Aloha, all! Our oldest grandson turned 20 this week. He's no longer a teenager. Not only that, he's actually found a job that's in the field he's studying in college. We're so proud of him! Of course I had to make a slimline style card to send to him. It's my favorite style of card right now, and this week he's my favorite oldest grandson (Carson is my favorite youngest grandson and Jay is my … [Read more...] about A Slimline Card for Our Oldest Grandson!
Aloha, all! I am at the age where all of the fathers in my life are my age or younger. Obviously, none of them is my father. But all of them are good fathers, and deserve to be wished a Happy Father's Day. That's especially true when many of them are isolated at home and not able to visit with either their children or grandchildren. My husband is one of those. So for him - and all the other … [Read more...] about Happy Father’s Day!
Aloha, all! Tomorrow is the day that the new Stampin' Up! Annual catalog goes live! I'm so excited. But I still have one last card using some retiring papers that I'd like to share with you. I have no doubt that I'll be using some new papers to make the same style card. So I'll wait until then to go over how I made sure that these squares all lined up the way I wanted. Goodbye to Country Club … [Read more...] about One Last Look at Retiring Papers!
Aloha, all! Where have I been all month? Strengthening my skills in card-making using new Stampin' Up! products, that's where! We Stampin' Up! demonstrators have been able to pre-order some products from the upcoming 2020-2021 Catalog. So I ordered some new stamp sets, papers, ribbons, embellishments and dies. I've been trying all of them out on samples I'll show you beginning today. Not only … [Read more...] about Showcasing Designer Series Papers!
Aloha, all! This past weekend I realized that I had a busy week ahead of me AND that there were FOUR birthdays bearing down on me all of which required a handmade card: My sister, a grandson, a nephew and a BFF. Yikes, I'd better get rolling on this one before life takes over! Two of the cards I needed to make are for men. While I love to make cards with geometric designs, I personally … [Read more...] about Birthday Week – Part 1!