Post Christmas

Hi Stampers.  I hope you all had a Merry Christmas!  It was a hard one for me.  We are in Northern California and my daughter is in New Mexico, my son in Nevada...  Finances and busy schedules kept us all apart this year. It's just not the same without having the ...
We moved!

We moved!

It's official - we are all moved!  Everything is "unpacked" but not all put away.  This place is quite a bit smaller, but closer to friends and family - so VERY worth it!  I now just have more "stuff" than fits.  That's OK though.  I prefer a simpler life.  As ...

Moving in December…

Happy Monday, Stampers!  I'm sorry I've been MIA the last week or so.  I made the bright decision to do EIGHT craft fairs this holiday season and move from Ukiah to Rohnert Park, CA (about 70 miles south).  Wowza am I overwhelmed!  Good thing I have Stampin' Up!  ...
Spinning Star

Spinning Star

Hi Stampers!  I hope you had a great weekend.  I had a Stampin' Up! party on Saturday at a good friends house and Sunday I did a craft fair in Santa Rosa.  Here is a picture of my table at the craft fair: This is one of my favorite cards for this year.  It's a ...
Give Thanks

Give Thanks

Hi Stampers.  Hopefully you are subscribed to my newsletter and got my note yesterday about how thankful I am for all of you out there in Stamper-land.  Stamping keeps me sane and it's the support of folks like you that make it possible for me to make a job out of ...

Scallop Tag Tree Card

Hi Stampers!  I hope you are having a great day.  I am enjoying the view out my office window and I was the much needed rain. Today's card is another card featuring the Stampin' Up! Festival of Trees stamp set.  I have paid it with an unlikely thinlit - the ...
It’s all about the shoes

It’s all about the shoes

Happy Halloween, Stampers!  I hope you are having a great day!  I am sitting in my desk enjoying my view of the rain outside.  We need it and I just love to listen to the sound.  It makes a great backdrop for stamping. This super cute card starts out with a Basic ...

Curvy Keepsake Jack-o-lantern

Hi Stampers. Halloween is just a few short weeks away.  I'm not big on the scary stuff.  My Halloween decorating is more fall related and "cutesy" - which is why I just LOVE this velum jack-o-lantern made with the Stampin' Up! curvy keepsakes box thinlit die. To ...