2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You, Uncategorized

Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies

Easy Peasy - Quick and Easy.  That’s my motto this week as I get projects ready for a one day retreat on Saturday.  I spent 3 hours cutting pieces for 16 cards....with each card having 22 pieces....oh my!  But it will be a ‘Masterpiece”.  That’s a hint for the theme of the card which I’ll… Continue reading Easy Peasy – Painted Poppies

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Bonanza Buddies, Stampin' Up!

Quick and Easy Bonanza Buddies

Good Morning Monday!  I’ve got a busy week....getting ready for a one day stamping retreat....cutting, cutting and more cutting.   So I’m sharing quick and easy cards this week.  And throw in colorful too! I used the Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set and coordinating dies to make this cute and colorful Koalas on the front.  If… Continue reading Quick and Easy Bonanza Buddies

2020 Mini Catalog, Anniversary, Blank Card, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Buffalo Checked Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day!  In my blog post on Monday, I used a piece of leftover cardstock that I had used the Buffalo Check Stamp Set on....stamping in Real Red Ink.  You can see that post here: Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday.  Now I am obsessed with red, black and white.  So I still had… Continue reading Buffalo Checked Valentine

2020 Mini Catalog, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Thoughtful Blooms Valentine

Who says hearts can’t grow on vines?  Not me!  I did a little thinking outside the box last week and took a card I saw with flowers and turned it into a Valentine’s Day card. I used the scrolly vine from the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set and instead of adding flowers, I choose hearts from… Continue reading Thoughtful Blooms Valentine

2020 Mini Catalog, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday

I was cleaning out a pile of scraps on my desk and came across a few sample sheets of the Buffalo Check Stamp Set that had been done in red for the card in this blog post Cow’s it Going…..again.  So I decided to use one to make a more “manly” Valentine. The background looks a… Continue reading Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday

2020 Mini Catalog, Congratulations, Love, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy, Thank You, Thinking of You, Valentine’s Day

Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be

Last week, I was playing around with trying something new and accidentally stumbled onto something really fun...and that had a beautiful result.  This was the card I gave my husband yesterday for your 42nd Wedding Anniversary. The stamp I used is part of the Meant to Be Stamp Set.  You can see it in the lower… Continue reading Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be

2020 Mini Catalog, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

Peaceful Moments

There are times when you have to make a card that you wish you did not have to send....and by that I mean a sympathy card.  And there are times when you need to say thank you,  let’s not forget those times when you want to celebrate - graduations, birthdays, weddings.....or just a special friendship.… Continue reading Peaceful Moments

Blank Card, Friendship, Just A Note, Paper Pumpkin, Thinking of You, Uncategorized, Valentine’s Day

Mixed Up Monday – with Paper Pumpkin!

Welcome to another Mixed Up Monday.  Today I am sharing some alternative ideas for using your January 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit called I’ll Bee Yours.  If you don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is you can check out this post from a year ago....Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style.  So it’s a year later and I’ve got another… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – with Paper Pumpkin!

2020 Mini Catalog, Bonanza Buddies, Gift Bags, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Thank You

A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies

Happy Anniversary to me!  Two years ago today, January 23, 2018 I joined as a Stampin’ Up Demonstrator.  One of the best decisions I’ve made. It was the beginning of December and I was recovering from shoulder surgery and couldn’t drive so my husband had dropped me off at a Walmart near his work while… Continue reading A Toucan of My Appreciation – Bonanza Buddies

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Happy BIrthday to You, Stampin' Up!

Mixed Up Monday – Happy Birthday to You

Welcome to Mix-up Monday where I pair an item from either the new 2020 Mini Catalog or the Sale-A-Bration Catalog with an item from the Annual Catalog.  Today I am sharing a stamp set that is available in the new Sale-A-Bration Catalog...Happy Birthday to You which means that you can get this Stamp Set for FREE with… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – Happy Birthday to You