High Flying Friend

I have a quick post today with a cute little card featuring one of my favorite sets. The colors are from an OLD challenge over at Color Q and the sketch is from Clean and Simple! I made this card for another neighbor. My girls have been spending alot of time at her house and …

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HSS Monchromatic Challenge #82

I LOVE Monochromatic anything! It just really appeals to me! SO, this week, I got to play with that theme for our Hand Stamped Sentiment Challenge! Can you guess who I made this card for? Ha! Yep, you got it! My new little nephew named Jack! We finally got a baby boy in the family!! …

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Is it October yet?

Did I tell you how hot it got here this week? 107. Yep. That’s right 107!!!  Update-110 degrees!! I am so ready for Fall and cooler weather! Even if cooler means low 90s! I love this super cute new stamp set coming out in the Holiday Mini (Thursday!!!) This little witch looks like my girls! …

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Margarita Thanks!

The best part about our new house has to be our new neighbors! My girls have made some great friends, the dog has made some great doggie friends and hubby and I have made some wonderful friends! We spent Friday and Saturday night sitting in the middle of the cul de sac with our neighbors. …

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My 2nd U Satmp with Dawn Project

Today at U Stamp With Dawn with Friends I {Heart} the Holidays, my Thanksgiving Helper project suite is featured. Included are a Thank You board for your guests, recipe cards for a recipe station at your Thanksgiving dinner, Place Cards, Napkin Rings, and a Thank You card for your guests! It’s the perfect companion for …

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U Stamp WIth Dawn Announcment and Paper Shares

Hey everybody! I am super excited to announce that I have been invited back once again to design for the next installment of U Stamp With Dawn and Friends! Paper Parade will be focusing on showcasing Stampin’ Up! Paper from the USA/Canada 2011 – 2012 Idea Book & Catalog as well as the 2011 Holiday …

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Kindness Matters

A quick post today to show you I made a card for a friend. I used the colors from Just Add Ink and the sketch form CardPatterns.  And, I again did the gingham check method. It’s my new addiction. .. Stamps: Kindness Matters ink and paper: Just Add Cake DSP, Peach Parfait, Cajun Craze, Marina …

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Halloween is creepin’ in on me!

Boo! Ya ready? yea, I love Halloween. I know, I shouldn’t but I do!! pumpkins, costumes and candy? Uhm- yes please! All my new Halloween sets are yelling at me to get them dirty!! Today’s project is inspired by the sketch at Inkspiration…  and the theme challenge at A La Card Monkey . I ended up …

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HSS- Banner Bash!

If you know me, you know I LOVE Banners! A lot! So, this week’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is all me! These Banners are crazy popular right now in the craft world. For this week’s card, I tried out a new technique I learned, but now can’t find the blog to credit it!  Anyhow, …

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Blue Leaves!

Are you missing my Scrapbook Saturday posts? Yea.. me too…  For all you scrapbook fans, I will get back there, I promise. Eventually… But, in the mean time, I have a card for you today!  I love, love, love these big chunky buttons that are coming out in the new Holiday Mini! They are BIG! …

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I’m a horrible friend…

One of my very BFFs has a birthday in August. She is a teacher too and always talks about how her birthday gets passed over every year because she and everyone else is so busy. Well, guess who passed her over this year… ME! And, whats worse? I was at her house for THREE HOURS …

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Thinking of you…

Today’s card was inspired by Shellie Gardner’s August Challenge. A “thinking of you” is probably the most important card you can send out. Those people who may be down or having a hard time would be so touched by the fact that you have thought and prayed for them. I really need to keep more …

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Spooky Lit Garland- U Stamp WIth Dawn and Friends project

Today at U Stamp With Dawn and Friends I have a project featured. It’s a Halloween Ribbon Lit Garland. A little Spooky Bingo Bits…  And a fun card and envelope to go with it! If your interested in the full color directions, as well as MANY more, click HERE to join the fun at U …

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Hand Stamped Sentiments #80- All stitched up!

Today’s challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments is so fun! I love sewing on my cards and scrapbook pages, but don’t always do it out of shear laziness! It’s not hard, it’s just that I don’t like getting out the sewing machine, threading it, sewing and then putting it all back! But, my new scrapbook room …

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Back to School- Jr. High style!

I had the pleasure of spending Saturday night with this amazing group of young ladies! Some of them were in my Kindergarten class, and now they are going to Middle School! One of my BFFs organizes a back to school party for her daughter and her friends. She has me come over and do some …

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Ribbon and Paper Shares

Who needs ribbon, paper or trinkets? I am opening several new shares today! What is a SHARE? I purchase every color of a certain product, say the ribbon you see above. I cut it into 1 yard strips. Each person in the share gets 1 yard of each color. It’s a great way to get …

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Pinwheel Tutorial VIDEO!

Hi everybody! I got lots of request for a tutorial on how to make a pinwheel. after I posted this project on Monday. I thought since it is so simple, I would try my hand at making a video! Eek! I’ve always admired those amazing Demos out there that make videos, and have been contemplating making …

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It’s raining…

Flowers, not men. Sorry if you got excited! This week’s challenge at Our Creative Corner is FLOWERS!  This is a set I got at convention and have not had time to play with is. It’s very cute and it involves two step stamping, although i just did a little one step rather than the two …

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More Back to School…

I am SO EXCITED about today’s project! I amin  full “get ready to go back to school” mode so I am continuing with another Back to School challenge from the Paper Players! I don’t know about you, but I have noticed a huge trend in the paper crafting world: Pin Wheels! So, I am jumping …

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Back to School- HSS#79

What perfect timing for me this week! Hand Stamped Sentiment’s challenge today is to create something for Back to School. And, being a teacher, that is exactly what frame of mind I am in!  I once again came across Bath and Body Work’s little antibacterial holders while out shopping. They continue to came up with the cutest “flavors!” …

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Many Thanks…

Well, I’m BACK! “The Internet Man” showed up today and I practically threw myself on him to hug him! Ok, I didn’t but I would have done whatever was required! Lol! I have realized just how dependent I am on the net. It’s very scary actually! Plus, all my pins on Pinterest that I have …

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Hand Stamped Sentiments #78- Fancy Folds

I am thrilled to announce that I have been invited to join the Design Team at Hand Stamped Sentiments. I have played along many times there and when I met Erin and Shannon at convention they asked me to join them! Wow! So, of course, I said yes and this is my first week! I …

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Live from Starbucks…

Hi everybody! I am blogging tonight from Starbucks because my new house still does not have Internet. (Insert ugly things about AT&T here!! GRR!!) Anyway, I wanted to give you a quick update on me and our big move. We began moving on Friday and are completely exhausted and sore beyond belief! But, the new …

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