2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Flight of Fancy, Halloween, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Flight of Fancy for Halloween

I spent the week-end playing in my craft room.  I have several new stamp sets that have not seen any ink yet and I intended to change that.  This card did not exactly turn out how I envisioned.  I had a vision in my head of what I thought I wanted to do, but I… Continue reading Flight of Fancy for Halloween

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Christmas, Gnome for the Holidays, Seasonal - Winter

There’s No Place Like Gnome for the Holidays

Only 98 days until Christmas!  I should have written this on Wednesday and there would have been 100 days.  Where does the time go?  Today’s card used a stamp set called Gnome for the Holidays. I love gnomes!  If you have been to my house for the past few Christmas’, you couldnt miss all the gnomes… Continue reading There’s No Place Like Gnome for the Holidays

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), General Cards, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Baby Wipe Technique with Love of Leaves

I guess you can tell that I am a little obsessed with the Love of Leaves Stamp Set and the coordinating Stitched Leaves Dies. If you haven't seen my three previous posts, check them out here:Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange, here: More Love of Leaves and here: Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves.  Today… Continue reading Baby Wipe Technique with Love of Leaves

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Encouragement, General Cards, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange

It's no secret that when September rolls around in my little corner of the world that it means it's Virginia Tech football season and time to break out the Maroon and orange, the official school colors. Over the Labor Day week-end, I made a few cards and while I definitely didn't plan it this way, … Continue reading Love of Leaves – Maroon & Orange

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Friendship, Love of Leaves, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

More Love of Leaves

It's Monday....and it's a Holiday - Labor Day.  So I have another quick and easy card so you can easily make this card and then go out and enjoy the rest of your day.  I spent about 15 minutes last night making this mess on my desk.... And this is the card I came up… Continue reading More Love of Leaves

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Love of Leaves, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves

I have a quick and easy card for you today!  I spent a little bit of time playing around with The Love of Leaves Stamp Set — stamping, cutting, trying different colors of ink, different papers, cardstock colors.  Then I realized I was overthinking the entire thing.  So off came the pile of leaves i… Continue reading Simply Thankful for Love of Leaves

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Autumn Punch Pack – Let’s Make a Wreath!

What happens when you pick your favorite fall cardstock colors of Pumpkin Pie, Cherry Cobbler, Bumblebee and Old Olive and combine them with the Autumn Punch Pack and a whole lot of glue dots?? A little disclaimer....I took the above picture before I used up most of what I had punched to make this: It… Continue reading Autumn Punch Pack – Let’s Make a Wreath!

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Beautiful Autumn….Will Be Here Soon

I am ready for some cool weather. Fall is coming....even if the only hint of fall is that the stores have started to display all their autumn decorations.  And of course I've been looking at the August-December Mini Catalog which is chock full of seasonal stamp sets, ribbons, embellishments and more....everything you need to make… Continue reading Beautiful Autumn….Will Be Here Soon

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Friendship, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Beautiful Autumn Block Stamping

This week I was playing around with the Card Sketch Challenge that I had given my group of stampers.  At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, I started giving them a challenge every week....we are now up to Week #20!! And this is the first card that I made: I tried a little block stamping. … Continue reading Beautiful Autumn Block Stamping

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

I loved to jump rope when I was younger.  It was always a race to get to the jump ropes at recess so we could be first on the playground so we had a space to jump Double Dutch.  But Double Dutch is not only for jumping, it also for fun when you are making… Continue reading Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes