Aloha, all! I have been SOOOO fortunate to have a really good friend visiting this month. Her house is in my former neighborhood where most of the homes were destroyed in the 2018 Kilauea Lava Eruption. Her house is still standing, but is not in the most wonderful shape after all that went on back then. What she loves most of all is her garden, and she returns several times a year to work on … [Read more...] about An Oldie but Goodie Technique: Stained Glass!
Aloha, all! This time of the year it's hard to think of any kind of greeting cards except Christmas (or other holiday) cards. But December is also just another month of the year, and every month has birthdays, illnesses, and just someone that I know who could use a simple "Thinking of You" card. While I do usually keep a stash of cards around for just such occasions, two things came into … [Read more...] about Cards Aren’t Just for Christmas!
Aloha, all! Earlier this week I shared some samples of how I used the new Christmastime Is Here Designer Series Paper and two of the new embellishments in the Christmastime Is Here suite - the Gold 1/4" Shimmer Ribbon and Gold Glitter Enamel Dots. Today I have one project that uses all three of these, along with just three products from the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog. I made this card … [Read more...] about New Products for a Fun Fold Card!
Aloha, all! Earlier this month, I entered a challenge to add my own colors to one of Stampin' Up!'s Designer Series Papers to show how they can be changed to make our own unique project. I had just finished a project using the Toile Tidings Designer Series Paper set, which includes designs that are just white and one color. While the striped and checkered designs worked for me, I had a hard … [Read more...] about Coloring Colored Paper? Yes!
Aloha, all! Once again, it's the last Wednesday of the month, and it's time for the monthly Island Hopping Blog Hop featuring me, Robin Messenheimer, from Hawai'i's Big Island and Cheryl Hamilton from the island of Maui. This month we're featuring not only an upcoming holiday (Halloween), but we're showing off how stampers at all levels of crafting experience might create a card using the same … [Read more...] about A Fun Card for Every Stamper!