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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Rings of Love Friendship Card

Can you believe it’s September already.  While I do love summer, I am more than ready for Fall and all the “things” that go with it, including Fall crafting.  I’m starting off the month with a fresh looking friendship card.  I recently made a Stampin’ Up purchase and took advantage of Sale-a-bration to get this awesome Designer Series Paper, Rings of Love.  I really like this pattern and color scheme.  The sentiment is Gina K’s,…

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It’s Back to School Week!

It’s back to school week here and for the first time in years, I’m home!  While I’m having some mixed emotions about not returning to school, I’m also looking forward to more crafting time.  Nevertheless, I love everything about going back to school, especially buying school supplies.  I may have purchased a few this year, too…just because! Using mostly (maybe all) retired SU products, I created today’s card for a former colleague of mine who…

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