Summer Flowers Happy Mail

Now more than ever, it is so important to find ways to bring happiness into our own lives and those of others.  Sending and receiving happy mail is one way to feel connected, even when we are apart.  Keeping up with friends both online and in real life is essential now.  Stamping is a fun …

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Stamping Cards with a Food Theme

I am trying hard to watch all the videos I have on that soon-to-be-gone video streaming service (details below), and of course got inspired to make a few cards.  I wanted to use the embossing technique I had just viewed, especially since I haven't done any embossing in quite a while.  The lessons dealt with …

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Sending Happy Mail

In this age of internet everything, and the current situation making us even more dependent on it, what could be a nice surprise?  Happy mail delivered to your door!  Happy mail can obviously be a homemade card, but there are lots of other ideas as well that I'd like to share today.  Anything sent by …

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Have a Heart for Safelight

Making small gifts for Safelight this month along with stamping a couple of cards for very special friends kept me busy at the stamping bench. If you are not a stamper, please read on for an update on this year's Safelight Project.   Isn't this stamp adorable?  It is called Darby Love, and is also available …

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Stamping Christmas Cards

Christmas card making is usually done early in the month of December, but this year I just cannot seem to get to it.  So, I wanted to give you a few ideas from posts in previous years.  Each is linked to the original post for step by step demonstrations. First up, here is a Tri …

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Stamping Thanksgiving Cards

Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday of the year.  I love the Macy's parade, the football games, the turkey dinner, and the anticipation of the holiday season ahead.  The fall colors are blazing, and a cold day means a fire in the fireplace too, with any luck.  I've been sending Thanksgiving cards to my family …

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Autumn Jubilee Stamping Fun

One of the things I really enjoy is making and sending cards for the Autumn season, and particularly Thanksgiving.  Friends and family love getting them.  With a love of pumpkins and all things Autumn, this is a great time to stamp and play with paper.  I have a couple of stamp sets that are perfect …

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Pumpkin Spice Cards

With fall finally here, I had to get out my autumn inspired stamps from Impression Obsession challenge to participate in their latest challenge, Pumpkin Spice, either pumpkins or the coffee.  I knew right away the sentiment I wanted to put inside, this one says it perfectly.  I stamped it on cardstock the color of nutmeg, …

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Stamping Thank You Cards

Stamping is just so much fun, and even better when I have a challenge.  Did you know that Impression Obsession has a challenge every month?  You can win gift certificates to their store just by showing your cards made with their stamps.  This month the challenge is Moody Blues.   Not the band, LOL, the color.  …

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