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Nov 20, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Hello! - Yes I'm actually posting a card here.  I know it's been ages since I've posted anything.  Last week I got the stamping bug and created a few Thanksgiving cards to send out.  So today I am sharing the first of the cards I made.

I just love that little Raccoon.  He's so cute.

Stamps: Snag 'em stamps Apple Cider Collection by Imaginisce.
Sentiment: Amuse Studio
Background Stamp - Stampin'Up!
Card Stock - SU Cajun Craze, Old Olive, Crushed Curry and Whisper White
Designer Paper - Imaginisce (Apple Cider Collection)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Cajun Craze, Old Olive.
Copic Markers
Border Punch - EK Success
Nestabilitie Circle Dies
Foam Mounting Tape.

Jun 26, 2014

Something old and yet new

Gosh I seem to be neglecting this blog a lot but hey it's just hard to keep up with everything right now so I hope you don't give up on me.

Here is a card I did awhile back for a One on One card swap that I forgot to post here on my blog.

Here is a close-up of the sparkle on the butterfly.

All stamps except for the gray splatter stamp (SU Itty Bitty Backgrounds) are from Unity.

I tried the Masking Tape technique on this card.

If you have any questions about it feel free to email me.  Thanks for looking.

May 10, 2014

Mother's Day 2014

Hi!  Does everyone remember me still?  I know it's been awhile between postings and I've missed you all.  -  Anyway I'm here today to share the card I made my mom for Mother's Day.  -  Oh I also changed the look of my blog, let me know if you like it or not.

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Stamps used:  Rose is from Unity (May 2013 Kit of the Month)
Sentiment: Hero Arts
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers & Prisma Colored Pencils
Card Stock:  Rose Red, Old Olive, Whisper White (Stampin'Up!)
Designer Paper - SU (retired pattern)
Punch - EK Success
Embossing Folder - Swiss Dot - Cuttlebug
Gems - Annabelle Stamps
Iridescent Ice EP - SU
Nestabilitie Circle Dies
Foam Mounting Tape

I'll be back again next week with another card to share with you all.  I'm hoping to start doing a little more stamping then I have been this past couple of years. 

Mar 28, 2014

Go Fly A Kite

I've been on a bit of a Stamping Sabbatical lately and just recently joined in with the SSUS (Sensational Stampin Up Stampers) group in a One-One Anything Goes card exchange.  With this exchange we can use stamps, papers, embellishments, etc...from ANY company we want.  We make one full card and send it to our partner.  Here is the card that I made and sent to my partner,

Stamps: Unity (March 2013 Kit of the Month)
Card Stock: SU - Whisper White, Tangerine Tango, Real Red, Old Olive)
Designer Paper - My Minds Eye (Lime Twist - Fly a Kite "Soar" Kites Paper).
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Prisma Colored Pencils, Gamsol.
Embossing Folder - The Paper Studio
Punch - EK Success
Fishtail Dies - MFT
Ribbon, SU

Here is the card I received from my partner: Jeanne Nielsen

She even did the inside:

Isn't that fun!

Mar 21, 2014

Mojo lost, Card Casing to the rescue!

Yes,  I "cased" a card and I'm not ashamed to admit it.  I'm a bit "rusty" with my stamping lately since I haven't done much of it for some time.  I came across THIS CARD
made by the talented Karen Giron  and loved it.  I decided to do my own take on this card so without further ado here is my version:

I didn't have any Die cut out like the (Hi) on Karen's card so I went with a stamped sentiment instead.

Card Stock:  Whisper White, Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight and Old Olive.
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Sentiment - Amuse Studio
Embossing Folder - Modern Wallpaper (Cuttlebug-Provo Craft)
Circle Die - Spellbinders
Flower Die - Amuse Studio
Gem - Source Unknown
I also used a piercing tool around the outside edge of the circle.

Thanks for the Inspiration Karen.

Jan 17, 2014

Birthday Cards

It's birthday weekend here as my mom, Marian celebrates her 85th birthday on Saturday and my Granddaughter, Coleen celebrates her 9th birthday on Sunday.  I spent some time this week making their birthday cards. 

Here they are:

Mom's card:

E-mail me if you need information other then the stamps used.

Stamps, Floral image from Unity Stamps June 2013 Kit of the Month, sentiment from, 1994 Annette Allen Watkins (that is what was stamped on the side of the stamp)

Coleen's card:

Not much stamping here:  Sentiment is from Amuse Studio.
I found a cute felt monkey a few years ago and finally got around to putting it on a card.   Again if you want to know what else was used to make the card you can e-mail me.

Off to do some birthday shopping.

Jan 8, 2014

A New Years Card

Hello and welcome.  Today I'm sharing the very 1st card I have made in 2014.  A new blogging friend ask me if I'd be willing to make her a New Years card that she could send to a friend who needed some cheering and support after having a rough year in 2013.  Here is what I came up with.

I wanted something fun and colorful.  I got to use up some old scraps as well.

The sentiment is from Amuse Studio.
Card Stock - Stampin'Up!
Star Punches - SU
Tag Punch - MFT (My Favorite Things)
Gold Glitter