Heartfelt Sympathy

This is my second Sympathy card this week.  I mentioned in my last post that I had two friends lose family memebers last week so I was making Sympathy cards this weekend.  You can see my earlier card by clicking HERE. My upline, Brian King, challenged his team to find…

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I love to make cards but there is one kind I don’t like to make, sympathy.  And this past week was a tough one.  Two family members of friends passed away.  One suddenly, the other after a long illness, but both hard to see their families so saddened.  Here is…

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Retired Product List 2016

It is that time of year again, the time when products are announced that will no longer be offered by Stampin Up and we make way for new things to come in the Annual Catalog launch in June. Retiring stamp sets will be available through May 31 st, however, all…

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Happy 40th Pete with PPA296

Stampin Up Typset Specialty Paper AverysOwlery.com

My baby brother Pete turned 40 yesterday.  I can’t believe it.  I’m sure it is harder for my parents to believe even more so than me.  Pete was born when I was 15 so I was always less of a sister and more of another parent for him.  My mother…

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A Different take on a Sunburst

I’m always looking for techniques to share with my customers. I pour through the catalog, blogs, Pinterest and SplitcoastStampers.com.  I was really wanting to show off the Sunburst Thinlit Die in a different way and saw a card in the catalog I decided to case, with a few tweeks of…

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On the Road to Recovery

This past week one of my friends had to have emergency surgery.  All is well now but we were all very worried about her.  I wanted to make a card for her to Get Better and pulled out a new Stamp Set Beautiful Ride to create it.  I ‘won’ this…

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Emerging Color for Fab Friday #84

I was trolling through SplitcoastStampers.com website this weekend looking for some new techniques.  I wanted to get out of a bit of a rut and Splitcoast is great for doing that.  There are thousands of tutorials and videos as well as projects uploaded by folks just like you and me.…

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Easter Lamb for Baby

Stampin Up Easter Lamb AverysOwlery.com

The Easter Lamb stamp is adorable but I managed to make it through the entire Lenten season without using it on an Easter Card.  But no worries.  This little lamb is great for more than just Easter.  Today I used it to create some Welcome Baby cards for a friend.…

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