Saturday Share Day …

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

Today I’d like to share two cards with you.  As some of you know, I asked you to share your card creations with me while we’re under the stay at home order, and my friend Kathie has sent me two cute cards!!

The first was for my birthday 🙂 Thank you Kathie!  It was created with the Free As a Bird Bundle. I have four bundles that I had on my “must have” list and this was definitely one of them.

The birds were stamped and colored a beautiful blue.  Kathie used the Woodland Embossing Fold to add texture to the background.  You will also see this embossing folder used on the second card.

What a beautiful birthday day!!  I’m sure Kathie won’t mind if I share this card with my Mom.  Today would be her birthday …

I’ll share the card from Kathie with her and some of the pretty flowers my daughter brought me with her too ❤

Mom would have liked Kathie’s second card as well … so pretty.  I think this card is perfect for a man or a women. Many of us gals like the outdoors and the card starts out with the Woodland embossing folder.

I believe I’m seeing “Lovely as a Tree” which is retired but I also believe 98% of my stampin’ friends own this set and will enjoy this sample!!

The tree’s are highlighted with the use of the Circle Dies and the pieces of cardstock behind the greeting really draws your eye to the “Happy Birthday”.

I’m hoping you enjoyed Kathie’s card share as much as I did!!  I’d love to see what you’ve been creating in your craft room!!

Thanks for stopping by and I hope  you are doing well.

Enjoy the day ~


Walk in the Wild 3

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Today is my last of 3 cards that I have made for you with the “Walk in the Wild” stamp set.  I may have used one stamp set, but I have shown you three different techniques.

Today’s card share illustrates the “Reverse Masking” technique … so simple but so effective.


I used the “Labels Collection” framelits to create my mask, then I placed it onto the Very Vanilla and sponged Pear Pizzazz around the edges. Then with the Mossy Meadow ink and our ever popular “Lovely as a Tree” … I stamped layers of the pine to create stunning dimension.

I used “Close to Cocoa” to stamp my quail onto the front and then my greeting.  Although there is no layering, the Reverse Masking technique give an appearance of dimension.

Thanks for coming back ~ Hope you enjoyed all three of my “Walk in the Wild” series cards.

I’ll be back tomorrow with the Weekly Deals…

Have a fabulous Monday!




Christmas in Pink -n- Gray

Hello Stampin’ Friends,

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend so far.  I hosted the last of my clubs for the month yesterday and this afternoon I’m off to work.  I have to train a new employee today.

Yesterday I promised that I would share the Christmas card that I pulled together at my Star’s meeting on Friday.  I tried to use as much of the paper I had already cut, so I stuck with the Whisper White but swapped the Rose Red for Going Gray.

I already had the Pink Pirouette seam binding cut so I thought … what goes good with pink? Hmmmm… GRAY! I have been known to make a few cards with some very non-traditional Christmas colors so here’s my first for the season …


I used the tried and true “Lovely as a Tree” and stamped it in Smokey Slate, then used the greeting from the beautiful “Wondrous Wreath” stamp set. This set comes with the coordinating framelits, so you can bundle the two and save yourself 15%!!

Combining the embossing technique with our decorative masks creates a beautiful effect, especially when you sponge the embossing with an ink to really make them POP! A touch of dazzling diamonds glitter on the tree really gave our card that holiday effect.

The sweet and soft Pink Pirouette seam binding is added for additional dimension, and it just looks prettier!

What better way to finish off your card then to add some star’s to the inside too, and the easiest way was to use our new “Confetti Star’s Punch”. I even slid a piece of Pink Pirouette cardstock behind it to tie our color pallet together and finish off the card.


Not bad for creating a card on the spot! The layout was inspired by the card my club members made this month, so I hope they enjoy another sample.

You may begin shopping by clicking on any of the items used for today’s card.

Thank you for taking time out of your weekend to stop and see me.

Have a beautiful day ~