To keep with the “social distancing” to help stop the spread due to the Covid-19 Virus, now is the perfect time for sending cards in the mail! Sure you can send a quick email or text to your friends & family, but let’s face it....now you’ve probably got more free time on your hands and… Continue reading Social Distancing = Put a Card in the Mail!
S.I.P. No, it does not stand for Still In Pajamas. It stands for Stamps, Ink, Paper. Nothing else on your card....no ribbon, no bling, no embossing, just pure and simple stamping. If you want to make cards in a hurry, S.I.P. is the way to go. But that doesn’t mean that your cards have to… Continue reading Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)
Last week on my Pats Card Corner Facebook PageI posted this picture of the preparations for a card that had 22 pieces. It was just one of 9 projects that were going to be made at an All Day Stamping Retreat - Springtime in Paris that my friend and fellow Demonstrator, Margaret Spencer, were planning.… Continue reading Lily Impressions W Fold
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!
I was cleaning out a pile of scraps on my desk and came across a few sample sheets of the Buffalo Check Stamp Set that had been done in red for the card in this blog post Cow’s it Going…..again. So I decided to use one to make a more “manly” Valentine. The background looks a… Continue reading Meant to Be on Mixed Up Monday
Last week, I was playing around with trying something new and accidentally stumbled onto something really fun...and that had a beautiful result. This was the card I gave my husband yesterday for your 42nd Wedding Anniversary. The stamp I used is part of the Meant to Be Stamp Set. You can see it in the lower… Continue reading Valentine Watercolor – Meant to Be
It’s February, and that means that love is in the air. All this week I’ll be sharing “Love” cards. If you are a reader of my blog, you’ll know that in my last post Dressed to Impress Fun Fold I promised that I would be back to show you the same card design but with a… Continue reading Heartfelt Valentine Fun Fold
Welcome to another Fun Fold Friday! I’ve been wanting to play with the Dressed to Impress Stamp Set ever since I got it for FREE at Stampin’ Up’s Onstage in Atlanta way back in November...but somehow the holidays got in the way and here it is the last day of January already. Time has flown by....but… Continue reading Dressed to Impress Fun Fold
There are times when you have to make a card that you wish you did not have to send....and by that I mean a sympathy card. And there are times when you need to say thank you, let’s not forget those times when you want to celebrate - graduations, birthdays, weddings.....or just a special friendship.… Continue reading Peaceful Moments
Welcome to another Mixed Up Monday. Today I am sharing some alternative ideas for using your January 2020 Paper Pumpkin Kit called I’ll Bee Yours. If you don’t know what Paper Pumpkin is you can check out this post from a year ago....Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style. So it’s a year later and I’ve got another… Continue reading Mixed Up Monday – with Paper Pumpkin!