2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Encouragement, Friendship, Nothing’s Better Than, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Nothing’s Better Than……???

How would you fill in this blank?  Nothing’s Better Than _______________.  Chocolate?  Cookies?  Coffee? Cocktails?   If you answered yes to any of those, I have the perfect stamp set for you.....and it is called.... Nothing’s Better Than.  Because it’s Friday and time to relax and kick back after a long week, I think this… Continue reading Nothing’s Better Than……???

General Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Uncategorized

June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

NOTE:  Read all the way to the end!  I saved the best for last!It’s the end of June and time for another Paper Pumpkin post featuring the June  - Sunshine in a Box - Kit.  This kit made eight 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” cards - 2 each of four designs).  But before I show… Continue reading June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Playing with Patterns, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playing with Patterns – Circles!

I’ve got another super simple....ease into Monday... card for you today!  And it’s all about circles.  Little ones, big ones, patterned ones, plain ones....and even fuzzy ones!I used the new Playing With Patterns Designer Series Paper. There are lots of patterns to choose from...circles, big and little dots, bold diagonal stripes, skinny stripes, bright colors and pastels....it’s… Continue reading Playing with Patterns – Circles!

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

Forever Fern – Shades of Green

It’s Monday....I do not want to overload your brain this early in the week, so I have a Super Simple, Easy Peasy card to share today.This card is all about the stamping....and using different shades of green to show off these great DistINKtive stamps.  The stamp set is called Forever Fern and features what else?.....… Continue reading Forever Fern – Shades of Green

Blank Card, Friendship, Many Layered Blossom Dies, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Easy Coloring with Many Layered Blossoms

What do you do when you have a really large die that cuts an outline of flowers? You can use it as it was intended as part of a two layered die....or you can go rogue and color it!...attach it to the front of a card base....add a sentiment.and maybe a little ribbon bow. This… Continue reading Easy Coloring with Many Layered Blossoms

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Stampin' Up!

Super Simple Music From the Heart

This is going to be a busy week for me, so I have a super simple card to share with you today. This is a SIP card (Stamps, Ink, Paper). No fancy embellishments, no ribbon, no embossing...just clean and simple. The stamp set I used is called Music From the Heart. This stamp set in… Continue reading Super Simple Music From the Heart

2020 Mini Catalog, One Sheet Wonder, Peaceful Poppies, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

One Sheet Wonder – Peaceful Poppies

It’s Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper Week on my blog.  All this week, I’ll be sharing projects using this set of papers.  It is one of the Designers Series Paper that is retiring, and is among my favorites, so I’m sad to see it go.  So I’m making the most out of using it.  This… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder – Peaceful Poppies

2020 Mini Catalog, Seasonal - Spring, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized, Welcome Easter

Welcome Easter with Quick & Easy Cards

Just popping in with some cute and super easy Easter cards that I made using the Welcome Easter stamp set.  This stamp set has three cute little animals...a bunny, a lamb and a baby chick. I couldnt decide which of the three images I would use, so I chose them all and made three cards....all… Continue reading Welcome Easter with Quick & Easy Cards

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