Positive Challenges

Hello!  I’m back today with a couple Splitcoast Stampers Challenges.  I’ve chosen to combine the Color and Sketch challenges for this week.. You can find this Sketch challenge HERE The Color Challenge can be found HERE Coastal Cabana Balmy Blue Soft Sea Foam What I’ve used to make this card: I hope you’ll join me …

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Saturday Mix Up: Challenges

Hello!  Happy 4th of July (a day early).  I’m doing Saturday Mix Up today because I am taking the day off tomorrow.  So what I’ve used today that is retired is Bermuda Bay DSP that came in the Brights collection and just some random ribbon from my stash.  Here is the Sketch: And the Colors: …

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Sunflower & Sketch

Hello Everyone!  For today’s card, I’ve participated in the Sketch Challenge 806 at Splitcoast Stampers.com.  Here is my take on the sketch: TO participate CLICK HERE. Color palette: Daffodil Delight Mossy Meadow Night of Navy Supplies I used: Thank you for joining me today!   Give the Splitcoast challenges a try! Have a Happy Independence Day …

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For My Husband

Hello!  Well it’s Monday, nobody loves Mondays.  But Today I thought I would make a card for my husband, Ed.  It seems like we are always making cards for friends and family, but how many of you make cards for your other half?  So here’s what we have: I’ve used the new Set from Stampin’ …

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Saturday Mix Up: Stippled Blossoms

The weekend is finally here!  Does it seem like it’s been a long week to you?  Well, Welcome to Saturday Mix Up where we use some things from our stashes along with some current products.  I will also be making suggestions on what current products you can use instead of the old ones. Rococo Rose …

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Colorful Tulips

Hello Everyone!  Today I have tulips for you! The secret to making these so bright and colorful is to first stamp them with the classic ink pad of your choice.  You do NOT have to use MEMENTO with BLENDS! So here I’ve used both Light and Dark Blends to color in the tulips. Gorgeous Grape …

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Saturday Mix Up: Magnolias

Hello Friends! Thank you for joining me for Saturday Mix Up where we mix something current with something old. Today’s current product is the Good Morning Magnolia Stamp set and coordinating die set Magnolia Memory.  Here’s the card: Blushing Bride Mossy Meadow Whisper White For the old stuff from my stash I used Magnolia Lane …

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On The Beach With Dad

Hello!  Happy Thursday! I hope you like today’s card.  Please read on, there’s a complete tutorial for you. Daffodil Delight Coastal Cabana Crumb Cake Early Espresso It’s easy to create this fun beach scene in the background. 1. Stamp the image on your cardstock, then stamp it again on a Post It note. Then cut …

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Easy Daisy Card

Hello Friends!  I have a super easy card for you today! I used the medium daisy punch,, punching twice for each flower.  I then scored each petal down the center for more dimension.  Then I punched a 1/2 inch circle and covered the center with Shimmery Crystal Effects. Bumblebee Terracotta Tile Old Olive Whisper White …

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Poppies for a Friend

Hello!  Today I have some lovely poppies for you that I colored with Stampin’ Blends.  I also used a die from the Poppie Moments die set to emboss the background. Real Red Old Olive Whisper White To emboss the background I used the Big Shot Embossing Mats Here is the sandwich: Base Plate White embossing …

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Saturday Mix Up

Hello and Welcome!  It’s Saturday Mix Up (a little late) which means we’re going to be using something from our stash along with some current products. Be sure to check out the GIVEAWAY at the bottom of this post! Garden Green So Saffron Very Vanilla Terracotta Tile Today’s card uses: Petal Palette (retired) & Very …

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Welcome Back Everyone

Hi there!  Welcome back to my blog.  I’ve been away for a while, but I’m back now and starting over with a new blog.  I was very sick for several months, and I thank you for being so patient.  I’ve had a lot of ECT (electro convulsive therapy) to treat the Depression so a lot …

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