Friday, May 17, 2013


I was in a crafty mood the other day and decided to look around the internet at cards made using Stampin" Up producets.  I saw several of the triple layer cards and set out to make one.....
I just LOVE how this turned out!
I stamped the background with the En Francais stamp in Crumb Cake.
I used the Betsy's Blossoms stamps set for the flowers...Calypso coral, daffodil delight and then a combo of the two for some of the smaller flowers.  The base is calypso coral as well and the light paper is Very Vanilla. I used Itty Bity banners for the greeting.  You can find the stamping technique on the web in several videos , some call it triple time stamping.  Just love this!
Have a wonderful day!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Sympathy card

 Unfortunately, I neede to make a sympathy card..... not my favorite subject as you can imagine.
I didn't want it to be too dreary so came up with this.

Sponged the background to give it a softer look.  I thought it turned out nice and really love the versitility of the Summer Silhouettes stamp set!
Enjoy your day!

Monday, February 18, 2013

LNS Challenge - Happy Birthday

I have not been doing too much crafting gets in the way .. but have decided to set aside more time for crafting...SOOOOOO  On the LNS blog there was a challenge posted today so I dove right in!!!!  It was fun deciding what Stampin' UP  tools to use and designing the card.................
Here is my result!
  I started with Very Vanilla for the base of the card.  The next layer is primrose petals, embossed with the Perfect Polkadot folder. The flowers are from Mixed Bunch and stamped with Primrose Petals and Summer Starfruit.  The flowers were punched out with the Blossom punch.  You can't see it but I used Crystal Effects on the center of the flowers to give some subtle dimension.  I used the Border Banter stamp for the vase and trimmed it down. I stamped it with Versamark and then used Gumball Green embossing powder to make it slightly shiny ( like glass).   Gumball green ribbon is down the middle.  The happy birthday is from the Itty Bitty  Banners stamp set and it is stamped in Stazon black ink on Gumball Green paper.  It was cut out with the bitty banners framelits. Two little pearls finish it off!  The flowers and the banner are all popped up on dimensionals.

Have a crafty day!








Thursday, August 23, 2012

Polka Dots!!!

Had to play with some of the awesome Stampin' Up products that, somehow, have come to live with me......a mystery..hmmmm ......anyway, I decided to use 3 of the new stamp pad colors today aolng with Designer Series Papaer to whip up this card.
Delicate Doilies
Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink pads:
Summer Starfruit, Gumball Green, Primrose Petals
In Color DSP stack 2012-2014
Gumball green
Whisper White
Scallop oval
Flower punch (? retired)
Bitty Banners
Pearls colored with stamp pad inks for centers

It just looks like summer to me!!!!

Wishing you a crafty day!!!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Stampin' Up Day

Just a quick note for today.  Amazing how fast this summer has flown by!  HOT, HOT days this year.
Very busy so not much time for crafting but I am planning on getting to a better schedule to have time for "playing"..... Here is a card I made using Stampin' Up products... they just help give anything such a professional look!
     Paper: Whisper White, International Baazar Desiger Paper
     Ribbon: Lucky Limeade, Bakers Twine in Lucky Limeade
     Stamps: Four Frames, Elementary Elegance
     Stamp pads: Lucky Limeade and Chocolate Chip

     Have a wonderful day!!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Stampin' Up Start

Today, I am launching my Stampin' Up business and am very excited about what is ahead!
I LOVE the products and the quality is unmatched!!!  So many things to use in crafting and home decorating and I can't wait to get started.  I am primarily a card maker but love all the options that are available with Stampin" Up products.....SOOOOOO   here we go.....
Please visit my web page  and check out the new catalog.
It is a buffet of crafting options!!!!!!!!!!!

Best to you,

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New Challenge Card

Now I must say that I love Mary over at Cardz TV.  Lots of great videos and ideas.  This week, she did a card for the challenge at PaperPlaytime .  I love it when there is a theme and the card design is freestyle so I thought I would do an entry.

After my daughter's wedding I had GOBS of teal scraps left so I try to use them when I can.  S,o in this card, I pulled out a teal scrap and added a designer paper.  Then I added white rick rack (  rarely think of using this but it worked!).  Love the addition of the yellow flowers for a bit of punch.  I inked the scallops with teal and popped them up on foam tape.......had to add a bow .....just 'cuz!  Anyway, hope you like it!
Having a bit of trouble with my camera...not the greatest picture

A close up of the center

Have a flowery day!