Author: Susie Lessard

Merry Mice with Susie

“A Christmas Carol,’’ written by Charles Dickens in 1843, has become synonymous with the holiday season, and with good reason. This heartwarming story of repentance, redemption, and the transformative power of love and charity is especially poignant during the season of goodwill to all.    ~source: Historic Hudson Valley~ Everyone is in a twitter over all the Hello Bluebird sweet stamp and die sets now available.  Our Merry Mice set with it’s available Merry Mice companion die has all the illustrative attributes of our favorite Christmas stories and activities. Today, my card features several of the little mice caroling...

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Halloween Project with Susie

When witches go riding, And black cats are seen, The moon laughs and whispers, ‘Tis, near Halloween! Hello my lovelies, I have a spooky surprise for you today!   When decorating for fall I like to keep it fun and memorable.  Today I am sharing a halloween centerpiece for your table decor using a collection of the September release stamp sets and companion dies as well as a couple of last years halloween stamp and die sets.  I’ve had a paper mache house sitting on the shelf of my craft room for a while (she smiles), timing is everything!  The...

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Halloween Party with Susie

Hallowe’en! Hallowe’en! Oh, what funny things are seen! Whitches’ hats, coal black cats, Broomstick riders, mice, and rats! Crunching leaves, Fall festivals with crisp candy apples, and the smell of popcorn in the air!  Pumpkins’ orange lined in a row, and costumes ready to go!  Memories that lead us from the lazy days of summer to the warm days and cool nights of Fall.   When I was young, our father used to sing us the song above and make us all laugh.   When I was grown and living overseas, missing my family, I called my father at work one...

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Strawberry Jam with Susie Lessard

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”  Henry James – Hello Bluebird friends! What a wonderful June 2019 release we’ve had!  I’m back today to share another card from the Strawberry Jam stamp set.   Delicate, delicious, and decadent in color!  The desire to have strawberry jam, clotted cream, scones and a pot of tea calls my name, how about you?   The sweetness experienced when taking afternoon tea is repeated again with the charming illustrations of the Strawberry Jam stamp set. To create my card I started with...

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Silly Birds with Susie

Aloha Bluebird friends!  What’s up?    Today I’m sharing a Tropical themed card that will have you upside down with delight!   I’m featuring the ever so Silly Birds stamp set paired with the Charlie Alpha die set.   I’ve also chosen a small sentiments from the Silly Birds set, What’s Up. I love birds that talk, and I can just hear this guy saying, Aloha, what’s up?!   How did I create this card?   I cut a piece of 100 lb Neenah Classic Solar White card stock and spaced out my letters being careful to give enough room to die cut...

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