Author Archives: Debra Burgin

Silver Christmas wreath

This is a classic Burgin Christmas card using the Hello Friend wreath embossed in silver.  It was a favorite at the September Jingle Jump. Instead of poky embellishments, I punched out circles from Red Glimmer Paper.  I used the retired … Continue reading

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Birthday Wreath

I love this wreath from Hello Friend — in fact, every image from this set.  Here’s a camp card from August: I tried to give it a late-summer look with flowers in Crushed Curry and Lemon Lime Twist.  This is … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #3

A funny thing happened to me when I went to pick up Peter from school yesterday.  Coming out as I was going in was a young man wearing an athletic team shirt that said Burgin. Now in my older years … Continue reading

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Register now for the next Jingle Jump!

Registration for the 2017 Jingle Jump (October) is at the bottom of this page — keep reading!  Please note that these projects are different from those made in September. Is this the year you’ll send out handmade holiday greetings? Then … Continue reading

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Little Trees

I had such a good time at the Jingle Jump this weekend, and I think the stampers did, too!  My goal is 10-minute cards, but I’m not sure I always succeed at that.  This one qualifies, though — especially since … Continue reading

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Make a note in your head

Yesterday I realized too late that I had not packed extra water for an afternoon excursion.  I told Peter I’d have to remember next time, and he said, “Make a note in your head, Gramma!”  I guess that’s a mental … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #2

Last week I learned that a dear friend of mine, one who has been stamping with me since I started Stampin’ Up!, has terminal cancer.  Selfishly, I am sad.  I’m not really sad for her; knowing that heaven awaits, she … Continue reading

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A closer look

If you’re like me, it’s hard to appreciate the all the products in the Stampin’ Up! catalogs because some of them are just too small.  Are you with me on that? When we attend SU! events, like the incentive trips … Continue reading

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Welcome, September!

I’m so happy to welcome a new month — it’s the autumn thing!  Love the colors, smells, tastes, and celebrations.  I confess I made pumpkin bread last week and have ginger snap dough ready to bake this weekend, weather permitting. … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursdays #1

Welcome to Thankful Thursdays!  First, I need to tell you that there is no order to my list.  It’s random, it’s sometimes week-specific, and sometimes it might be a little silly. This week has been a challenge, with one home … Continue reading

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