To A Wild Rose

I am not sure that the designers at Stampin’ Up! were thinking about the piano solo by Edward MacDowell when they named this stamp set To A Wild Rose. However, listening to the music I can just imagine walking through the roses. The air is softly scented with...

Colored Embossed Lines

A couple days ago I saw an intriguing technique from Eva Dobilas, a Canadian Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. She called the technique Colored Embossed Lines. Here is my card using her technique. HOW TO CREATE THE CARD Supplies Stamp Sets: Free As A Bird (#149468)...

Seaside Notions

I absolutely love seahorses. Of course I picked up this awesome stamp set, Seaside Notions, and started playing with it. I looked around my work table and I still had some pieces left from my June 2019 Paper Pumpkin kit and some miscellaneous die cuts from thin cork...

Rain, Rain Go Away

We have had a very unusual summer here in the Chicago area. The average rainfall is around 17 inches from Jan – Jun but we are at 25 inches. And August is traditionally our wettest month according to the National Weather Service. This could be interesting. I am...