Guest Stamper: Olivia H.

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

How are you on this fine Monday?  If your from Wisconsin or the surrounding states, then you were in the path of a very white weather pattern.  Here was our Sunday …


This was taken from my kitchen window on Sunday afternoon (nope, I wasn’t even outside) after I got home from work. Yes, I went in on my day off.  It would have been a great day to be in my Stampin’ Studio making cards!

Speaking of cards ….

I’d like to share another card from our Holiday Retreat Attendee Swap that was created by Olivia.


Olivia used the “Reason for the Season” stamp set from our annual catalog.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW

Banners are all the rage right now in stamping, and Olivia used them to highlight her poinsettia and greeting. Clever!

I love poinsettia’s so you know this set is in my stamp collection.  I also like the script for the greetings, it’s kind of old fashions so it gives your card that neat nostalgic look, and isn’t that part of the Holiday feeling … our memories from Christmas’ past.

Thank you so much for joining me today.  I will be back tomorrow with a “Two for Tuesday” since I missed my Sunday post.

Stay warm and have a wonderful day ~

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Simply Sunday: Reason for the Season

Hello Stampin’ Friends ~

First …  I’d like to wish my nephew Artie a Happy Birthday!!

Today I have a simply beautiful card to share with  you from our Holiday Catalog … you should have yours by now. Don’t you just love it!!

I have been patiently waiting to bust open my box of goodies … needed to organize my stampin’ area before I added more, but I could wait no longer!!


Now that’s a box of FUN!!  I had a hard time picking out something out to make our card today! So I decided to create another card using the “Home for Christmas” Designer paper that you saw yesterday. I just love this paper and it’s so easy to keep it simple when the paper is so pretty.


I added the greeting from the “Reason for the Season” stamp set. I just adore it when they use the nostalgic fonts, it just screams Christmas. I used the Venetian Crochet Trim to maintain the nostalgic feel.

For a pop of color I added the pretty little poinsettia button from the “Home for Christmas” Designer Buttons and tied a little bow using the Old Olive Bakers Twine.

I would love to hear what your favorite items are in the new Holiday Catalog.  Don’t have one?? If you are in need of a demonstrator I would be happy to send you a catalog.

Thanks for visiting with me today.

Have a wonderful Sunday and enjoy it’s simple pleasures.