Although the weather is warming up and we’ve had a few days teasing of summer, the past few days have been definitely more “spring” than “beach” weather. So I’m having to just dream about warm breezes and relaxing on the beach and made a card similar to several ones that I had seen. I layered… Continue reading Sand & Shells
Do you have too much Designer Series Paper that is piled up and you haven’t used? All right, I am not sure that you can ever have too much, but I do need to make room for new Designer Series Papers that will be coming out in the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog. So, I have… Continue reading Ornate Garden Pocket Cards
Not much can be simpler than Stamps, Ink and Paper to make a card. To be more specific - One stamp, one color ink and one basic color of cardstock. The stamp set I used is called Friends Are Like Seashells. This stamp set and the coordinating Seaside Seashells Dies are in the January-June 2021… Continue reading Simply Sand Dollars
I was searching around yesterday afternoon looking for a simple card design that I could do for my Facebook Live that I do every Tuesday. Usually I share a card that I make with my stamping friends on Sunday, but I took Sunday off as it was Easter Sunday.....so I didn’t have anything planned in… Continue reading Simple Triangle Cards
So many computer problems last week that I didn't get this out (big sigh). .BUT.....Today is the start of a brand new week, so hoping it will be better! Today I have a fun card to share with you....a Pop-Up Card using the new Butterfly Brilliance Stamp Set and coordinating Brilliant Wings Dies. Not only do… Continue reading Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance
Who remembers the tongue twister...She sells seashells by the seashore? Can you say it three times fast? Me neither. Who likes to collect seashells? Me! My happy place is the beach. I love to sit and watch the waves and I also love to walk the beach and look for shells. I have a very… Continue reading Seashells by the Seashore…..
So...how would you fill in the blank? The stamp set I used to for today’s card is called Nothings Better Than and the stamps in the set give you four choices for an answer....Cookies, Chocolate (my choice), Cocktails and Coffee. Personally, I think I would have added Crafting in there somewhere. I spent a few… Continue reading Nothings Better Than…..
This is actually a re-make of a card that I made in 2019 when I was visiting my daughter in Seoul, South Korea. I had packed a few stamping supplies so I could stamp on the long 17 hour flight, I didn’t end up doing that....those seat trays are tiny! But I did make quite… Continue reading Fine Art Floral Fun Fold
I love to try new things, especially when it comes to making cards. And making Fun Fold Cards. You might think that I’ve done a lot of fun fold cards and how could there be more...but here is another one. I've seen cards with this fold before, but this is my first time trying and… Continue reading Art Gallery Bridge Fold
Want to double your fun when making cards? Use a Fun Fold Design and choose a fun set of Designer Series Papers. Like this card: Sometimes it can be hard to come up with some more “man-ly” type cards. But when I saw the snail with the mustache and little bow tie, I knew he… Continue reading Snail Mail Fun Fold