Upcoming Events!

I am so excited about all of my upcoming events! I designed a new one this weekend called: Simply Cards April 22,  2-4 pm (my house) This class is designed as simple card making. Make 8 cards (2 of each shown) as well as a card keeper box. This is a great class for someone new …

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Banner Bash! HSS #107

Happy Tuesday! (Or, Happy Another Monday is now 6 days away!) Today is Hand Stamped Sentiment’s Challenge Day and this week’s challenge is: BANNERS! I took banners over the top this time! Ha! I overestimated my space, but I still think it’s super cute! It’s a running joke among my friends just how super crazy …

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Celebrate! And, a new technique…

Hi y’all! I’ve got a new card today that features a really cool technique! See those flowers on the background? They look like rub-ons, don’t they?  Well, they’re not! My friend Erin has a fab little video tutorial on her blog on how to do this. I saw her do it recently on her blog …

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Scrapbook Satruday!

I haven’t had time this week to make a scrapbook page because I’ve been so busy getting ready for next week’s craft fair. But, I do have some shadowbox pages that I made to sell to show you! I found several of these “beauties” at Hobby Lobby recently. They are serving trays I think… And …

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Pin Cushion Sweetness

 About a month ago, I signed up to do a craft fair. It’s next weekend, so I have been feverishly doing all kinds of little projects. Kimberly Van Diepen made a beautiful pin cushion a while back, and I decided to try them for the fair.  These little babies are so sweet! I just love …

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Copycat

I saw THIS card on Pinterest recently and Fell. In. LOVE! I had to copy it for a workshop! It was simple enough for beginners, but also beautiful and involved enough for those who are experienced. I did change it a tad because I wanted to feature stamps in the Occasions Mini catalog.  I used …

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My Digital Studio Bookmarks

I recently made some bookmarks to go inside my catalogs at workshops. I wanted to give my customers a quick reference guide. I printed three to a page right on to regular cardstock on my printer. I thought they looked very professional and it got me thinking about what else you could do this kind …

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HSS #106- Color Blocking!

Color Blocking. That’s a broad description to me. My original thought is a scrapbook page with large blocks of solid color cardstock. I think that’s kind of old school, yes? So, after a little searching, I am finding that it is defined many different ways. How do you define Color Blocking? This week at Hand …

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6″ X 6″ Scrapbooks

A 6″ X 6″ scrapbook page is a great way to get your feet wet when starting to scrapbook. This size album also makes a great gift! This weekend, I had two SU events and both included a little scrapbook page to fit this size album! This little page was so fun to make! It …

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Scrapbook Saturday

I am so excited about today’s scrapbook page! It’s very different from what I normally do because its all BOY!  Today I’ve been invited to a crop put together by a sweet friend I’ve known since high school.  She and her sister and putting together a scrapbook gathering at  their church and thought it would …

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Simply Enchanted Treat

One of my club projects this month was an oldie but goodie. The sour cream container was one of the first things I learned how to make many, many years ago. I wanted something that would really showcase the SAB paper Everyday Enchantment and I think this did the trick! The tag features Sprinkled Expressions, …

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Here Comes Peter Cotton Tail

So, today is the second day of my Spring, right? Yep, that’s right! Forget Puxatawny Phil (or however you spell it!) I’ve already declared spring’s arrival! I am wearing sandals today! Uh-huh, that’s right! I may be a little cold, but I don’t care! I’m tired of trouser socks and boots! So, if it’s spring, …

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Stamper’s Round Up Announcement and Spring has arrived!

Well, Its the day after V-Day. You know what that means? SPRING has arrived! What?????….. No??? Well, that’s what I am telling myself! I loath winter! And, here in South Texas, we have about 4 or 5 days of winter… And I still hate January and February-Boo! Yuck! Hiss!!!! So, I’m declaring today the first day …

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Love is in the Air! (HSS 105)

Happy Valentine’s Day! I actually feel like V-Day has already passed… We had our big celebration last week at school, so it feels like its already passed! But, it hasn’t and today when my little ones wake up they will find three love surprises waiting for them! So, what about you? Did you make something …

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Have an A-MAZE-ing Day!

I saw a card at Leadership, one that was entered into the stamping contest, and I loved it! I took a picture of it, but I have no idea who made it. I CASED it today using the new Mazes in the Mini Catalog. The stamp set is called Your A-Maze-ing! It’s so cute and …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

I thought Saturday would not get her this week! I had another crazy week. I so need Spring Break NOW!!! I am sharing with you the layout we did for Stamp CLub this month. It is a simpler version of my Oh, Gnome page.  I love how it shows of the Everyday Enchantment Paper so …

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Have a Soaring Birthday!

I love when a stamp or punch is used for something other than it’s original purpose. This kind of out of the box thinking is so fun! I’m not always so great at this, but when I see someone else do it, I love it! So, when I saw all the examples for the stamp …

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Pop Rock Valentine

Need another Valentine Gift? How about good old fashion POP ROCKS! I loved these things when I was a kid! I’ve bought them at Dollar Tree and Michales recently. I think this would be a great kid gift! This project features the Heart Framelit. If you’d like a full color tutorial, please check out my …

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Simply Mixed

I wasn’t initially drawn to the Mixed Bunch stamp set when I first looked through the Occasions Mini. But, after seeing it used so many times on line, I ordered it. And now I am so glad I have it! It is so versatile and easy to use! In fact, our upcoming Stamp Camp features …

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HSS #104- The Blues…

Happy Tuesday! With every Tuesday comes a new Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge. This week’s challenge is BLUE….. We have some cool monochromatic colors for this weeks challenge: Baja Breeze, Marina Mist, Not Quite Navy, and any neutral color.  Let’s switch it up a little and show us your fun projects using these colors!!  I LOVE …

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All you need is LOVE….

Sorry for the delay this weekend. Sometimes it’s Scrapbook Saturday, sometimes it’s Scrapbook Sunday! Today, it’s Scrapbook Sunday Night/Monday morning! Ha! I love banners. I have a banner problem in fact. I’m sure you’ve heard… or maybe even noticed… I need an intervention….!!!! I LOVE embellishment packs. And SU,has one in the Occasions mini! All …

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Sunday Mixed Bunch

Hi everybody! Scrapbook Saturday/Sunday has been postponed. I have a page, two actually, ready to go, but I want to meet the Color Q deadline in 14 minutes! LOL! I saw something similar on Pinterest this week using these adorable flowers from Mixed Bunch and just couldn’t wait to make one!  I filled an old …

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A Cup of Thanks

What is it about tea cups? They are just so sweet and fun! Have I ever drank tea out of a tea cup? Never. But, I like to make them with paper!  The tea bag was made exactly like Carrie Gaskin’s from a long time ago. I remembered it and went searching for it when …

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My Digital Studio- FREE

I’ve been slow to get crazy with My Digital Studio because I am a hands on kinda girl. I love paper and ribbon and I thought the digital version just wouldn’t do it for me. But, I have been dabbling with it more recently and I love it!!! It’s not to replace paper scrapping, unless you …

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