Aloha, all! You all know that I LOVE card challenges. They really help me get my creative thoughts going in at least some direction - I rarely ever stand and stare at my work table and wonder what to do next because there are so many challenges around! I made today's card based on last Thursday's Create with Connie and Mary … [Read more...] about Evolution of a Challenge Card!
Red Glimmer Paper
Aloha, all! Time for another Stampin' Up! Only Challenge, and this time it's to make a project that features Glitter! Looking around my craft room, I'm amazed at how much in the way of glitter there is in there. But where to start? I first thought of the beautiful new Sizzix Bigz Die, Snow Flurry. But I've used it a lot lately and I … [Read more...] about My Own Glimmer Paper Design!
Aloha, all! One of my favorite products in the Stampin' Up! 2011 Occasions Mini Catalog is the Red Glimmer Paper. Wow! Glitter and nothing on my face, my clothes, my floor (well, maybe a few scraps - but nothing that sparkles). And the Glimmer Paper punches up beautifully! I have to tell you that I was really surprised at … [Read more...] about Add a Little Glimmer to Your Valentines!
Aloha, all! It certainly is in the eye of the beholder whether a card is elegant - or not. I felt that this card had a touch of elegance that is not typical in the kind of greeting card that I usually make. Most of that feeling as far as I am concerned comes from the elegant products that Stampin' Up! has available for all of us as we get ready for … [Read more...] about An Elegant Valentine Card
Aloha, all! Every card that I'm doing this month is using a layout from my soon-to-be-published card layout book. I'm having fun making new cards with the layouts, and I can't imagine you're not going to have just as much fun! And for two of you who comment on my blog this month, there will be a Christmas Present of a FREE copy of the … [Read more...] about Countdown to Christmas! 4 More Days – and Another Card for My New Layout Book!
Aloha, all! What a wonderful time we had on the island of Kaua'i last week! My husband treated me like a princess the entire time, and I probably even learned how to relax a bit too much. I've been back for two days, and haven't felt stressed enough to do anything, let along all the "stuff" I need to get done by Christmas. So I … [Read more...] about Countdown to Christmas! Back in the Craft Room Again