When I first spied the Lots to Love Box Framelits in the new Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog I thought “What the heck are those and what do you do with them? So of course I had to order them so I could figure it out. The Answer? You can make SO MANY...read more
Here in Wisconsin school doesn’t start until September but I’ve been seeing Back to School sales since June! While I definitely don’t want to think about it that far in advance I did do some planning last week and it reminded me that I have a great...read more
It’s all in the packaging. Some pretty ribbon and a personalized gift tag go a long way to pretty up a package. These are the gifts that I gave demonstrators on my team when we attended Stampin’ Up! events across the country recently. Included are a...read more
Confession: This autumn jar project was an excuse to make this yummy fall snack mix that I have no business eating. There is just something so yummy about eating candy corn (otherwise known as pure sugar) along with peanuts. The salty, the sweet… I just...read more
One thing I love about my oldest daughter is that when she gets an idea she makes a plan and she runs with it. She is an animal lover and in the last 2 years has raised her own money to adopt a whale and a sea turtle through the Pacific Whale Foundation. She sold...read more
When I first started stamping back in 1998, one of the first things I learned how to make was an envelope bag. Otherwise known as a Bag-a-lope. Those cute little bags in the photo above? Those were both made from a single business envelope. That’s right, a...read more
I love the instant gratification and sense of accomplishment I get when creating a card. It’s also a great way to brighten someone else’s day. Who doesn’t love to find a handmade card in their mailbox? Whether you’re just getting started making your own cards or you’ve been making them for years, I’m here to help and encourage you to make and send more cards.