Friday, July 3, 2015

*** Gift Teas ***

"Tea Time" stamp Fun Stampers Journey
Large Tea Bags from Stampington & Company
Pattern paper is Prima
Journey twine, doily, assortment of teas

~ Blessed are the Meek... ~

I am participating in the Unity Stamp Company color challenge
Paper, cardstock, ink Fun Stampers Journey
colored with Copics

~ Art Journaling in my Bible ~

Psalm 119:12

Your Word I have treasured in my Heart,
That I may not sin against You.

Die-cut cardstock with Fun Stampers Journey Heart-felt die

Place heart template over Bible Verse.
Dab stipple brush into Fun Stampers Journey Candy Apple ink,
and apply to verse using "up and down pouncing motion"

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Share the Word of God

My "pattern paper"is a page from the Bible.My husband questioned me about tearing pages out of the Bible. My thought is...
anything to keep me in the Word of God is a Good Thing!
anyone who sees my card, will be reading the Word of God!

Card Recipe:
Psalms 91 stamp AT-0100 Fun Stampers Journey
Black Licorice cardstock, ink, twine Fun Stampers Journey
Banner die Fun Stampers Journey

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Thread Sketch Background Stamp

all cards use Thread Sketch Background stamp
click HERE to order

Birthday Greetings stamp, Huckleberry cardstock, whipped cream ink

Pool Play ink, and cardstock

Lavender ink, and cardstock

Candy Apple cardstock, Spellbinders die

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Sneak Peaks from Fun Stampers Journey Convention

I am stalking my upline Christine Pennington's Facebook page for Sneak Peaks.
Hopefully NEW catalog will be online by weekend

Saturday, May 30, 2015

attempting stamping on tile

Read about stamping on tile in Scrap & Stamp Arts magazine, and decided to give it a try
Full Bloom Stamp set from Fun Stampers Journey

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 latest addiction...Tub Teas. ~ Drop into a warm bath and Enjoy!

Tub Tea Recipe:
2 cups Epsom salts,
1 cup oatmeal,
1 cup powdered milk
essential oils, or dried flowers or herbs.
(I chose to add 12 drops of Rose essential oils, and petals that had dropped from my rose bushes)

Using Large Tea bags from Stampington and Company, you will be able to fill 5-6 tea bags, and a couple of jars from this recipe.

Tag Recipe:
Print "Rose Tub Tea" from computer
Die-cut oval shape, and matte on larger cream cardstock oval
Stamp  flower, and color 
Staple to top of teabag

"Sweet You" flower stamp from Fun Stampers Journey
Colored with Copics E40, E41, E42, E43

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

I've been Published!

I've been published in the upcoming June issue of Take Ten fact, I have a total of 14 cards published in this issue! My hands are still shaking...
Card Recipe:
Sweet You stamp set
Little BIG Greetings stamp set
Pattern paper is old newspaper
Dotted paper is free paper that comes in Take Ten magazine
Cardstock, ink, twine Fun Stampers Journey
Martha Stewart punch

Monday, May 18, 2015

another Tub Tea

Another Tub Tea. 
With this one, the recipient, can add their own fragrance to the jar ingredients,
 fill the Tea bag, and Enjoy!
Print Tub Tea from Computer
Stamp flower (Full Bloom stamp set)  using Lavender ink
Die cut with Spellbinders scalloped circle,
matte on larger Lavender circle
Roll up tea bag, tie with twine, attach to back of tag
Tie around jar with Fun Stampers Journey twine 

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Tub Teas

Tub Tea Recipe:
2 cups Epsom salts,
1 cup oatmeal,
1 cup powdered milk, and essential oils,
or dried flowers or herbs.
I added 12 drops of Lavender essential oils

Using Large Tea bags from Stampington and Company, you will be able to fill 5-6 tea bags, and a couple of jars from this recipe.

Once filled to desired level, fold top over twice,
and secure with staple

Print Tub Tea from Computer
Stamp flower (Full Bloom stamp set)  using Lavender ink
Die cut with Spellbinders scalloped circle,
matte on larger Lavender circle
Adhere to doily.
Tie Journey twine to top,
and adhere to bag

Friday, May 15, 2015

May Kit of the Month

Join the Kit of the Month Club. Members receive enough materials to complete four pre-designed cards, including paper, embellishments and an exclusive stamp set. All materials are pre-cut and include complete instructions, ready for you to assemble and enjoy! In purchasing the Kit of the Month, you are agreeing to a six month subscription service whereby you will receive the initial kit at the time of purchase, and then one kit each month for the next five months. Ongoing kits will be mailed and charged on or around the 5th day of each month. Each kit costs $24.95 plus tax and shipping. Please note, cancelling early will result in a cancellation fee equivalent to one month's kit cost ($24.95). You must email to cancel.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Fun Stampers Journey Sneak Peak

a Sneak Peak of goodies in the upcoming Fun Stampers Journey catalog. 
Balloon Animals...have you ever? 
New, Fresh, and Exciting!

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Smile BIG

Cut halfway thru the side of the cardstock, and fold back for a "peek-a-boo" look
Card Recipe
Ruff Day stamp
little BIG Greetings stamp set
New Day pattern paper
Lavender, and whipped cream cardstock
heart-felt die

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Send Kids the World

This card was sent to Alexandra, who has leukemia. 
She is celebrating a Birthday April 28th.
Send Kids the World info HERE
Card Recipe:
Rain Tweet stamp set
Make Amazing Happen stamp set
New Day pattern paper
Black Licorice ink, cardstock, and twine
Tangerine, and whipped cream cardstock

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Creative Blooms Challenge

Enjoy Coffee stamp set, and a paint sample chip from Lowe's. 
Think this might meet the sketch challenge 

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Creative Blooms Challenge

I stamped "coffee" on black & white paper using Huckleberry ink..
My circles are die-cut from a recycled coffee huggie..
The layout design is a sketch from
Enjoy Coffee stamp set
Huckleberry ink and cardstock
Black Licorice ink and cardstock
Black twine
Recycled coffee huggie

Saturday, April 4, 2015


Inspired by Richard Garay's Make~Live~Share card. Cardstock, and ink are Huckleberry, stamp set is Sweet You and sentiment is little BIG Greetings. Copics B 22, B 24, B27

Friday, April 3, 2015

Creative Blooms Challenge

My interpretation of the Sketch on Creative Blooms
Merry & Bright stamp set
Celebrate in Style stamp set
Heart-felt die
Ink: Lavender, Candy Apple, Blue Lagoon
Cardstock & Ribbon: Lavender

what happens when your cat walks across your ink pad, and onto your grid paper