A Yippee Skippee thank you

We all love to be appreciated.   There is no better way to let someone know they are appreciated than with a hand crafted card.  This is why I enjoy being a Stampin' Up! hobbyist/demonstrator.  I get to use perfectly coordinated products that make it easy to create cards and gifts for those I love and appreciate.    A couple of women in my office completed a HUGE project this past week.  It was a…

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Halloween Treats!

The Paper Players have a fun challenge this week so I had to jump into the fun.  The theme is to create a Halloween themed item. I have been busy for several weeks crafting ways to deliver special Halloween treats.  There is a pre-school next to my office and every year about 40 pre-schoolers come through and safely trick or treat in their cute little costumes.  It is such fun to watch these 2 and…

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Another Fall Color Challenge – PPA 175

It's Thursday so it must be a Pals Paper Arts Challenge!  This week is another color challenge using some less familiar colors.  Check it out…  Sure I could have used Wonderfall leaves or perhaps the Truly Grateful stamp set (one of my favorites in the holiday catalog) yet I wanted to stretch myself and do something different.  These colors are very masculine to me so I reached for my World Map stamp.   The result…

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Fabulous You

Isn't that shoe just fantastic?  I just love the Fabulous You stamp set. I used black embossing powder to create texture and depth for the image. The ribbon and rhinestone bling are not Stampin' Up! yet match Island Indigo very well as I used Island Indigo ink for the sentiment from the Gifts of Kindness stamp set.  The envelope is lined with Island Indigo from the Regals collection Designer Series Paper Stack. While this card…

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