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

It’s a Green(ery) Day with Forever Fern

When I am making cards and trying to think of different ways to use my papers and stamps, I invariably end up with a bunch of things I stamped, but did not use or pieces of paper, I cut and then decided I had cut the wrong size...or I found another paper I liked better. … Continue reading It’s a Green(ery) Day with Forever Fern

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Playful Pets, Stampin' Up!

Playful Pets – Cats & Dogs

A Demonstrator friend and I got together for an afternoon of crafting last week.  She wanted to try a new fun fold, so we watched a video she found of the fold and then we each made a card.  I wish I had a picture of hers as it was a complete opposite of mine.… Continue reading Playful Pets – Cats & Dogs

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Jar of Flowers, Love, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Misty Moonlight Monday Blues – Jar of Flowers

It is no secret that blue is my favorite color.  Given a choice of colors, I always choose blue.  So I’m celebrating the Monday blues today with a blue card!This shade of blue is one of the five new 2020-2022 In-Colors called Misty Moonlight.  And it does look like a moonlit night.  I paired the… Continue reading Misty Moonlight Monday Blues – Jar of Flowers

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

Blank Card, General Cards, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Red, White & Blue Daisies

Today is a holiday....Memorial Day...A day to honor and remember the men and women who served in the United States military and gave their lives defending our freedoms. I am extremely grateful for their service. This is a quick and easy card that you can make in the morning and still go out and enjoy… Continue reading Red, White & Blue Daisies

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Making the Most of Your Scraps

If you don’t know me or haven’t been to my little crafting space in my house is that I am a paper hoarder....but a neat one.  I don’t have paper scraps from my card projects all over my house, they are neatly contained and filed by color.  It’s like looking at a rainbow everyday. Before… Continue reading Making the Most of Your Scraps

2020 Mini Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Tropical Oasis

Still Escaping to the Tropical Oasis

Well, my trip to Puerto Backyarda was cancelled due to rain, so I’ll just continue on with my Tropical Oasis escape through my cards.  You can check out my post yesterday to get you started Oh To Be in a Tropical Oasis.  Today I am checking out this bold floral pattern: And yes, you can see… Continue reading Still Escaping to the Tropical Oasis

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Peaceful Poppies, Perennial Essence, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

Mixed Up Monday is back!  And I have a little different take on flowers today for you..  I combined a die set from the 2020 Mini Catalog called Poppy Moments Dies with the Perennial Essence Vellum Paper from the 2019-2020 Annual Catalog. What you get are a little bit of “see-through” flower petals and leaves. … Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – Poppies and Vellum

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Stampin' Up!

Little Ladybug “Notes” – Happy Birthday!

A few weeks ago a friend asked me to help her make a card that she had seen on Pinterest....and I was happy to do it because I got to play with two new stamps sets that I had been wanting to use:  Little Ladybug and Music from the Heart.  These are the two stamp… Continue reading Little Ladybug “Notes” – Happy Birthday!