Floral Sympathy

Stampin Up What I Love AverysOwlery.com

It seems that January has been a month of sad and unexpected deaths.  David Bowie, Glenn Fry, Alan “Professor Snape” Rickman, Abe Vigoda and many others.  It also doesn’t seem to have stopped with celebrities as this week the father of one of my co-workers, family member of another and…

Continue reading

An In the Meadow Birthday

We all know that masculine birthday cards can be challenging but I have to say that this one came together very easily.  My Brother-in-Law’s birthday is early in February and we will be seeing him when we travel to California in a few weeks.  He has a cabin in the…

Continue reading

Sky is the Limit Birthday

Stampin Up Sky is the Limit AverysOwlery.com

Male birthday cards can be a challenge for some.  We all are quick to pull out the flowers and butterflies for our female friends and relatives but what to do for those special guys.  My take on masculine cards is to make them simple yet interesting.  That doesn’t necessarily equate…

Continue reading

Variations on Botanical Bloom

Stampin Up Www.averysowlery.com Botanical Garden

Can I just say that I love the bundles offered in the Occasions catalog this year.  I love them all, but there is one I’ve reached for repeatedly in the month I’ve had it in my craft room and that is the Botanical Gardens Suite of products.  Never before have…

Continue reading

Bloomin Love

Stampin UP Www.AverysOwlery.com Blooming Love

I find myself being a blog watcher.  I check out certain bloggers in the Stamping Community looking forward to their projects every week.  One of my favorites is Ann Schach at Stampinchic.com.  Ann took a much needed break at the last part of 2015 and I for one missed her…

Continue reading

Throw Back Thursday on a Friday

Stampin Up AverysOwlery.com Flowering Flourishes

As I was prepping for an upcoming technique class I was looking through all the cards I had pinned over the years.  I came across this one from Mary Fish and decided to recreate it with today’s products.  To see Mary’s original, click here. What attracted me about Mary’s card…

Continue reading