Aloha, all! I mentioned that last week I participated in a fund-raiser garage sale for my Family & Community Education (FCE) group. I knew that, as soon as that was over, I'd have time to get back into my craft room. And I could tell I was focusing on that as I kept seeing things for sale that gave me crafting ideas. Take this little floral … [Read more...] about Garage Sale Finds
Aloha, all! Yesterday I shared a card made with the Stamp Set, Easter Blossoms. It was a square card with square punched elements in each of the four corners of the card. Today's card uses the same stamp set, designer series paper set (Springtime Vintage), and basic layout. But it's a standard sized card that fits into an A2 size … [Read more...] about Easter Blossoms Once Again!
Aloha, all! I just love this stamped greeting: "Sending Springtime Smiles." It's so different from traditional sentiments for stamped cards but it really expresses what I feel when I'm sending out greeting cards at this time of the year, especially to friends for whom Easter is not a time they celebrate. And it also gives me a lovely … [Read more...] about Sending Springtime Smiles
Aloha, all! These years when Easter is really, really late really, really throw me off! This year Easter is so late that I'll be making Easter Cards and Mother's Day Cards at the same tim!. Somehow that doesn't seem right. It would be kind of like having Thanksgiving just two weeks before Christmas. Well, maybe not that extreme. … [Read more...] about Isn’t It Easter Yet?
Aloha, all! I've been away from home for nearly three weeks, and it's great to be back where all my craft supplies are waiting for me. But when I went to my work table, I realized that I really needed something totally new for a card layout. Oh, yes, I still love my layers and layouts, but I needed to exercise my brain a bit … [Read more...] about I So Needed a New Idea…