• Coloring,  Technique Tuesday

    Floating card w/Roots

    Soooo, no one could figure out what was missing from Sunday’s card…. shame shame, haha. There were actually a couple of butterflies missing…. The bottom three were on the first card. The top right, is on this card… Wonder where the fifth one will be?? Ohhh, I bet you want to see the card?? Using again the Rooted in Nature (148217) with coordinating die, Nature’s Roots (146341). Stamped in Crumb Cake and Soft Suede. Giving the same sentiment a different look using the Timeless Label punch (149516). You guys know that I am a lover of dimensionals, BUT dang this had about a million of them. Each leaf and log…

  • In-Colors

    Pretty Peacock and Butterfly Beauty

    Have I told you lately how much I appreciate you? If not, I am grateful to have you reading my blog, and having you as a friend!! This past, present and future set of Butterflies is so you know that you will always be part of my story! And I am forever grateful! Not a typical color selection for me… but that Reversible Ribbon (149496) was crying on my shelf. Pretty Peacock and the Old Olive vellum (149101) turned out so pretty on Coffee and Cards on Saturday and matched that poor ribbon. Pool Party is the layer and card base, Using a sponge and Pretty Peacock ink for the…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Simple Stamping

    6/29 Coffee and Cards – Garden Lane

    There was a lot of fun to be had on today’s Coffee and Cards! We talked about the Garden Lane suite (152450) and how YOU can use it for so many different cards! Birthday Sympathy Wedding Thinking of You Thank You The “You are Wonderful” card is a C.A.S.E. the catalog card. Not sure what CASE means?? Copy And Share Everything or Copy And Selectively Edit are the two that I know…. either way. Check out page 40 of the annual catalog you will see where ours came from! Our beginner card using Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Vellum and DSP (designer series paper). Here is your reminder…. You are Wonderful,…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Coffee and Cards,  Happy Birthday,  Simple Stamping

    Coffee and Cards 6/15

    This week we played with the Whisper White narrow note cards (145583) & envelopes along with the Rooted in Nature (146482) coordinating dies Nature’s Roots (146341). Do you struggle with small cards for your gift bags?? or are you a gift wrapper?? haha. funny right?? I hardly ever wrap anymore. I love that the bags are recyclable!! First was our beginner card. Stamp, Ink and Paper. Note.. the two different tree images… Check out the video for the techniques. Ink Colors are Crumb Cake (147116), Granny Apple Green (147095) and Soft Suede (147115), Our stepped up card, we added the dies and Timeless Label (149516) punch to the mix. All…

  • Fairs / Events,  old site

    “Truck Swap”

    You are wonderful!! Hope you are having a Great Sunday!! Traveling back home today and figured the “Truck Swap” would be a good share today. So, traveling to/from Minnesota with four other ladies, we decide (I decided) that we should do a swap…. Here is the one that I shared, I can not wait to share what the other ladies made! You know that Highland Heather was going to be involved, right?? The Rooted in Nature (146482) Suite needed some love too. Have you gotten the Rectangle Stitched Framelits (148551)?? The detail on the edge of the sentiment was just the added touch I was looking for. The “log” stamp…

  • Challenges,  Uncategorized

    Three twine card??

    Another Rooted in Nature card…. Have you decided that you need this bundle yet?? All the items associated with this set start on page 143 of the current (new) catalog. This time using the DSP, Mint Macaron, Grapefruit Grove, Basic Black and Blackberry Bliss. Have you tried to heat emboss on vellum yet?? Talk about an easy way to hide the adhesive… WOW!! Rounding out this card (hahaha) is the stitched shapes framelits (pg 220 145372 $30.) The Nature’s Twine is a four pack, Crumb Cake, Grapefruit Grove, Blackberry Bliss and Mint Macaron. Using the three “bows” was a pretty way to display all three colors, I thought… The sentiment…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  old site

    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…