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
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
The new 2019 Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog debuted this week. It’s chock full of holiday items for Halloween, Thanksgiving and of course my favorite time of year....Christmas! As a demonstrator, I was able to see (and order) items from the catalog in advance and I’ve been busy (or at least trying to be busy.....) making… Continue reading Gather Together
I’m back! Did you miss my blog posts? Today is the day! Stampin’ Up’s new Holiday 2019 catalog is now live! If you don’t have a copy in your hand yet, you can see it here: Well, don’t just look at the picture of the cover.... click on the picture and then flip through the… Continue reading New Holiday Catalog!
Back in June I shared a few cards using the Over the Moon Stamp set. And I asked Cow’s It Going??. But I was recently using these stamps again when I had a Bingo - Down on the Farm class. It was a lot of fun and I had a great group of stampers....including a… Continue reading Cow’s it Going…..again.
How many of you can say this tongue twister? - She sells seashells down by the seashore - three times fast? Not me....I had trouble typing it...kept trying to add an extra letter - sheshells. I’m feeling “Beachy” this week, so you’re going to get a few posts using this stamp set: SEASIDE NOTIONS. It’s a… Continue reading Down by the Seashore – Seaside Notions
It’s Monday. My brain is fried from thinking too much over the week-end. I wasn’t really “crafty” all last week and it shows. I feel stressed. I need something easy to just slide gently into Monday and get my bearings for the week. How about you? Ready for something simple? Here it is: I can… Continue reading Let the Paper Do the Work
It’s another Fun Fold Friday.....or is it??? Today’s card looks like it has a fun fold....but it’s actually just a Fake Fold (or also called by it’s real name - The Front Pocket Card). There is no special fold, just a playing tricks with your eyes kind of fake fold. Here it is: Doesn’t… Continue reading Fun Fold Friday – The Fake Fold!
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!
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?