Crayola Crayon Day

I don’t know about you, but if you give me some crayons and a coloring book, I’m a happy camper, so I couldn’t let Crayola Crayon Day go by without a tribute.  That’s right, Crayola Crayons have their very own day! I was thrilled to receive an “adult” (don’t take […] Read more »

In Friendship & Sympathy-Inlaid Die Technique

As a follow-up to my March Technique Blog Hop, I wanted to share some specifics on the cards I made for those of you interested in trying your hand at: Inlaid Die Cut Technique I really had fun working with this technique and can’t wait to make more cards using […] Read more »


No one likes being sick…that’s why there’s “ick” right there in the word!  Appropriate, right?  But when people are sick, I’m sure they appreciate a card to help see them on their way to recovery.  I want to share a few of my favorite get well cards with you here […] Read more »

And the Answers Are…

How did you make out with that little test yesterday?  Here are the answers for you.  And the comments section is there if you feel like bragging about just how smart you are. 1. The Lone Ranger left behind a silver bullet. 2. The Ed Sullivan Show 3. On Route […] Read more »

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

Do you remember that phrase?  It’s actually the chorus from the song, “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band.  Here’s the full chorus: “Sign, sign, everywhere a sign Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?” There are some signs I could […] Read more »

Just Loafing

That’s actually Sugar-loafing!  We recently attended the Sugarloaf Craft Festival in Somerset, NJ as we do twice a year when they’re in our area.  If you’ve never been, it’s a high-end craft show featuring a variety of artisans selling everything from…well, just about everything. Most of the items there are […] Read more »

Low Flying Bats!

Connie Can Crop is having an October challenge just in time for Halloween!  The challenge theme…BATS!  Yup, it’s the Going Batty challenge. I decided to make a shadow box as I’ve never done one before.  I decided to start simple and simple it was!  And here it is: This shadow […] Read more »

National Coffee Day

September 29th is National Coffee Day! I’m a big…make that a grande…fan of coffee!  So it just seems right to share some cards to pay homage to this magic elixir: This is a center-step card, so-called because with just a few cleverly placed cuts and folds the center portion of […] Read more »

Cards for a Cause

I recently joined a card making group at Splitcoast Stampers called, “Cards for a Cause”.  Each month a new charity or non-profit organization who can use greeting cards is selected.  This particular month it’s Forgotten4Paws in Ohio.  Well, being the animal lover I am, how could I not participate in […] Read more »