Much Love

Stitched Be Mine Stampinpretty Sketchbook Love Card Idea Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

I am gradually getting my Valentine cards created. This card was inspired by a sketch by Mary Fish over at Stampin’ Pretty. I needed a bit of inspiration and the sketch did the trick. The card base is a  standard 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″. The DSP is retired SU Garden Impressions. The heart was cut from Calypso Coral cards stock using the SU Stitched Be Mine dies then mounted on the card with Stampin’…

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Clubhouse Birthday for GDP#221

Stampin up Clubhouse GDP#221 Color Challenge Masculine birhtday card ideas Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

A quick post before I head off to work this morning. I was inspired by two challenges the Global Design Project Team  Color Challenge and Freshly Made Sketches.  While I LOVE Christmas if you are like me I am done with all the holiday inspired paper crafting projects therefore I took this holiday-ish color palette and went in a different direction. The card is simple and perfect for a masculine birthday. Clubhouse is a new…

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A very special Birthday


Each year Christmas Eve brings so forth so many memories. Excitement as a child with the anticipation of Santa’s arrival, celebrations with family as we went to mass and came home to enjoy champagne appetizers and gift opening, and then the birth of our first son. Our son’s birth was not anticipated as he came three months early. I can recall like it was yesterday leaving the hospital on Christmas night passing the beautiful decorations…

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It’s Your Day!


This Fall we are experiencing unusually cold and snowy weather in the Midwest and Northeast. The result is we are having gloriously cool temps in Southwest Florida. This weekend we are having temps in the 60’s so our house is open to bring in the fresh air. These are days you wish you could stop time in order to enjoy it more. Today’s project is a masculine birthday card that was quick easy yet striking…

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