January 2016

47 years and counting

When I first saw the Number of Years Bundle in the Stampin’ Up! Occasions catalog, I knew I had to have it. With sentiments for birthdays, anniversaries and more, it’s one of those sets that will see the light of day A LOT. While I plan to…

Make a Wish for PPA 284

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to play in a Pals Paper Arts challenge and when I saw this sketch by Maggie Mata for PPA 284, I almost decided to pass: Why would I think of passing on this creative sketch? Nothing against the…

Sunburst Sayings on a snowy day

  It was snowing last weekend, when I spent an afternoon doing what I love — making cards. It seems as if I have so many friends and relatives with birthdays coming up. Of course, this gave me the excuse to use some of my new products from the Stampin…

An Open Heart sympathy card

Recently, a very dear lady passed away and we needed a card to send to her daughter to let her know how much we cared for her mother. I love the sentiments of the An Open Heart stamp set, which can be used for sympathy and for encouragement. To make…

You are a beautiful blessing

When I saw the new Stampin’ Up! Occasions catalog, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the Rose Wonder Photopolymer Stamp set and coordinating Rose Garden Thinlits. The sentiments are so lovely, with words of comfort, words of faith, words of encouragement and words of love…

So in Love for the InKing Royalty blog hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s January Blog Hop! Today’s “So In Love” Blog Hop is filled with inspiring projects that share ideas for Valentine’s Day or new products we love. We are excited to share what we’ve made and hope you…

Hello, birthday girl

Sometimes all you need is a cute little card with a big message. The Hello stamp set fits the bill, with its cheery greeting and sweet little sentiments. ____________________ To make this card, I used my Stampin’ Write markers (Tempting Turquoise, Tangelo Twist, Wild Wasabi and Daffodil Delight) to…

Sky is the limit

If you haven’t already heard, today the Stampin’ Up! Occasions catalog goes live! As if that isn’t exciting enough, it’s also the first day of Sale-a-Bration, the annual promotion where you can choose a FREE gift for every $50 you spend…

You warm my heart

  Hello and Happy New Year! While I’m not an avid resolution-maker, I do believe in setting intentions during different times during the year when I feel as if I need to refocus on what I want to accomplish. For this coming year, one of those intentions…