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

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Christine's Giveaweay

My Upline Christine Pennington is having a Fab Giveaway
Here are the Details
As promised, when I hit 300 hundred likes on my Facebook Business page I would do a #giveaway! Check out the loot here!

  • Stack of 4 x 5 1/4 two-sided Fun Stampers Journey Patterned Paper.
  • June 2014 Fun Stampers Journey Kit of the Month (come with a stamp set, instructions and supplies to make 4 cards).
  • Spellbinders Gerber Daisy Die set.
  • Fun Stampers Journey Tree Blooms Stamp Set (retired).
  • Fun Stampers Journey Geisha Stamp (retired).
  • Fun Stampers Journey Orange Slice True Color Fusion Ink pad with re-inker. (retired).
  • Fun Stampers Journey Tangerine Sparkle Dust (retired).

To WIN, you must do the following:

On May 15th, I will choose a random winner. So lets get this party started... and Good Luck!

You are loved, 


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

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Retirement List is HERE!

Retirement List is here making room for the New Catalog in June.Make sure you see both pages. 
Visit my Facebook page for a larger view

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Stampers' Sampler Template

Here's another card using the Stampers Sampler Template
The cupcake top is from Birthday Sketch stamp set
Pattern paper is New Day

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ruff Day

Ruff Day stamp AT-0068
Cup is a template from Stampers' Sampler magazine.
Paper is New Day, Journey twine

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Time in a Bottle

Bottle, and sentiment from March Kit of the Month. 
Cardstock, ink, ribbon, Black Licorice. 
Jim Croce song typed in Microsoft Word

Friday, March 13, 2015

Yummy & Delicious Tour

Click HERE for all the info
Yummy & Delicious Tour
Coming to a city near you!
Phoenix, AZMar 28th
Portland, ORMay 16th
Kansas City, MOJun 27th
Virginia Beach, VAAug 15th
Austin, TXAug 29th
Minneapolis, MNSep 19th
  • 4 class projects
  • Exclusive 2015 stamp set release
  • Registration bag filled with surprises!
  • Lunch & sweet treats

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Recycle ~ Re-purpose

Recycled pages from Restoration Hardware catalog
Sentiment is from "Create Tomorrow" Fun Stampers Journey stamp set
Cardstock, and ink is Fun Stampers Journey
Visit my "Re-cycle" Pinterest Board HERE

Monday, March 9, 2015

National Craft Month

Details of the Pinning Party are HERE

Pinning Prompt #2 is "Pin something handmade that is full of vibrant colors"
Yesterday I posted my Banner card, and here is today's post
I Cut parts of advertising pages from my 
Stampers' Sampler magazine. 
Grid stamp is Gina K. Cardstock ink, and "Create" sentiment from Fun Stampers Journey

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Got Scraps? Of Course you do!

I randomly adhered scraps of cardstock onto another piece of cardstock, and cut with a Banner die. Stamped sentiment, and adhered to Banner die card, tied silver cord across top
Fun Stampers Journey 
Banner Parade Die Item DI-0031, 
and Greet and Shout stamp set. SS-0043