Bright Birthday Celebrations

Bright Birthday Celebrations

I loved the layout so much from a recent post, I replicated it for a batch of cards for our church birthday card ministry. For these cards I raided a stash of non-Stampin’ Up! papers that I’ve collected over the years. Several years ago I had purchased...
A Jug of Pretty Posies

A Jug of Pretty Posies

I have to confess that I was not enthralled when I first saw the new In Colors. What went through my head was… “why are there TWO greens?” and “another pink? we don’t need another bright pink”. This isn’t usually my reaction...
Saying Thanks with Flowers

Saying Thanks with Flowers

Way back in April, demonstrators could pre-order some select items from the new “big” catalog. The Hand-Penned Suite were one of several items that we could order, and I was very happy to add these pretty coordinating products to my crafting stash. I was...
Just Jade Wreath

Just Jade Wreath

It feels a little strange to be posting a Christmas card on Easter Monday, but since I’ve never observed Easter Monday I’m not certain if this is in bad taste or not. I hope that I’m not offending anyone by my post. I feel that Christmas and Easter...
Plaid Blues

Plaid Blues

I really can’t believe that we are nearing the end of the 2019-21 In Colors! The main catalog is cycling over a month earlier this year, so the oldest In Colors will be retiring on May 3rd. Please keep in mind that soon we’ll be reaching the point where...
Poinsettia Promise

Poinsettia Promise

Every time that Stampin’ Up! offers a Poinsettia stamp set, I always end up buying it. These are like two-fer stamp sets for me. 1 – I admit it, I’m a flower stamp gal, so poinsettia stamps check that box for me. 2 – they are a Christmas set,...