Big News for PPA 248

As I stand back and look at  my card, I’m thinking…maybe, just maybe…I’ve been reading too many Dr. Seuss books with my grandson!  You think?!!!  Well, at least it’s a cheerful card.  Hmmm, maybe I should give it with a gift of Horton Hears a Who! This week’s Pals Paper…

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Amazingly Amazing!

     What a great way to congratulate someone after a big achievement!  Or – to wish someone a Happy Mother’s Day.  Or – just to tell someone how much you admire them!  The pink on this card makes it very feminine, but if you changed up the colors – say…

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An Easel Card for Mother’s Day

                       This lovely card looks like a regular A-2 sized card until you open it and find that it sits up like an easel for display!                    I used Vivid Vases on the front and paper-pieced the vases with a variety of the…

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A Gift Idea For You

These fun little mini notepads were a snap to make.  They are perfect for a little gift — I’m planning on giving them to my ladies who have come to my card classes this month. The original design (the blue one in the middle) was Sam Donald’s from Pootles.  I…

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Purple Bridal Bouquet for PPA

          The PPA challenge this week is to use 3 shades of purple – Blackberry Bliss, Elegant Eggplant, and Perfect Plum.  I was kind of stumped until I saw a picture of a beautiful purple bridal bouquet, and I thought, “That could work!”            I stamped the handle and a…

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Reuse, Recycle for April Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for April where every day is Earth Day.  This month we are showcasing projects that use recycled, reused or other earth inspired elements and colors.  We hope you enjoy the Pals creative projects. You may just be starting the blog hop or may have…

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Cheerful Critters and One Handsome Bunny!

 Happy Easter!               I hope you are enjoying a wonderful day with family or friends. We have had a busy weekend with a neighborhood Easter egg hunt yesterday, church this morning, and family here for an Easter lunch.           I teach a Bible class to an adorable little…

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My New Blog Site!

Welcome to my new blog site!  I am in the process of  transitioning from “Karen’s Blog” at   www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/karenhallam/blog.   To view any of my work from December 2014 to March 31, 2015, click the above link.  I am excited to move ahead with this new site, as I look forward…

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They Say It’s Your Birthday!

Well, it’s my birthday too, yeah!  (Beatles nerd, sorry!)I love the crisp clean look of black and white with a splash of yellow.  I CASEd this layout from an Easter card by Mary Brown.  I think the angled piece on the front adds an interesting touch. I used Back to…

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