You CAN do it!

Today's post is dedicated to someone who is going through a tough time. The end of her journey is many weeks away. I was in a similar circumstance years ago and remember how the support of my friends meant so much. Like her, my family was thousands of miles away. So I created a journal for her to document her thoughts and feelings while on this journey. I also made her a coordinating card with…

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Birthday Candles Celebrate Matt’s 18 Years!

Today my nephew, Matt turns 18 years old. He is a senior in high school who is busy going to school, filling out college applications, and playing football this Fall. He is a great kid and I am proud of the young man he has become. I wanted to create a fun card to celebrate such a special occasion. Months ago I pinned a card I liked from a fellow Stampin' Pretty Pal and demonstrator, Shannon…

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Mojo speaks French!

I have always loved listening to someone speak the French language.  Our oldest son is now fluent in French and when he speaks it is musical with an air of romance. When Stampin' Up! provides a stamp set that also comes in French, I always look at the French version as well as the English verion.  The French verion of the My Friend stamp set is the centerpiece of my Mojo Monday Challenge #311 card.…

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Daydream Medallions provide Special Birthday Wishes

The Daydream Medallions Stamp set is one of the very first stamp sets I bought from Stampin' Up.  I loved the design and thought I could journal within the medallions for special design effects on my scrapbook pages.  When I learned the Floral Frames Collection coordinated with the stamp set to create even more dimension with the stamp set, it became another must have item! Now let's see how I used the stamp set and…

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