Special Birthday Card

A friend recently asked if I could make a birthday card for her daughter’s 30th birthday. She sent me a photo of the birthday announcement and told me she liked pink, hearts and anything girly. When I saw the announcement I immediately thought of the Broadway Bound Specialty Designer Series […] Read more »

Gingham Gala Suite

OK, I do have several retired butterfly stamps and punches but when I saw the Butterfly Gala bundle that includes a punch in the new Occasions Catalog it was a first choice for me. I love the butterfly images, the punch and the fact that the stamps stamp both the […] Read more »

Occasions Catalog Paper Share

I admit I am a bit of a paper hoarder. Not intentionally, I just love all of Stampin’ Up’s! Designer Series Papers and sooner or later usually wind up ordering most of them. Then even with doing classes it’s not always easy to use it all up. So it looks […] Read more »

Our Family Christmas

We had a few problems getting to Christmas but once we did oh what fun! My son Jeff and his family live in Kentucky and were driving down Christmas day. Since it’s a long trip we planned our celebration for the day after Christmas. They expected to get here sometime […] Read more »

Sale-A-Bration is Just Days Away

One of the best times of the Stampin’ Up! year is Sale-A-Bration because that means earning FREE product. It begins January 3rd and runs through March 31st. There are several ways to benefit from Sale-A-Bration. PURCHASE For every $50 you spend (before tax and shipping), you get a FREE Level 1 Sale-A-Bration […] Read more »

Tags, Bags, & Treats

Every year I have a class to make some Christmas tags, a few decorated gift bags and some treats. Here are just a few of the things we made this year. I used some retired DSP for this tag background and then fussy cut the snowmen out of this years […] Read more »

Merry Christmas!

Some of my favorite childhood memories were of Christmas caroling with my family and friends. I grew up in Iowa so it was always very cold with lots of snow. Even though it was freezing I loved it. Wishing you a very merry Christmas. Beth Read more »

Signs of Santa

Only four may days until Christmas. I know Santa is busy getting all those presents ready for delivery. When I first got the Holiday Catalog I wasn’t planning on getting the Signs of Santa stamp set. It’s cute but you know, can’t get everything! But after I started seeing projects […] Read more »