Sales, Sales, and More Sales…

Right after Thanksgiving, I typically feel a diluge of two emotions: renewed optimism and severe anxiety. I feel optimistic because I just know I’m going to get all my holiday preparation done early because I am SO on top of it. And then on the other hand, I feel a rush of angst that I won’t measure up to the expectations. Can you relate? Personally, I take advantage of the crafting sales this time of year for myself! I’ll give {Read More}


Hi All, I know this is a big week for sales. I will be posting on Black Friday with some sales that I am “anticipating” will happen. In the meantime, there are two sales going on that I think are worth looking into right now…. Stampin’ Up!’s Online Extravaganza! This annual sale is always awesome. Lots of discounted current products – not the leftovers from the Clearance rack! In fact, it’s so big that Stampin’ Up! releases a list of {Read More}

Ink Pad Storage!

Hi All! I have a free video HERE about my new ink pad storage. After years and years of searching, I finally have a fantastic solution for both Distress ink pads AND other non-Stampin’ Up! pads. Here are a couple of photos: In the free video at LiveLoveCards, I explain how they work and give you a mini-tour. Enjoy! Hope you have a wonderful week!

Ellen Hutson Blog Hop Winner!

Hi All, Just popping in to announce the winner of the Thankful set from Ellen Hutson. By random selection, the winner is Linda M (lhmiles56). Congrats Linda! I emailed you. Thanks to everyone who participated in the blog hop. I recently updated my Welcome page on LiveLoveCards if you want to see what I’ve been up to lately. Hope to see you again soon. 🙂

Giveaway Winner and My Favorite Stampin’ Up! Products from the New Catalog!

Hi All! First, the winner of the Peerless watercolor palette is… Cathy Schlecker! Cathy, I emailed you. Congrats! Second, today is a big day at Stampin’ Up!. It’s the last day you can order from the old catalog, the last day you can order from the Occasions catalog, and the first day you can order from the new 2015-2016 catalog! It’s the one day you can order from all three catalogs. If you are interested in seeing what I ordered {Read More}

Last Day for Entering the MISTI Giveaway!

Hi All! Today is the last day to enter the giveaway! Join my subscription site, LiveLoveCards, for a chance to win a MISTI! Subscribe monthly and your name goes into the pool once. Subscribe yearly and your name goes in 3 times. You can view the details HERE. Not sure what you want for Mother’s Day? I offer gift certificate subscriptions! May’s challenge just launched. Watercolor! Come and join the fun. 🙂 Good luck!

MISTI Giveaway!

Hi All, Iliana over at My Sweet Petunia has offered to support my LiveLoveCards community by giving away a MISTI! Watch the quick 1-minute video below for details on how you can enter once or even multiple times. Deadline to enter is Monday, May 4, 2015, 11:59pm US CT. Good luck! Note: If you are reading this post in an email, go to my blog to view the video.