“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there.” And today is Christmas Eve, so tonight before I go to bed, I’ll be stuffing those stockings full… Continue reading Stocking Stuffers
Stampin’ Up has an entire Holiday Catalog full of Christmas themed stamp sets. And they have even more Christmas themed stamp sets in the 2018-2019 Annual Catalog. But the Christmas card I am sharing with you today is not made with any of those, but with a stamp set called Jars of Love. Here is… Continue reading Country Christmas
I currently live in Virginia..,not in the mountains in the southwestern part of the state, but close to the coast...just a few miles from the beach, so we don't get much snow. I'm one of the few who actually WANT it to snow, but sadly it just doesn't happen much here. So I live out… Continue reading A Wish for Snow….
Make sure you read all the way to the bottom! Stampin’ Up! has a special present for you! Everybody loves presents! From the gift wrapping, to the bows, to the frantic tearing off of paper, to the finally opening of the box and the ooohhs and aahhh of discovering what is inside. Birthday or Christmas,… Continue reading A Pile of Presents
Yes, I still have Christmas carols on my mind....mainly because I have lots of Santa’s and Mrs. Claus and elves and North Pole signs and presents cluttering up my desk. I’ve been busy stamping and coloring and die cutting. It’s how I get my inspiration for the cards I’m going to make. I make a… Continue reading Santa Claus is Coming to Town
For many years I sang with a caroling group called The Joyful Tidings Caroling Company. We dressed in period costumes and sang Christmas songs for events and parties. It was a great time and I loved it because 1.) I love to sing and 2.) Christmas carols make everyone smile. One of my favorite Christmas… Continue reading It’s Time for Mistletoe and Holly
The big trend these days seems to be simplifying your lives. Getting rid of the excess and clutter in your home, office....wherever you may be. Card making can be the same way! I’ve never been a big fan of cards that have lots of “stuff” — like layers upon layers of foo-foo and lace and… Continue reading Simplicity At It’s Best