General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

This Little Piggy…..Says Thank You!

I have a little spot in my house....that is mine....all mine....and it’s set up to be my crafting spot.  I could call it a “Crafting Cave”....but it’s not in a basement, so it not dark and cave like.  In fact it’s actually quite bright (at least it is when it’s sunny outside and not raining!).… Continue reading This Little Piggy…..Says Thank You!

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Darling Baby Card

This card might look familiar if you read my previous blog post about presents last Friday.  Check out that post HERE.  I used the same layout, but just changed the colors and sentiment, ...and I have a different card....and for a different occasion too! The background paper is from the same bright and cheery How Sweet It… Continue reading Darling Baby Card

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Spread some Birthday Cheer!

Let’s spread some fun birthday cheer!  What’s the best part of having a birthday?  Besides eating cake....it would be the presents!  Everyone likes to get presents. So it’s only fitting that presents are featured on my card today. I used the How Sweet It Is Designer Series Paper (DSP) again....I actually think I have some… Continue reading Spread some Birthday Cheer!

Birthday, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Cake is the Answer

In my last post I promised that I would start sharing the cards that I made while I was at The Stamping in the Mountains Retreat.  So if “Cake is the Answer” like the title of my post today says...... I just love this!  Well, I love cake too - chocolate cupcakes with white icing… Continue reading Cake is the Answer

General Cards, Stampin' Up!

A Stampin’ Retreat

This past week-end I traveled south, leaving the comfort of my Virginia Beach home, where the temperatures were in the 60’s....only to arrive in Blowing Rock....in the mountains of North Carolina.....in time to experience a fierce wind that could have knocked you over and temperatures in the low 30’s.  Brrrr.....In fact there had been a… Continue reading A Stampin’ Retreat

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Birthday Treat Bags

Last week just seemed to drag on forever and I didn’t get anything accomplished.  So I decided I needed to do something fun, bright and cheery to get myself back on track.  So what better way than to make some fun birthday treat bags or maybe it’s more like a box that looks like a… Continue reading Birthday Treat Bags

Congratulations, Stampin' Up!, Tags, Bags and More!

More than Cards! – It’s time to Pop!

This post is for those of you who thought that all you could do with stamps, paper and inks was make cards....so not true!  There are so many different things that you can do and this week I’m going to share with you just a few fun creative projects.  Although I call my Stampin’ Up!… Continue reading More than Cards! – It’s time to Pop!

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A Giraffe Parade

Giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world...anywhere from 15-20 feet tall.  So of course if you were taking a close up pictures of their heads, you would’nt see any of their bodies....just like my card! And don’t those cute little giraffes look like they are in a photo?  That would be creative use of… Continue reading A Giraffe Parade

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Animal Outing Thank You

It’s been a long week and for some reason I’ve had trouble getting back into a schedule after my vacation last week...which is why you are reading this on a Saturday.  Finally got my act together and got my mind out of vacation mode.  But I did have fun earlier this week with a few… Continue reading Animal Outing Thank You

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Giraffes in the Midst (of Leaves)

My title is a really bad play on words....Gorillas in the Mist.....Giraffes in the Midst (of Leaves).  I’m going to blame it on the fact that I was on vacation last week and was out in the sun a lot, might have baked my brains.  But it’s back to reality....no more 80 degree sunshiny days....back… Continue reading Giraffes in the Midst (of Leaves)