More Mother’s Day Card Inspiration for GDP085

For this Global Design Project challenge we were to pick our three favorite retiring In-Colors and make a card. I don’t happen to have all of the 2015-2017 In-Colors so I made a few substitutions. I used Calypso Coral in place of Watermelon Wonder and Crushed Curry in place of Delightful Dijon. My third color Read More

Global Design Project 082 | Sketch Challenge

Today I am sharing a set of cards I made for the Global Design Project sketch challenge. These cards are very simple to make, but also a lot of fun because there is watercoloring involved! Here are my cards: And here is the sketch that inspired my cards: The first thing I did was stamp Read More

Beautiful You and Sheltering Tree – LOVE!

I am very excited to share my card with you this morning because I am quite pleased with how it turned out. It is no secret that I love creating handmade cards… even sympathy and thinking of you cards. While it is no fun to have a reason to send these types of cards, it Read More

Stamp It Group – Easter Themed Blog Hop and Giveaway

Welcome to the Stamp It Group Easter Themed Blog Hop and Giveaway! We are giving away the Oh Happy Day Card Kit to one lucky winner this month so read through to the end of this post to see who won the giveaway from February and to find out how to enter this month. Don’t forget to Read More

A Tweet Congratulations for GDP077 and FMS278

Today I am playing along with the the color challenge at the Global Design Project and the sketch challenge at Freshly Made Sketches. Here is what I came up with: And here are the banners that inspired my card: I really love the images in the Best Birds stamp set. I get a nice crisp Read More

Sale-A-Bration Sunday… on a Thursday – Avant Garden

My plan was to highlight a new Sale-A-Bration set each Sunday, but I seem to have gotten a little off track. I missed two Sundays and here we are on a Thursday. But I didn’t want to wait three days to share these cards, so here they are: Avant Garden didn’t jump out at me when I Read More

Always Bee You for GDP075 and FMS276

I managed to hit three separate challenges with my card today! I am using the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches, the theme from the Global Design Project, and the color combination from Splitcoast Stampers. Here is what I came up with: And here are the banners that inspired my card: The first thing I worked on Read More

International Stampin’ Up! Blog Highlight – Get Well Soon

Thanks so much for coming to my blog today! We are being highlighted internationally by Kylie Bertucci and you are able to VOTE for my project. The top ten winners will get to be part of an international blog hop so please take a moment to check out all the projects and vote for your favorites. Read More

A Best Birds Thank You for FMS274

I just love the Best Birds set by Stampin’ Up! I borrowed it last year from a friend and loved playing with it so much I bought it for myself last month. You can create a variety of looks with the images in this set by adding lots of color and embellishments, or you can Read More

CASEing Jennifer McGuire

I follow Jennifer McGuire on You Tube. Who doesn’t? She has over 180,000 followers, right! I don’t normally copy a design so precisely, but I finally had to CASE one of the cards she made over a year ago that caught my eye and has stuck with me for a while now. Of course I used Read More