ONE DAY STAMP SALE! September 23, 2020 save on select cling and photopolymer stamps. Starts 8pm HST on September 22!! … More ONE DAY STAMP SALE!
A tropical scene seems like a soothing vision for this month, and I think many of us need that right now. I feel so fortunate that I can take a walk and place myself in this setting, but if that’s not available to you, I invite you to enjoy this Timeless Tropical version. … More August 2020 DIY: Timeless Tropical
I was staring at my shelf of stamps the other day, looking for ideas to make another (yes, another!) wreath card. I’m not sure if this worked quite the way that I imagined it, but it was fun and it makes me laugh. … More Aloha with the Stamparatus
Every month, every day is an occasion for gratitude, but November makes it official. I’m not consistently faithful to journaling, but this month I’ve made a commitment to observe and reflect, keeping a daily journal to record the process. I’m tremendously grateful for the opportunities that I’ve had through Stampin’ Up! I’ve made amazing friends, … More The month of gratitude
I’ve missed a couple of the Colour INKspiration challenges and I was determined to submit at least one card to this fortnight’s challenge. The colours for #CI40 are Gorgeous Grape, Old Olive, Early Espresso, with neutrals or metallics. We had this gorgeous image to inspire our creativity: I’ve been fussy cutting this image from Blended … More Colour INKspiration #CI40: Gorgeous Grape, Old Olive and Early Espresso
Waterfront is a fabulous stamp set to use for tropical cards, but I recently started playing with the individual stamps and had a lot of fun thinking just a bit outside the box. With my favorite palette of blues and greens, I experimented with a very clean and simple concept and loved the results: … More Waterfront Four Ways
UPDATE: I WON! I’m thrilled to have been voted the winner of CI34. This is a lovely group, and a new challenge – CI35 – has just begun. See the details HERE. Time for another Colour Inkspiration challenge! I sat out the last round (remember? May is like December without the cookies) but when I … More Colour Inkspiration #34: Waterfront
My family has a spot at the beach near our home. When I say we have a spot, I mean there’s a place along the beach where we always sit. I laugh when I see my kids’ Instagram posts, because I know exactly where they were sitting when they took their photos. We live near … More The view from my beach