With sympathy – April 5, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, With Sympathy

Happy Monday! Here we have a simple sympathy card. Paper for oval is dull gloss and colored with alcohol ink markers. Links for stamps are below!

Link > D368 With Heartfelt Sympathy

Link > EE85 Sunflower Med

April 2, 2021 – Bee-Lated Birthday

Birthday, Dull Glossy Paper, flowers, Frogs & Bugs

Links to order:

Good Morning ! We seem to be always behind so I always need a lot of belated wishes. I dropped the card and bent the corner – so bummed. Hopefully it is hard to see in the pictures.

CC98 April’s Sunflower with small bee – I just used the bees because I liked the size

G375 Floral Bouquet #1

C329 Happy Bee-lated Birthday

F 319 Belated Birthday Celebration

Thoughts and prayers – Mar. 29, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, With Sympathy

Happy Monday! Trying out some reds and yellows with the new bouquet. Paper is dull gloss and colored with alcohol ink markers.

Links are below!

C320 Handmade Card Inside

G375 Floral Bouquet #1

F315 Thoughts and Prayers

March 27, 2021 – Sympathy

2021 Releases, Dull Glossy Paper, flowers, With Sympathy

Hello! This little flower bouquet has won our hearts. It is a fantastic stamp! The bouquet was stamped on dull glossy with memento ink; colored with copies, and re stamped with Versafine ! Love the technique.

Links to purchase stamps:

D368 With Sympathy Med;

G374 Memories Special;

G375 Floral Bouquet #1

Caring about you – Mar. 24, 2021

Thinking of You

Happy Wednesday! Aren’t these polka dots fun?! I’m loving these colors! This is a really quick card especially if you have these potted aloe already stamped and cut out. They were even colored and all I had to do was find matching paper. Get the right words, assemble and done. Links to see on website are below!

Stamps: E130 Caring About, CM0104 Aloe Trio

Cutting die link: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/cdcmo104

Bunny card – Mar. 23, 2021

Easter

Good morning! We have a bunny card today.

This past weekend felt like spring. It was warm enough outside, we were able to build a couple of raised garden beds. Excited to get planting!

Stamps: G329 Spring Bunny, D349 Hoppin’ Easter Blessings

G329 Cutting Die

Thinking of you – Mar. 20, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Thinking of You

Happy Saturday! Quick card today. We are going to build a few garden beds this afternoon and hope to get them set up for planting. Links for stamps and die cut are below!

Stamps: G78 Thinking of you, GG47 Hollyhock

Flower Cutting Die

Kind words – Mar. 16, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper

Happy Tuesday! Sending kind words, peace and care.

For this card, the aloe was stamped first on a scrap of dull gloss white paper to set aside to allow time to dry. Then the square was cut out on a dull gloss swatch (4” x 5.25”). Stamped the words next to allow time to dry before assembling. Once the potted aloe is dry enough, it can be cut out and colored with alcohol ink markers. All that’s left is to glue/tape swatch onto cardstock, then put 3D pop up on aloe and attach in window. Quick and easy! The cut out square was saved for another card which will hopefully get finished and posted later this week.

Click on links to see stamps on website – CMO104 Aloe Vera Trio, G339 Kind Words

Cutting die link: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/cdcmo104

Taking one day at a time!

Happy retirement – Mar. 15, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Retirement

Good evening!

Can’t decide if I like this card more with the pink stripe or without! So including both and you can decide. 😅

Paper is dull gloss with alcoholic ink splattered on top portion leaving a section on the bottom for the words.

Stamps: C288 Happy Retirement, C320 Handmade Card Inside, CM0104 Aloe Trio

Cutting die link: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/cdcmo104

Thinking of you butterfly – Mar. 12, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Thinking of You

Happy Friday! Another quick card today with the same words from yesterday.

Stamps and cutting die links are below:

B127 Wishing Near

B067 Retro Block

DD87 Krinkle Butterfly and Cutting Die

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!

March 10, 2021 – Birthday

Birthday, Dull Glossy Paper, flowers

A person can never have enough birthday cards! The weather is starting to warm up here in The Midwest and we are enjoying it.

Such a simple straight forward card. I have found myself making cards that are flat so they are easier to mail!

Stamp links for ordering:

C130 Happy Birthday Tina

G217 Birthday Bloom

G309 April’s Trio Sunflower w Bee

CC98 April single Sunflower w Bee

Blow out the candles – Mar. 9, 2021

Birthday, Dull Glossy Paper

Happy Tuesday! Having trouble with technology today so hopefully the images show up! 😳😣

Also, we are adding some new stamps to the website so keep an eye out for those. 🤗

Stamps:

C320 Handmade Card Inside,

EE53 Skinny Candles

C302 Blow out the candles

Tweet birthday – Mar. 8, 2021

Birthday, Dull Glossy Paper

Happy Monday! Today we have a birthday card with a background created by a stamp originally designed to go with a cutting die.

Stamps: DD46 Bird, D263 Birthday Tweet, DD86 Fancy Tag, C320 Handmade Card Inside

March 2, 2021 – More Bee Thinking

Cutting Dies w/ matching stamp, Dull Glossy Paper, flowers, Friendship, Frogs & Bugs, pattern paper, Thinking of You

During our many stay at home days I liked to send cards just letting our friends know we have been thinking about them. We’ve missed fellowship with others so much!

CMO116 Bee Thinking of You

CC31 Bee Small

GG51 Daisy Triangle Vase Lg

G373 Best Year Yet Lg

Click above links for ordering info!

Happy retirement aloe card – March 1, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Retirement

Happy Monday! A simple and pretty retirement card today. Click on links below to see the stamps, paper, and/or cutting die on the website.

Stamps: C288 Happy Retirement, C320 Handmade Card Inside, FF30 Dotted Flourish Frame, CM0104 Aloe Trio

Dull Glossy Paper Link

Cutting Die: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/cdcmo104

Feb 25, 2021 – With Sympathy

pattern paper, With Sympathy

Good Evening. Time sure fly’s when you are busy! Where does the time go?? We just seem to be so busy that the day gets away from us. Needed a sympathy card recently and had this pattern paper and thought it would make a quick card. It was super fast and easy with just black ink. Loved the matching paper with squares.

Links to order stamps:

D368 With Heartfelt Sympathy

G374 Loved one Special

thinking of you – Feb. 19, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Thinking of You

Good morning and happy Friday! Today, we have a thinking of you card with the flourish frame in orange. Off to work now. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! Next week, more bee cards are coming. 😊

Links to stamps are below.

Stamps: B127 Thinking of you, C320 Handmade Card Inside, FF31 Solid Line Flourish Frame, A190 Heart, EE71 Flower in Vase

Dull glossy paper link: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/dull-glossy-paper

May your day – Feb. 18, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Thinking of You

Good evening! It’s been a long day so quick post tonight. This card can be sent for any day and is quick and easy. Stamped on dull gloss and colored with copic markers.

Click here for dull glossy paper link: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/dull-glossy-paper

Stamps: GG49 Peony Vase Lg, G359 Nicest Memories, C320 Handmade Card Inside

Feb 17, 2021 – Bee Thinking

Dull Glossy Paper, Frogs & Bugs, Thinking of You

Good Morning! I’ve been a busy bee making cards with our Bee stamps. I am hoping to send the images to the die cutting company to get cutting dies made but I also have book keeping to do today. We will see how far I get.

CC97 April’s Bees

CMO116 Bee Thinking of You

Colorful hearts – Feb. 16, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Thinking of You

Good Morning! For this card, we stamped the solid heart in four different colors and stamped the stitched heart on top with the same colors. Paper is dull glossy – link is here: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/dull-glossy-paper. Although, in brighter light, we realized the ink is a little more orange than the paper. Don’t look too closely! 😆

Links for stamps are below.

Stamps: A186 Solid Heart, B127 Thinking of you, C320 Handmade Card Inside, A188 Stitched Heart

Coffee background – Feb. 15, 2021

Coffee, Dull Glossy Paper

Happy Monday!

Here we used the mini coffee cup and the small coffee beans to fill a 4×5.25” swatch of dull glossy paper (click on link to see the paper on website). This was a fun way to create a background but did take a little while coloring all the little images. Click on the links below to see the stamps on our website.

Stamps: C328 Coffee Hug in a cup, C310 Coffee Beans Small, C320 Handmade Card Inside, BB63 Capp. Cup Mini

Link to: Dull Glossy Paper – https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/dull-glossy-paper

Love cards – Feb. 13, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, Valentine's Day

One more post before Valentine’s Day! Here we have two cards. One simple one with three hearts and a Thinking of you. The other using the frog with flying hearts. Hope everyone is having a good weekend!

Stamps: A186 Solid Heart, B127 Thinking of you, C320 Handmade Card Inside

Stamps: G365 Frog Catching Love, E345 Catching Feelings,

Love bees – Feb 12, 2021

Creatures, Dull Glossy Paper, Frogs & Bugs, Valentine's Day

A double blog day today! Cute adorable bee card for a Valentine.

CC97 April’s Bees

DD67 Love to You Fun Cube

G373 Bee Best Year;

I have had both covid vaccines (since a front line health care worker) and many of our patients have been getting them so maybe we are on our way to a new normal. MayBEE it will be a good year ahead!

Wishing you – Feb. 12, 2021

alcohol ink, Dull Glossy Paper, Valentine's Day

Good Morning and happy Friday! Here is a quick card with the “wishing you” stamped on the front and the rest on the inside. Also, the flag stamp has three flags but we only used the largest one. White paper is dull glossy. Click on links below to see the stamps on our website.

Stamps: F245 Wishing you, C320 Handmade Card Inside, F235 Triple Flag

We are hoping to post another card later today with some new images, check back tonight!

Missing you turtle – Feb. 11, 2021

Creatures, Dull Glossy Paper, Missing You

Only a few days left until Valentine’s day! Has everyone sent their cards already? This card can really be for any time you want to let someone know you are missing them but we chose the pink just for Valentine’s.

Click on the links below to see the stamps on our website!

Stamps: EE72 Turtle, C322 Missing you, A190 Heart, A239 Speech Bubble, C320 Handmade Card

Also, if you haven’t checked out the new images yet, here is the link: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/categories/2021-new-releases

Happy Thursday!

Feb 10, 2021 – Bee Things

Birthday, Creatures, Dull Glossy Paper, Frogs & Bugs

I love all things bees! I’m loving our new stamps with all the bee sayings. So much fun. I recently put up a bee house in the yard and they are just so cute.

I made a bunch of extra tops for these cards depending on if I want the card from Kevin and I or just from me.

So I originally made the stamps with we but then wanted one with an I only. So the set will come with both a we and an I so you can change it up. Easy to do with a MISTI.

EE19 KB’s Bees Lg;

CMO118 We/I BEE wishing you a Happy Birthday ;

F317 Happiest of Birthdays

Click each stamp above for ordering link.

Blessed are they – Feb. 9, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, flowers, With Sympathy

Good Morning! A sympathy card for today. Used a cutting die in the middle of a 3.75″x5″ swatch and layered on a white swatch (4″x5.25″). Stamped the flower and butterfly on dull glossy swatch. Colored with copic markers.

Click the links below to order!

Stamps: F276 Blessed Mourn, GG47 Hollyhocks LgCDGG47 Cutting Die, AA31 Butterfly,

Turtles – Feb. 8, 2021

Creatures, Dull Glossy Paper, Valentine's Day

Happy Monday! Here we used the triple flag across the top versus on the paper it was designed to go with. Wanted to show it can be used in multiple ways!

Click on links below to order.

Stamps: EE72 Turtle, A190 Heart, F235 Triple Flag, F260 Love is Banner, A239 Speech Bubble

Below is what we used to create the splatter background. Put a few drops on a paint brush and tap glass container with brush over the paper. We use another piece of scrap paper to cover the container to prevent splatter on the surrounding area.

Birthday – Feb 5, 2021

Birthday, Cutting Dies w/ matching stamp, Dull Glossy Paper

There is always a need for birthday cards! I love these colors. I love the new updated birthday wishes stamps. Sometime you just need a refresh on your ordinary stamps!

Click the link to order – EE53 Candle Stamps & Cutting Die

Click the link to order – D367 Birthday Wishes

Click the link to order – F317 Happiest Birthday Wishes

Yippee! It’s the weekend! We have lots of snow and bitter cold temperatures. I should get lots of stamping done.

Thoughts & Prayers – Feb 3, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper

Good Afternoon! This card is one of my favorite cards with our new stamps. It seems like I need these kind of cards often. I also got the words paper on crooked 🙄😬 by the time I noticed it was too late. Handmade!! I put nothing on the inside so there is room to write but I love The Paper Cut zig zags that doesn’t leave it too blank.

F315 Thoughts & Prayers Stamps – link to order: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/search?keywords=F315

GG51 Daisy with Triangle Vase Stamp & Die – link to order: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/search?keywords=GG51

Rick Rack Trim Cutting Die – link to order: https://shopec.com/shop/ols/products/rick-rack-trim-layers-rck-rck-trm-lyr

Coffee hug – Feb. 1, 2021

Coffee, Dull Glossy Paper

Happy Monday and first day of February! We have been experimenting with alcohol inks again. For this one we used a paper heart that we cut out and splattered alcohol ink over, creating this empty space that we stamped the phrase in. Then added the coffee cup with a pop up and the ribbon.

Stamps: C328 Coffee Hug in a cup, DD98 Bean Capp Med

Retirement – Jan. 29, 2021

Bib Cards, Dull Glossy Paper, Retirement

Happy Friday! We have a retirement bib card this afternoon. This one is really easy to put together. We stamped the dotted circle first, then punched it out with a 1-3/4” circle punch, then stamped the coffee cup, and colored the cup with copic markers. For the overlay, we stamped and colored the coffee beans across the bottom and stamped the retirement saying above. Then glued the circle and overlay on the bib card and added ribbon. Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!

Bib Making Die, Bib Overlay Set

Stamps: DD98 Bean Capp Med, FF50 Dots and Circles, F273 Retire Coffee Break

Light brown bib card with coffee and retirement phrase. Image of a coffee cup on top of card and coffee beans on bottom.

Coffeeology – Jan. 28, 2021

Coffee, Dull Glossy Paper

Hello! We have another card today. The inspiration for this one came from Pinterest and now I can’t find the card but it had diagonal lines across with tiny hearts at each intersection. When I saw it, I thought of this Solid Heart and how I could adapt it. Still want to work with other variations but like how this one turned out.

Stamps: A190 Solid Heart, E301 Coffeeology, DD98 Bean Capp Med, FF50 Dots and Circles

Blessed – Jan. 28, 2021

Dull Glossy Paper, With Sympathy

Sometimes a sympathy card is needed unexpectedly. This one came together very quickly. We used dull glossy paper again so did allow for time to dry before coloring the flowers but still didn’t take long. The grass under the flower was created with a marker. Hope everyone has a wonderful Thursday!

Stamps: F276 Blessed Mourn, GG47 Hollyhock Lg

Wonderful birthday – Jan. 27, 2021

Birthday, Dull Glossy Paper

Almost halfway through the week! Today we have a quick and easy card with the birthday candles. We stamped the birthday phrase first on a 3.75”x5” swatch of dull gloss paper to allow time to dry. Then stamped the blue square on a scrap piece large enough, then cut it out with scissors, and then stamped the candles. Colored the candles after letting it dry for a little. Since we used dull Gloss paper, it needs a little extra time. Then we glued the paper swatches on the card, added pop up dots to square before putting above the birthday phrase. Added ribbon and that’s it!

Stamps: G211 Birthday Wonderful as you Are, EE53 Skinny Candles, EE63 Squares

Dull glossy paper

Valentine’s Cards – Jan. 26, 2021

calendar paper, Valentine's Day

We are almost to February which means Valentine cards! These are so fun for mixing pinks and reds. We all need a little more love this year. 🥰

Stamps: EE45 Arrow Cupcake, E274 Happy Valentine’s Day

Stamps: FF48 2” Circle and Dots, EE45 Arrow Cupcake, E311 Sweetest Year

Hug in a cup – Jan. 22, 2021

Coffee, Dull Glossy Paper

Good morning and happy Friday! Here we used the hollyhock to decorate the coffee cup. We cut the flower and leaf out with scissors. The coffee cup has cutting dies and link is below. Have a wonderful weekend!

CD316 Capp Cup Cutting Die

Stamps: C320 Handmade Card Inside, G316 Capp Cup Lg, E293 Coffee Beans, D327 Perk Up Day, GG47 Hollyhock , C328 Coffee Hug in a cup

Wonderful as you – Jan. 21, 2021

Birthday, Dull Glossy Paper

Happy Thursday! Another quick post today. Paper is dull gloss.

Stamps: DD95 Fondue Cake, G211 Birthday Wonderful as you Are, C320 Handmade Card Inside

Grande birthday – Jan. 19, 2021

Birthday, Coffee, Dull Glossy Paper

Good morning! Do you ever get card stock that is just hard for you to work with? This color came in a pack and I’ve struggled with it for months now but I think it came together in this card! Is it working?! 😆

Stamps: D343 Here’s to a Grande Birthday , C310 Coffee Beans Small, G316 KB’s Cappuccino Cup