Just one snowflake

This is as close to snow as I’m going to see this winter: Stamps:  Festive Flurry Color Palette:  Pool Party, Bermuda Bay Accessories:  Festive Flurry Framelits, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Rhinestone Jewels   Not that I’m really complaining.  Although if I wanted to complain, I would grumble about the fact that Stampin’ Up! retired Festive Flurry and … More Just one snowflake

Welcome to my Zoo

September…it used to be all about back-to-school, but most Maui Scholars have been in the classroom for a month already! I’ll confess that the phrase “what a zoo” entered my mind when I thought about back-to-school.  You’ll never see these 3 characters in a zoo! Stamp set:  Zoo Babies Color Palette:  Rich Razzleberry, Tempting Turquoise, … More Welcome to my Zoo

August 2014 DIY Easel Calendar: For the Birds

It’s summer, glorious summer!  Here’s my August 2014 Easel Calendar page: I’m so glad For the Birds carried over into the 2014-2015 Annual Catalog.  I love these whimsical little images!!  And if you’ve got a sharp eye, you’ll realize I’ve colored this with my Blendabilities.  They are my absolute go-to choice for coloring! Take a … More August 2014 DIY Easel Calendar: For the Birds

Hip Hip Hooray!! It’s July!!

Happy Star-spangled month to you! Every year I tell myself I’m going to do something besides Red-White-And-Blue for July, and every year I cave in and go patriotic.  It’s just one of those things! Stamps:  Yippee Skippee and Gorgeous Grunge Color Palette:  Real Red and (recently retired) Midnight Muse Accessories:  Rhinestones and Stampin’ Dimensionals Take … More Hip Hip Hooray!! It’s July!!

Bloomin’ June

Although parts of the country were extremely dry this year, we had more rain than usual on the Valley Isle.  As a result, it seems that anything that could bloom is blooming.  That includes my June calendar: I’ve been slightly obsessed with birds recently.  This one is looking for a little snack beneath the flower … More Bloomin’ June


I’m going to be very happy every morning in May to walk into my kitchen and see this month’s little Easel Calendar: I love this Wetlands stamp set, especially these little shorebirds.  I used my Aquapainter to add a little Basic Gray around the waterline.  I sponged a little crumb cake below and Pool Party … More Shorebirds