May we never forget that freedom isn’t free. To the men and women of our armed forces, thank you for your service!
My best friend Sheri hosted a Mother’s Day celebration! Sheri and Amy gave a beautiful welcome speech and it was decided that the month of May should be “Mother’s May”! It was a rainy Saturday, but we had great food (party food is my weakness!), beautiful flowers and good company! These ladies were a hoot!… Continue reading Mother’s “May”!
Spring 2019 has been wet and rainy. The pollen was rough this year. I hope all of this rain brings lots of May flowers! Jennifer McGuire inspired me again! This fun cut-up stamping technique is super easy to create and is pretty enough to pop in a frame! I used the JFF Stamps American Beauties… Continue reading April Showers Bring May Flowers
A few months ago I started to make a set of cards, got distracted and put the scraps aside for another day. Today is the day because the music themed card stock was perfect for this month’s JFF challenge! I used a number of JFF stamps to create this set of cards. My first card… Continue reading Musical Trio
If there’s anything I can’t stand, it’s a smart owl! 😂 How many licks did it take for YOU to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop? I think I lost a few baby teeth trying to bite into those things by the count of three! I absolutely LOVE the stamptangle line from… Continue reading Owl Be There!
I have done something I’ve never done before…winged it making a video tutorial! I needed a new art journal and this idea blossomed after I saw Johanna Clough’s journal video and Club Scrap‘s Card Keeper tutorial. My handmade journal is a combination of both bookbinding methods and I LOVE how it turned out! I used… Continue reading “Off the Cuff” Art Journal
“The magi, as you know, were wise men–wonderfully wise men–who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents.” ― O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi The Magi from the East. What a strange story, but one that has been accepted by Christianity for centuries. Three strangers from a… Continue reading On the 12th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me…
I plan to relax this New Year’s Eve. We don’t have plans and the the way the holiday falls this year we get FOUR days off in a row! I’m so excited! The Christmas season was super busy, so I’m looking forward to some down time. The weather is predicted to be cold and rainy,… Continue reading ♫ What are you Doing New Year’s Eve?♫
The December 2018 monthly challenge theme is “Any Holiday” and I thought I’d take a break from Christmas and share some Valentine cards! My first two cards feature the Cat/Dog Hearts stamp images from the JFF Valentine’s Day Holiday/Seasonal collection. I heat embossed with copper embossing powder and added some gems and Stickles for a little sparkle. Both images… Continue reading Be Mine ♥
Wouldn’t this make a fantastic Christmas card paired with some holiday sentiments? I’ve picked a few sentiment stamp images from JFF Stamps for inspiration for future cards. (Click images for direct links to the store.) This one is just a beautiful quote and so comforting to those who have lost loved ones, especially during the… Continue reading Christmas Cardinal