Monthly Archives: October 2012

First Christmas…..

page 19 of the Stampin’ UP! Holiday catalog… This is the set that I am using for one of the cards for this Monday’s class.  I am a big fan of all of our silhouette stamp sets.  There seems to … Continue reading

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Use up every little piece of DSP…..

I LOVE the idea of making beautiful things from items others would throw away! My stamping family knows that I am known for dumpster diving to retrieve scraps of designer series papers that others would throw out!  I just feel … Continue reading

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Oh me oh my…….here’s a GREAT DEAL!

Purchase a stamp set or individual stamp from me on October 29th and get 15% off!!! Stampin’ UP! is having a sell-a-stamp Spooktacular!  For one day only, October 29th, you will get 15% off almost every stamp SU sells!  This … Continue reading

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The morning after…..

do I still like what I created the night before? This is the big test!  I tend to work until late into the night and sometimes the cards get a little…. lets just say they may not go over well … Continue reading

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Great morning here……

a little stampin’ will done today! My husband, Peter and my youngest son, Travis left early this morning to go up north to do a little hunting.  Which translates to “I get to stamp to my heart’s content!”  I love … Continue reading

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Hello There!

I’ve been under the weather a bit…. Sorry, I have not been here to chat with you.  A sinus infection has really kicked my butt!  But, I just need to shake it off and get creating. Last week I had … Continue reading

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Over the river and through the woods……..

to the  Grandchildren’s  home we go….. Today we get to go visit our Grandchildren.  Christine, my daughter-in-law and I are going to work on recovering some chairs.  We are so excited, it’s like a Christmas present every time we get … Continue reading

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Hooray!!!! I am going to Leadership as a Manager!

A Big Thanks to my Downline….. Shirley, Barb B., Jennifer, Sarah, Amy, Barb Z., Joan, and Rose.  The only way I could attain this goal was to have a great downline!  Thank you ladies for joining me on my stamping  … Continue reading

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Setting up for my afternoon class….

Still thinking about Door County…. I ordered our International Bazaar designer series paper a while back and have not played with it until last night.  I was up until about 3:00am this morning and I was on a roll!  When … Continue reading

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Last morning in Egg Harbor!

It’s rainy here and across the states….from Texas to Wisconsin! Looks like we can not get away from the rain today.  Headed home, just packing up, (my least favorite part of vacation)!  But, before we go I thought I would … Continue reading

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Cheers!

Using the Happy Hour stamp set with embossing techniques! Today I will share with you another card we made at our last techniques class.  So, yesterday I talked about how we used our stamp pad to pat color onto the … Continue reading

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10-11-12 Today’s date!

Here’s Sammi Rae’s Door County Cherry Pie: Isn’t that beautiful?  Made with her Grandmother’s sugar cookie recipe for the crust and her special recipe for cherry pie filling.  I baked it pretty late last night and the smell was fabulous!! … Continue reading

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Fish boil at the Viking Grill

WOW!  This is really something to see! We ate dinner last night at the place where the Door County fish boil started.  The Viking Grill in Ellison Bay.  A really nice little place where hundreds of tourists would gather to … Continue reading

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Rainy, cloudy day in Egg Harbor

Lets talk about the kissing technique! Do I have your attention now?  This is a fun technique that you need to try at home.  We did this card at my last techniques class.  Here’s the card then we’ll chat: The … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

It’s rather chilly here.  Burrrrrrr, we are not used  to this! I feel like I have been spoiled.  The weather has been so beautiful and now fall is setting in along with the cold weather.  Looks like the sun will … Continue reading

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I’m in Door County…..Egg Harbor, Wisconsin

Celebrating a beautiful fall day! We won the bid at a silent auction for a Kingdom Workers fund raiser.  It was for a week in Door County.  We have not been on a “real” vacation in a very long time.  … Continue reading

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Here’s what I promised you….

The inside of yesterday’s card: I love the color combination on this card.  Real Red, Baja Breeze and More Mustard on our cute little fox.  I decided that our little fox was looking up to the happy birthday message.  The … Continue reading

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A quick note!

Storybook Friends Stamp Set! With my Grandchildren  only 45 minutes away now, my focus has switched up a bit.  I decided that I needed more sets that are totally child friendly.  One of them that I have ordered and played … Continue reading

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Stamps gone single!

Limited time offer through January 2, 2013 This is so very exciting!!  Last night my Hostess was  requesting to purchase a single stamp from one of our word sets.  No sooner was her wish in that Stampin’ UP! granted it!  … Continue reading

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Welcome October!

Beautiful beginning to a beautiful season…. Well, my plan worked and I got to share cards with you while I was on vacation!  Hope you enjoyed the cards. Today, I am working on getting my workshop together for tonight, (including … Continue reading

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