I’ve always enjoyed word play. The pun is a very creative, if sometimes groan-inducing form of word play, but in this case I was looking for something more whimsical. This bee image captured my imagination right away, and I went off in search of the right words to create the story that was developing in … More Bee Happy. Bee Grateful. Bee You.
There are many, many gorgeous new products in the latest version of the Stampin’ Up! annual catalog, but Swirly Bird gets my vote for the set that does it all: Stamps: Swirly Bird, Tin of Cards Color Palette: Pear Pizazz, Tangerine Tango, Peekaboo Peach, Very Vanilla Accessories: Big Shot, Swirly Scribbles Thinlits, Stampin’ Dimensionals I … More Swirly Bird: One set to rule them all
Whew! It was an exciting night – at midnight Mountain time (that’s 9pm Hawaii time) Stampin’ Up! released a limited edition stamp. There were some crazy demonstrators all across the U.S. who stayed up late to place their orders – yours truly included. (Well, 9pm isn’t early for me, but it’s the thought that counts, … More #ImBringingBirthdaysBack – and Weekly Deals
I’m not a classically trained artist – SURPRISE – but I pay attention to trends and try to pick up simple techniques. One thing I’ve learned is that watercolor paper makes a big difference when you are, well, watercoloring. A couple of weeks ago I played with watercolor wash: Stamps: Flowering Fields, Tin of Cards … More Watercolor wash
Last weekend I made a whirlwind trip to attend my high school reunion. I took goodie bags for the people who made it happen – and they worked very hard! Before I left, I made up some simple tags for the bags: Stamps: Wild About Flowers, Gorgeous Grunge, Tin of Cards Color Palette: Whisper White, … More Quick and easy tags – and a Reunion Story
Each new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog brings a new In Color collection, and everyone anxiously awaits the reveal of those new colors. One thing that is often lost in the excitement is the In Color Bundle – a selection of the 5 new ink pads plus an assortment of the new In Color card stock … More The RemARKable In Colors for 2015