Cable Knit Sweater Christmas Card

As a knitter and a card maker, I have been loving all the cards I’ve seen using the new Cable Knit embossing folder.  I have seen so many adorable sweater cards and have been wanting to make one.  I came … Continue reading

Global Friends Blog Hop 2 Colour Challenge

I am super excited to be participating in the second Global Friends Blog Hop. This month we are focusing on these fall colors (or colours!).                               These … Continue reading

Crisp Cantaloupe Butterflies

This is my fond farewell to two of the outgoing in-colors: crisp cantaloupe and pistachio pudding.  I do like how the soft colors pair with the images from the butterfly basics stamp set and framelits. Fortunately, we have other beautiful soft … Continue reading

PPA241 Stampin’ Up! Baby Card

I made this baby card for the latest PPA challenge sketch (shown below).  I used the wonderful irresistably yours sale-a-bration dsp, sponged with soft sky ink, for the two rectangular background images.  I am really loving this dsp! I was inspired … Continue reading

Inspire, Create, Share – 2014

I just returned from my 5th consecutive Stampin’ Up! Convention in Salt Lake City. I had a wonderful time, as usual, and can’t wait to go back again next year. There is nothing quite like the experience of being with … Continue reading

Spiral Flower Bouquet

I am having so much fun with the new spiral flower die!  I was honestly on the fence about whether or not to get this die.  I wasn’t sure how much I would use it.  I had no idea it … Continue reading

So nice to be back!

My son is now officially cancer free – hooray!!!! – and is back at school part time.  We are overjoyed to have our son in good health, and I have finally been able to find a little time to get … Continue reading

Demonstrator Group Meeting and Card Swap

Our local Stampin’ Up! demonstrator group, Creative Ink, got together last night to swap card fronts, do a make and take, and talk and laugh.  We also had lots of fun oohing and ahhing as we looked through the new … Continue reading

mother/daughter workshop cards

I truly love sharing Stampin’ Up! at workshops.  Mother/daughter workshops are a special love of mine, as I enjoy promoting time for moms to spend time with their daughters and their friends (and vice versa)! After all, crafting is always more … Continue reading

Hanukkah gift bag

Look at this adorable gift bag that my sister, Stampin’ Up! demonstrator Debby Hoffman, made.  She used the fancy favor big shot die, every little bit and Jewish Celebrations stamp sets.  It was the perfect packaging for the gift card … Continue reading