Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Christmas Candle Tins

Candle Tin (giftables were given to the ladies who attended my class on the 7th of Dec)
Candle tins were purchased at Jo Ann's last year.

Stamps: Deer Friends (level 2 Hostess Set) it will be retired Jan 17, 09
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Close to Cocoa
Paper: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Riding Hood Red, Riding Hood Red DSP
Accessories: 1 3/8, 1 1/4, Circle, Scallop Circle, Rose Red 1/4 grosgrain, dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by


Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Santa Photo Holder

Santa (binder Clip) Photo Holder
Paper: Basic Black, Real Red, Blush Blossom, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White
Square Punch cut in half for top of hate, Window Punch for rim of hat, Boho Blossom
Punch (use the small flower, you'll nee 8. One is the the Pom Pom of the hat and 7
for the beard) 1 3/8" circle punch for the face, 1/4" circle punch ( 2 in black for the eyes and one
in pink pirouette for the nose) 1/4" grosgrain Real Red, Stickles, White Gel Pen.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Pocket Card (3 view of this card). You can add a family picture inside

Well can you believe it I used the party
hats from Party Hearty set for the Trees
on this card. The 2nd one is pop up.

Stamps: Party Hearty, (inside message)
Heard from the Heart
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Kiwi Kiss,
Whisper White, Kiwi Kiss,
Riding Hood Red Pattern Designer
Series Paper
Accessories: Gold Brads, 1 1/16" circle
punch, corner punch, Riding
Hood Red Taffeta Ribbon,
dimensionals, glue dots

Mr Snowman

Punch Pals is such a cute set and a great
set for Christmas

Recipe :

Stamp: Punch Pal
Paper: Bashful Blue, Ballet blue
Ink: Basic Black, Bashful Blue, Real Red
Accessories: Silver Brads, 1/16" circle punch
Scallop circle, 1 1/4" circle, 3/4"
circle punch, Dazzling Diamonds

Class projects

Christmas is just around the corner
the next few posts will be Chritmas

Stamps: To you & Yours
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Chocolate Chip
Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Kiwi Kiss 5/8" striped grosgrain,
ticket corner punch

Friday, October 31, 2008

Cutie Grandson

My grandson is all ready for Trick or Treat
Isn't he cute?
His Mother got all dressed up too as Star Wars
Pricess Leia (not sure of spelling) she took him
around Trick or Treating around the neighborhood
I think she wanted the candy for herself. LOL

Halloween Card Stand

Photo or card stand made with large
binder clip.

Stamp: All Holidays
Paper: Ghostly Greetings, Only Orange
Basic Black, Kiwi Kiss
Ink: Basic black
Asscessories: 1 3/8" circle, 1" circle, Word
Window, Designer label
punches, and dimensionals

Happy Halloween

What a great month this has been
My birthday, which I recieved so
many fabulous cards all month and
several different lunches with friends.
Thanks to all of you.
I also had 3 cards on SU Showcase
10/4, 10/21 and 10/24.

The Halloween card to the right was
on SU Showcase 10/24.

Stamp: Batty for You and All Holidays
Paper: Basic Black, Only Orange, Kiwi Kiss
Ghostly Greetings DSP
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Large oval, circle punch, 1 1/4 circle
1 3/8 circle punches, basic black and
only orange 1/4" grosgrain ribbon,
vintage brads, dimensionals

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


Card #5 Say it with Scallops, this is the
RMHC. For every Say it with Scallop set
sold, SU donates $2.00 to RMH.
Stamp: Say it with Scallops, Sanded Background
Paper: Pumpkin pie, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron,
Whisper White
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Pumpkin Pie, Craft White
Accessories: Square Scallop punch, Scallop Edge
punch, Kiwi Kiss 5/8" Striped
Grosgrain ribbon, 1/2" circle
Sanded Background is stamped lightly on Pumpkin pie cs.
(Hi) is stamped with Craft white on Chocolate Chip cs and
punch out with 1/2" circle punch and popped up with

World Card Making Day

WCMD Card #4
My good friend Chat and I held a WCMD
class on Oct 5. We made 5 Holiday Cards
( is where you can view Chat's 1,2,and 3.

Stamp: Two Cool Dudes
Paper: Real Red, Ballet Blue, Whisper White
Ink: Ballet blue
Accessories Silver Brads, Red Striped Grosgrain
Ribbon, Dimensionals, 1/16 circle

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Upsy Daisy

Today card was done for today's
SCS challenge. I used The In Colors
and DSP


Stamp: Upsy Daisy

Paper: Riding Hood Red, Kiwi Kiss,

Hawaii Papaya DSP, Whisper


Ink: Tangerine Tango

Accessories: Wide, Large Oval Punch, Slot Punch, 5/8" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon,

Paper Piercing Tool, Top Note Die, Dimensionals

Thanks for stopping by

Saturday, September 13, 2008

My Favorite Colors

I just love using Certainly Celery, Regal Rose,
So Saffron. Birthday card for my daughter's


Stamp: Eastern Bloom

Paper: Regal Rose, Certainly Celery, So Saffron

Whisper White

Ink: Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip

Accessories: Certainly Celery grosgain ribbon,

silver brads

Tools: Scallop edge punch, Window punch

1/16 circle punch

Friday, September 12, 2008


Look what I got today from Chat (Me, My, Stamp and I).If you have not visited her new blog, make sure you check it out.Thank you Chat for this beautiful award.Here are the rules for this award:1) The winner can put the logo on their blog2) Link the person you received your award from3) Nominate at least 7 other blogs4) Put links of those blogs on yours5) Leave a message on the blogs of the blogs you’ve nominated.Here are some of the blogs that I visit and I know there are more blogs that I checked out, I feel like I should just say I love them all !!!
I Nominate the following blogs
2.Dannies' Designs-- Dannie
5.Inking Idaho--Becky

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Dream Du Jour

Stamps: Dream Du Jour; Paper: Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirquette
Whisper White, Bella Rose DPS; Ink: Riding Hood Red; Accessories :
Silver brads, 1/4" pretty in pink grosgrain ribbon, photo corner punch,


Stamps: Wild About You; Paper: Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa
More Mustard, Mellow Moss, So Saffron; Ink, More Mustard, Mellow Moss
So Saffron; Punches: Large and small oval, 1/16" cirlcle punch, paper piercing
punch tool, 1 1/4 square punch, 1 3/8 square punch Accessories: Silver
brads, dimensionals

More Swaps

New In Colors
Stamps: Pricless
Paper: Reding Hood Red, Tangerine Tango, Kiwi Kiss Whisper White;
Ink: Reding Hood Red, Tangerine Tango; Accessories Silver brads
ticket corner punch, dimensionals

It's been awhile

Convention Swaps
I've been very busy since my last
post. I was busy getting swaps ready
for convention, then away to convention.
We all had a great time, celebrating SU
20year anniversary. Then moving my
son back to college.
1st card that swapped: Gate Fold
Stamp: Pun Fun and Boho Backgrounds
Paper: Basic Gray, Going Gray, Real Red, Whisper
Ink: Basic Gray, Real Red
Accessories: paper piercing tool, 1/4" real red
grosgrain ribbon, Basic gray
taffeta ribbon,

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Another Sassy Susie

Sassy Susie is from the Occasion Mini
Catalog, which ended June 30th. Hopefully
it will be in the new Catalog.
Stamps: Sassy Susie
Paper: Ballet Blue, Bashful Blue, Whisper White
Ink: Close to Cocoa, Bashful Blue, Basic Black
Accessories: Ticket corner punch, Silver brads
1/16 circle punch

Birthday Celebration

Sassy Susie was such a great set to
use with the birthday group on Saturday.

I did three card with this set and the gals
loved them, different saying for each.


Stamps: Sassy Susie

Paper: Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, Close to Cocoa

Ink: Basic black, Pretty in Pink, Close to Cocoa

Accessories: Silver brads, Pretty in Pink, Close to Cocoa

grosgrain ribbon, Ticket corner punch

Thursday, June 26, 2008



I've been tagged by stamping/blogging
friend Nancy.

I'm to list 7 random and/or weird facts
about myself

1. I collect Boyd's Bears and Beanie Bears
(no I'm not like Barbara Jean on Reba
who has 400 he he )
2. SU demonstrator for 10 1/2 years
3. Like Nancy I also eat watermelon with
salt on it.
4. I was down sized from my job of 24 years.
5. Purple is my favorite color.
6. Recently started watching House
weird show, but interesting.
7. I do not like having my picture


1. Chat ( Me, My Stamps and I)
2. Barbara (Creative Stampin' Spot)
3. Dannie (Dannie's Designs)
4. Angie (Chic n' Scratch)
5. Faith (Stampin'with Markie's Mom)
6. Jen (Stamp Chic)
7. Kriss (Stamp with Kriss)

Monday, June 23, 2008

Getting To Know You

Tagged by Chat (Me, My Stamps and I)

The "rules" of the game: Each player answers the questions about themselves. At the end of the post, the player then tags 5-6 people and posts their names, then goes to their blogs and leaves them a comment, letting them know they’ve been tagged and asking them to read your blog. Let the person who tagged you know when you’ve posted your answer.

Here It Goes

Ten Years Ago: I became a SU demonstrator 10 1/2 years ago, I've been stamping
for about 12 years.

Five things on today's (to do list)

1. laundry (does it ever end)
2. clean house
3. hair cut
4. continue working on my stamp project for convention
5. pay bills (Ugh!)

Snacks I Enjoy

1. diet COKE
2. gold fish
3. popcorn

Thing I would do if I was a millionarie

I would like to help feed the hungry in the United States
we're so eager to feed other countries, but forget the hungry
in the US. (ok I'll get off my soap box)

Travel, Travel, Travel

Build a nice stamping studio for stamp classes

Places I lived

I was born and raised in Superior, AZ (small mining town 83 miles east of Phoenix)
I moved to Mesa, AZ when I was 18, I now live in Peoria, AZ.

I'm Tagging

1. Jennifer (Jennifer's Sweet Design)
2. Barbara (Creative Stampin' Spot)
3. Jill (Jill's Card Creations)
4. Mercy (Lord Have Mercy)
5. Dannie (Dannie's Design's)

Friday, June 13, 2008

Thank you

I cased this card from Tammy.
This card was her swap card
from our group meeting last month.
Tammy is a very talented stamper.

Stamp: Priceless, Absolutely Fabulous
Paper: Taken with Teal, Soft Sky, Certainly
Celery, Pumpkin Pie, Whisper White
Bali Breeze DSP
Ink: Pumpkin, Taken with Teal
Accessories: Rhinestone Brads, Old Olive
Poly-Twill ribbon, 1/16 circle
punch, 1 138", 1 1/4" circle
punch, Paper piercing punch

Happy Birthday

I cased this card from Angie (chic n' scratch)
really cute simple card


Stamp: Boh0 Backgrounds, It's Your Birthday
Paper: Whisper White, Bashful Blue, Certainly
Ink: Basic Black, Certainly Celery, Bashful
Accessories: Silver Brads, Scallop. 1 1/4, 1 3/8,
1", 1/16 circle punches, Bashful
Blue Striped Grosgrain Ribbon

Blooming With Love

Today I will be sharing with you
a few of last Sunday's Class projects
The first card I used was paper piecing
(the wheel barrel was stamped on
River Rock and then cut out and
placed under the flowers)

Stamp: Blooming With Love

Paper: So Saffron, Certainly Celery, Regal Rose,River Rock

Ink: Regal Rose, So Saffron, Basic Black

Tools: Scallop Punch, 1/16 circle punch, paper piercing tool

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Male Birthday Card

Male cards are a challenge for me


Stamps: Wanted Older & Wiser (saying)
Paper: Chocolate chip, Sage shadow
Very Vanilla
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Silver Brads
Punches: Large and small oval punches
Small and large Star
1/16" circle punch

For You

This card was used for SCS sketch Challenge
I Used Older & Wiser Hostess Level 3 Set

If you hostess a party which totals
$500.00 you can earn this set and
free merchandise.
email me if you would like to host
a workshop

Stamps: Older & Wiser, Mini Mates
Paper: Close to Cocoa, Really Rust, Whisper White,
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Really Rust
Accessories: Silver Brads, Build a Brads
Tools: 1 1/16" circle punch

I Colored the brad with silver marker

Monday, May 26, 2008

Blog Candy

First comment, I haven't posted in a few weeks.
I've been working on a Hosting a baby shower
Invitations, thank you notes, party favors and
announcements. Now some camera issues, and
my DH has been very busy working on our
cars, hopefully he'll check out my camera today.

Next comment check out BLOG CANDY at

Have a very Special Memorial Day
Thanks to all of our Service Men
and Women


Friday, May 9, 2008


Tagged I'm it!

Chat (Me My Stamps and I) just tagged me and I am supposed to share 7 random
facts about me.
Thanks Chat for the tag.

7 Facts about me

1. I love diet COKE, not diet pepsi, diet rc, etc, it's must be diet coke.
2. I'm addicted to stamps
3. My favorite stamp set this month is One of a Kind.
4. I'm a SU demonstrator and going to convention, 20 year anniversary.
5. I love to read, but once I start a book I can't put it down until I finish it.
6. I'm hooked on watching CSI and House.
7. I collect Hallmark ornaments, I can't even tell you how many I have. At Christmas
I decorate 2 trees with only Hallmark ornaments. One tree is 9 1/2 feet and the
other one is 7 1/2 feet. I need another tree.

I tag Dannie (Dannie's Designs) very creative stamper.
Also tage Angie (Chic n' Scratch) awesome stamper

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Check out new blog

Blog Candy is being offered by
check it out

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Tart & Tangy

Tart & Tangy
This stamp set is in the Occasions
Mini Catalog and DSP Summer
Picnic can also be found in there.
I cased this card from my good
friend Barb (creative stampin' spot)
I made a few changes


Stamp: Tart & Tangy
Paper: Garden Green, Real Red
DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Real red and Garden green
Accessories: Wild Wasabi doubled-stitched
ribbon, silver brads
Tools: Large and Small oval punch
1/16 punch, Scallop, 1 3/8'
Circle punch.

Thank You

Another card from class 4/13
Stamp: Pretty Amazing, All Holidays
Paper: Soft Sky, Blue Bayou,
Whisper White
Ink: Soft Sky, Blue Bayou
Accessories: Silver brads, doubled-stitched
ribbon, deimensionals

It's a Girl

Class project from 4/13
great little card for a baby


Stamp: Nursery Necessities
Paper: Pretty in Pink, Rose Red,
Wild Wasabi, Whisper White,
Ink: Rose Red, Craft White
Accessories: Brads, Pretty in Pink
grosgrain ribbon
Tools: Paper piercing tool and
Template, Round Tab Punch

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

SU demo group meeting

Well a few weeks have past since our
meeting and I'm finally posting my
submission. Our swap was to be a
pocket card

Stamp: Live your Dream, All Holidays
Paper: Soft Sky, Groovy Guava, Mellow
Moss, Whisper White, DSP
Ink: Groovy Guava, Soft Sky, Mellow
Accessories: Groovy Guava doubled-stitched
ribbon, gold brads
Punchs: scallop, 1 1/4, 1 3/8 circle, ticket
corner, 1/16


Chat, honored me a few days ago with the
You Cheer Me Up Award
It made my day and her cute comments
about how we sometimes act like
Ethel or Lucy.

I would like to give this award to:

Jesse Can You Say Addicted to stamps

Dannie Dannie's Designs

Thanks to my dear friend Chat (nitestamper)

class project


Stamps: Blooming ( Only available
until May 31)
Paper: Night Of Navy, Bashful blue,
Bordering blue, Whisper White
Ink: Night of Navy, Bordering blue
Mellow Moss, Basic black
Accessories: Silver brads, bashful blue
grosgrain ribbon
tools: 1/16 punch

Thanks Chat for this design

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Tuesday's Color Challenge

True Friends for the Color challenge
Choclolate, Chip, Pretty in Pink, Certainly
Celery. I love these colors together.
Stamps: True Friend
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink,
Certainly Celery, Whisper White
Ink: Pretty in Pink, Certainly Celery,
Chocolate Chip
Acessories: 1/4" Grosgrain Pretty in Pink,
Circle Rhinestone
Tools: Paper piercing tool, and template,
Ticket Corner punch

Inside Gift Card Holder

Gift Card Holder with Belly Band

Any questions about the fold or belly
band email me

Birthday Gift Card Holder

Gift card holder with belly band

This was Monday's technique challenge
on SCS by Beth.

Scroll down to see the inside


Stamps: Pun fun
Paper: Real Red, Bashful Blue, Whisper White,
Cutie Pie DSP
Ink: Basic Black, Bashful blue, Real Red
Acessories: Dimensionals
Tools: Ticket corner punch, Sticky strip,
Paper piercing tool

Blast Off

Class Project

Z fold and using Pun Fun
Stamp Set

card size is 4 x 4,
measurments 8 x 4, fold in half, then
fold back at 2"

star have 1/4 circle then black brad

Stamp Set: Pun Fun, Sweet Stars Jumbo
Paper: Sky Blue, Blue Bayou, Rose Red
Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, Blue Bayou, Rose
Red, Sahara Sand, Soft Sky
Acessories: Black Brads, Paper Piercing
tool and template, dimensionals

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

A Beautiful Thing

Today's SCS Color Challenge is
Basic Gray, Groovy Guava, Blush
Blossom. Great colors today.


Stamps: A Beautiful Thing, One of a Kind
Paper: Groovy Guava, Basic Gray, Blush
Ink: Basic Gray, Groovy Guava
Accessories: GG double stitched ribbon,
Build a Brad, ticket corner punch
1/16 punch, bards

Groovy Guava (IN COLOR) Only available
until July.

Double Pocket Card

SCS Monday's technique card
was a Double Pocket Card

Soft Sky and Blue Bayou
will be coming to an end in July


Stamp: One of a Kind, Boho
Paper: Soft sky, Blue Bayou, Whisper White
Ink: Blue Bayou and Soft Sky
Accessories: Silver Brads, dimensionals and
Blue Bayou doubled stitched ribbon.
Tools: 1/16 punch, Scallop, Large oval and
boho punch

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Art Y Pico Award

My very talented friend gave me this award and
I am very honored. Thanks Chat (memystampsandI)

1. You pick 5 blogs that you consider, deserve this award
for their creativity, design, interesting material and also
contribute to the blogging community

2. Each award has to have the name of the author and also
a link to his or her blog.

3. Each award winner has to show the award and put the
name and the link to the blog that has given her/him
the award itself.

4. Award winner and the one who has given the prize
have to show the link of Art Y Pico blog.

I want to give this award to :

1. Lorri (stampingaddict)
2. Nancy (iSTAMPS)
3. Angie (Chic n' Scratch)
4. Cambria (Stamp a little Love Baby!)
5. Dannie (Dannie'sDesigns)

Monday, March 31, 2008

SU Bundle Special

SU special until April 3oth. When you purchase
Enjoy Every Moment and recieve Daisy Dash
jumbo wheel free.

Stamp: Enjoy Every Moment, Daisy Dash jumbo
Paper: Bashful Blue, Pumpkin Pie, Real Red.
Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Real Red
Accessories: Silver Brads, 1/16 punch, 1/2
punch, Pumpkin Pie Striped
grosgrain ribbon, dimensionals

Jean's Class Featured Stamper

Chat "nitestamper's" card was made in class.

Stamp: Pretty Amazing, All Holidays
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky, Whisper
White, Close to Cocoa Prints DPS
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky, White
Craft Pad
Accessories: Silver brads, Soft Sky doubled-
stitched ribbon, 1/16 punch

Another Class Project

This card was posted earlier when I did the SCS
color challenge. The colors used in the SCS
challenge was Basic Gray, Soft Sky, Whisper
White. For Class I decided to used Spring colors.

Stamp: Time For You
Paper: Regal Rose, Bashful Blue, So Saffron,
Certainly Celery, Whisper White.
Ink: Regal Rose, Bashful Blue, So Saffron,
Certainly Celery
Accessories: Silver Brads, 1/16 punch

Let me which one you liked.

Class Project

This card is featuring stamps from the
Occasions Mini Catalog

Stamp: Tart & Tangy
Paper: Real Red, Old Olive, Whisper White
DPS Summer Picnic

Ink: Real Red, Basic Black, Old Olive,
Accessories: Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon
Ribbon slider. Dimensionals
Scallop Punch

March 30th Class Project

Stamp Class on Sunday afternoon with great ladies.
This card was cased from nitestamper
(Chat). I did change the DSP.

Stamp: A little Birdie Told Me
Paper: Soft Sky, Blue Bayou, Whisper
White, Soft Sky Prints DSP
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Silver Brads, 1/16 punch,
Large Oval and Small Oval
Doubled-stitched ribbon

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Always Time For You

Today's card is simple, using Basic Gray and
Soft Sky. I just love this In Color, but it will
only be around until July.


Stamp: Time For You
Paper: Soft Sky, Basic Gray, Whisper
Ink: Baic Gray, Soft Sky
Accessories: Silver Brads, Dimensionals
Tools: 1/8"punch, ticket corner punch

Live your Dream

On SCS Today's Sketch Challenge
This is the 2nd challenge I have
done, I hope I met all the instructions


Stamp: Live Your Dream
Paper: Basic Black, Groovy Guava,
Whisper White,Groovy Guava DSP
Ink: Groovy Guava, Certainly Celery
Accessoires: So Saffron brads
Tools: 1/8" punch

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Glitter Girls Get Together

Today's Class was with a group of Christian
Ladies, who get together and stamp monthly.
They share creative ideas and techniques.
I was honored to share my 4 cards and 1
3D item.

Stamp: Always
Ink: Basic Black
Paper: Basic Black, River Rock, Whisper
Accessories: Black Brads, Black grosgrain
Tools: 1 1/4", 1 3/8" Circle punch, Ticket corner,
Large oval punch, paper piercing tool

Monday, March 17, 2008

Class project

Finally a new post. I've been on vacation
I did case this card from Dawn Treasure
Oiler Designz. I did make a few changes.
Dawn used Flower Fusion and I used
BoHo Blossoms punch.

Stamp: Tart and Tangy, Sweet Serendipity
Paper: Real Red, Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Old Olive, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Silver Brads, Striped Grosgrain
Tools: BoHo Blossoms Punch, Scallop,
1 1/4", 1 3/8" circle punch, Crafter's
Tool Kit paper piercing tool & pad

Monday, February 25, 2008

Easter Card

Two techinques featured, scallops

done with slit punch and faux


Stamps: Good Egg
Paper: Certainly Celery, Barely
Banana, Pretty in Pink
Prints DPS
Ink: Basic Brown, Pretty in
Marker: Summer Sun (beak)
Tools/Accessories: 1/16" punch
Large Oval punch
Crafters Tool Kit
White Gel pen
So Saffron brad


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