Even the Naughty deserve something nice….

As I’ve talked about before, we moved into a new neighborhood last summer. Our kids are in hog heaven! There are 18 kids on our street, and only 1/2 the lots are occupied! So, needless to say, we are Kid Central! So, when i saw this post on Pinterest for Candy Cane Playdough, I thought …

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Hand Stamped Sentiments inspired Advent Calendar

The trees are done! My new addiction this year is this incredible shiny MESH! Ahhh! Love it! Anyway, I digress…. This week’s challenge at HSS really gave me the kick in the pants I needed to finish one MAJOR project I was avoiding. Can you tell what it is…..???? No, not my beautiful tree! The …

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Scrapbook Sunday!

I missed Scrapbook Saturday y’all! My bad.. I have been home since Friday, but have been a mad Christmas Decorating, Christmas Shopping, School Project Making Fool! I’m exhausted! But, I do have a page to share!  Sasafrass is the name I have for my youngest.. She acts sassy and silly, so it just seems to …

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Candy Cane Christmas

I was so excited to see the Candy Cane Christmas Designer Fabric on sale at Stampin’ Up’s Extravaganza! It is so cute! I have been wanting to use some fabric for my stamp clubs and this is the perfect opportunity! Today’s card is inspired by the colors at Inkspirations and the sketch at Sweet Sunday …

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HSS #92- Winter Wonderland!

Well, it’s been a muggy 82 today here in South Texas while I shopped all day for Christmas! Boo! But, I hope where you are, you are enjoying more seasonable appropriate weather! I’m ready for something like this: Hand Stamped Sentiments # 94 As we are getting ready for this wonderful season we want to …

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Online Extravaganza- HURRY!

It’s here! Stampin’ Up’s Online Extravaganze is legendary! And this year is no different! But, don’t hesitate! Today there are two items that will only be on sale for 24 hours! Simpl Scored- $23.96 Cookie Press Stamps- $13.56 Plus, a bunch of other great products that are up to 60% off! Treat yourself to an …

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Scrapbook Saturday- Pinterest Inspired

Pinterest has become my new go to for everything! I mean, I no longer google, I Pinterest! It is fabulous! My only frustration is that if the person who has pinned the picture has not labeled it as the thing it is (Fall Scrapbook Page) and labels it instead something they feel (Love this!, Awesome!, …

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One sheet wonder…

I found this cool little treat holder on Pinterest a while back and had done nothing with it. Honestly, it looked complicated. But, I finally gave it a try with some of Stampin’ Up’s new Holly Berry paper and Whoa! Cu-te! And so not complicated at all! You fold it up and it holds cookies …

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The wrong card..

This is the card I created for the HSS challenge… The one that was an old challenge, but I thought it was the current challenge. Oh well, I will use it anyhow!  Stamps: Delightful Decorations, Petite Pairs Ink and Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Gold, Whisper White Other: Ornament Punch, Basic Rhinestones, Cherry Cobbler Twine, …

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12 Days of Jokes

First, ,I want to say I am a total LOOSER. Today is Hand Stamped Sentiments Day. Yes, I did the card, several days ago. It’s super cute. However, when I went to link up last night, I realized I did the wrong challenge. Sigh… Loooooo-ZER! Sorry HSS girls. Really, I feel terrible! So, even thought …

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Santa Gift Card Holder

I spent some time today coming up with a few more designs for the Christmas Card Making Marathon. My challenge has been to come up with something beautiful, yet easy to reproduce. I think this one fits the bill!  It is a normal card base 11″ X 4 1/4, scored at 2 and 7 1/2″ …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

Good morning! We had these fabulous pictures made a couple of weeks ago and I couldn’t wait to scrap them! This is my middle daughter Emma. She is 4. And full of LIFE!  I found a page online and pinned it to Pinterest (FOLLOW ME!) and couldn’t wait to lift it! I have no idea …

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In Review…

Hi everybody! It’s been such a busy week that I have not gotten home in time to take pictures for the blog! I have projects to show you, I just haven’t gotten home before the sun goes down so I can’t take pictures! Uhg! I hate Daylight Savings Time! Anyway, I thought I would show …

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HSS# 92- Over the Top

This week at Hand Stamped Sentiments, we’ve got a seasonal challenge for you! For this week’s challenge, create a card that is over the top. A card that is decked out with all the bling, layers and detail. Have fun and don’t hold back, we can’t wait to see what you come up with. OK, …

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An Oldie But Gooide…

While working on my cards for the Christmas Card Making Marathon, I used Paper Pal Arts’ cool color combo. I also reached back into my tried and true card designs to make a fun reindeer card! Stamps: Jolly Bingo Bits Punches: 1″ Square, 1″ Circle, 3/4″ Circle Punch Other: Real Red Striped Grosgrain Ribbon Ink …

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Scrapbook Satruday!

When I first saw Monika Davis’ Pumpkin Layout at U Stamp With Dawn, I was in love! How stinking cute were those pumpkins! I had to make one for myself!  The pumpkins are good old paper piecing. Simple shapes traced onto Spice Cake DSP, inked with Soft Suede and then faux stitching added with a Stampin …

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Christmas Card Buffet!

It’s beginning to look a lot like CHRISTMAS CARDS!! Don’t be like everyone else and give boring store bought cards! Come to the Card Making Marathon on Sunday, November 20th. I will have a Card Buffet set up from 12-5. Make all the cards you need for the holiday season while enjoying some time away …

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HSS Color Chalenge # 91

It’s beginning to look a lot like…. Yep- Christmas!!! Eeek! For this weeks color challenge, we’d like to see your projects using Cherry Cobbler, Real Red, Wild Wasabi and Very Vanilla.  Now that Halloween has passed, it’s time to move in to the Holiday season.  We can’t wait to see what you come up with. …

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