Aloha, all! Here I am on a Monday again, and this Monday I'm already traveling on my way to the Stampin' Up! convention, which begins on Wednesday. For now, though, I'm in the Portland, Oregon, area visiting my grandson and whichever of his relatives happen to be around while he's with me. I'm sure you'll see some scrapbook page samples … [Read more...] about Inspiration from a Photo
Aloha, all! Now that we're getting so very close to Christmas, I was thinking that I'm about to say, "Goodbye," to all those wonderful products that I've been using the past few months for making Christmas cards and gifts. NOT!!! Here's just one example of a project I just made that's totally NOT Christmas, but makes use of not one, but TWO, of Stampin' Up!'s products featured as … [Read more...] about Use those Christmas Supplies all year long!
Aloha, all! With all the Christmas Cards I've been making, I've hardly made my Sizzix Big Shot crack a sweat at all. That's going to change over the next couple of weeks. December will be here in just two days, and I'm going to be into making Christmas Cards and gifts big time! Except that I just looked at my schedule, and I'm not sure when I'm going to have time to breathe this … [Read more...] about Playing with the Sizzix Big Shot!
Aloha, all! If you've been reading my blogs and other commentaries around the web, you know that I've been trying to get myself out of the Red and Green "mold" of the Christmas season. Today, I spent my time with Taken With Teal and Sahara Sand--can you BELIEVE that these are Christmas colors???? Yes, they are - and Stampin' Up! has included these colors, along with Whisper White … [Read more...] about Holiday Lounge – Gorgeous Paper!
Aloha, all! After a wonderful time with my son and his family in Washington, I'm finally back and into all that great "stuff" in my craftroom. But where to start! OK--here's where I start. Last week I introduced a "Twelve Weeks of Christmas Cards" program for those who are on my newsletter list. Each week until Christmas week (and I've got a sneaky suspicion … [Read more...] about Back in Town with a Christmas Card Program!
Aloha, all! After I posted yesterday, I went looking for another challenge card that I'd made last week, but hadn't posted here. Darned if I hadn't used the same Designer Series Paper - Christmas Cocoa Specialty - that I used in yesterday's challenge card. This particular challenge was one that I did for the group, SUDSOL, during one of their online Chat & Challenge … [Read more...] about Another Peek at Christmas Cocoa