Playing with scraps can be a lot of fun as today's project shows. With Valentine's Day approaching I had romance in mind and the Parisian Blossoms paper in my hand. PARISIAN BLOSSOMS I was immediately taken with the Parisian Blossoms Specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP). Not so much for the Eiffel Tower images, but for the flowers and champagne foil accents. I've already made a couple of projects with this paper but couldn't resist pulling it out again. First though I needed to ... VIEW POST
Lovely As A Tree is Retiring!!
As I write this blog post I am still in shock. Something I never imagined has finally happened. Stampin' Up! is retiring the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set. Lovely As A Tree was the set that drew me to Stampin' Up! and is a classic. The stand of bare trees is one I've used many times in the 5 years I've had the set, and it seems only fitting that it's that image that I use on today's Simple Sunday project. #SIMPLESTAMPING I began with a piece of Thick Very Vanilla Card cut and scored on ... VIEW POST
Split Scene featuring Lovely As A Tree
Sometimes life gets ahead of you and you can find yourself in a bit of a panic. That's roughly where I was by the time I started to make this split scene card. To celebrate World Card Making Day, I'd challenged myself to design and make from scratch, 24 cards in 24 hours. Twenty hours in, I'd managed to grab some sleep but now I had only four hours left to in which to make 8 cards. The 'just breathe' sentiment from the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set just seemed a good reminder at that ... VIEW POST
Way back Wednesday
I've had a lot of fun looking back over projects that I made months and sometimes years ago, and last week in my blog post Remember to look back I reminded you of a sympathy card made using the Colorful Seasons and Flourishing Phrases Stamp Sets together with the Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies. I recently came across another project that has been really popular, no doubt because it uses the Lovely As A Tree Stamp Set which is still available despite being first sold by Stampin' Up! more than a ... VIEW POST