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!
Time is running out to purchase this bright, bold and fun Bloom by Bloom stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper as it retires on June 3rd....or sooner as it’s only available while supplies last! .....so I’m posting one last card.....(maybe)..... I’m not necessarily a big flower person....might have something to do with allergies....but… Continue reading Happiness Blooms – You are the Happy to My Day!
On June 4th Stampin’ Up!’s new 2019-2020 catalog will be out....but that means that the stamp sets that will be retiring will be gone forever. So for the next few weeks, I’m going to highlight my favorite retiring sets. I started this blog 1 year and 12 days ago....and the first stamp set that I… Continue reading Retiring – Lemon Zest Stamp Set & Lemon Builder Punch
Most everything I post is cards, cards and more cards with a few treat boxes & bags thrown in. But every once in a while, I get asked to do “make something” for an event. My niece is pregnant and of course there was a baby shower. The theme of the shower was “Children’s Books”.… Continue reading Stamping is not just for cards
The definition of distinctive is possessing a characteristic of a thing that distinguishes it from another. One of the unique things Stampin’ Up products is that they have a created their own patent pending DistINKtive Stamps. What makes these stamps distinctive is their ability to lay down the ink in a unique way that gives you shading… Continue reading DistINKtive Stamps!
Let’s spread some fun birthday cheer! What’s the best part of having a birthday? Besides eating cake....it would be the presents! Everyone likes to get presents. So it’s only fitting that presents are featured on my card today. I used the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (DSP) again....I actually think I have some… Continue reading Spread some Birthday Cheer!
In my last post I promised that I would start sharing the cards that I made while I was at The Stamping in the Mountains Retreat. So if “Cake is the Answer” like the title of my post today says...... I just love this! Well, I love cake too - chocolate cupcakes with white icing… Continue reading Cake is the Answer
Last week just seemed to drag on forever and I didn’t get anything accomplished. So I decided I needed to do something fun, bright and cheery to get myself back on track. So what better way than to make some fun birthday treat bags or maybe it’s more like a box that looks like a… Continue reading Birthday Treat Bags