Beauty of the Earth Designer Series Paper, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Heartfelt Wishes, Seasonal - Fall, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes or less

Happy Labor Day! I know you’ve heard me say that some cards I show you are “quick and easy” or “easier than you think”, but I think this one takes the cake for being quick and easy.  And there is really not "labor" involved in making this card, I used the Beauty of the Earth… Continue reading Beauty of the Earth in 5 Minutes or less

Encouragement, Friendship, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A Joyful Life

A Joyful life is something I strive for.  I do not always achieve it every day, but I am working on it.  In fact it was my New Year’s resolution.  You can read about that here. A Joyful Life also just also happens to be the name of the stamp set that I used to make… Continue reading A Joyful Life

Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Sweet as a Peach

Sweet As A Peach Fun Fold Pocket Card

I haven't had much time lately to sit down at my desk and make a mess.  For anyone who is a crafter of any kind....that means being in your happy place and creating cards, treat holders, samplers.....lots of papercrafting!  And like many of you,  I have a plastic bin full of cards that are not… Continue reading Sweet As A Peach Fun Fold Pocket Card

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Penguin Week Interupt! – Double Pocket Card

In my last post, I said that I was going to post all week about Penguins....but I completely forgot that I needed to post this card from last week's Therapy Thursday Facebook Live!  (Please excuse my massive brain fog these days!)   This is a fun fold that uses one piece of 8 1/2" x 11… Continue reading Penguin Week Interupt! – Double Pocket Card

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In the Wild….Take One

Just a little quick tip today……You do not have to own a stamp set that coordinates with a particular set of Designer Series Paper to be able to use it to make cards. That is precisely what happened with this set of Designer Series Papers called In the Wild. As you can see, there are… Continue reading In the Wild….Take One

All Squared Away, Best Wishes, Birthday, General Cards, Get Well, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!, Thank You, Thinking of You

All Squared Away….again.

A few weeks ago, I shared a card made with the All Squared Away Stamp Set.  As I was writing that blog post, I thought of a great way to use that stamp set….and I’m finally getting around to sharing my idea with you! Mini cards!  The square design just seemed destined to go on… Continue reading All Squared Away….again.

Birthday, Fun Folds, General Cards, Jan -June 2021 Mini Catalog, Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalog, Stampin' Up!, Sweet as a Peach

Sweet as a Peach Pinwheel Card

Sometimes I feel like my head is spinning because I have so many things going on at once.  So this Pinwheel Card is the perfect card to share today.  It’s a fun fold card with four different sides. And if you look down from the top, it looks a bit like a pinwheel. But if… Continue reading Sweet as a Peach Pinwheel Card

Birthday, Fun Folds, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Turtle Friends

Turtle Friends Fun Fold

I had so much fun playing with the Turtle Friends Stamp Set yesterday that I've been playing with it a little bit more.  If you missed yesterday's post you can see it here: Turtle Friends….. . The card I shared in that blog post has a "belated" birthday message.  But what do you do when you… Continue reading Turtle Friends Fun Fold

Birthday, Blank Card, Cards for Men, Stampin' Up!, Turtle Friends

Turtle Friends…..

So.....if you have been reading my blog you might have noticed that my posts lately have been rather sporadic....or just plain missing.   There is a major change in my life....a good one....but it’s meant that I’ve had a little....sometimes a lot....less time to get things done.  Important things to me that help keep my… Continue reading Turtle Friends…..

Blank Card, Fun Folds, Get Well, Hand-Penned Petals, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Pretty Perennial Triangle Pocket Fun Fold Card

I have finally gotten back to playing with paper...which for me is making cards.  I saw this front triangle pocket card design and thought I’d give it a try.  It was much easier than I thought and I love that it makes the card look like an envelope.  And I think the design is a… Continue reading Pretty Perennial Triangle Pocket Fun Fold Card