Its been a busy holiday season around here! My kids are in full swing of school and extra-curricular activities winter performances. Between last week and this coming week, we have something happening every day. But I still love the season and all the opportunities to see everyone and see the … Read More
Fast and Fun Birthday Card with Birthday Blooms!
Sometimes I need a card, but my brain is just struggling when I try to figure what exactly to make for that card. Anyone else know that feeling? Like, you have your supplies in front of you and you just stare at them, willing them to start arranging themselves into … Read More
Christmas Card Joy with Peaceful Pines
I really did have grand plans this year to get all of my Christmas cards out early. After years of being terrible about NOT sending out cards at all, last year I sent out around 70 holiday cards and it felt great to be putting a little cheer out through … Read More
2 Fun Techniques+1 Great Stamp Set = A Happy Hodgepodge Card
I know I shared a card yesterday using the Lovely Amazing You stamp set for Walkthrough Wednesday (you can see the card and video instructions here)… so I hope you don’t mind me sharing another idea for you using that same stamp set! You get the added bonus of a … Read More
A Summery Emboss Resist Card plus LAST DAY for Free Shipping!
Before I get to the card for today, I wanted to remind everyone that today is the LAST DAY for Free Shipping on any Stampin’ Up order. So, if you were thinking of grabbing your favorites from the retirement lists before they sell out, or you’ve been eyeing that big … Read More
Have You Seen This in my Thank You Cards?
I send out Thank You cards to everyone who places an order with me – sometimes I get a little behind (like in February when we had health issues at home) but I try to make sure I get caught up. Well, yesterday, I was finishing up the last batch … Read More
Lacy & Lovely Emboss Resist–Ombre Style!
Heat embossing is one of those great techniques that always instantly makes a card just a little bit classier and more elegant. That said, I totally forget about it a ton of the time! Thankfully, I have my Lacy & Lovely stamp set which always gets me excited to do … Read More
Thank You for an Awesome 2012 and now on to 2013!
We did it… we made it through 2012 and now can cheerfully welcome in 2013! Its amazing to me how something so relatively simple (flipping a page on a calendar) can lead to such a re-energizing feeling! But before I get to excited and enthusiastic to stride into the new … Read More
Fabulous Fall Card with Emboss Resist
I don’t know about you, but when I was walking around with the kiddos yesterday, it hit me how the trees have seemed to go from green with some reds and yellows, to almost bare with some reds, oranges, and yellows barely hanging on! I guess I can’t pretend that … Read More
Peek-a-boo Emboss Resist with Raining Flowers
Oops, I was so focused on getting the first week of my 12 weeks of Christmas newsletter ready that I totally got behind and forgot to get this post up! Well, I’m fixing that now. (and if you want to get exclusive holiday ideas sent to your inbox, just make … Read More
Elegant Thank You Card using Emboss Resist
Ever have one of those days where your mojo is kicking in and you are able to make some projects that just make you smile? I hope so! Yesterday was one of those days for me and I was having such a blast finishing getting ready for my Awesome Embossing … Read More
Simple holiday cards with a side of bling
Well, December is finally here and like usual I suddenly realize that I need to get my Christmas cards put together and my mailing list organized. Thankfully I was running a technique night this last Tuesday and so we created three fun holiday cards. The actual card designs aren’t too … Read More