Monday was my birthday and so I wanted to share with you some of the wonderful cards I received from my stamping friends – they are all such wonderful cards! Isn’t the #imbringingbirthdaysback movement great?

This first card was sent to me by Leah and uses the Moroccan Designer Series Paper along with the Avant Garden stamp set from Sale-a-bration.

This next card is from Shirley and she used the Botanical Blooms stamp set and coordinating Botanical Builder Thinlits Dies. She choose my favorite colors for this card – wonder is she knew?

And here is a lovely card from Hope that uses our Endless Wishes Stamp set

And a sweet card from Cindy using our Cool Treat stamp set – love the cherries!

And finally this technique card from Sue – striking!

It was a wonderful birthday – a beautiful spring day and I didn’t have to cook! since I got to try a new restaurant I’ve been wanting to try forever, Fenders Diner in Cornelia, with my honey. What could be a better way to celebrate?

On a personal note I want to thank you for being patient with me while I deal with technical problems. Seems like technology is not on my side lately and working against me lately. Things might still be a bit speratic while I fix the rest of the bugs. So thank you for your patience.

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Beautiful Star of Light

This bundle of stamps and Thinlits Dies is just beautiful and the sentiments the set contains are wonderful.


See what I mean? And the swap cards that I’ve received are fantastic! Check them out there is something for everyone!

This first card uses the Moroccan Designer Series Paper which is part of our Buy 3 Get 1 Free promotion that ends October 31st.  Annmarie was thinking out of the box when she chose this paper for Christmas and I just love it!


I’ve included the recipe below for you.

This next card is done in traditional Blue and Silver – and who doesn’t love that?


Joanne created a bit of dimension by scoring the star on this card and adding some Stampin’ Dimensionals on the back to pop it up. Simple right? But wow it’s just lovely.


And finally Dawn added some of our Fancy Frost Sequins (142519) to create a wonderful shaker card for this one.


I know my photos don’t do these cards justice. You can see them in person in my classroom. Speaking of which, why stop back by tomorrow when I will be sharing with you my classroom transformation! Yes, finally! LOL!!!

If you’d like to make some cards for the holiday why not check out my Christmas Card Stack of Cards Class or host a private Christmas Card Party? Contact me today to choose a date for your gathering or check out my Calendar of Events to see what is happening in November and December!



Stamp Set: Star of Light (*142110)

Inks: VersaMark Pad (102283)

Paper: Moroccan Designer Series Paper (141645), Real Red (102482), and Thick Whisper White card stock (140272)

Accessories: Starlight Thinlits Dies (*141840), White Embossing Powder (109131), Embossing Buddy (103083), and Metallic Enamel Shapes (141678)

*Bundle (143508)

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Country Living

Need a wonderful masculine set for all those guys in your life? Well check out the Country Livin’ stamp set found on page 131 in the Annual Catalog. It’s got three wonderful images for those guys in our life!

country Livin'

And here is a great card that Jolene gave me during my swap highlighting this set.

Country Livin' SC AC Swap 2016

See what I mean, I’ll be adding this set to my wish list!


Stamp Set: Country Livin’ (141922/141925) and Timeless Textures (140514/140517)

Inks: Delightful Dijon (138327), Dapper Denim (141394), Early Espresso (126974), Cucumber Crush Classic Ink (138324), and Basic Black Archival Ink (140931)

Paper: Moroccan Designer Series Paper (141645), Watercolor Paper (122959) Dapper Denim (141414), Delightful Dijon (138338), and Very Vanilla Card stock (101650)

Accessories: 5/8″ Burlap Ribbon (141487) and Aqua Painters (103954)

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