Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Retiring – Lemon Zest Stamp Set & Lemon Builder Punch

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

Baby Shower, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

Stamping is not just for cards

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

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

DistINKtive Stamps!

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!

Birthday, Blank Card, Stampin' Up!

Spread some Birthday Cheer!

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!

Birthday, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Cake is the Answer

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

Birthday, Congratulations, Gift Bags, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Treat Holders

Birthday Treat Bags

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

Congratulations, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

More than Cards! – It’s time to Pop!

This post is for those of you who thought that all you could do with stamps, paper and inks was make cards....so not true!  There are so many different things that you can do and this week I’m going to share with you just a few fun creative projects.  Although I call my Stampin’ Up!… Continue reading More than Cards! – It’s time to Pop!

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Giraffes in the Midst (of Leaves)

My title is a really bad play on words....Gorillas in the Mist.....Giraffes in the Midst (of Leaves).  I’m going to blame it on the fact that I was on vacation last week and was out in the sun a lot, might have baked my brains.  But it’s back to reality....no more 80 degree sunshiny days....back… Continue reading Giraffes in the Midst (of Leaves)

Blank Card, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

A Beach Rainbow

Palm trees come in all sizes and shapes....but I’m not sure that they come in rainbow colors like Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Coastal Cabana and Grapefruit Grove....unless you are stamping them on a card that is. I think they look good!  What do you think?  The palm tree is actually part of the stamp… Continue reading A Beach Rainbow

Treat Holders, Valentine’s Day

Valentine Treats

So what do you do when you do when you have leftover supplies that you were going to use to make cards....but then realized that you really don’t need any more cards?  Well you take the pieces and repurpose them into Valentine Treat Holders! Beacause you know everyone needs a little chocolate for Valentine’s Day.… Continue reading Valentine Treats