2020 Aug-Dec Mini Catalog (Holiday), Blank Card, Love of Leaves, Seasonal - Fall, Stampin' Up!, Thinking of You

Super Simple Love of Leaves

It's Monday and time for another super simple card to start off your week.  On a normal September week-end, my husband and I would be traveling to southwest Virginia for a football game.  Since we live at the opposite side of the state near the beach, I love the drive in the fall because we… Continue reading Super Simple Love of Leaves

2020-2022 Annual Catalog, Blank Card, Forever Fern, Friendship, General Cards, Stampin' Up!, Wedding

Split Front Cards with Forever Fern

I am still making cards from the bits and pieces I have accumulated...this time I was looking for a way to use up some of the die cuts I made a few months ago.  Who am I kidding, LOTS of die cuts!  I have used about one half of these since I did this at… Continue reading Split Front Cards with Forever Fern

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

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