Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Uncategorized

Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)

S.I.P.  No, it does not stand for Still In Pajamas.  It stands for Stamps, Ink, Paper.  Nothing else on your card....no ribbon, no bling, no embossing, just pure and simple stamping.  If you want to make cards in a hurry, S.I.P. is the way to go.  But that doesn’t mean that your cards have to… Continue reading Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, Stampin' Up!

Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night

As long as I can remember, my Mom has sung with Sweet Adelines....and at 90 years of age, she is still up on the risers singing away as the oldest member of the Scottsdale Chorus chapter.  Early on, my Dad in his infinite wisdom decided that she needed something to help her practice, so in… Continue reading Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Bonanza Buddies, Stampin' Up!

Quick and Easy Bonanza Buddies

Good Morning Monday!  I’ve got a busy week....getting ready for a one day stamping retreat....cutting, cutting and more cutting.   So I’m sharing quick and easy cards this week.  And throw in colorful too! I used the Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set and coordinating dies to make this cute and colorful Koalas on the front.  If… Continue reading Quick and Easy Bonanza Buddies

2020 Mini Catalog, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Thoughtful Blooms Valentine

Who says hearts can’t grow on vines?  Not me!  I did a little thinking outside the box last week and took a card I saw with flowers and turned it into a Valentine’s Day card. I used the scrolly vine from the Thoughtful Blooms Stamp Set and instead of adding flowers, I choose hearts from… Continue reading Thoughtful Blooms Valentine

2020 Mini Catalog, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Sympathy

Peaceful Moments

There are times when you have to make a card that you wish you did not have to send....and by that I mean a sympathy card.  And there are times when you need to say thank you,  let’s not forget those times when you want to celebrate - graduations, birthdays, weddings.....or just a special friendship.… Continue reading Peaceful Moments

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Let the Paper Do the Work

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

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

Happiness Blooms – You are the Happy to My Day!

Time is running out to purchase this bright, bold and fun Bloom by Bloom stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper as it retires on June 3rd....or sooner as it’s only available while supplies last! .....so I’m posting one last card.....(maybe)..... I’m not necessarily a big flower person....might have something to do with allergies....but… Continue reading Happiness Blooms – You are the Happy to My Day!

Home Decor, Memories & More Card Pack, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Big Plans – Simple Sampler

If you’ve been reading my last few blog posts you know that I have been using the Memories & More Card packs to make cards....like in this post A Traveler’s Birthday Card where I made my husband a birthday card.  And sometimes LOTS of cards like in this post Quick Cards with Memories & More.  But today I… Continue reading Big Plans – Simple Sampler

Birthday, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Making Cards – Bloom by Bloom

I love Spring and Summer....and it’s not just because it’s warm but also because everything outside just seems to brighten up....flowers are blooming, lawns are green, trees are full of leaves.  It’s a happy time of year. So it’s no surprise that I’m sharing another card using the Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper - bright,… Continue reading Making Cards – Bloom by Bloom

Best Wishes, Birthday, Blank Card, Congratulations, Friendship, General Cards, Get Well, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Thinking of You

Quick Cards with Memories & More

This is a Quick post to let you know about a Quick way to make a bunch of cards for multiple occasions to have in your stash so they will be ready and waiting.  Or if you are more like me....you need to make a card Quick and these will take you just a matter of minutes.....and you know what?… Continue reading Quick Cards with Memories & More