Tag Archives: Hand Crafted Friendship Cards

Make New Friends, But Keep the Old…

By | May 23, 2017

To continue with the color and image theme from my last post, I’ve used a sentiment from the new Eastern Beauty photopolymer stamp set and framed it with a die cut from the coordinating Eastern Medallions Thinlits set: Like last time, I’ve cut the medallion from Bermuda Bay cardstock and paired it with a piece… Read More »

So In Love With Flowers

By | March 8, 2017

One of the new Stampin’ Up! spring Occasions catalog offerings is So in Love, shown on page 52, a set that includes an outlined flower image that looks like a marigold, or a dahlia, or maybe a carnation. This set includes several sentiments that are appropriate for weddings and anniversaries, but by combining the flower… Read More »

2016-2018 In Color Swaps!

By | February 28, 2017

Every year, when the new annual Stampin’ Up! catalog comes out in June, we are excited to see what the five new colors will be for ink, cardstock and coordinating accessories. These are called the In Colors – a rotating collection that will be available for a two-year period, and then retired to make way… Read More »

Emerald Dragonfly Thank You Card

By | January 23, 2017

Between teaching elementary students at my day job (and catching a bad cold from said students) I am a little behind on my posts! However, the dragonfly theme is continuing since the Dragonfly Dreams stamps and Detailed Dragonflies Thinlits offer many possibilities for creativity: This time I used the stamped image of the single dragonfly,… Read More »

‘Tis the Season for Spring Swaps – Dragonflies!

By | January 17, 2017

After showing you a couple of card examples using the bee in the Dragonfly Dreams stamp and thinlits bundle, I promised there were some dragonflies coming up! In the recent Stampy Wacker group swap, I received two beautiful cards using one of the dragonfly dies: Card #1 was made by Denise Waddell, our “Grandma” and… Read More »

Stamping With New Friends!

By | January 8, 2017

Some of our Stamp Group friends couldn’t make it to our first meeting of 2017, because here in Northern California it is pouring rain on our drought-stricken landscape! However, we did have a new friend join us yesterday, and we’re very happy that Idalia came to introduce herself and stamp with us using some of… Read More »