Sunday, July 31, 2011

Thank you Dawn Griffith!!! CASE'd card attached...

I love Dawn Griffith's website and you tube tutorials/video's.  She is an amazing Stampin' Up! demonstrator that I love to follow online.  I saw this card and was quite inspired.  She was inspired by a card she received, and I just had to make this.  I don't have the new SU snowmen stamp set yet, but fall is right around the corner... so use what you have, as I always say!! (HAHAHHA... if that were always the case, I wouldn't be buying as much as I do.  But we're stampers, we need IT ALL!!!!)

Here is a link to Dawn's youtube tutorial that inspired me to make this card;

And here is a link to her website;

Amazing!!!  Thank you Dawn for the inspiration!!!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Brandy's card class.... WoW!!!!

Another fabulous evening stamping with my buds!  I LOVE stamping with my friends!!! I sure do miss meeting at the Moose and stamping every week, to be honest.  But... I'll take what I can get, and boy do I get A LOT !!! My friend Brandy, who is also a SU demo, (if you want to try any of her classes, you can reach her at, does some pretty darn great work!  Besides just being a good friend, and super funny, her cards are just awesome.  You decide for yoursel;

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Happy Birthday Lynn!!!

Happy Birthday to my good friend Lynn Haase!!! Her birthday was yesterday, but I couldn't put this on the blog because I didn't want her to see it. She loves owls, and I made this with the Hoot n' Holler Cricut Lite cartridge.


Thursday, July 7, 2011

April's Card Club last night

Last night was my turn to hostess the bi-monthly card club that I am in with April Prachniak. (If you like April's cards and wish to join a class or club, please contact her at

April typically asks the hostess what she wants to make.... either using a particular set or punch or whatever... she tries to accomodate her wishes.  Normally, I have a bazillion ideas of what I want to see, but this time, I asked for 1 simple thing, please make a card to fit in a normal business size envelope.  I believe it is 4" x 9".  Of course you can make your card to fit in whatever size envelope you have...  I just wanted to do something alittle different than the standard 4-1/4" x 5-1/2".

So here is one of the cards we made, using the new pendant punch. This was an all punch card... utilizing tons of different punches.  What fun!!!

And ohhhhh... Delicate Doilies, which I just had to order... and the new punch. 

And of course, my favorite.... My Friend card, the long card to fit in a standard business size envelope.  She even gave us the envelopes.  But how pretty is this?!?!?! 

And a big thank you to my friend Lynn Haase.  She made this gorgeous birthday card for me with a wonderful birthday surprise inside. THANK YOU LYNN !!!!

And thank you ladies, all that came.  I had a great time and can't wait to get together with everyone again soon!

Friday, July 1, 2011

I LOVE Birthdays!!!

I love Birthdays!! Not because I am another year older, but because I love getting cards!!!

Here are the beautiful cards I received for my birthday this week;

April Prachniak;

Brandy Boccia;

Cindy Linthicum; 

Jeanne aka Rebali on Splitcoaststampers; 

Mary Hamre; 

I just want to send a BIG

My friends are the best!!!!