2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Happy BIrthday to You, Stampin' Up!

Mix-Up Monday – Happy Birthday to You

Welcome to Mix-up Monday where I pair an item from either the new 2020 Mini Catalog or the Sale-A-Bration Catalog with an item from the Annual Catalog.  Today I am sharing a stamp set that is available in the new Sale-A-Bration Catalog...Happy Birthday to You which means that you can get this Stamp Set for FREE with… Continue reading Mix-Up Monday – Happy Birthday to You

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Bonanza Buddies, Stampin' Up!

It’s a Birthday Bonanza!

January is one of the best times to make a stash of birthday cards so you can have them at the ready during the year.  After all, everyone has a birthday, so you never know when you'll need a birthday card or two. At first glance, this card suite might seem to be a more… Continue reading It’s a Birthday Bonanza!

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Stampin' Up!, The Gang’s All Meer

The Gang’s All Meer

No that is not a misspelling in the title of my blog post.  That’s the name of one of the Stamp sets that you can get for FREE in the new Sale-A-Bration Catalog.  Today I am going to share with you a gang of Meerkats.  Aren’t they cute? And the gang is all here....the gang… Continue reading The Gang’s All Meer

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, Gift Card Holders, Seasonal - Winter, Snowman Season, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

Fun Snowmen Gift Card Holders

In my last post I shared a gift card holder...and today I’m back to share a few more.  Six more to be exact.  They are all made using the same directions, but with different patterns from the same set of papers - Let it Snow Designer Series Paper.  I’ve probably told you before that I love… Continue reading Fun Snowmen Gift Card Holders

2019 Holiday Catalog, Christmas, General Cards, Seasonal - Winter, Stampin' Up!

More Cardinals – Toile Christmas

Good Morning!  I’m back again with another cardinal card!  You can see the first one HERE. This time it’s very monochromatic and easy to make!  Here is is: Classic Christmas colors of Red & White (or in this case Very Vanilla) make this card an easy winner in the simple category.  The Toile Tidings Designer… Continue reading More Cardinals – Toile Christmas

2019 Holiday Catalog, General Cards, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!

The Colors of Fall – Gather Together

Most people think of the palette of fall colors by looking at the trees and the beautiful colors of the leaves that indicates cooler weather is coming.....yellows, oranges, reds, greens.  I think of fall colors as the colors in the stadium of my favorite college football team....Virginia Tech Hokies.  Chicago Maroon and Burnt Orange are… Continue reading The Colors of Fall – Gather Together

2019 Holiday Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, Get Well, Seasonal - Fall, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

Playing with Leaves – Gathered Leaves

Ever have one of those days when there just aren’t enough hours in the day?  Or even a week when you have so much to do that you have a hard time just deciding what is most important and what can wait until the craziness that is your life stops swirling out of control?  Kind… Continue reading Playing with Leaves – Gathered Leaves

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

Let’s Stay Up Late & Craft!

Let’s Stay Up Late and Craft.....this is my mantra just about every night.  I am definitely a “night person” and when everything is quiet and it’s late at night....that is when my creativity kicks in.  So I start stamping....and cutting....and trying new ideas.....and pretty soon it is the wee hours of the morning.  My desk… Continue reading Let’s Stay Up Late & Craft!

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

When is a Daisy, not a Daisy?

Do you have an answer to my question?  When is a Daisy, not a Daisy?  The answer is pretty simple....when it’s made with Perennial Essence Vellum Cardstock!  let me just show you. The flower on this card is made using the Large and the Medium Daisy punch.  But I don’t think it looks like a… Continue reading When is a Daisy, not a Daisy?

Blank Card, Friendship, Stampin' Up!

New In-Colors

Every year when Stampin’ Up releases a new catalog, they also release FIVE new In-Colors.  These colors stay around for two years and then they are retired.  This year the five new 2019-2021 In-Colors are:  Rococo Rose, Terracotta Tile, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray and Purple Posy. Rococo Rose Terracotta Tile Pretty Peacock Seaside Spray Purple… Continue reading New In-Colors