Christmas…129 days away!Believe it or

Christmas…129 days away! Believe it or not Christmas is just 129 days away. It's my favorite holiday of the year but many of you scrunch up your face at the thought of sending Christmas cards.  Life is busy and that has been clearly reflected in the decreasing number of Christmas cards I receive each year.  I've even received email newsletters.  Although I love getting the updates and pictures they include I miss the personal aspect …

Circle punches play double duty!I’ve

Circle punches play double duty!I've got a great reason to make baby cards!  Eight weeks ago my newest great-nephew was born! (I have two and love them to pieces!) I created this card using the same stamp set from yesterday; Moving Forward. Purchase of this stamp set provides $3 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.  I'm the assistance lead at the House on Davis Island here in Tampa, FL where they have 12 guest rooms …

I used the stamp set

I used the stamp set Moving Forward to make this card. This set is our Ronald McDonald fundraiser set for 2012-2013. $3 from the sale of every set will go towards this charity. Did you know that Stampin' Up! is a national sponsor for them? Yep! Another reason I love this company! Supplies:Island Indigo cardstock and ink padLucky Limeade cardstock, marker and ink padMore Mustard cardstock and marker Whisper White cardstock2 1/2" circle punchBig ShotArgyle …

Isn’t it amazing what a

Isn't it amazing what a few punches can create?Supplies:Fabulous PhrasesDaffodil Delight cardstockTango Tangerine marker and ink padBrights assorted designer series paperBasic Black cardstockBashful Blue cardstockChevron embossing folderBird Builder punch (for the sun glasses)1 1/4" circle punchSmall oval punchBlossom punch Modern label punchDimensionals

The stamp set “You’re Amazing”

The stamp set "You're Amazing" was one of the MANY free sets I received at Stampin' Up! convention last month. The new Ticket Duo punch makes two ticket sizes…perfect for this tiny one, too!Supplies:You're Amazing stamp setEarly Espresso cardstock, ink pad and markerSo Saffron cardstock, ink pad and marker Whisper White cardstockReal Red ink pad and markerLinen ThreadTicket Dual punchDimensionalsSNAIL adhesivePaper Snips

I created this card using

I created this card using the 'embedded embossing' technique with the Lattice Square embossing folder.  It's a simple design but the texture (which can't be appreciated in this picture) is awesome!  Supplies used:Pool Party cardstockBasic Black cardstockWhisper White cardstockBasic Black ink pad Lattice Square embossing folderBig Shot3/4" circle punch1" circle punch1 1/4" circle punch1 3/8" circle punchLarge scallop edgelitPerfectly Penned stamp set

Everything Eleanor stamp set is

Everything Eleanor stamp set is easy to overlook in the new catalog but everything I've made with it turns out amazing!  I added the new ribbon slide featured in the NEW Holiday Catalog along with crocheted ribbon, an embossing folder and a jumbo pearl to create the elegance of this simple card. All these products can be purchased in my online store. Shop 24/7!

Halloween card

I have no idea why this picture is sideways and for the life of me, I can't fix it! When I uploaded it, it was in the correct direction.  If any of you genius, techie kinds can instruct me I'd be forever grateful!  :)  I created this card for a free workshop I had last weekend. I used the stamp sets Googlie Ghouls, Border Banter and Mixed Medley plus the Howlstooth & Scaringbone DSP are …