Friday, September 13, 2013

Posts on Hold

I just got a new job!  I decided to go back to work full-time, in a specialty that I am not uber-familiar with.  I will have a HUGE learning curve.  So far the people are fantastic and I am really looking forward to this BIG life-change, but it is draining me both emotionally and physically.  While I am adjusting to a new job and trying to re-balance life and work, I am going to be putting blogging on hold.  Thank you for your understanding.  See you soon! (I hope)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Stampin' Distraction

So...Saturday right before card class, I went out to check for eggs, and was pleasantly startled by some new baby chicks!  We were expecting them, but not for 2 more days!  

I gave some fertile hatching eggs to this sweet girl, Olive.  She sat on them like a pro, and now she is 3 days into being a mamma!  


I've been distracted by them all weekend, and don't really want to do anything but sit and watch them! 

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Saturday Stampin'

Here is a super simple card that we will make today.  I love Crushed Curry…I know, Rebel Life, right?


Postage Collection Hostess Set, Baked Brown Sugar, Crushed Curry, Postage Punch and some rhinestones!  How simple is that.  Oh!- and I used Simply Scored to add the embossing detail around the outer edges.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Expressions Framelits are AWESOME!

I love these new framelits.  They take a bit of patience, but totally worth it!  Here is the first card I created with it.  I know its still smack in the middle of summer, but I just had to do it!  


Stamp Set:  Truly Grateful
Card Stock and Ink Colors:  Chocolate Chip, Pool Party, Crushed Curry, Sahara Sand, Very Vanilla and Tangerine Tango
Accessories:  Bakers Twine and Expressions Framelits

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Fun Happy Birthday Card

Hello!  I finally got around to creating some of my OWN stuff….I am pretty proud of this one.  I just LOVE the Champagne glimmer paper and I am so happy they brought it back!

You'll also see that I used the new chevron border punch….too cute!  See that little strip of champagne glimmer at the bottom of the cake?  That is the little leftover strip from using the scallop edge punch.  Wow, am I super crafty, or what?  Oh, and the envelope liner was made with the new framelets.  The picture is kind of off-color, but I used Baked Brown Sugar from the DSP stack…I just love how everything coordinates!

Can you tell I love Stampin' Up!? :) In fact, I gotta run….lots of goodies to go play with!  Have a great day!



Stamp: Birthday Cake
Paper/Ink:  Calypso Coral, Very Vanilla, and Baked Brown Sugar
Accessories:  Chevron Embossing Folder, Scallop Edge Punch, Chevron Border Punch, Champagne Glimmer Paper, In Color 2013-2015 Designer Series Paper Stack, Envelope Liners Framelits

PS…Don't forget that Paper Pumpkin is on sale for the rest of the month.  Get the first two months for just $10 each!  (Click on that, it will take your right to the promotions page!) No commitment, cancel ANY time…but you're gonna love it!  Have a friend sign up with you.  You'll have an INSTANT girls night out with almost ZERO planning!

Saturday, August 10, 2013

MY Swap for IE


Finally, here is MY swap!  There are two more cuties on here, so make sure you keep scrolling!


 Jennifer Thomas (thats MEEE!)

Nichole Fulmer


Bonnie Carrington


Tuesday, August 6, 2013

More IE Swaps

It's really fun to be part of a swap where you get so many cute things back!  If you've ever thought about joining one, you SHOULD!  Im sure you have nothing else to do anyway, if you're like me. ;)

Ruthie Graen


Carlene Eshelman

Michelle McDaniel