Craft-a-Flower: Peruvian Lily Blog Hop & Giveaway!

Hi everyone! I am so excited to be a part of the CAF:Peruvian Lily Blog Hop! This gorgeous lily would look beautiful in so many different colors and arrangements! Please scroll down to see the Giveaway details and how to order this beautiful stamp set for yourself! All products used are listed & linked to …

Adventures Ahead!

I’m so excited to be participating in the Altenew blog hop for the new “Adventures Ahead” product release! This is such an amazing grouping of stamps, dies, and so much more! The hop starts officially on the Altenew Blog site, so be sure to begin there to see every participating blog for lots of inspiration! …

Build-a-Flower: Tree Peony + Giveaway!

Hi everyone! I am so excited to be a part of the Tree Peony Blog Hop! This is such a beautiful stamp, with lots of elements and lots of versatility! Please scroll down to see the Giveaway details and how to order this beautiful stamp set for yourself! Are you ready for a gorgeous tree …

Altenew Educators’ Old/New Favorite Stamp Blog Hop

Hi everyone! Thanks for visiting my blog for our Altenew Educators’ Hop! Not only is Altenew sponsoring the Blog Hop with tons of inspiration and beautiful cards, but it also is including LOTS of prizes!!! Here are the details: Altenew is giving away a $20 gift certificate to 5 lucky winners! Please leave a comment …

Celebrating Parents Blog Hop

Welcome everyone! I am so happy to be participating in this year’s Altenew Celebrating Parents Blog Hop! This hop highlights the Celebrating Parents Card Drive. The goal of the drive is to send cards to the elderly who live in nursing homes or shelters to let them know they’re not forgotten. We would love for …

Altenew March Challenge

I have been creating a lot of pastel spring cards lately, so this month’s Altenew Inspiration Challenge was a lot of fun because the colors are so vibrant. I really enjoyed creating this card! I’m not too comfortable yet with adapting regular cardmaking supplies to use on slimline cards, so this was great practice for …

Altenew Educators’ IG Hop

Welcome! I am excited to be participating in the “For the Love of Altenew” Educators’ Instagram Hop! Be sure to see my IG post (sandespoema) in order to qualify for one of 5 $20 Gift Certificates that Altenew will be giving away! [You can only enter on Instagram, not here on my blog.] I made …

A Special Anniversary

… for some special friends! Our friendship with Christy & Louis Yaussi goes back all the way to Junior High School! This pic is us back in 1969 & in 2017 at a high school reunion. They will be celebrating their 48th Anniversary in mid-March, so today’s card is a special one for our lifelong …

Altenew Feb Challenge

February’s Altenew Inspiration Challenge is to use these 3 colors in a card. Therese Calvird chose this color palette and made this card as her example: You can find out more about her card on her blog, Lost in Paper! For my card, I decided to go way outside my comfort zone and do something …

Peach Roses

Hey everyone ~ I have been making a ton of cards, but I haven’t updated my blog for a while. I have been walking through some difficult days with my health, and most days I only have enough energy to create & make my cards! But, as January is coming to an end, I am …