Aloha, all! Wow, have I been busy this week! Not only have I just about completed my new 2011 Card Layout CD, I'm also on the verge of having a real eBook ready to publish on Amazon.com. I still have a couple days of work to finalize everything and proof both "books." But I'm almost there! And there I was last … [Read more...] about Hello!
Scallop Circle Punch
Aloha, all! I can't believe it's Friday! And I DO know where THIS week has gone. Every single day had something in it that took up most of the middle part of the day, which for me means that the whole day is shot. The worst of it was yesterday (Thursday) when I had to get everything out of my disaster of a craft room closet to get ready to have … [Read more...] about Another Busy Week!
Aloha, all! When I made the card for Marian's 90th Birthday, I wanted it to be richly colorful. So I definitely did NOT want to have the inside of the card be plain white or to add another layer of card stock. After all, with the pop up, the card was plenty thick as it was. But writing a note on a color such as Rich Razzleberry would have been a challenge (lots of them in the … [Read more...] about The Final Piece of the 90th Birthday Card
Aloha, all! One of my very favorite stamp sets, and one that's been around a long time, is Voila! I've used it inumerable times to decorate bottles of wine to give as hostess gifts, and I just love using Designer Series Paper to make something other than a white cloak for the cook in the set. Today I used two stamps from the set for a Challenge Card. The Challenge Sketch was posted … [Read more...] about A Challenge Card with an Old Friend
It's only a month until Thanksgiving Day! It can't be a real Thanksgiving Table at our house without something handmade (besides the dinner) on the table. This is my first try at using two great lines of products from Stampin' Up! to make our table decorations. The napkin ring is made using Stampin' Up! punches--the little feathers are made using the Scallop Circle Punch … [Read more...] about Talking Turkey!