Opportunity Knocks!

Do you enjoy crafting, scrapbooking, card making, or simply creating beautiful packages like I do? Then you should join the Stampin' Up community. I joined over a year ago simply to get access to all the Stampin' Up supplies at a discount  I am a hobbyist who has enjoyed the relationships I have built through Stampin' Up!  I obtained so much more than just a discount by signing up as a demonstrator.  Right now Stampin'…

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Freshly Made Sketch – Halloween Style

This week's Freshly Made Sketch #106 is a simple design yet is was difficult to come up with a unique card since I am late in submitting to the challenge. Here is this week's sketch: I used a Retired stamp from Stampin' Up! yet it is one of my favorites for Halloween.  It is called Frightening Feline for all you cat lovers out there.  The image begs to be perched on a fence as the…

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FABULOUS Fall colors – PPA #174

The Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge this week is featuring some of my FAVORITE colors.   These colors are throughout my home and give it a sense of warmth.   I wanted to create something different and special.  Sure the colors say Fall and Thanksgiving,  yet I  wanted to get outside that conventional wisdom.   The Postage Due stamp set is a vintage look and Baked Brown Sugar is a perfect color to use for a…

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Gorgeous Grunge Birthday Wishes

Several weeks ago the Pals Paper Arts had a color challenge with the colors Midnight Muse, Crushed Curry, and Early Espresso. The first card I created was not what I wanted to post for the challenge sooo I went back to work and produced another card which you saw a few weeks ago, you can see it again here. The original card I created sat on the corner of my craft table and it has grown on…

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