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

Feels Like Spring!

Our weather last week was unusually warm....in the 70’s!  So I thought maybe Puxatawny Phil, the famous Groundhog in Pennsylvania is right and warm weather was on it’s way.  Until we got to this past Saturday....that 70 degree weather became 32 degree weather.  So in hopes of bringing back the warm weather, I thought it… Continue reading Feels Like Spring!

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Love, Valentine’s Day

Fun Valentines

Today I am sharing another fun valentine.  I hope that this card will make the person who opens the envelope smile....because I had fun making it.  It “otter” make them smile don’t you think? That little otter is kind of cute.....looks like he’s dreaming about his valentine to me! This is the stamp set that… Continue reading Fun Valentines

General Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style

If you are a casual crafter - someone who would like to make some projects, but doesn’t want to invest a lot of money, then Paper Pumpkin might be just the ticket for you!  Paper Pumpkin is a monthly subscription paper crafting kit that brings fun right to your door!  And the contents of each… Continue reading Valentines – Paper Pumpkin Style

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

It’s Meant to Be!

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase “It just wasn’t meant to be”.  Usually that’s said in times when things didn’t work out as planned or something that you hoped would happen but just didn’t.  But there are some things that are just Meant to Be....a new relationship....falling in love....a marriage.  That happened to me 41 years… Continue reading It’s Meant to Be!

Blank Card, General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Stinkin’ Sweet

I can’t remember the last time I made Valentines....probably when I was in elementary school which is......um....lots of years ago!  I’m sure I helped my two daughters make them when they were small...but that was also...not as quite as many years ago.  But I’ve been busy making them this year! I almost didn’t buy this… Continue reading Stinkin’ Sweet

General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Out of the Scraps….

So....last week I was prepping for a class I did to make this Winter Sampler. I was cutting squares and more squares, getting scrap pieces for stamping and then die cutting...and doing lots of counting to make sure I had the correct amount.  I decided to be nice and cut the little leafy branch that… Continue reading Out of the Scraps….

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

A Trio of Butterflies

When I was getting ready for last Card & Chat class, I decided to break out the butterflies.   We did some watercoloring using Aqua Painters and ink pads to make this butterfly card that I blogged about last week.  But then I decided to show how to use the Aqua Painters in a different way.… Continue reading A Trio of Butterflies

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

You Can Do Anything!

I am celebrating today! And not only do I have one thing to celebrate....I have TWO things to celebrate. First -- One year ago today, I signed up to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I had no set plans to really do much except get my 20% discount for my new crafting hobby. But I… Continue reading You Can Do Anything!

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Not Your Traditional Valentine

When you think of Valentine’s Day, what colors immediately come to mind?  Ruby Red?, Pale Pink? Bright Pink?  Powder Pink? Cranberry Red? Maybe a little white to go with all that red and pink?  How about green?  Green’s not on your Valentine radar?  It wasn’t on mine either, but Soft Sea Foam Green was one… Continue reading Not Your Traditional Valentine

General Cards, Love, Stampin' Up!, Valentine’s Day

Let’s Hop Right On It

I first saw a card made with these little froggies back in November when Lisa Hardie (www.sweetpaperstudios.com) demonstrated the stamp set So Hoppy Together at Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage Convention in Orlando, Florida.  And I’ve been wanting to make a similar card ever since I got the stamp set.  Here is my version of the card:  … Continue reading Let’s Hop Right On It