Fun Folds, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Fun Fold Friday with Designer Series Paper!

If you are coming to my Card & Chat class this coming Monday, August 5th,  you might want to come back later next week and read this post....unless you want a sneak peak at one of the cards that we will be making!  I warned you....look away now! I saw this card on another Stampin’… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday with Designer Series Paper!

Anniversary, Blank Card, Friendship, Love, Stampin' Up!

Show Me Some Cow Love

I’m currently visiting my daughter in South Korea and brought limited supplies with me.  I brought this CRAFT AND CARRY STAMPERATUS Bag on the plane....and put more in my suitcase.  It’s only about 9” x 9” square, but I did manage to fit several stamp sets, ink pads, paper, ribbon, a few embellishments and....hmmm that might… Continue reading Show Me Some Cow Love

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

Sing a Song – Free as a Bird

I love to sing.  I’ve been singing in some kind of musical group most of my life, from elementary school to high school choruses, church choirs, community choirs and even a Christmas Caroling group where I dressed in Victorian costume.  I think I got my musical gifts from my mother.  She’s been a Sweet Adeline… Continue reading Sing a Song – Free as a Bird

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

I’m Over the Moon About These Cows!

I love fun cards.  They just seem so much more cheerful to put into the mail.  And these cows in the OVER THE MOON stamp set, fit the bill. I have to give credit to Corinne Oosterhoff, a fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Denmark.  She shared a card on a Facebook page for Stampin’ Up Demonstrators and… Continue reading I’m Over the Moon About These Cows!

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

Good Morning Magnolia!

My mother-in-law, who passed away in 2015 from Alzheimer’s Disease, loved flowers.  She could make anything grow, even flowers and plants that she would give to me and I would seemingly kill, she would bring them back to life.  She had a beautiful yard full of flowers...that included a HUGE magnolia tree.   June 6th… Continue reading Good Morning Magnolia!

Baby Shower, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

Stamping is not just for cards

Most everything I post is cards, cards and more cards with a few treat boxes & bags thrown in.  But every once in a while, I get asked to do “make something” for an event.  My niece is pregnant and of course there was a baby shower.  The theme of the shower was “Children’s Books”.… Continue reading Stamping is not just for cards

General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

This Little Piggy…..Says Thank You!

I have a little spot in my house....that is mine....all mine....and it’s set up to be my crafting spot.  I could call it a “Crafting Cave”....but it’s not in a basement, so it not dark and cave like.  In fact it’s actually quite bright (at least it is when it’s sunny outside and not raining!).… Continue reading This Little Piggy…..Says Thank You!

Birthday, Blank Card, Stampin' Up!

Spread some Birthday Cheer!

Let’s spread some fun birthday cheer!  What’s the best part of having a birthday?  Besides eating cake....it would be the presents!  Everyone likes to get presents. So it’s only fitting that presents are featured on my card today. I used the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (DSP) again....I actually think I have some… Continue reading Spread some Birthday Cheer!

Birthday, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Cake is the Answer

In my last post I promised that I would start sharing the cards that I made while I was at The Stamping in the Mountains Retreat.  So if “Cake is the Answer” like the title of my post today says...... I just love this!  Well, I love cake too - chocolate cupcakes with white icing… Continue reading Cake is the Answer

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

Simple Stamping

Stampin’ Up has been encouraging the concept of “simple stamping”....just using paper and ink to make a card.  No fancy cut outs, not along of layering, skip the bows, the fancy embellishments, etc.  That is kind of hard for me....because I really like adding all the extra’s.  But for first time stampers and for those… Continue reading Simple Stamping