Deal of the Week #4

How about a party in a box?  The last October Deal of the Week features party kits – invitations, decorations, and favors for 8 of your favorite Pink Princesses or Swashbuckling Pirates for $9.99.  Perfect for the grade school set, these creative tool kits would also put a fun spin on a baby or bridal … More Deal of the Week #4

Up, Up and Away!

Who’s old enough to remember that tune? We did this card at my hostess club this past week.  It was a lot of fun, and everyone agreed it had a great WOW factor.  I know it’s a winner when I hear that kids and spouses really loved the card. The colors from this card were … More Up, Up and Away!

A Medallion Tri-fold

It’s rare that I see a completed card in my head before I start it but that was the case with this card.  Some of the details came along as I worked, but I saw that Medallion on the front of the tri-fold and knew it would work. Medallion, Wonderful Favorites, and All Holidays stamp … More A Medallion Tri-fold

Four calling birds

I’m not much of a morning person.  If there was no outside influence on my schedule, I would be up late into the night and sleep well into the morning.  Life, however, has determined that I need to be up with the birds most mornings, and thank goodness for those birds. If I’m awake early … More Four calling birds

Happy Watercolors

Have I mentioned that I don’t understand the Dormant List? This is a happy card.  It’s a happy birthday card.  It’s a sunny yellow card.  And it’s a Dazzling-Diamonds-sparkle-your-heart-out card.  How could it not be happy? Working with the various shades of Stampin’ Up! yellows – Barely Banana, So Saffron, Summer Sun, even (once in … More Happy Watercolors

I don’t get it.

Who makes up the Dormant List?  Some of the stamps that are on the dormant list break my heart.  How about Wonderful Watercolors? This set has such a soft, soothing style that caused me to move towards a more vintage look.  I had a “dyed with tea” sort of theme going on in my head … More I don’t get it.

My First Mojo

Card challenges can be addicting.   They stretch you to try new techniques, layouts, and colors.  Sometimes they go together so easily that you are exhilarated.  Sometimes you push and pull and struggle and end up throwing the whole thing away (well, I do anyway.  It’s just paper.) I’ve been following the Mojo Monday blog and … More My First Mojo