Sunflower SSC #219

It has been several weeks since I have been able to blog.  To get my mojo back I decided to start with the Saturday Sketch Challenge #219, at Stamping 411, http://stamping411.blogspot.com/2011/09/saturday-sketch-challenge-219.html.   I used my favorite stamp, Sunflower and the new DSP Spice Cake.  I love, love love the DSP Spice Cake.  Last year one of my favorite color […]

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Sunny Fun SSC #216

Sunny Fun I made this card last night for  my dad’s birthday card using the Stamping 411 Saturday Sketch Challenge #216, http://stamping411.blogspot.com/2011/08/saturday-sketch-challenge-216.html.   I like starting with a layout to incorporate the ideas floating around in my head.  I used several new products on this card that will be available in the Holiday Mini Catalog beginning September 1st.  The […]

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Clearly for You

Today I created this card for two challenges Saturday Sketch Challenge #214 at Stamping 411, http://stamping411.blogspot.com/2011/07/saturday-sketch-challenge-214.html and Colorlab Color Challenge #51 using the colors Calypso Coral, Baya Breeze, and Daffodil Delight,  http://blog.mycreateink.com/2011/07/colorlab-color-challenge-51-new-color-palooza.html.  I do not think I have entered the Colorlab Challenges before but I have been admiring their work. I used the Clearly for You […]

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Open Sea SSC #213

                  Last night I made a card for my father-in-laws 79th birthday.  My father-in-law was an avid historian of Lewis and Clark, and collected many books on the topic until he moved to a retirement home and donated his collection to a university.  I am entering this […]

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D is for Dog-Friday Mashup Challenge #15

Today I am participating in the Friday Challenge, and I made a card using both the colors and the sketch.  The card is using Stampin’ Up! “D is for Dog” set.  My friend recently lost her dog named Princess and I wanted to do a card that would capture her spirit.  I typically do not […]

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Joined as a New Demonstrator

I joined as a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator on July 7, 2011.  I had posted earlier that I was going to wait until after July 15, 2011 but my week changed and the time was right.  Since joining I have been trying to update my blog a little bit, so maybe you have notice it changing […]

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Land of the Free

I made this card as a thank you card for my friend that hosts a party at her beach front condo on the Fourth of July.  My family went to the party last year and we were invited back this year- woo hoo.  I am also entering it in 2 challenges. The first Challenge is […]

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Inspired by Nature

Inspired by Nature It was so exciting to be in the Stamping 411 Showcase last week.  I had a really hard work week since I was on call and had calls in the middle of the night three nights in a row, so it was such a pleasant surprise.   I had hoped to get some time to […]

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Sail Away SSC #208

Last Night I did my Father’s Day Cards based on the Saturday Sketch Challenge #208 at Stamping 411,   http://www.stamping411.blogspot.com/.  I used the SU Sailing Away stamp and the SU Nautical Expedition DSP.  I love the Sail Away stamp and the DSP, I also bought the Open Sea stamp set so I will be making many more nautical […]

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The Paper Players Color Challenge #51

Today I decided to enter the Paper Players Color Challenge #51, http://www.thepaperplayers.blogspot.com/  using the colors Wild Wasabi, Melon Mambo and Daffodil Delight.  This is the first time I have entered this challenge.  When I saw these colors SU DSP Beyond the Garden jumped out at me.  I made the card focusing on the DSP, and the embossing […]

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