Wednesday, April 30, 2014

My Favorite Flower

My favorite flower is the daisy.  Daisies make me think of warm weather and sunshine.  They make me smile...

Supplies: Pool Party, Whisper White & So Saffron card stock; Circle Card Thinlit Die; Itty Bitty Banners Stamp set and Framelits; Pool Party Classic Ink; Blossom and 1 1/4" Circles punches; Vintage Faceted Buttons; Delicate Details Lace Tape; Retro Fresh Washi Tape, Large Rhinestone

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

I Love the New Catalog!!!!!!!!!

I was one of over 7,000 demonstrators from around the country who attended the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog Premier last night!  The new catalog is fantastic!  Just thought I would share a few photos with you!

The long awaited Blendabilities are finally here!  I can't wait to get my hands on them!  And isn't this flower beautiful?

This is just one of many projects we were shown with new products!

I was so excited that so many of my Sparkler friends were able to come with me!  We had a ball! Freddie and Nancy were lucky winners of a pack of the new In-Color card stock and Designer Series Paper Stack!

I couldn't wait to get home and go through the catalog!  I can't wait to share it with you!

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Friday, April 18, 2014


My daughter saw a card similar to this on Pinterest and I thought it was so cute! I used the Ornament Framelits for the bee's bodies.  The wings were punched with the small oval punch and attached to the bee's head with glue dots.  The finishing touch is using 2-Way Glue and Dazzling Diamonds on the wings.  The antennae were drawn on with a marker.

Supplies:  Vellum, Daffodil Delight, Basic Black & Whisper White card stock; Hexagon Hive Thinlit; Holiday Ornament Framelits; Four Greetings stamp set; Black Stazon Ink; 3/4" Circle & Small Oval Punches

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cards We Hate to Send...

I recently attended the funeral of my mother's cousin's husband.  He was 100 years old. He was a fascinating man and will be missed.  I keep telling myself that I'm going to have a stash of sympathy cards on hand but....well....once again, I needed to head to my stamp room to make some cards for my parents and me.  I've made this one several times - it seems to have become my "go-to" card.

Supplies used:  Very Vanilla, Elegant Eggplant, Wisteria Wonder card stock; Pear Pizzazz, Wisteria Wonder & Elegant Eggplant Markers & Classic Ink; Love & Sympathy stamp set; Decorative Label punch; Delicate Designs Embossing Folder; Crochet Trim

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April Snow Showers Brings May Flowers??

OK....this is just WRONG!  Yesterday it was 80 degrees!  Today there is just over 3" of snow on the ground, breaking a total snowfall record from 1890!  And we were supposed to go to a Tiger baseball game tonight....yep!  Snowed out!  Guess I'll stay in and stamp! (smile)

Who wouldn't love to get a bouquet of flowers in the mail?  Easy and so cute! 

Supplies:  Flower Shop & Wetlands stamp sets; Primrose Petals, Pear Pizzazz, Raspberry Ripple, Summer Starfruit & Whisper White card stock; Raspberry Ripple Classic Ink, Summer Starfruit ribbon; Pansy & Itty Bitty Shapes punches.

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Monday, April 14, 2014

LEGO® Card

One of my grandson's celebrated his 10th birthday a few weeks ago.  He loves, loves, loves LEGO's ® He has created some amazing things!  So I thought it was only fitting to make him a card with card stock LEGO® blocks. Can you guess what his birthday gift from us was? LOL!

Supplies:  Whisper White, Pacific Point, Real Red, Daffodil Delight card stock and Classic Ink; Gifts of Kindness stamp set (greeting); Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack

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