FREE AS A BIRD – Friendship Card

STAMPIN’ UP! 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS – DAY 17 CHALLENGE Woke up this morning and discovered that Clare Langsford from Stampin’ Up! issued a Make A Card / Send A Card Color Challenge for the 17th Day of Christmas!  I needed a color inspiration because so many of the challenges I have been working onContinue reading “FREE AS A BIRD – Friendship Card”

FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks

December 16, 2020 CASE-ING TUESDAY #281 and #282.  Sneak Peeks from the new January – June 2021 Mini Catalog. Using the Sketches from the August – December 2020 Mini Catalog and mixing in new products, you can see how great the card samples and sketch layouts are.  So much fun to see how you canContinue reading “FLORAL HAPPINESS – 2021 Sneak Peeks”

ENJOY THE MOMENT – Friendship Card

Sunday Sketch – SS032 Never too late to get a project completed.  The important thing is that I got it done and I am pretty happy with how it turned out! Here is what I came up with…using a new stamp set: Enjoy the Moment that will be available in January.  An organic nature setContinue reading “ENJOY THE MOMENT – Friendship Card”

Jolly Gingerbread

Keep Stamping Saturday Challenge Did you know that Saturday, December 12th is Gingerbread House Day? It is also Poinsettia Day, but I chose to do Gingerbread. I really like the little house in the current Paper Pumpkin kit. Here is what I created: Similar to the other Gingerbread House I created last week, I usedContinue reading “Jolly Gingerbread”

Great Layout #2

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 11, 2020 Continuing to encourage you to be creative and to craft, I have selected another easy layout that helps you to make lovely cards.  Your choice of paper, stamp and ink will yield very different looks.  Using this layout, I created three cards.  Using different techniques and/orContinue reading “Great Layout #2”

Great Layout #1

Friday Simple Stamping – Sketch Challenge December 4, 2020 It always amazes me how quickly one can get behind. I find this happens to me near a month end. I am updating my calendar of events. My meetup.com class happens and before you know it, the personal deadlines I have set for myself were yesterdayContinue reading “Great Layout #1”

Itty Bitty Christmas – Thinking of You

December 2nd, 2020 Are you ready for Christmas? Have you addressed all your cards? One more… CASE-ING TUESDAY #280.  I came across this very pretty retired Specialty Designer Series Paper the other day called Springtime Foils.  The floral image reminded me of the winter Amaryllis blooms so popular at Christmas.  I chose this to beContinue reading “Itty Bitty Christmas – Thinking of You”

HAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS – IT’S YOUR DAY!

Sunday Sketch – SS030- November 29th, 2020 Taking liberty with this week’s sketch.  Five elements in this layout.  A Card Base, Mat, Matted Panel and a ribbon bow feature.  I have a base, a mat, step matted element and plenty of bows! For today’s sketch, (I am so behind…getting ready for my Holiday Stamping Class),Continue reading “HAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS – IT’S YOUR DAY!”

Wrapped in Christmas – Mason Jars

Saturday’s Keep Stamping Challenge –  November 28th, 2020 International Calendar of Days…did you know that Monday, November 30th is Masan Jar Day?  Who knew?  Well, in honor of that interesting tidbit, the Keep Stamping theme selected was Mason Jars. MERRY DAYS For this card, I selected to use the retired stamp set: Jar of LoveContinue reading “Wrapped in Christmas – Mason Jars”

Shimmer Mist

Friday Simple Stamping – Black Friday – November 27, 2020 In recognition of Black Friday, the theme for today, the cards created are predominately Black with a touch of Shimmer. A few simple items to have in your crafting stash should be (1) Decorative Masks, (2) Shimmer Paint and (3) Blending Brushes and/or Sponge Daubers. Continue reading “Shimmer Mist”