Aloha, all! Where has September gone???? Well, to begin, I spent several days on the island of Maui crafting with my friend, Cheryl Hamilton's, demonstrator team. I can't even begin to tell you what fun that was. But once I got back, I spent most of the next two weeks getting ready for a trip my husband and I are taking beginning this coming weekend. We'll be in Florida and North Carolina for … [Read more...] about It’s Time for Halloween Cards!
A Little Something To Cool You Off!
Aloha, all! I originally made this card to feature it in a "Christmas in July" post. But after I've been reading all about the triple-digit temperatures in the Pacific Northwest, I decided today was a great time to bring on a little something cool. I hope my son and grandson, both of whom live in the greater Portland/Vancouver (Washington) area, are cool on days like today. A Returning Oldie … [Read more...] about A Little Something To Cool You Off!
Another Double Diamond Fold With Seashells
Aloha, all! Earlier this week I shared one of the recent Double Diamond Fold Cards I've made. It featured the new Stampin' Up! Hand-Penned Petals Suite of products. Today's project has some stamps, paper, die-cuts and embossing from the Sand and Sea Suite from the Stampin' Up! January to June 2021 Mini Catalog. That catalog will end as of June 30, 2021. But the Friends Are Like Seashells Stamp … [Read more...] about Another Double Diamond Fold With Seashells
Double Diamond Fold – With Hand-Penned Petals
Aloha, all! Have I mentioned how much I just LOVE the new Stampin' Up! Hand-Penned Petals Suite of products in the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog? I think I must have as I've already shared several project using the papers and stamps. Now I'm hooked on using the papers and stamps to make some fancy fold cards. The Double Diamond Fold I've shared this fancy fold with you before. But this is … [Read more...] about Double Diamond Fold – With Hand-Penned Petals
Happy Easter, Happy Spring!
Easter is a great occasion for sending cards to friends and family. It's also a time of the year when I really and truly switch from the darker colors of the fall and winter holidays to the light and cheery colors of Spring. Even if this card didn't say it out loud, you have to know that it's welcoming us to the delights of the season of new beginnings. Aloha, all! Even here in Hawai'i I'm … [Read more...] about Happy Easter, Happy Spring!
Dragonfly Garden – A Positive Change
A new blog design! Aloha, all! The dragonfly is a universal symbol of change, transformation and self-realization. With the introduction of my new blog design, I hope that I'm successfully beginning that process for Robin's Craft Room. There are so many parts of this redesign. Some are right out front, with the new logo and graphics. Others are sitting in the background ready to be … [Read more...] about Dragonfly Garden – A Positive Change
Butterfly Brilliance Stamp Set and Dies Aloha, all! While I know that Sale-a-bration still has a week to go, I still cannot wait to tell you about a brand new bundle coming your way! It's Butterflies! I actually heard some of you say, "Oh, no! More butterflies?" Oh, yes. And they're wonderfully different! Not only that, the products that you'll be seeing are a perfect complement to other … [Read more...] about Butterfly Jewels
Another Valentine Fun Fold!
Easel Fold for Valentine's Day Aloha, all! On Wednesday I showed you a fun variation on the traditional easel card. And, yes, if you haven't seen a "traditional" easel card, I'll be sharing one in a few days. Anyway, after I'd had so much fun making Wednesday's Vertical Easel Card, I managed to come across yet another twist on the easel card idea. It's a Diagonal Easel Card. I just saw the … [Read more...] about Another Valentine Fun Fold!
A Fun Fold Valentine – For Island Hopping!
Aloha, all! And welcome to the first session of Island Hopping for 2021! My friend, Cheryl Hamilton, and I decided that this would be a perfect time to show off a Valentine card with a fun fold. So we'll hop from where I live on Hawai'i's Big Island over to our neighbor, the Island of Maui, where Cheryl lives showing off Fun Fold Valentines! This is a New Fold For Me The fold that you see … [Read more...] about A Fun Fold Valentine – For Island Hopping!
The New Sand & Sea Suite from Stampin’ Up!
Aloha, all! Several posts ago I shared with you some cards I made using the new FREE Berry Blessings Bundle from this year's Sale-a-bration Brochure. Two of those cards were fun fold pocket cards. At the time I promised that I would write a tutorial for both of the cards I demonstrated. And I finally have them done. Life has just gotten in the way, but things are settling down a bit. So now I … [Read more...] about The New Sand & Sea Suite from Stampin’ Up!
You Bet Your Sweet A** It’s 2021!
Hau'oli Makahiki Hou! That's the greeting today here in Hawai'i. "Happy New Year" works just as well, and especially well in a year I believe we're all hoping will be better than 2020. Fun With a New Stamp Set! I really do wish that everyone could have had access to this wonderful 2021 Sale-a-bration Stamp Set to make their New Year's cards. I'm sure that there are hundreds of Stampin' Up! … [Read more...] about You Bet Your Sweet A** It’s 2021!