A Little This and That …

Do you have trouble deciding what colors to combine on a card? I often start with a piece of Designer Series Paper on my card and that makes it easy. Just choose colors that are in the paper. Did you know that all colors used in a pack of DSP […] Read more »

Beautiful World

My first card using new stamps! I loved this stamp set when I first saw it and knew it would be great for all different kinds of cards including masculine cards. I confess I do have a lot of stamp sets with flowers but there are just occasions when flowers […] Read more »

2020-2021 Annual Catalog is Live!

Today’s the day we can finally order from the new annual catalog. If you don’t have the catalog yet let me know and I will make arrangements for you to get one. In the meantime you can see the catalog online by clicking the link on the right sidebar. As […] Read more »

Lunaria Flower Farm

A couple of years ago my nephew, Kevin, moved from California to France to be with his girlfriend. He met Pauline when she was living in California more than 10 years ago but due to visa restrictions and family she returned to France. They kept up their relationship with visits […] Read more »

Feeling the Love – Part 2

Yesterday I posted so many of the cards I recently received for my birthday. But I also wanted to share a few other cards I have been getting lately. So many beautiful hand-stamped cards with thoughtful messages. Created by Cheryl and Mike White. Copyright Stampin’ Up! Created by Judy Shapley. […] Read more »

Feeling the Love – Part 1

My birthday was last week and I was showered with a lot of love and of course cards! There were plenty of Facebook messages, phone calls, and cards that were  hand-stamped and purchased in the store. Since my blog is all about Stampin’ Up! I am sharing those handmade cards […] Read more »

Share a Box of Sunshine

This exclusive Sara-inspired Paper Pumpkin kit is here to help you #sharesunshine. It includes supplies for eight handmade cards and is specially designed to help you create a box full of cheer. Once you’ve made all the cards, use any leftover pieces to decorate the box. Fill it with yellow […] Read more »

Hello May!

And just like that it’s May already.  I’m not sure I can say time is flying by with people, me included, staying home these days. I think I have lost track of how long I have been self-isolating. So far it hasn’t been bad other than missing my family and […] Read more »