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
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!
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
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
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
I’m on a little vacation at the beach. It’s my happy place. I like to sit on the beach, watch the waves, read a good book and walk the shoreline looking for shells. Lots of shells which I scatter around my house in glass jars and vases to remind me of the beach. In other… Continue reading The Beach is my Happy Place
There are so many good and fun stamp sets that are retiring on June 3rd. But just because they are retiring from the catalog, doesn’t mean that they can’t be used to make beautiful cards. Petal Palette is another one of my first purchases....and there is so much goodness in this stamp set that it comes… Continue reading Retiring Favorites – Petal Palette
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
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
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!