Flowers of Friendship

Anyone who knows me knows I love a stamp set with a coordinating punch so this set was one I had to get.  I saw a similar card done by demonstrator Kristi Gray and decided I would use her basic template.      I used a retired DSP for my […] Read more »

Down on the Farm Birthday Card

  A friend of mine had a birthday last week. She loves pigs so I knew I wanted to do a card with a pig on it for her. This is the result after several starts and start-overs.  I used Hey Chick and Hey Birthday Chick stamp sets with the […] Read more »

Expressions in Ink

Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Series Paper just might be my all time favorite paper from Stampin’ Up. It is rich looking with gold running through it on one side. It’s so beautiful that it truly is the star of any card you make. The colors in this DSP are […] Read more »

Mini Catalog Retiring List

2021 Jan-June Mini Catalog Giant Closeout! If you love great deals, our Giant Year-End Closeout event is the perfect time to shop. June 1, 2021–June 30, 2021 You’ll get deep discounts on some of your favorite products from the January–June 2021 Mini Catalog Retiring items are available while supplies last.  Shop early to […] Read more »

The Kits Collection

I’m excited to share with you a new line of creative products called the Kits Collection by Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Up! has taken the guess work out of creativity and done the hard parts, and you get to do the fun stuff: craft! Each kit is all-inclusive and includes the […] Read more »

Pierced Blooms

Today’s card is from my “I can’t buy it all” class. It uses the set of dies, Pierced Blooms, I bought but opted not to buy the coordinating stamp set, In Bloom, because I have so many flower stamp sets. Honestly I may have never noticed just how wonderful these […] Read more »

Plentiful Plants

I love plants but I don’t have a green thumb by any means and when a plant died, usually from overwatering it, I would just go buy another one. To my surprise I have a few indoor plants that have survived a few years now. When I saw the Plentiful […] Read more »

My Birthday Week

I just recently had a birthday and it seemed to go on and on with time spent with lots of family and friends. I was treated to a pre-birthday lunch with my friend Catherine. We always have lots to catch up on and it was good to actually spend time […] Read more »