06 March 2015

So very many ways to say it!!!

these are just from the IB&C.

Page 8 occasions and you 
page 90 my goodies 
page 11 Chalk Talk 
page 12 yippy Skippy 
page 13 fabulous four 
page 18 teeny tiny wishes 
page 19 for you 
page 35 hypnotze 
page 48 amazing birthday 
page 49 for your birthday 
page 55 so very happy 
page 56 blooming with happiness 
page 64 bouquet toss 
page 67 sassy salutations 
page 68 big news 
page 71 cheers to you and 
page 74 celebrate birthday
page 79 itty bitty banners 
page 103 says it all and pay you 
page 104 something to say 
page 105 embellished events 
page 106 well-worded and from my heart
 page 107 gift of kindness 
page 109 just saying 
page 111 banter banter 
page 117 starburst thing 
page 119 an open heart 
page 120 really good greetings 
page 126 regarding dahlias 
page 128 # hello and kind of talk 
page 134 petite pairs 
page 140 a fitting occasion 
page 146 water and seaside sampler and a happy something
page 147 around the way go  
148 another thank you 
page 150 lots of thank you page 
151 million and 1
page 152 Tea Party and truly grateful 
page 153 for your country 
page 165 work of art 
page 168 today and every day and for the something 
page 172 wetlands 
 the hostess sets I like you and let your hair down

if I missed any I am sorry, I can't get over how many sets have a THANK YOU in them. 

11 February 2015

Cards for Teresa

My sister asked for some Sympathy cards and I found this on Pinterest, they just stuck me as appropriate 

I got the Feathers stamped and cut from my friend Deb...I may have to order the set for myself. 
Feather Framelit Dies $12.95
and the Four Feathers Stamp Set $10.95

I also used Bitty Banners framelits and Apothecary Accents Framelits
The Sequins...not my friends! They kept falling off. 

10 February 2015

My Grand Daughter Bailey is 9 months old

To celebrate their 100th MDS Monday Challenge, they're  having a two week challenge.  So you still have time to create a page and enter for a chance to win PRIZES!  Seriously, this is too good to miss.  

To enter the challenge, select any of the past 99 sketches, create a new project, and add it to the linky at the bottom of the original post Here's a link to Heidi's Pinterest Board with all the past sketches.

I chose Challenge #1 
It was such a clean and simple layout. 
Papers are Tea for Two
The Flag Punch filled with the papers
Embellishments, Paper Daisy's (recolored) and Antique Brads, I tried recoloring them also, NASTY! 

I am actually going to meet her this weekend!!

02 February 2015

New play things

Butterfly Basis stamp set and Butterfly Thinlits

Okay I watched several videos on You Tube using these dies, wax paper was the trick they said. I ended up needing to use a double layer of it to get the darn thing to cut out. ......

But once it cut it sure is pretty!

Not too sure what that one stamp is for, I used some bakers twine to border it. 

I used the Blendabilities for coloring. I ONLY have 3 sets...I might NEED to order more LOL
 No clue why there is honeycomb stamp in this set. There isn't a bee...so confused!

I fussie cut  the the flower out for this one, probably not going to do that again.

19 January 2015

Bug's B'day Card

Oh my, I can't believe my daughter will be 30 next month. 
Yet another CASE off Pinterest, and used Hardwood Bkgd. 
I actually dusted off the Cricut to do the barbed Wire frame for the wall
The boots are a sticker, I believe Jolee's boutique dimensional.
The dress is from some retired SU DSP, but I used real lace for the edge of the vest, breast area and slip, it's cut with the same framelit but it doesn't look it. LOL
getting the angle for the corner on the floor/wall was a trick, does anyone remember that stuff from school? LOL

Pop ups and a Cascade

 A Olaf card for MJ

Safari card for my nephew Mike aka Creep

Then there's this one I made for my coworkers little girl. Her b'day isn't until July, but I had fun with this one. I am going to do a piece for the back, like an entrance sign that says happy b'day. The copier at work was no cooperating with me and the transparencies LOL so maybe later! 

Bird on the wall

I sooooo CASE'd this one, I found this one on Pinterest (go figure)
Mine looks nothing like hers, i can not seem to really copy a card, Here's is so pretty with lace on it, and random nails on the wood.
My hubby said no nails for mine, plus I used the pheasant from Walk In The Wild. 
I believe this layout is called Herringbone.
I stamped 4 of the backgrounds and cut out each board, then inked the edges with Early Espresso

Pool Pudding

Bad name for the title LOL

There was a post on Face Book for using the colors Pool Party and Pistachio Pudding
Her thoughts were for boy cards, Lovely as a Tree jumped in my head

here I go using the Hard Wood background stamp again! LOL 

Some ladies would be so proud of me, I even stamped on the inside, and I did an envelope too!

Oh, just an odd piece of info, Lovely as a Tree was my very first stamp set. I bought it for a family history book i was working on. I will never sell it, no matter if it retires!!

I actually have a couple sets I will never part with
Bare Back Classic Cars and Pickups
Wildlife Reserve 
Horse Frontier
In Wilderness
Nature's Nest
Roosting (and the chicken wire bkgd)
In Wilderness
Noble Deer

SU needs more guy stamps

Class for February 2015

These cards are identical except for colors. I can't get over just how different they are.
The image size is the same for all of the cards, 
My plan was to show off 4 different stamp sets....Achieved! LOL
I also found out that the train from the Stampin' Up! Traveler Set is the same size too!!


I couldn't figure out which color to go with so I put it to a vote....Blue won out.

I really love all of the cards I've found on Pinterest using the Hardwood back ground stamp. 
I bought that Chevron Ribbon when it first came out, used it on a set of cards for a swap.....then it just sat in the drawer. 

I'm sad the Stampin' Up1 only has the one type of brads, but I like them little buggers anyhow.

Stamps used: 
The Open Sea
Lovely as a Tree
Walk in the Wild

Early Espresso
Crumb Cake

Marine Mist
Crumb Cake
Very Vanilla
Soft Suede

18 November 2014


MDSM91 ... It's all about the Numbers!

My dad was in the Army during the Korean War. 

13 November 2014

Sleeping Powder in The Blanket

Joe was so tired he slept for more than 24 hours last weekend, Each of my critters took a turn laying by him and they would fall asleep immediately, they just didn't sleep the weekend away! lol

Andy and i were in the room watching movies, and I was stamping and what not and he never moved. Yes, i checked for a pulse occasionally! LOL

12 November 2014

MJ and Bailey

Let's create Clusters is Beth's Challenge for this week.

I used a cluster of snowflake stamps

Love my little grand babies!!

06 November 2014

MJ and Bailey Halloween 2014

MDSM89 ~ Let's Use Stripes!

Little bailey was going as Scooby Doo, but it must have been chilly cuz she became A Polar Bear
MJ makes a pretty cute Iron man 

DSP is Frightful Sight
Stamps are from Toxic Frameable

03 November 2014

Wetlands OSW

14 Cards OSW
I used a sheet from the Gingham Cottage DSP
Daffodil Delight and scraps of Tango Tangerine, Pear Pizzazz and Whisper White

MJ turns 3 this month

Mostly SU punches, Cricut (had to dust it off) for the grass and clouds

Our plan is to send him money as part OF the card each year, Bailey too. 

I have quite the stock pile of Two Dollar bills started. I wanted Silver Dollars, but Gold ones are so much easier to find. 

I CASE'd it from Pinterest, 

29 October 2014

Teresa has talent

I have 2 more pair to get pics of. 

The barrette in the back there she made for my wedding/

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