Blank Card, Friendship, Just A Note, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

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

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Still Blooming with Happiness

I saw this definition of Spring the other day....SPRING: A lovely reminder of how beautiful change can be.  So while this definiation is more about flowers and plants blooming back to life after a long winter, it also applies to other parts of our lives.  Change can be good especially when it brings new and… Continue reading Still Blooming with Happiness

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Happiness Blooms

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

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!

Blank Card, General Cards, Thank You

Playing with Scraps

When you’ve used up just about all of your Designer Series Paper...what do you do with the little pieces?  What about all those little pieces of leftover ribbon?  Or left over cardstock? Do you throw them away?  I keep them...all of them.....all sizes, all shapes, big pieces,  little pieces, skinny pieces.... Because if you save… Continue reading Playing with Scraps

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This Little Piggy…..Says Thank You!

I have a little spot in my house....that is mine....all mine....and it’s set up to be my crafting spot.  I could call it a “Crafting Cave”....but it’s not in a basement, so it not dark and cave like.  In fact it’s actually quite bright (at least it is when it’s sunny outside and not raining!).… Continue reading This Little Piggy…..Says Thank You!

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Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style

If you are a casual crafter - someone who would like to make some projects, but doesn’t want to invest a lot of money, then Paper Pumpkin might be just the ticket for you!  Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription paper crafting kit that brings fun right to your door!  And the contents of each… Continue reading Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style

Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Stampin' Up!

Hello Cupcake

It was my oldest daughter’s birthday this past Wednesday....I can’t tell you how old she is because a Mom never tells her daughter’s age on any kind of social media...unless that Mom wants to see an exasperated look on her daughter’s face along with a rolling of the eyes.  So in honor of her birthday,… Continue reading Hello Cupcake

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Butterflies Gala – lore!

Just a little play on words in my title.  One of the new stamp sets and bundles in Stampin’ Up!’s 2019 Occasions Catalog is this fun set of stamps which is called Butterfly Gala. So of course the butterflies just flew off the stamps and onto my card: If you noticed, there are 4 sets… Continue reading Butterflies Gala – lore!

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Same Design….But Different!

Just a quick post to let you know that I didn’t forget what I promised last week.  Last week I shared a Valentine’s Card and I told you I would be back with another card using the same layout, but it would be different.....so here it is:   And just to refresh your memory....below is… Continue reading Same Design….But Different!