!  Yes, it’s time to celebrate.  This is my 200th blog post!  I should have hit this number a few weeks ago, but I’ve been super busy lately and my blog has gone on the back burner.....but I think I’m just about caught up on everything, so keeping my fingers crossed I can get back… Continue reading Grab a Cup of Christmas Cheer!

Halloween, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Treat Holders

A Paper Pumpkin Halloween

Today I’m going to share with you a fun kit that I get in the mail each month called Paper Pumpkin.  If you are new to crafting or card making, Paper Pumpkin is a great way to start your hobby.  Each kit is complete with everything you need to create that month’s projects.  The Paper… Continue reading A Paper Pumpkin Halloween

Anniversary, Blank Card, Fun Folds, Love, Perennial Essence, Stampin' Up!

Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!

It’s another Fun Fold Friday.....or is it???   Today’s card looks like it has a fun fold....but it’s actually just a Fake Fold (or also called by it’s real name - The Front Pocket Card).  There is no special fold, just a playing tricks with your eyes kind of fake fold.  Here it is: Doesn’t… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!

Good Morning Magnolia!

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!

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Sweet Little Birdies

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

Blank Card, Father’s Day, General Cards, Graduation, Stampin' Up!

Sailing Home!

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!

Blank Card, General Cards, Thank You

Patriotic Thank You

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

Blank Card, Encouragement, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Do Something Awesome!

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!

Home Decor, Memories & More Card Pack, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Big Plans – Simple Sampler

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

Birthday, Blank Card, Father’s Day, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

A Traveler’s Birthday Card

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