Saturday, November 27, 2010

Aloha! We have arrived!

After many hours of traveling, we arrived on the Big Island! After we checked into our hotel, we grabbed a bite to eat and took some drinks down to the beach. Even though it was cloudy, the sunset was beautiful!


There is a small lagoon along the path to the beach. Shortly after my husband took this photo, a couple were married as the sun was setting!


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Don't forget to check out my on-line store for the fantastic on-line sale from Stampin' Up!!

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope all of you have a wonderful holiday! My husband and I are leaving tomorrow morning for Hawaii! I have not been to Hawaii and I cannot wait!! I will try and post some photos while we are there!




Meanwhile....here is a card I made for a wedding we went to recently. I used the 5 Petal Flower punch technique to make the flowers (See earlier post). I used the swirl stamp from Baroque Motif with Blushing Bride card stock, ink and Glimmer Brads.


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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tis' the Season

Tis' the season for making and sending Christmas cards! With fewer cards being sent, hand made cards are truly a gift from the sender!




Supplies: Cherry Cobbler, Cake Crumb & Very Vanilla card stock; Black Stazon, Always Artichoke & Cherry Cobbler ink; Cherry Cobbler markers; Deck the Halls fabric; Antique Brads; Peaceful Season (hostess set from the Holiday Mini) and Christmas Greetings stamp sets; Aqua Painters.

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Ready...Get Set...SHOP!


Once again, Stampin' Up is offering a fantastic sale! From now until November 30th you can shop from my On-Line Store! Some items are 50% off (like the My Digital Studio!). Click here to see a list of what is on sale! These items can only be purchased on-line! (Note: When viewing the bundles in the Online Store, click "More Images" to see photos of the other products in the bundle)

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Happy Shopping!!!!

Monday, November 22, 2010

Pointsettia Card



The flower on this card is made with the 5 Petal Flower Punch. The technique for this was a Main Stage presentation by Pam Morgan at Convention last July. To make the Pointsettia, punch two flowers out of card stock. Spritz them with water and crumple them, then un-crumple them. Using your fingers, mold them to create the crease. Allow to dry. Adhere together with a Glimmer Brad. I adhered the flower to the card with a Stampin' Dimensional. The top of the card is embossed with the Petals-a-Plenty Embossing Folder.
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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Happy Holidays!

It's hard to believe that Christmas will be here in just a little over 4 weeks! I've barely begun shopping! One good thing is that my workshops have been all about Christmas cards so I should be ready to mail cards in a few weeks!

This was one of our club projects this month. It's a different size card - 5 1/4 by 5 1/4 that fits into our 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch square envelopes.
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Supplies: Blushing Bride, Baja Breeze, Garden Green & Whisper White card stock; Candy Cane Christmas designer series paper & Fabric; Candy Cane Big Designer Buttons; Linen Thread; Scallop Square Bigz Sizzix Die; Big on Christmas stamp set; Blushing Bride, Baja Breeze & More Mustard markers; Black Stazon Ink; Aqua Painter and Garden Green Classic Ink; Mini Glue Dots.