2020 Mini Catalog, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Tropical Oasis

Still Escaping to the Tropical Oasis

Well, my trip to Puerto Backyarda was cancelled due to rain, so I’ll just continue on with my Tropical Oasis escape through my cards.  You can check out my post yesterday to get you started Oh To Be in a Tropical Oasis.  Today I am checking out this bold floral pattern: And yes, you can see… Continue reading Still Escaping to the Tropical Oasis

Blank Card, Friendship, General Cards, Just A Note, Sale-A-Bration 2020, Uncategorized

Simple Stamping with Thoughtful Blooms (Almost)

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)

2020 Mini Catalog, Blank Card, Friendship, Stampin' Up!

Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night

As long as I can remember, my Mom has sung with Sweet Adelines....and at 90 years of age, she is still up on the risers singing away as the oldest member of the Scottsdale Chorus chapter.  Early on, my Dad in his infinite wisdom decided that she needed something to help her practice, so in… Continue reading Under My Umbrella….on a Rainy Monday Night

2020 Mini Catalog, Birthday, Bonanza Buddies, Stampin' Up!

Quick and Easy Bonanza Buddies

Good Morning Monday!  I’ve got a busy week....getting ready for a one day stamping retreat....cutting, cutting and more cutting.   So I’m sharing quick and easy cards this week.  And throw in colorful too! I used the Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set and coordinating dies to make this cute and colorful Koalas on the front.  If… Continue reading Quick and Easy Bonanza Buddies

Blank Card, General Cards, Just A Note, Sailing Home, Stampin' Up!

A Salute to the Red, White & Blue!

This is my last post for my Red, White and Blue week!  The Fourth of July is over but the the memories remain....A Movie Date with my husband, London Broil on the grill, watching the Boston Pops and the beauty of fireworks bursting in the air choreographed to Patriotic Music from New York City. Speaking… Continue reading A Salute to the Red, White & Blue!

Congratulations, Sailing Home, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Patriotic Lighthouse

My husband loves lighthouses....and to tell the truth, so do I.  If we are traveling and there is a lighthouse nearby, chances are we will stop and visit, climb up to the top and survey the scenery.  Besides cardmaking, I also love to research my family’s genealogy.  I had a relative who was a Head… Continue reading Patriotic Lighthouse

Birthday, Congratulations, General Cards, Graduation, Seasonal - Summer, Stampin' Up!

Patriotic Daisies

As promised earlier, this first week of July is Red, White & Blue week!  It’s fitting since the Fourth of July is rapidly coming up, so what better time to have a few Patriotic looking cards?  I’m getting ready later this month for a special class featuring the New Daisy Lane Suite (details below), so… Continue reading Patriotic Daisies

Blank Card, Friendship, Over the Moon, Stampin' Up!

Cow’s It Going??

I have been having so much fun with the new OVER THE MOON Stamp set....just “Udderly” too much fun!  If one cow on a card is fun....then a bunch is simply “Moovalous” right?  Especially when you pile them on top of each other.  This is not my original idea, but I’ve seen several versions and not… Continue reading Cow’s It Going??

Blank Card, Free as a Bird, Friendship, Stampin' Up!

Folding Fun With Free as a Bird

I was looking for something different to do with my limited stamp sets, so I decided that I needed to try and do some different types of folding my cards.  So instead of the traditional side or top fold, I branched out a little and tried something new. Laying down flat it just looks like… Continue reading Folding Fun With Free as a Bird