I just love interactive cards…wobbles, pop ups, pull tabs, etc. I really wanted to make something that I had never made before and dug around in my stash of tutorials. I found a little gem called the Pop Up Gift Card by Andrea Luhman in one of my old Stamp Rap publications from Club Scrap®… Continue reading Wobbles, Pop Ups and Gift Cards…Oh My!
I tried to relax on the ride home from work. The weather was cool, I had the windows down and I was in the first stages of “Aaaaahhhh…it’s Friday”. Then, “Wish You Were Here” started playing on the Pandora station I was listening to…such a great chill out song! How I wish, how I wish you… Continue reading Two Lost Souls Swimming in a Fish Bowl
My grandfather always had roses in his garden. Red ones, and they smelled good too! He also planted climbing roses that grew up around the front porch. (My dad is the handsome teenager on the right!) When I was little, I would sit on the porch and pop off the thorns on the stems and he… Continue reading STOP and Smell the Roses!
I live in a frat house. Not really, but it feels like it sometimes! Two sons, a cousin, my husband and the dog. All male. I am the odd “man” out! I have to say that they are all pretty awesome housemates, though I am sure I get on their nerves with my constant nagging… Continue reading Sorry about the mess, but we LIVE here!
This was Eudie and Bert. Eudie was my Grandma, Aunt Bert was her older sister. Aunt Bert only had one child, who she affectionately called “Son”. Grandma, on the other hand, had 9 children and 27 grandchildren. Boy, Aunt Bert liked all the action at my Grandma’s when she’d come visit! Only problem was that they… Continue reading Toucan Play at THAT Game!
Louisiana carnival season has begun! January 6 is called Epiphany or Twelfth Night (since it’s twelve days after Christmas) or Kings Day (hence the King Cake tie-in?). It marks the moment in the Bible that the three kings arrived in Bethlehem to behold the baby Jesus. Traditionally, Epiphany is considered the last day of the… Continue reading ♫ It’s Carnival Time!♫♪
The Christmas season has begun! It’s cold and rainy, a perfect day to decorate for the holidays! I’ll put on my favorite Christmas movies and light my Christmas Cookie Yankee Candle (it’s almost gone, sniff, sniff!) and scurry around like an elf spreading Christmas magic! I have to psych myself up for this, though I… Continue reading Feed Him Walnuts and He Will Crack Open a Tale