Today is the 400th Cupcakes Inspiration Challenge and we have a challenge with a twist…we invite participants to combine a birthday theme project with a past Cupcake Inspiration Challenge. Past challenges can be found on the CIC Pinterest Board as well as on the Cupcake Inspirations blog. Each day this week we will spotlight one… Continue reading Up, Up and Away!
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!
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 know puns are cheesy, but they make me feel grate! (Ba-dum TSS!) My husband got a second date with a “punny” pick up line, and he asked for that second date because I laughed! Classic Chris humor…One Saturday morning we had an argument. He went outside to burn off steam doing yard work. The… Continue reading Hedgehugs and Kisses
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!♫♪