Mixed Bunch Bouquet

My third Stamp Camp project was this little Mixed Bunch East Bouquet.  The tag included this little Easter Owl. I used the Flower Punch to make some bunny ears for him! The tag is from Got Treats? This is a very easy project that has a lot of Wow factor. How much would a teacher …

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Stamp Camp Project #2

Did you know you only have 72 hours left to take advantage of Sale A Bration? Wow! Where did the time go… Remember *For every $50 you spend, you get a FREE item from the Sale A Bration catalog! And a punch on your Stamper’s Round Up Card! (It’s a Double Dip!) *Join my Stampin’ …

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Stamp Camp Project #1

Last Saturday, my friend Erin Gonzales and I held our Spring Fling Stamp Camp!  Do you see the cute aprons we’re wearing? Erin has a friend who makes them and she had her make me one to match my blog!! LOVE IT!!!!! Thanks again Erin. Your truly so very thoughtful!!  Erin and I met last …

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HSS #111 Easter Inspiration

Easter is right around the corner! Can you believe it! We’ve got an easy challenge for you this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments– create something for Easter! So, while your playing, you can actually cross something off your upcoming to do list!  I think I must be the last demo on earth to purchase the …

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So Talented!

Hi everybody! Whew! I need  a weekend to receive from my weekend! Wow. I am so ready for Summer Break!                        Today’s card is very monochromatic! I loved the colors this week at the Color Q (although I have missed the submission deadline!) I chose the new set, available only in April, and then …

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Scrapbook Satruday!

For some reason, this page did not photograph well. I’m very disappointed because the colors are so bright and vivid in real life! But, here they are anyway…  For today’s page, I used the Simply Scrapin’ Kit in the Occasions Mini Catalog. It is called Spring Fever. If you’ve never given one of these kits …

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Got Milk?

I had a workshop last weekend and I really wanted to do something with the Milk Carton Die. It’s so cute and I love to show it off! I kept it pretty simple because I didn’t know how much experience my audience would be. We cut it out of Real Red CS and then filled it …

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Anatomy of a Birthday

My middle child turns five next week. She is in love with all things art, so she chose a party at Painting with a Twist. I’ve been mulling over ideas for her invitation for weeks. I started playing around last week and came up with this… at first…. I loved it, but yea right! I …

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HSS 119- Watercolor

Another Tuesday  means another great challenge from Hand Stamped Sentiments! This week, we are challenging you to pull out those blender pens and aqua painters and do some watercoloring! A few years ago, I would only buy stamps that were solid images. The first set I ever bought was a line drawn image, but when …

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Big Shot Class- Project #2

Our second project at last week’s Big Shot class was this cute little flower!  We used the Scallop Circle #2 Die and cut out 8 Muslin (hot material in the crafty world right now) and 1 Burlap (super hot material in the crafty world right now) scalloped circles. We folded the Muslin circles in half and in half …

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Big Shot Class- Project #1

On Friday, I held my first Big Shot class. I kept hearing my friends say “My Big Shot is still in the Box!” or “I don’t know how to use my Big Shot!” Whaaaat???!!! I knew it was time to get these girls moving with their awesome Big Shots! So, I planned two classes around …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

I had so much fun with today’s page! I played with the new (Sneak Peek) paper called Summer Smooches (available on in April 2012, details to come!) I loooove new paper! I stated out by segmenting my background paper using the Simply Scored Diagonal Plate. Then, I did the same thing with the DSP pages. …

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Thoughts of You

Today’s card is simple and sweet. Again, monochromatic for the most part.  I love the new Simply Scored Diagonal Plate for making simple and quick embossed backgrounds. It adds a lot of dimension to an otherwise simple card. I just score it diagonally every 1 inch and then flip it and do it again.  I …

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A Case of the Blues

I’ve got the case of the BLUES this morning. Why? Cause I have to take my kids to see The Lorax today! WAAA! Now, don’t get me wrong, I love movies and I love my kids! I just don’t love Dr. Seuss! Gag! As a teacher, you’d think I’d love him, but no, quite the …

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Last Day to Register!!

Today is the LAST DAY to register for the FREE Stamp Camp!! You purchase the supplies and we provide the enite day for FREE! Erin Gonzales and I are offering another Stamp Camp on March 24. This Stamp Camp is FREE with the purchase of the stamp set, punch, twine and large pearls. AND, because …

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Somewhere over the Rainbow…

My very favorite kind of challenge is a RAINBOW challenge! I love, love, love doing cards with rainbow colors! So, for my second week hosting the HSS challenge, I chose a Rainbow theme! I chose to keep it sweet and simple this week. The little hearts are from the new embossing sizzlit in the Occasions …

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Strawberry Sweet!

 I bought a strawberry plant last week. I thought it would be fun to grow strawberries with the girls. Not sure if I’ll be able to keep it alive.. LOL! I was inspired by my little strawberry plant (you can see it in the background) when making today’s project! Next month, Stampin’ Up has a …

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Scrapbook Satruday!

Good Morning! I’m so excited this morning because today is the first day of Spring Break for me! Yay! I plan on spending lots of time in the “Bat Cave” this week! And my mom is coming to stay for a few days so that means shopping and crafting with my favorite partner in crime! …

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Craft Sale Recap

So last weekend, I participated in my first craft show. I was excited and nervous all at the same time. I had worked for weeks to prepare for it.  My set up looked pretty good, at least I thought so!  Lots of catalogs of course!  I even had a card making station (FREE) and had …

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Take me back to Nineteen Eighty Something…

Who here loved to roller skate when they were a kid? Now, I’m not talking about roller blades! I’m talking about roller skates with 4 wheels and the stopper on the front!  Yes! Me too! I can still smell that roller rink!! Today’s card is a TOTAL lift from a Demonstrator named Aimee Cretsinger. I …

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Fiesta!

Here in San Antonio, we have a HUGE even every Spring called Fiesta. It started in 1891 in honor the heroes that fought in the battles of the Alamo and San Jacento (thank you Google!) Today it’s a 2 week party with 3 parades and nightly events, pageants and lots of fun! So, when I …

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HSS Color Challenge #108

Hi y’all! I’m excited for this week’s HSS challenge because it’s my challenge! I picked these colors because they are my favorite. If you walk into my house right now, these are the colors you would see! I chose the Domestic Goddess stamp set for this card. I just got it recently, even though last …

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Happiness Always

Hi everybody! Sorry that I skipped Scrapbook Saturday/Sunday this week! I had a page in progress, I just didn’t get it done! Yesterday was consumed with the craft fair (update and pictures to come later this week) and today was just too gorgeous to be spent inside! But, it will be ready for next weekend, I …

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Craft Fair Day

Good morning! As your reading this, I am busy with my very first craft fair! I wanted to show you my fab little PINK ladder I made for display! I think she’s a cutie! I found her in a junk store for $20. I sanded her down and sprayed her hot pink! Love it! And, …

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