2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Friendship, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

Beautiful Autumn Block Stamping

This week I was playing around with the Card Sketch Challenge that I had given my group of stampers.  At the beginning of the COVID pandemic, I started giving them a challenge every week....we are now up to Week #20!! And this is the first card that I made: I tried a little block stamping. … Continue reading Beautiful Autumn Block Stamping

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, General Cards, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

I loved to jump rope when I was younger.  It was always a race to get to the jump ropes at recess so we could be first on the playground so we had a space to jump Double Dutch.  But Double Dutch is not only for jumping, it also for fun when you are making… Continue reading Fun Fold – Double Dutch is not just for Jump Ropes

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Christmas, Forever Fern, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

Christmas Split Front Cards

I told you in my last post that I was having fun with making these Split Front Cards.  Not only is the card design versatile....you can adapt it for many occasions, but so is the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper I used.  You can see and read about the first two cards here: Split Front Cards… Continue reading Christmas Split Front Cards

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Forever Fern, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Wedding

Split Front Cards with Forever Fern

I am still making cards from the bits and pieces I have accumulated...this time I was looking for a way to use up some of the die cuts I made a few months ago.  Who am I kidding, LOTS of die cuts!  I have used about one half of these since I did this at… Continue reading Split Front Cards with Forever Fern

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blossoms in Bloom, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Out of the Scraps – Blossoms in Bloom

Last week I shared several cards I made from pieces of partial cards I had thrown in a box on my desk.  I finally went through them and made LOTS of cards.  Evidently I need to clear our this box more often!I had stamped the flowers on this card using the Blossoms in Bloom Stamp… Continue reading Out of the Scraps – Blossoms in Bloom

2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Christmas, Friendship, Seasonal - Winter

Feels like Frost….

Feels like Frost.....only in the back corners of my mind!....we've had record setting temperatures here in Virginia.  As I mentioned on Wednesday's post, I  cleaned out the bits and pieces of "cards to be" and found the pieces for the card I am sharing today.The paper is part of the Feels Like Frost Designer Series… Continue reading Feels like Frost….

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Forever Fern, Friendship, Stampin' Up!

It’s a Green(ery) Day with Forever Fern

When I am making cards and trying to think of different ways to use my papers and stamps, I invariably end up with a bunch of things I stamped, but did not use or pieces of paper, I cut and then decided I had cut the wrong size...or I found another paper I liked better. … Continue reading It’s a Green(ery) Day with Forever Fern

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Blank Card, Boho Indigo, Stampin' Up!

Another Blue (Boho Indigo) Monday

It must be Monday if my card is blue.....not sure how it always seems to work out that way!  Last week I shared a card using up some scraps from the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper.  You can see that here: Nothing’s Better Than…..Artistry BloomsI recently held a class using the Boho Indigo Medley....and of… Continue reading Another Blue (Boho Indigo) Monday

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Birthday, Playing with Patterns, Stampin' Up!

Playing with Patterns Scraps

It’s a scrappy day.  Are you a scrap saver?  I am!  What do you do with little pieces and scraps of Designer Series Paper after making a project?  Do you throw them away?  No way!  Do you save them?  Yes, I do!   I recently used up just about all my pieces of the Playing with… Continue reading Playing with Patterns Scraps

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Birthday, Blank Card, Ornate Garden, Seasonal - Spring, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Ornate Style Summer Flowers

Good Monday Morning!  I actually made the card I am sharing today a few weeks ago and it has  been hiding in the basket on my desk.The card is made using products from the Ornate Garden Suite.....the Ornate Style Stamp Set, Ornate Frames Dies and the Ornate Floral Embossing Folder.  The Ornate Style Stamp Set has several images… Continue reading Ornate Style Summer Flowers