Category Archives: Embossing

Technique Thursday

This card uses both techniques we’ll be doing at class this month.  One is partial embossing on vellum and the other is a paint chip design. Neither of these is an original idea, but I don’t know who to credit.  … Continue reading

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Something Old and Something New

When Stampin’ Up! partnered with Sizzix about four or five years ago, I was really excited!  Mike bought me the whole bundle they were offering that year for my birthday.  I used it – and loved it – but I … Continue reading

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The .1%

No, this isn’t a political post! When I started my blog, I promised to keep it 99.9% Stampin’ Up! products. This post is the .1%. My friend Liz showed me a very cool technique, and she loaned me several stamps … Continue reading

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A Day Without Coffee

…is a sad day, indeed!  My daily minimum is two cups a day, and this morning, my curling iron broke while I was rushing to get ready.  (My grandmother would say I was being “hoodly.”)  It fell on my second … Continue reading

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Cheerful Treat

Here’s another quick post for you.  I made this card for a friend of mine who is also a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator.  I’m sending something that has to go in a “legal” sized envelope, so I made a 9-1/2″ x … Continue reading

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Garden Stakes

Come down off the chair, Mom.  It says, “Garden Stakes,” not “garter snakes!”  My parents have one of the loveliest yards I’ve ever seen.  The grass is like a carpet, and Dad has flowers everywhere.  The other day, they were … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  I almost missed it.  This isn’t really a St. Patrick’s Day card; we usually do a shamrock or a leprechaun with a pot of gold or a rainbow at our March workshops.  I was going to … Continue reading

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