General Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Uncategorized

June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

NOTE:  Read all the way to the end!  I saved the best for last!It’s the end of June and time for another Paper Pumpkin post featuring the June  - Sunshine in a Box - Kit.  This kit made eight 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” cards - 2 each of four designs).  But before I show… Continue reading June 2020 Paper Pumpkin + Alternatives

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 Mini Catalog, Best Dressed, Blank Card, Dressed to Impress, One Sheet Wonder, Stampin' Up!

One Sheet Wonder – 6” x 6”

With the new 2020-2021 Annual Catalog coming up - one that is filled with some beautiful new papers....I’m trying to use up some of current Designer Series Papers before they retire.  One fun way is to make cards using a One Sheet Wonder technique.  That means you take one sheet of paper....cut it into multiple… Continue reading One Sheet Wonder – 6” x 6”

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Making the Most of Your Scraps

If you don’t know me or haven’t been to my little crafting space in my house is that I am a paper hoarder....but a neat one.  I don’t have paper scraps from my card projects all over my house, they are neatly contained and filed by color.  It’s like looking at a rainbow everyday. Before… Continue reading Making the Most of Your Scraps

General Cards, Paper Pumpkin, Stampin' Up!, Uncategorized

April Paper Pumpkin – Just Playing

As promised I am back to show you a few alternative cards I made using the April Paper Pumpkin Kit - My Wonderful Family.  Once you are done making the cards in the kit, there are alway leftover pieces - extra tags, embellishments, glue dots....but more importantly is that each Paper Pumpkin kit comes with… Continue reading April Paper Pumpkin – Just Playing

Blank Card, Paper Pumpkin, Seasonal - Spring, Simple Stamping, Stampin' Up!

No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin

I’ve talked about Paper Pumpkin Kits on my blog before.  You can check out those posts Here and Here.  I just received my March Paper Pumpkin kit in the mail last week.  Before the COVID-19 virus starting taking on a much larger presence, I had planned a Paper Pumpkin Party for this week, a chance for those who… Continue reading No Matter the Weather – Paper Pumpkin

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

Let the Paper Do the Work

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

Blank Card, General Cards, Stampin' Up!

Follow Your (He)Art

If you’re a crafty person or a wanna-be crafty person, you need to Follow Your (He)Art.  Some people love to paint, others like to watercolor...or maybe just color with crayons or pencils.  Or maybe you like to fold and glue things together.  Maybe you just like to put ink to paper with a rubber stamp.… Continue reading Follow Your (He)Art

Blank Card, Stampin' Up!, Thank You

Sweet Little Birdies

It’s Springtime....beginning of summer.  And at my house (at least before I left on my trip), there were birds singing in the trees.  Right now I am writing this from Seoul, South Korea and I’m in them middle of the city....so although there are trees lining the streets, I haven’t seen or heard any birds… Continue reading Sweet Little Birdies

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

Happiness Blooms – You are the Happy to My Day!

Time is running out to purchase this bright, bold and fun Bloom by Bloom stamp set and Happiness Blooms Designer Series Paper as it retires on June 3rd....or sooner as it’s only available while supplies last! .....so I’m posting one last card.....(maybe)..... I’m not necessarily a big flower person....might have something to do with allergies....but… Continue reading Happiness Blooms – You are the Happy to My Day!