Another Thank You

Good Sunday morning everyone! I have a fun card I made last night for a very special person who has really helped me out a lot lately. I wanted to make it “fancy” for her and I think I achieved that! I have been wanting to use the Backgrounds Rule stamp since I got it! …

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#Hello

Now that school is out, I finally have time to PLAY with all the new stuff I got from the new catalog. One of my favorite new things is the 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon. Wow! I didn’t know what to expect, but I LOVE it!! It’s thin… think stops of material… and flat. It lays very …

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Sweet Sweetie Pie

When the Sweetie Pie Photopolymer stamp set was released recently, I fell in love instantly! An entire sheet of cute little girl faces. What could be better? I have a million and one uses for these! I used them this weekend for the sketch at Stampin Celebration Inspiration Challenge.  For today’s card, I used as …

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Wow! Do you like a SALE?

Well, we’ve got one for you!  Today only (Thursday) my favorite ribbon is on SALE!! I use it all the time!       CLICK HERE TO ORDER! PLUS, these beautiful bundles are on sale as well! Click on the flyer to read the details.  CLICK HERE TO ORDER! And, don’t forget about this week’s …

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A few of my favorite things…(FMU117)

I had so much fun with this week’s Friday Mash Up Challenge!  Here’s your Mashup Challenge: Create a project using a “line from the grid”. Create a project with a “few of your Favorite things ( Stamps & Colors)”. Or Mash it Up and create a project using the “Tic Tac Toe grid with a few of your …

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I (Heart) Hexagons! Friday Mash Up 113

We’ve got a great challenge this week at The Friday Mash Up!  It’s MY challenge this week!  I LOVE the trendy hexagons that are everywhere right now. And I am pumped that I just got a new hexagon punch in the mail this week!! So, when I saw this sweet little purse I knew it would be wonderful inspiration …

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Teacher Appreciation Part 1

In my real life, I am a first grade teacher… This is a FUN week at my school, as we are showered with goodies all week! It’s a tough, but rewarding job. I’d never trade it! But, I am also a mom of three girls! All three go to my shool, so I am also …

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Crisp Cantaloupe and Calypso Coral- Match made in heaven!

It’s Monday again!! Arrggg! And we had a three day weekend… not to mention the two sick days I took last week. Sigh… No, that’s OK! Because I only have 28 more school days! Whoo hoo! I can do 28 days, right??? Today I have more new goodies for you! This card uses the new …

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Make a Wish!

Hello everybody! Today I have a fun birthday card to share with you. I’ve had this set for a while and have not gotten a chance to ink it up!  My colors were inspired by the challenge from Dynamic Duos: Primrose Petals and something else. My something else is Daffodil Delight! Pink and yellow- so …

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Papillion Potpourri- Stamping on Canvas (TFMU102)

Happy Friday! I survived the first week back after Spring Break! Yay! Today’s challenge at The Friday Mashup is a Triple Challenge! So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: 1. Make a project using the “Sketch“. 2. Or Make a project using “Butterflies & Your Brayer“. 3. Or “Mash it Up” and create a project with “your Brayer using the Sketch and add some Butterflies”. I …

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Spring Sampler- FMU 100!!

We’re 100! Can you believe it? Well, not really 100, but The Friday Mash Up has reached 100 challenges! Whoo hoo! This week, we are challenging you to go back to the vault and pick your favorite challenge!     So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: 1. Make a project using “Your Favorite Challenge 1-99”. …

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A Million Moments

Did you survive Valentine’s Day? Mine was…ehhh. Crazy work day, and then the babysitter cancels TEN MINUTES before we were supposed to go see Beautiful Creatures. Words can not describe how disappointed I was! I need as escape AND I’ve been waiting fr this movie! So, I went and did a little retail therapy on …

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So Worth the Wait- FMU 96

TGIF! It’s TIME for the weekend! And its TIME for another Friday Mash Up! I’m the hostess this week and I chose to focus on clocks!   Source So here is the “Mashup” Challenge: 1. Make a project with a “Time Theme“. 2. Or Make a project using the “Color Black“. 3. Or “Mash it …

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December Artisan Design Team Project 1- MDS Journal

This month, Stampin’ Up sent the Artisan Design Team and amazing box! Full of LOTS of amazing things! But, my first projects was not created with what was in the box. It was created using what they sent us digitally! We got two digital downloads: Good Life Journal Template and Freehand Phrases. So, I opened …

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HSS 134- It’s a Color Challenge!

  So did you have a great Labor Day? I love having Monday off! I get so much done and feel less stressed out when I have an extra day to get all my “to do” items checked off! I think the work week should just be Tuesday throught Friday, don’t you!   One thing …

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FMU70- Stick Pins and Vintage

I’m excited to host my first challenge over at The Friday Mashup! This week’s photo shows off something I love to use- Stick Pins! And, I also chose to go with a “vintage” style challenge because this is my weakness! I need to be pushed in this area! I think I did pretty well stepping …

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Country Christmas (FMU69)

TGIF! Boo! Only a few more Friday’s at home for this teacher… Sigh… Anyway, were doing a little Christmas in July this week at the Friday Mashup! It’s kind of hard to get in the mood for Christmas right now, but I have some new goodies that I got to use. New goodies always make …

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More jars? Yes, please!

OK, I can’t stop! This little jar that came in my Seasonal Catalog preorder has now been stamped at least 10 times!! It’s so cute and fun! This stamp set is called Perfectly Preserved.  This time, I put flowers in it. I stamped it on Whisper White and then stamped the stems in Old Olive …

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Hand Stamped Sentiments #125

Hey everybody! Welcome to another round of Hand Stamped Sentiment’s Challenge. This week, we are challenging you with the following colors: I’m a Brights and Regals girl, so it took me a while to get my head around this color combo. But, once I had the papers and ink out, it started to come together. …

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Dynamic Duos!

I was excited to try a brand new challenge blog this week- Dynamic Duos! It features some of my favorite SU artist and I love the theme of “color duos!” And, it was truly challenging for me for some reason! LOL! I like a good challenge! Sticking to two colors only was HARD for me! I …

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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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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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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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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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