Swirly Bird…Merry Monday #244

April 20, 2017
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Getting back into the routine of stamping, creating, and blogging has been harder than I thought it would be.  We have been back from our 2 week trip to  Israel for almost 4 weeks now and I just can’t seem to get back into the groove of things.  I decided to just jump in and […]

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Merry Monday…Stocking Theme

February 25, 2017
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I have missed the last couple of weeks for this challenge (any challenge actually) and it feels good to be back creating again.  Sometimes life keeps us from doing the things we love.  To get back into the swing of things I started with blogs that post their challenges on Monday and I am workinng […]

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Snow Place…Merry Monday Challenge #233

February 2, 2017
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This week’s challenge for the Merry Monday blog was to make a Christmas card using the inspiration picture and include 5 of something.  I decided to use these cute snowman heads. Card details:  Stampin Up’s Snow Place stamp set…Smokey Slate cardstock…Real Red cardstock…Whisper White ink…Basic Black ink…Pumpkin Pie marker

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Merry Monday Christmas Challenge #232

January 27, 2017
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Another card added to my Christmas stash….I love this!!  Now I won’t be a stampin frenzy come November!!  Thanks Merry Monday for the year long Christmas challenges!!  From this week’s inspiration photo I pulled to cookie cut out in white….they reminded me of these wooden cut out snowflakes. Card details:  Retired Stampin Up stamps, dies, […]

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Merry Monday Challenge #231 & Color Throwdown Challenge #426

January 20, 2017
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Two great challenges rolled into one card….a color  challenge from the Color Throwdown blog and a Christmas card challenge using reindeer from the Merry Monday blog.  For my color combo I used Stampin Up’s…Smokey Slate, Cherry Cobbler, and Kraft. Card details:  Stampin Up’s Sunshine Wishes Thinlits die…Smokey Slate designer papers and cardstock…Cherry Cobbler cardstock and […]

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Happy New Year!! (Merry Monday & Fab Friday)

January 7, 2017
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Today is the first that I have stamped since my college age kids came home for Christmas.  Our son flew back last Friday and our daughter fly back today.  So the house is super quiet and I am getting back into my stampin therapy!! I decided that this year I will play along each week with […]

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Up & Away…Sunday Stamps Challenge #142 & Fab Friday Challenge #102

December 19, 2016
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Sneak peek today….Up & Away thinlits dies from Stampin Up!!  One of the many new sets that will be available after the first of the year in the new Occasions mini catalog.  Gotta love this awesome hot air balloon!! I used two challenges to showcase these new dies…Sunday Stamps sketch challenge and the Fab Friday […]

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Tasty Trucks…Freshly Made Sketches #267 & Inspired By #36

December 15, 2016
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Today I am giving you a sneak peek at one of the up coming Sale-A-Bration sets from Stampin Up.  I can’t wait for Sale-A-Bration to begin in January.  This little food truck set is darling!!  When I saw the truck in the inspiration photo from Inspired By All the Little Things, I just couldn’t resisted….true […]

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Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge #477

December 10, 2016
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Here is my take on the Mojo Monday Sketch challenge. I love this little Christmas tree die from VERVE.. Charming…don’t you think??  

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Endless Wishes…Color Throwdown Challenge #422

December 9, 2016
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This week’s Color Throwdown challenge threw me for a loop…with all the reds and greens I had scattered around on my desk I had to hunt for these bright colors.  But what fun to bring “merry and bright” to this winter season.  I love how this color combo turned out with these charming snowflakes.  My […]

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