Punch Art Dreidel Card

I am so excited to be participating in the second Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Hanukkah Blog Hop.  It has been several years since we have done this and I have been gratified to know that people are still referring to our … 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

Bokeh Birthday Card

I used the bokeh technique to make this card.  If you follow trends in card making, you know that this is a very popular look right now.  There are several different ways to achieve this look.  I used the chalk … Continue reading

Layers of Gratitude Paper Pumpkin

I am so impressed with both the quality and the value of Stampin’ Up!’s Paper Pumpkin kits. I love getting that orange box in the mail each month and seeing what fun new project and supplies are inside. This month was no exception. … Continue reading

Irresistible Lotus Blossom

Today’s card was inspired by the Pals Paper Arts sketch (PPA240) shown below. This seemed a perfect opportunity to use two sale-a-bration products: the lotus blossom stamp set and the irresistibly yours dsp. These are both really fun products to use. … Continue reading

Mojo Monday – you made my day!

Today I had some fun playing along with the Mojo Monday team.  Here is the card I came up with, inspired by the sketch below. I used a lot sale-a-bration products for this card. Don’t you just love “free”?! The dsp patterns … Continue reading

Faux Scrabble Tile Art

I wanted to create some personalized framed art for my dear friend who has just moved into a new home with her family.  I wasn’t sure quite what I wanted to do, so I did what most crafty people do in … 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

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