Thank You to Our Troops

Thank You to Our Troops

Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you are enjoying your extra day off - but also remembering WHY we have today off (well - most of us anyway).  I am proud to say that I am surrounded by family and friends who serve(d) our great country!  I am also in awe ...
Zoo Babies Tri-Shutter Card

Zoo Babies Tri-Shutter Card

Hi there my crafty friends!  I'm so glad you all liked my card on the Stampin' Pretty Pals Blog hope.  (If you missed it - you can see it here).  I promised you that I would do a video, but I didn't want to do a video on a stamp set that was retiring.  Although, ...

Card Blitz

Hi again!  Hope your week is off to a good start!  I spent most of Monday at the doctors with my darling husband who injured his ankle at work 3 weeks ago and refused to see a doctor at the time.  Now that it's been 3 full weeks and it's still ...
Rev Up the Fun Birthday Card

Rev Up the Fun Birthday Card

I've continued my quest for male birthday cards with the Stampin' Up! Rev Up the Fun set.  I thought it paired really well with our new Hardwood background stamp from the Stampin' Up! occasions catalog.I started out with a Basic Black card base (11" x 4 ...

Happy Birthday Cupcake

Hi there, stampers!  Thanks for stopping by. Today's card is a gate fold, that means that I used a standard sized card base in Whisper White (5 1/2" x 8 1/2") and scored 2 1/8" from each side and folded them towards the middle. It's an easy way to use the ...

Stampin’ Pretty Pals August Blog Hop

It's here... it's here... it's really, really here!  The Stampin' Up! 2013 Holiday Catalog and it's filled with all sorts of wonderful stuff!  As part of the Stampin' Pretty Pals, I am participating (for the first time) in their Blog Hop with my Deer Hunting ...

Quick and Easy Oak Tree Card

Recently, I was in need of a fast, yet handmade, masculine card.  This oak tree card came together FAST and turned out pretty cute, if I do say so myself.I used a very vanilla card base and the "Lovely as a Tree" stamp set with Early Espresso ink.  The ...

Computer Keyboard Parts Card

Stampin' Royalty is doing an anything goes challenge.   Ok - anything?  Are you sure? That's how my Computer Keyboard Parts Card idea got started.I work as an IT Tech during the day for the County of Mendocino in Northern California.  Recently we have been ...