It’s Monday. My brain is fried from thinking too much over the week-end. I wasn’t really “crafty” all last week and it shows. I feel stressed. I need something easy to just slide gently into Monday and get my bearings for the week. How about you? Ready for something simple? Here it is: I can… Continue reading Let the Paper Do the Work
More Flowers with Bloom by Bloom
Last week I shared several cards using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper....and I finally got around to using the stamp set that coordinates with that paper. It’s called Bloom by Bloom. Lots of fun flowers all in one stamp set! And these flowers are the same ones that are in the Happiness Blooms Designer Series… Continue reading More Flowers with Bloom by Bloom
There are lots of quotes about flowers and happiness, but I think this is my favorite — Happiness blooms where seeds of joy and love are planted. In terms of real flowers bringing joy....I’d have to plant some seeds, but I am not a good gardener, so this pretty paper from Stampin’ Up! called Happiness Blooms is… Continue reading Happiness Blooms
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!
All the Glitters….
Christmas is over and it is almost January...just one more day and it will be time to say hello to winter.....unless you live on the east coast of Virginia. We are having what I consider to be unusually warm weather for this time of year....the temperature has been alternating between the 50’s and the 60’s… Continue reading All the Glitters….
Mix-It-Up Monday – Emboss Like a Boss
It’s another Mix-It-Up Monday. Don’t know what that is? It’s when I take an OLD (retired) Stampin’ Up Product and mix it up with a NEW (in the current catalog) product. Let’s face it - we spend money on buying things we love so why should we put them away when they aren’t current anymore?… Continue reading Mix-It-Up Monday – Emboss Like a Boss
Down Home Country Charm
When I first saw the new Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog I knew that I would be getting the stamp set that I used on this card. I shared more about this card HERE. Even though a lot of people were oohing and ahhhing over all the new Christmas stamps, my mind just wasn’t there yet.… Continue reading Down Home Country Charm
Out of the Pile….Tropical Cards
I’ve been busy this week. Last week I stamped and cut....a lot. I shared the picture of my cutting endeavors in my last post....but here is it again. These were all done from the Tropical Chic Stamp Set and coordinating Tropical Thinlits Dies. So this week I’ve been putting some of those on cards....Birthday cards… Continue reading Out of the Pile….Tropical Cards