Oh What Fun!

There’s not a whole lot of sleighing in the islands.  Native Hawaiians enjoyed the sport of land sledding,  and although there are a few contemporary athletes, it’s relatively obscure (something to do with the fact that accidents were often quite deadly.) But the sleigh – or really The Sleigh – is such an iconic Christmas image … More Oh What Fun!

Weekly Deals for August 18th to 24th

Hey there, crafty friends – it’s Tuesday and that means DEALS: If you’re like me, it’s starting to dawn on you that it’s time to start planning for Christmas crafting.  (I KNOW.)  But if you’re like me (again), there’s nothing more annoying than starting a project and realizing you don’t have enough ribbon…or buttons…or that … More Weekly Deals for August 18th to 24th

Bright and Beautiful

Love this Bright and Beautiful set of stars: Stamps:  Bright and Beautiful Color Palette:  Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Silver Accessories:  Big Shot and Star framelits, Silver 1/8″ taffeta ribbon, Silver Glimmer paper, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Envelope Punch Board, 1/8″ hand held circle punch The inspiration for this card came from Sandy MacIver.  I had initially hoped … More Bright and Beautiful

An Eclectic Pocket

I haven’t made a pocket card for ages – good enough reason to make one today! The Envelope Punch board makes a much more satisfying pocket – no fussing with adhering the sides, just a nice clean envelope!  Cut off one side to create an opening for the card inside and assemble the rest as … More An Eclectic Pocket

Bring on the candles

My son turned 20 earlier this month.  His birthday coincided with the start of a fabulous spring break trip sponsored by the university, so he has only seen his card recently.  I’m pretty sure he’s not a regular reader, but I didn’t want to spoil the surprise in the rare event he checked in. I … More Bring on the candles

Spread the Joy

Time to spread a little joy… Stampin’ Up! style!!! Spread the Joy and Make a Cake stamp sets Crumb Cake and Whisper White card stock Cherry Cobbler FFIP Adorning Accents TIEF and the Big Shot Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine Rhinestone jewels Stampin’ Dimensionals This stamp set is a bit of a sleeper.  The style is … More Spread the Joy