12 Days of Handmade Gift Ideas – Day 7 Hershey’s Nugget Jar Treat Holder

This week is a pretty exciting time in the Stampin’ Up! year. Yesterday I got to place my pre-order for new items from the Occasions Catalog and Sale-a-bration. It is so much fun to look through a new catalog (as you probably know), and pick which fun items I’m going Continue Reading →

12 Days of Handmade Gift Ideas – Day 6 Farmhouse Christmas Banner

Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas!! You know one of the things that makes me the happiest at Christmastime? My Christmas decorations. Am I the only one? I am a homebody to start with, and my seasonal decorations add a sense of warmth and coziness while I’m enjoying time at home. Continue Reading →

Happy Thanksgiving! A Thankful Card Idea and a Giveaway!

Happy Thanksgiving my friends! I hope today is a relaxing day for you to enjoy with family, eat good food, and hopefully relax a little bit at home. I’m so thankful for my family, friends, home, Stampin’ Up! customers and followers, and many other things. Because I’m thankful for you, Continue Reading →

Snowflake Showcase – Sending Positive Thoughts Card

Hey team! It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and I don’t know about you, but I’m already thinking about my weekend plans. Who will be shopping this weekend? Will you be shopping for gifts or just for yourself? I’m still trying to decide whether I’m going to brave the elements to Continue Reading →

DIY Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece, Table Decoration, or Place Card Holder

Turkey Day is almost here! Countdown is just two days until we stuff ourselves with wonderful things like turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn casserole, green beans, cranberry salad, rolls, pumpkin pie, pecan pie…ok, I’m drooling. I’m excited if you can’t tell. Not only is the food pretty exciting, Continue Reading →

Weekend Retreat Photos and a Winter Birthday Card

I have a unique post for today – I have pictures to share from my weekend craft retreat this past weekend, plus a pretty project that I made while I was gone! Here is the winter birthday card I made using our limited time only Snowflake Showcase products. Let’s talk Continue Reading →

Dashing Deer Birthday Card with Stampin’ Up! Dashing Deer

It’s Saturday and I’ll be crafting allllllll weekend! This is my first of two weekend retreats I host in the fall/winter each year. This one is held at a nice little lodge at a camp in central Ohio. Earlier in the week I had learned that the water system there Continue Reading →

Stampin’ Up! Barn Door Christmas Card

Ugh. Technology. Am I the only one that gets frustrated with technology sometimes? A few years back I had horrible problems with my internet, which brought my blogging to a halt at the time. The internet trials and tribulations are back. As a result, I missed seeing you yesterday, but Continue Reading →

Christmas Traditions Christmas Card Kit in the Mail

Hey all, can you believe it’s already November?! Time flies! I hope you had a good Halloween, and now you’re ready to move on to…Thanksgiving and Christmas. They will be here before we know it! So, I have a few questions for you. Have you been working on making Christmas Continue Reading →

Last Day! Snowflake Showcase Class in the Mail & Snowflake Card

Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh!!! I am so excited for today’s project! I put it together yesterday afternoon, and I think it might belong in my card Hall of Fame. So now that you’re wondering, no, I do not actually have a card Hall of Fame. Continue Reading →