Beautiful Autumn Thanksgiving Card

Today’s card is my version of the scrappy strip technique . It is a fun way to use up bits and pieces of paper.  I love this Beautiful Autumn bundle because it includes the 3 little punches (see below). I embossed the Mint Macaron cardstock before cutting it into strips. […] Read more »

Love My Morning Coffee

I have developed quite a morning routine in the past few months and it starts with a big cup of coffee in one of my favorite mugs. Since I usually am not going anywhere I take my time with it along with the news, reading, and the internet. Today I […] Read more »

Nothing’s Better Than

When a demonstrator reaches a million dollars in sales one of the many perks they get is to work with Stampin’ Up’s artists to create a stamp set which is then posted in the catalog with the demonstrators name and with a special 1,000,000 emblem. Demonstrator Connie Stewart recently reached […] Read more »

This Little Piggy . . .

. . . wears a mask! I made a few of these cards last month to send to my grandkids. Watching the news and seeing the rise in numbers of people getting Covid is heartbreaking and scary. I try to stay safe and always wear a mask when I go […] 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 »

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 »

Tropical Oasis Suite

Some time ago, when I could still have stamp classes, I did a class of three cards all using the same layout, the same stamp set and the same Designer Series Paper pack. Living in Florida getting the Timeless Tropical Bundle was a must.  My inspiration came from demonstrator Lisa […] Read more »

Honey Bee 3″x3″ Cards

One of my favorite sets in the mini catalog is Honey Bee. I was thrilled when one of the SAB free items was the Golden Honey designer series paper (it was so popular it has already sold out). Stampin’ Up! makes it so easy to create cards with their coordinating […] Read more »