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Tabs for Everything Happy Birthday

Do you have any stamp sets you haven't inked up in your stash?  I have several......to be honest quite a few.  Lol!  After perusing my stamps I felt my Tabs for Everything stamp set would be perfect to ink up.  Today's share - Tabs for Everything Happy Birthday is the first card having fun with this versatile stamp set. I love a clean and simple design with a punch of color.  With a few images ... Read the Post

Celebrate You Hexagons

I'm happy that summer has finally arrived here in Portland.  This card with it's bright summery colors makes me happy and smile!  It also happens to be one the cards we created in my June Stamp Class. A cool feature of this Celebrate You Hexagons card is no stamping.  Woohoo!  The Celebrate You Thinlits die makes this card come together quickly and easily.  Adding 3/8" circles adds another ... Read the Post

Love You To Pieces Thanks Heart

What do you do when you get something new???  OR several new things.  [giggle]  Today's share is just that with my Love You To Pieces Thanks Heart. For me, I can't wait to open my box and play.  Woohoo!  That's exactly what I did after I received my Love You To Pieces bundle.  AND I was excited to play with the new embossing mats as well.  Amazing! I was designing for one of my July classes ... Read the Post

Bokeh Thinking of You Fireworks

I'm excited to share my Bokeh Thinking of You Fireworks card today.  Three sister demonstrators asked me to join them in a new monthly class.  I was happy and honored to accept.  I enjoyed working with each of them and had fun sharing our designs with our stampers. When I first came across the Bokeh Dots stamp set I immediately put it on my "gotta get" list.  The Bokeh mini background reminded ... Read the Post

Stamparatus Hello Friend Goldfish

Today's share is the second card we created in my June Stamping Saturday Class.  I'm calling it my Stamparatus Hello Friend Goldfish.  [Giggles]  If you haven't heard Stampin' Up! has created the Stamparatus and it's now available in the 2018-19 Annual Catalog.  Woohoo! You might be thinking......"What is a Stamparatus and why do I need one?"  Oh boy, let me share my excitement with you.  The ... Read the Post

Tuscan Vineyard Grapes

After seeing many wonderful samples of the Tuscan Vineyard stamp set I thought "dang it, I have to get that set".  Lol!  Today's post is the first design from my June Stamp Class......my Tuscan Vineyard Grapes. I used the new color Gorgeous Grape along with Old Olive.  The colors together give this design an amazing punch of color. BASE:  The Crumb Cake base starts with a layer of Gorgeous ... Read the Post

Jar of Love Birthday Wishes

Today's share is a Jar of Love......full of Birthday Wishes.  [wink, wink] This is the third design from my April stamp class.  I have been wanting to do a shaker card and this fit the bill perfectly.  After finding a fun CASE (copy and selectively edit) on Pinterest by MyTanglewoodCottage (sorry I couldn't find her name) I made a several select edits to "Carol it up".  [grin] My first ... Read the Post

Glossy Smoosh Foil Hello

Glossy paper and smooshing make for a pretty and dramatic effect.  This Glossy Smoosh Foil Hello is the second card from my April stamp class.  We used a design from the Springtime Foil Sale-a-bration Designer Paper for this technique. Mix Glossy Cardstock and ink with a spritzing of water and you too can create this simply fun technique.  I fell in love with the Springtime Foil Sale-a-bration ... Read the Post

Brusho Crystal Colour Memorial Day Flag

Today is all about remembering, honoring and giving gratitude to those that have served in our Armed Forces.  This Brusho Crystal Colour Memorial Day Flag design is about showing gratitude.  Thank you! This share was inspired by Memorial Day and the American Flag.  The red and blue Brusho Crystal Colours are so bright and bold along with the Gold Glimmer stars.  I felt these bold and bright ... Read the Post