Grape and Lemon!

Hi everybody! I’ve got a quick card to show you today using some fun colors! I don’t think I’ve ever used this color combo! Purple and Yellow- Grapes and Lemons? Love it! The pieces of this card some from many different things. That’s what I love about SU- if you pull from different suites, or …

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Scrapbook Saturday

Yesterday, My friend Erin posted a page on her blog that I LOVED. I immediately lifted it! LOL! Mine went a little crazy and i couldn’t stop with the squares, but I still like the way it turned out! I started with a bunch of squares that were 3″. I started with the row in …

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Wow! What a crazy wild day in the Stampin’ Up word was yesterday!? Huge retired accessory list has spent alot of us into a sad, crying, arms wrapped around our self, rocking back and forth mess! But only for a second! I’m really not all that upset about ALL the dies and punches I am …

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RUN, Don’t Wait! Retired List are here!

Stampin’ Up released their discounted retired accessories list today and its a doozie! I’m hyperventilating a tad! Lot’s of punches, LOTS of Big Shot dies and all the ink pads! (Ink pads are being redesigned, they will be back in the new catalog, just a little bit different!) So, this stuff if while it lasts …

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HSS #115- Spring has Sprung!

Good morning! Today is Tuesday, so that means another Hand Stamped Sentiment’s challenge! This week, we’ve got a super simple challenge for you: SPRING! For today’s card, I pulled out an oldie but goodie. Loads of Love! This was my very first stamp set I ever bought. And, sadly, it’s retiring this year! I was …

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Welcome to The Bat Cave

Last year when we were shopping for a new home, top on my list was a BIG Scrapbook room. And hubby was fine with that, as long as he got his 3 car garage. Well, we found our dream home that included a wonderful, big loft for me in which my husband lovingly refers to …

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Scrapbook Saturday

He y’all! Yay for SATURDAY! And it’s gorgeous here too! I went outside to take pictures of today’s page and it’s just too sunny! Everything looks washed out! Uhg!  It’s a masculine card today! I don’t get to do those very often. This is my hubby last fall running his first marathon! I was so …

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Little Card, Big Wow!

This was the third Summer Smooches project we made this month at Stamp Club. It’s only 3 X 3 and has a matching envelope!  The base is a 3″ Scallop Square cut with the Big Shot. The Whisper White base was 2 3/4 X 5 1/2″.  We used the Petite Pairs stamp set to stamp …

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Mucho Smoocho

No puedo obtener suficiente del nuevo verano Smooches Suite! ¿Y tú? Tienen que ordenó todavía?   What? You didn’t know I could speak Spanish??  Ha! I can’t!! Thank you Google Translator! It’s Fiesta Season here in San Antonio, so I was just in the mood to speak a little Spanish… Ole! 😉   Anyway, what …

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HSS #114- Black Magic!

Today at Hand Stamped Sentiments, we’ve got a  pretty interesating challenge for you! In fact, one I had never hear dof! I had to go watch the tutorial myslef to find out what it was! I decided to go with a stary night background using the black magic technique. I love how it turned out! I …

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Gift Tags

It’s not often I get to do something that is BOYish, so when I do, it’s always so fun! The girls were invited to a birthday party of a friend and I had to pull out I Dig You to make some tags. I love this set! It is easy to stamp and easy to …

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Retired List is HERE!

The retiring stamp set list came out today! it’s HUGE! You can see it HERE. Holy cow! I own 84 sets that are retiring!! Yikes! Make sure to check out the list and see if you’ve got a must have on the list! Order HERE before they run out! And, don’t forget, for every $30 …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

Hi y’all! Sorry I’m late today. Do you ever just feel like you just can’t do another thing.. Yea, that was me today and writing this post. But, Outback Steak House helped me to summon the energy to park it here in front of the computer to bring you today’s page! Ha! This month’s Scrapbook …

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Finally Friday!

TGIF! Yes! I am so happy the weekend is here! This has been a LONG week with a Field Trip, Field Day and a Funeral. And tonight is Stamp Club! I need a nap! Today’s card is my favorite color combo- blue and orange! Did you get this stamp set during Sale A Bation? I …

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Vintage Type

Good morning! I’ve got a quick drive by post for you this morning!  Don’t you just love this vintage typewriter? reminds me of all the things I saw in Warrenton last weekend! I used several small pieces of newsprint dsp to make it look like a very busy typewriter! These pennants are everywhere! Is it …

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A Hybrid Mother’s Day (HSS 113)

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! I always run late with Mother’s day for some reason! Well, thankfully, Hand Stamped Sentiments has pushed me to act early this year! At least with the card! So, if your a loyal follower, you’ve heard me talk many times about my Mom, The Artist. She and I …

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The Bold and Bright

Today, I have a pretty simple card for you! All I did to create the background was ink the Striped Embossing Folder in Daffodil Delight. i ran it through the Big Shot with a piece of Daffodil Delight cardstock. I reinked it, turned the paper and ran it through again. I used a pencil to …

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Junkin’ in Warrenton, Tx

Yesterday, one of my BFFs and I drove 2 1/2 hours to visit one of the biggest Antique/Junkin’ events in Texas- Warrenton Market Days. I was so excited, I could hardly sleep! At one of these Market Days, you can find anything from turn of the century antique furniture, to doll heads on rusty springs.. …

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Scrapbook Saturday!

We recently had professional pictures done by a wonderful photographer we’ve used for a few years (Brandi Sutherland– check her out! She’s amazing!) We had them taken in a patch of bluebonnets, which is the state flower of Texas and grows in abundance in the spring. Actually, not every spring here in South Texas. We …

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Matching Envelope!

I finally put some time into exploring the new diagonal plate that I ordered for my Simply Scored. It comes with a great guide on measurements for making all different kinds of envelopes.  I needed a card for an upcoming slumber party, so I pulled out Grunge Rock because I feel like it’s so good …

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What’s Happening?

I am a little blurry eyed this morning.. I was out late last night… you know, we like to party around here on school nights.. NOT! We were out late watching Disney on Ice! Yes, that’s right, we hung out with Princess Tiana, Cinderella and Rapunzel! Whoo wee! Watch out World! Yes, it was fun, but …

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Dare to Dream

Good morning and Happy Wednesday! Only one more work day (after today!) for me! Whoo hoo! I wish every week was a four day work week! Today’s cad is a bright one! I used citrus colors to create a fun and whimsical card that I thought might be a good graduation card or even congratulations …

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HSS #112 and a New Product Share Offer!

Hi y’all! It’s Tuesday, so it’s Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge Day! And, we have a beautiful color challenge for ya this week!   I once again used my Tasteful Trims Die. It’s my most used die FOR SURE! I also inked the edges a bunch. The last “edge’ was cut with the border edglits. They …

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Summer Smooches

With Sale A Bration over, you might think I was a little sad… Well, I would be if it weren’t for Summer Smooches!  SU has released a Sneak Peak bundle for the upcoming Catalog (June1). It’s only available in April! And, if your a follower of my blog, you know I love the BRIGHTS! Well, …

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