Choosing colors

The way I look at it, sympathy cards pose a unique challenge.  I want them to convey hope, warmth and comfort, while still acknowledging the fact that a family is grieving.  The challenge for me is in choosing the colors; I want them to lift the spirit but still be soothing. Just Believe and Teeny … More Choosing colors


If you don’t mind, I’m taking a little break from holiday cards.  The holidays are a wonderful time to make and send cards, but enough is enough already – too much of the same thing makes the Maui Stamper a dull girl. Fast and Fabulous, Charming, Just Believe and Wonderfully Worn stamp sets Whisper White, … More Two-Steppin’


And a very belated Happy Thanksgiving to you all: Just Believe and Thankful For stamp sets Very Vanilla, Peach Parfait and Chocolate Chip card stock Early Espresso, Peach Parfait and Cajun Craze Classic ink pads Chocolate Chip taffeta ribbon (retired) Big Shot, Top Note Bigz die and Beautiful Wings Embosslit The problem with taking an … More Thankful

Autumn Birthday Garden

I hope you aren’t weary of this set because I can’t believe I’ll ever be: Just Believe stamp set Very Vanilla, More Mustard, Cajun Craze and Early Espresso card stock Early Espresso Classic ink pad Gold Glow and Log Cabin Smooch Spritz Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint; Sponge dauber Big Shot and Lattice Textured Impressions folder … More Autumn Birthday Garden

Just little tags…

The convention Make-and-Takes always include some sort of 3-D project… Stampin’ Up! likes to keep us well-rounded.  This year was no exception.  We made a charming pouch style package that was quick and easy: Just Believe stamp set Pear Pizazz, Peach Parfait, Daffodil Delight and Whisper White card stock Pear Pizazz, Peach Parfait, Daffodil Delight … More Just little tags…

Beautiful crochet lace

I can’t believe it took me so long to use this lace!  Sometimes I’m stubborn about using something new like that.  I should have gotten over it sooner. All of the images in the Just Believe stamp set are gorgeous, but I found myself returning to that same fabulous wildflower bouquet image so I challenged … More Beautiful crochet lace