Birthday Blossoms ~ with a touch of watercoloring

So everyone has a birthday – apart from thank you cards they are the ones I probably make most of.  I like to keep a stash of cards ready for when they are needed ~ well,  that is my excuse for making cards for no specific reason other than to have some crafting time.

The Birthday Blossom stamp set has such pretty images and I am drawn to the lovely cursive greetings that it has.  I used it as one of my virtual on-line stamp classes last year and I am thrilled to have used it again in the card I am sharing today. Continue reading

Lovely Laurel Vellum ~ Stampin’ Up!

I do love flowers – I grow them in my garden, in the past I have made them out of flowerpaste (gumpaste) and made them from paper.

I have to be very cautious about choosing stamp sets out of the catalog ~ my eyes are always drawn to the flower sets to the exclusion of others, great for me but not everyone has the same passion as me!  The other day I found out just how cautious I had been, when I wanted to create a card with some flowers on it – I could not find a stamp set on my shelf with a flower in it!!! Continue reading

Happy New Year and Welcome to January’s Virtual on-line class

This is the first post for 2016 and I would like to take a quick moment to wish all my lovely customers and readers a Happy and Peaceful New Year.

Oh… I just hit my 50th You Tube subscriber!!!!  thrilled to reach this milestone.  video-clipart-Camera-Clip-Art-Free1-300x283If you would like to be the 51st subscriber you can find my channel by clicking the little camera!


This month’s set is ‘Birthday Blossoms ‘, with 3 lovely flowering images and 5 very versatile greetings. 

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