Monday, October 06, 2014

Up Dated Work Space

Back again!  I had some computer issues so I have not been able to do much of any thing.  How come it seems like just a few years ago computers were basic and a frugal item and now I don't know how we would live with out them...of course I am a bit of a tech geek.  

Since my laptop is back up and running I decided my web site needed a bunch of updates.  (Keep watching for more, it will take me a while to get it all in place.)   I took a look at the About me page (boy do I wish I was still as young as I was in that picture, it was not fun finding something more up to date.  I also noticed the pictures I had up of my work space looked nothing like what I have dome now.  I painted my room red probably about 5 plus years ago and in the pictures it was still purple.  I decided that was were I was going to start.  I have so many more new fun toys also! Lol

So if you would like to stop by my site and see where I work and how I store my things....Welcome!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Family Tree

On a non stamp related subject.  I have not had much time to stamp lately but I am really going to try to get to it today.  September is a very busy birthday month in our family and I am a bit behind already.  School has started and our schedule this year is a bit over whelming.  I wanted to share with you something I made earlier in the summer.  I have this section of wall in my entry way that is right next to the door.  The ceiling in there is vaulted to cover both floors so I had to have something on the wall.  I used to have a set of 3 pictures hanging there but if the door was shut too hard (remember I have 6 kids, 5 of which are boys) the pictures would fall, hit the stairs and break.  So I decided to make a vinyl wall art that would fill in the area.  My kids are growing up and branching out (lol).  2 are now married and we just delivered the 3rd to his 1st year of college. So I cut this tree out and placed the kids, wives & grand kids' names within the branches.  I love the way it turned out!


Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Etched Bake Ware

Taking orders NOW.  We all have those hard to shop for people in our lives.  Personalized gifts are so fun to receive especially for those people with uncommon names.  Design options are endless and can be put on any glass object.  The prices below are just a base depending on the product you would like. Get a jump start on your shopping and get your order in.  These are available year round and great for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, showers, thinking of you gifts, etc.

Prices may vary depending on product
Pie Plates: $15
Cake Pans : $20
Bread Pan: $15
Plate:$7 (great to give full of goodies)


Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Back at it!

Yes, I am still alive!  I have been so busy this summer I am actually looking forward to school beginning so I can get back into a regular schedule.  I have been home maybe 2 weeks this summer so my stamps have been neglected.  When I did get home last week I had to prepare for a vinyl class I am teaching at our church next month (thought it might be nice to at least have an idea of what I am doing).  So I was determined to get my hand s a bit inky today.  This is one of my new favorite stamps sets. 

Stamps: Flowering Flourishes
Paper: Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay
Paper Size: A2 4.25" x 5.5"
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay, Pool Party
Accessories: Big Shot, Arrows Embossing Folder, Basic Pearls, Coastal Cabana Thick Baker's Twine


Friday, July 25, 2014

Baby Duckies

I never have enough baby cards so usually when I make one I try to make a girl and boy version.  I have not been drawn to a baby set like this one in many years.  Since they offered the set and the framelits it was hard to pass up.

They are available separately or at a bundle price. Such an easy way to get great simple baby cards.  I used the Work of Art chevron to make my background.  I did have to use my Stamp-a-ma-jig to get things lined up.  I used the Retired set One in a Million for the word Baby.  That will be a set I am going to have problems letting go (along with a few other word sets)
If you noticed there is also a piercing template that goes with this set.   Which adds just that perfect extra touch.  
Another of my favorite products is the Thick Baker's Twine.  I am drawn to making cards in the colors I have. Lol

Stamps: Something for Baby, One in a Million (Retired), Work of Art
Paper: Girl- Whisper White, Strawberry Slush Boy- Coastal Cabana
Paper Size: A2 4.25" x 5.5"
Ink: Strawberry Slush, Daffodil Delight, Boy- Coastal Cabana
Accessories: Big Shot, Baby's First Framelits, Strawberry Slush/ Coastal Cabana Thick Baker's Twine, Chevron Embossing Folder, Eclectic Piercing Template


Friday, July 18, 2014

Painted Butterflies

I am beginning to think that the Work of Art Set will be one of my go to sets.  It can add so many aspects to a card either bold or subtle.  With my busy summer schedule, the cards I do get to make are the quick and easy ones.  

Stamps: Work of Art, Lots of Thanks
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Tangerine Tango, Tempting Turquoise, Old Olive
Paper Size: A2 4.25" x 5.5"
Ink: Melon Mambo, Tangerine Tango, Tempting Turquoise, Old Olive
Accessories: Basic Rhinestones, Elegant Butterfly Punch


Monday, July 07, 2014

Vintage Birthday

Another one from the Traveler set.  Such and easy set to use and it is great for masculine cards ( a big toughy for me).

Stamps: That's the Ticket, Traveler
Paper: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Typeset DSP
Paper Size: A2 4.25" x 5.5"
Ink: Momento Black Ink
Accessories: Big Shot, Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder, Ovals Framelit, Ticket Duo Builder Punch

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