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, Anniversary, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Whale Done

Whale of a Time – Stamp or Punch?

I have had a “Whale of a Time“ for the past two days....and it’s all because of one of the new Designer Series Papers that is in the 2020-21 Annual Catalog that came out in June.I decided to feature this paper (and the coordinating Whale Done Stamp Set and Whale Builder Punch in my monthly Card & Chat class.Today,… Continue reading Whale of a Time – Stamp or Punch?

2020 Mini Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Whale Done

Whale of a Time Pocket Card

It’s Monday!  Happy beginning to your week!  I seem to always be showing you cards that are blue on Monday....and today is no exception.  I’ve been making cards and cutting cards for an Under the Sea/Whale Done class.  Each participant received one-quarter of a package of the Whale of a Time Designer Series Paper.There are… Continue reading Whale of a Time Pocket Card

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

Home Decor, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Fourth of July Sampler

Every year my husband and I celebrate the Fourth of July....usually by going to a baseball game, watching fireworks...and the one time I will eat a hotdog at the ballpark.  Maybe throw in some Cracker Jacks for good measure.  Every family has a different way of celebrating our freedom....picnics, watching fireworks, a backyard barbecue, displaying… Continue reading Fourth of July Sampler

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Best Wishes, Blank Card, Just A Note, Playful Pets, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

Playful Pets and Lane

If you know anything about Stampin’ Up’s Designer Series Paper, you might recognize the name of Playful Pets in the title of this post.  It’s one of the new Designer Series Papers that came out in the new 2020-22 Annual Catalog.   This cute little paper set is filled with little doggies and kitties, paw… Continue reading Playful Pets and Lane

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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, Embossing Folders, Ornate Garden, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

Ornate Garden of Daisies

I have finally had a chance to play around with some of my new stamps and dies.  Although the Ornate Garden Suite has been out since May as part of a special early release from the new 2020-2022 Annual catalog, I was too busy having fun with some of the stamp sets that were retiring.… Continue reading Ornate Garden of Daisies

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Embossing Folders, Forever Fern, Stampin' Up!, Thank You, Uncategorized

Simple Forever Fern

Nothing is better than a simple card.  I missed easing into Monday....so today I am tackling Tuesday instead.  This card I’m going to share uses the Forever Greenery Suite of products.  There is a fantastic new stamp set, Forever Fern, and a matching die set called Forever Flourishing that is part of the suite.  When I first got the… Continue reading Simple Forever Fern

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