• Boxes, Tags and Bags,  sneak peek,  Uncategorized

    Decorating a gift

    Do you get requests for cards?? I do on occasion… and I like to wrap them up special for the receiver . This time the receiver is a fellow gardener. We enjoy being outside, digging in the dirt and coffee too. The colors of Crushed Curry, Blackberry Bliss and Old Olive seem an obvious match. Enjoying another year of the Daisy Punch, WooooHooo! There is a sneak peek here. What is your guess?? Join us again Tuesday for another sneak peek. Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

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    Saying good by to a Tree

    Have you had the honor of using one the of the longest active stamp sets that Stampin’ Up! has?? Lovely as a Tree (w-128655 c-127793) has been around since 2001. Selling over 200,000 stamp sets. Dang that is a heck of a lot of TREES. The demonstrators had fun on Facebook today. We flooded our feeds and Stampin’ Up!’s feeds using this stamp set today… It needs to go out with honor and I was happy to share my love of this amazing set. I can say this was one of my first stamp sets. I have it in the old clam shell box back when all stamps were only…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Coffee and Cards,  Holiday cards

    Happy Mother’s Day

    These pretty ladies celebrated Mother’s Day on Saturday with me… from left to right… my sister, Mindy… My Mom, Mary … Me….my sister-in-law Taryn. Love these ladies. Happy I was able to spend this time with you! The flower pot tags where created on Saturday during Coffee and Cards, did you catch that episode?? Check for the link on yesterdays post…. There was a tip/trick to those flowers, that involved the Wink of Stella (141897) you will not want to miss! The Best Birds stamp set (141525) and coordinating dies Birds and Blooms (141477) and the Petal Promenade DSP (146913) are on the retiring list and at the time of…

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    Wood Elements

    These wood elements are FREE with a $50 purchase, cool right?? What do you do with them once you have them?? Lets see what we can come up with in the next couple posts… Note… there are four different size butterflies and two different butterfly outlines.. three different size flowers along with two different leaf designs. The first is a scissor charm. Frustrating when you get your scissors mixed with someone else, this could even be attached as a book mark charm. Humm, what else could this be?? Making different ones was pretty easy actually… I gave these as a gift to my team.. all different, some with color, some…

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    Just a note ….. This little 3 X 3 is perfect for keeping in my purse. Do you keep cards with you?? There are times that having one is a reminder, do you forget? I know I do. Or when someone does something nice for you? We make them…. we need to give them away too! #mailitmonday. This is a new goal for me …wish me luck! Have a Great day getting Crafty!!

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    Wonderful Life….

    Do you get tired of those plan boring frames?? I love the plan wood ones that you can get in the craft store…yes, for $1.00. My son, Trevor and his beautiful girlfriend, Bee, made the decorating easy. On a trip to Alaska they took this picture. I was able to steal it, print it and create it. This momma will be adding it to the collection of adventure pictures that I already have. The Rooted in Nature bundle (pg 143 big book c-148353 $72.75, w-148352 $84.50) and Nature’s Poem DSP (146338 $11.00 or part of the paper share) just made it that much easier… Using the Large letters Framelits I…