Halloween & Fall Blog Hop

I don’t have much of a reason to make Halloween cards, so I incorporated the few Halloween products I have with some other Stampin’ Up products. I also challenged myself to make a card with no white cardstock. The project began and centered around the Aspen Tree in black cardstock. Next, I cut Blackberry BlissContinue reading “Halloween & Fall Blog Hop”

Product Highlight – Fond of Autumn

During my Facebook Live on September 18, 2022, I highlighted Stampin’ Up’s Fond of Autumn bundle found on p. 52 of the July-Dec 2022 Mini Stampin’ Up catalog. This simple bundle has so many possibilities! I also used the Leaf Fall 3D Embossing Folder on one of the cards. I created 3 cards when preppingContinue reading “Product Highlight – Fond of Autumn”

Paper Pumpkin – August 2022

Every 4th Sunday each month, we gather on Zoom to assemble our Paper Pumpkin kits. This month’s kit “Sweet Sunflowers” was a favorite of everyone in attendance at our August gathering. There were 3 different designs, 3 cards of each design for a total of 9 cards. We put together one of each card according toContinue reading “Paper Pumpkin – August 2022”

Fall Blog Hop – August 2022

The Christmas Barn stamp set can be used for any season. When I first saw the set, I pictured a fall scene with colorful leaves in the background. The process began with heat embossing the barn image on Watercolor Paper. Once it cooled, the image was masked. The largest tree leaves stamp from the BeautyContinue reading “Fall Blog Hop – August 2022”

Class at the Acton Senior Center

Yesterday I did a class at the Acton MA Senior center. They all look forward to it each time I do it. They have started requesting card themes…lol! Here is one of the designs offered at the session: Wonderful World Card: Pick 2 die cut floral images Pick 2 accenting die cut pieces for underContinue reading “Class at the Acton Senior Center”

Paper Pumpkin – July 2022

Every 4th Sunday each month, we gather on Zoom to assemble our Paper Pumpkin kits. This month’s kit “Sending Good Thoughts” had a nautical theme. There were 3 different designs, 3 cards of each design for a total of 9 cards. In addition to the cards from the kit, I made 2 alternative cards using theContinue reading “Paper Pumpkin – July 2022”

Christmas In July Blog Hop

Since it’s been 90 degrees all week, Christmas is the last thing on my mind…lol! I have purchased 5 of the new stamp sets, but the Sweet Gingerbread bundle gave me more options than the other 4. Gingerbread in our house is Pepparkakor (Swedish Gingersnaps) since my mom’s family is Scandinavian so I combined theseContinue reading “Christmas In July Blog Hop”