Merry Christmas!

It’s about 2:30 AM Christmas morning and I am wide awake after a few hours sleep. From the time I was a little girl I have always been excited on Christmas  morning. Nothing has changed. And even though the family isn’t coming over until later, here I am awake and […] Read more »

White Glimmer Tree Christmas Card

This Christmas card is one from my classes using the Carols of Christmas stamp set and Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies. I love the green and black color combination inspired from several projects in the Holiday Catalog. Stampin’ Up is so on trend. When I was in Target the other […] Read more »

Joy, Joy, Joy!

 This is the season of Peace, Joy and Love! I love everything about Christmas, always have. This was a fun and easy card to make using the Eclipse technique. I often wonder about new techniques and how they start. Seems once you see one they are showing up everywhere. You […] Read more »

Little Drummer Boy

Doesn’t this just make you think of the song! It’s one of those that keeps playing in your head after you think of it. Pa rum pa pum pum ….  Here’s an interesting tidbit. I looked the song up online and found out that it was written in 1941 and […] Read more »

Tranquil Tulips

One of the great advantages of being the hostess of a workshop or party is that you can then select any of the “hostess only” stamp sets listed in the back of the catalog as part of your FREE Stampin’ Rewards. Today’s card was made using the hostess set Tranquil […] Read more »

Fall Pull Up Card

With temperatures soaring up into the 90's it's a bit hard to think about Fall and Christmas but having the new Holiday Catalog makes it easier. If you don't have the new catalog and want one be sure to let me know. You will just have to wait to order […] Read more »

Animal Friends Birthday

I have to admint when I first saw the BIrthday Delivery stamp set and coodinating product I wasn't too wowed by it. I immediately thought I won't buy this one. But it only took seeing some samples at the last On Stage event and realizing that some of the images […] Read more »

Shadowbox Card

Another card I found when sorting through old stuff in my stamp room was a shadowbox card made a very long time ago. It inspired me to make this card using the Colorful Seasons stamp set and thinlits. There are two pieces of card stock, each 5-1/2" x 4-1/4", and […] Read more »

Pop-UP Birthday Card for a Friend

I have been working on reorganizing my stamp room (which seems like a never ending task) and I found a very old card that has a surprise pop-up. It was the inspiration and template I used to make this birthday card for a friend. There is very little stamping. Most […] Read more »

Daisy Delight

I think my favorite suite in the new annual catalog has to be the Delightful Daisy Suite (page 126-127). I have always loved daisies and I love stamp sets with a coordinating punch. So I started playing with this set today even though the daisy punch is not currently orderable. […] Read more »