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...
Mountain Birthday Scene

Mountain Birthday Scene

This card was actually the first design that I created for the July birthdays. As I mentioned in my earlier post here, I try to have cards that don’t have a gendered feel. The images in the Mountain Air stamp set are perfect for creating scenes that feel like...
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...
Squirrelly Birthday

Squirrelly Birthday

It’s Card Ministry time again! This month I was inspired by the busy squirrels that I see every day outside my window. They are industrious little guys, and it’s fun to watch them gracefully leap among the trees and hop over the ground. We don’t have...
Birthday Brew

Birthday Brew

One of the perks of being a demonstrator is the ability to pre-order products before a new catalog becomes available. This year I purchased the Brewed for You bundle as part of my pre-order from the new “big” catalog. And as is almost always the case (at...
Simple Succulent Planter

Simple Succulent Planter

I love this stamp set and the opportunity to pull out my Stampin’ Blends for some coloring. This cluster of succulents also pretty much demands using a bunch of different colors/shades so that you can clearly see the different plants in the bunch. This is the...