Seashell Birthday Wishes

Seashell Birthday Wishes

I’ve been working on a batch of 35 of these cards this week. It’s that time of the month again where I need to whip up a large batch of birthday cards for our church card ministry. The number needed varies each month and it turns out that August is a...
Splendid Day Celebration

Splendid Day Celebration

This is the second card that I made for a recent demonstrator-only swap; last week I shared the other card that you can see here. I have to say that this set wasn’t my first choice (or even my second). However, I purchased it to participate in an online creative...
Non-Christmas Wreath

Non-Christmas Wreath

I recently participated in a demonstrator swap for the July – December mini catalog. I signed up to create a sample with the Cottage Wreaths set and a sample with another set that I’ll share soon. Since I was making the cards at the end of June, I really...
Heavy Heart Today

Heavy Heart Today

In my post yesterday I mentioned that my heart is heavy due to the passing of a lovely lady from our church (I’ll call her “A” here). I’m a member of the church choir and A’s family are well represented among the group. Her husband and...
Adulting is Hard

Adulting is Hard

My husband was really surprised that Stampin’ Up! has the sentiment “because adulting is hard” in a stamp set. I’m actually really glad that they do because it was something commonly said around the time when this stamp set came out. I remember...
Gnome-y Wishes

Gnome-y Wishes

I was SO excited when I spotted the Storybook Gnomes suite in the new July – December mini catalog! Stampin’ Up! has offered stamps before that included gnome images, but this is the first time that I recall where there are coordinating dies. That’s...