I Thought of You Today

What makes this hobby so much fun for me is all the different products that are available.  But have you ever thought that you can only use certain products or that you need to only use the latest products?   I’ve had that mindset for a long time but I’m slowly giving myself permission to use anything that makes me happy.  And heaven knows I already have a lot of paper crafting supplies that I…

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A Basket of Happy Sunflowers

Sometimes it’s the smallest stamps in a set that can make a big impact.  I used a couple of those sweet little images from Stampin’ Up!’s Bike Ride (retired) stamps and dies:  the basket and sunflowers to create this clean and simple Thinking of You card. I used a brand new stamp set for the sentiments both on the outside and inside: My Favorite Things, Thoughtful Greetings.  It’s a wonderful addition to my sentiment stamp…

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Time for Tea and CASEing Coast to Coast

Good Wednesday Morning!  It’s time to take another cross country CASEing adventure with Karen Hallam in CA and myself here in PA.  It was my turn this month to choose our direction.  I decided it would be fun to CASE (copy and selectively edit) a sketch since we haven’t done that in a while. Here’s what I came up with… If you’ve been to my blog before, you may know that I love anything tea…

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It’s World Cross Stitch Day!

Who knew there was a World Cross Stitch Day?  I certainly didn’t but I’m happy there is.  I’ve recently picked this hobby up again and have to say that I’m loving it just as much as I did when I was younger.  When my girls were young, I cross-stitched a lot.  It was so relaxing to stitch while they were napping or in bed for the night.  I think when I discovered stamping, cross-stitch went…

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