Party Wishes

This is another card we did at the latest Stampin’ Up event. It uses the Party Wishes stamp set and the Party Punch Pack. Party Punch Pack is a trio of 2 punches, the cupcake, the balloon and a candle, that punches out perfectly the images in the Party Wishes Stamp Set. If purchased together… Read More »

First Fabulous Friday

Fridays are all about Fabulous, and I couldn’t resist this card. This is another 100% cased card from Stampin’ Up.  I’m going to be honest but I don’t usually love so many card ideas from Stampin Up, but they sure are getting it right these days!  Stampin’ Up used an aqua painter to colour the… Read More »

More Ideas for Apple of My Eye

Today is Take away Thursday! This means it’s the beginning of a new order week! This is the first one with my new web design. What this means is that if you want to place an order you have from now until next Wednesday evening (8:00 p.m. EST). Just go to my online Stampin Up… Read More »

Botanical Blooms

One Stamp Set, One Framelit Die = 3 of the most awesome cards.  I think I will find many more uses for these this Botanical Blooms stamp set and  Botanical Builder Framelit die. I LOVE it.  The sample with the red, I also embossed with  the Decorative Dots embossing folder. If you purchase the stamp… Read More »

Garden In Bloom

Today must be Technique Tuesday!!! It’s such a simple technique, yet needs a little bit of direction. Working with vellum doesn’t seem to be as popular as I thought it would be. I had to hunt quite a bit to get ideas. Guess where I found this one? Right in the 2015-2016 Stampin’ Up Idea… Read More »

Going Global

Today’s card idea is one we did at a Stampin’ Up event. If you are looking for a good masculine card, I think this one fits the bill. It uses Going Global Stamp Set and the Going Places Designer Series Paper Stack. Both of these can be gotten from the 2016 Occasions Catalogue.

Birthday Blooms on Vellum

I have a workshop coming up, and my hostess wants to learn how to stamp on vellum. It’s been awhile since I’ve used vellum, so thought I better practice first. I am you actually quite please with how this sample turned out. I’m surprised how simple it turned out to be. I used Birthday Blooms… Read More »

Apple Of My Eye

Today’s card uses the stamp set Apple of My Eye from the Occasions Catalogue. All I did was stamp the apple image using Cherry Cobbler ink, on the white cardstock, and added the stems and leaves using Cucumber Crush. I then stamped another apple on a scrap piece of cardstock. used versamark and white embossing… Read More »

Party Wishes from Occasions Catalogue

  This card design was so simple to make, and I totally cased it from the Stampin’ Up Occasions catalogue. It uses Party Wishes Stamp Set  You can easily personalize with any greeting under the bottom “Happy Birthday” By using It’s My Party Designer Washi Tape you can get more mileage from your stamp set. Use… Read More »


After so many hiccups, I think I am on my way back. For the last while my sisters and I have been looking after my terminally ill mom. She passed away in September, and it is by far one of the greatest challenges I have ever had to go through. I miss her dearly. In… Read More »

In Memory of My Mom

This is for you mom. You kept asking me to get back to what I loved doing. I kept telling you, that you were what I loved the most. I will continue on, knowing you are watching over me, and cheering me on. (Even though you hated making cards LOL.) Love you dearly, and miss… Read More »