Stylized Birthday

Today is a dear friend’s birthday, so this colorful card is wishing her a cheerful birthday and a bright year ahead. Tips and Tricks Watercolor Wash Basics: A watercolor wash is accomplished by first wetting the area of paper to be covered by the wash and then mixing sufficient color to easily fill the entire… More Stylized Birthday

2014-2016 In Colors

I’ll be sad to see the 2014-2016 In Colors retire May 31, so here’s a little tribute to Mossy Meadow, Tangelo Twist and Lost Lagoon. You can see a Blackberry Bliss card that I previously featured here, and you can come back soon to see one with Hello Honey. But, for today, here are the stars:… More 2014-2016 In Colors

Stampin’ Up! Retiring Products and Huge Savings!

It’s time to make room for new and exciting products in the upcoming 2016-2017 Annual Catalog! The retiring list has been published, and there are a few things that you’ll probably want to purchase right away because they are only offered WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! BUNDLES: Stampin’ Up! is retiring all of the bundles that have been… More Stampin’ Up! Retiring Products and Huge Savings!

Ready to Retire?

Believe it or not, we need to start thinking about items that will be retiring from the Stampin’ Up! Annual and Occasions Catalogs. The Retiring List will be announced and posted on April 18 – that’s NEXT Monday – at 3 PM EST. Accessories, including ink pads and refills, cardstock, DSP, embellishments and everything else… More Ready to Retire?

A Nice Cuppa for PPA294

I love card challenges! Do you know what I’m talking about? Challenges are oppotunities for stampers to create a card based on parameters suggested by the challenge designer. For instance, this week, Pals Paper Arts # 294 is a challenge provided by Dawn Tidd. It’s a fabulous, simple design: And here’s my card: You might notice… More A Nice Cuppa for PPA294

Grandma’s Silver

I have never been a girlie-girl. I explored the woods and caught salamanders in the stream instead of cutting out paper dolls and combing Barbie’s hair. I built forts and crawled through drainpipes instead of wearing tutus and having tea parties. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have an appreciation for the beautiful silver tea… More Grandma’s Silver