Aloha, all! I put off until the last minute making the card we'll be sending to a friend whose wife passed away this past year. It certainly would be easier not to send Christmas wishes, and just write a note after the holidays. But my husband and I decided that, just because our friend is now by himself, there is no reason to "forget" to send a … [Read more...] about Not Every Christmas Card is Fun
Aloha, all! Ah, I really had been hoping to be sipping my coffee this week somewhere on the U. S. Mainland. But here I am in my own craft room sipping my coffee in honor of the Divas Coffee Break Design Team Challenge this week. I'm also taking a break from Halloween and Thanksgiving with a Christmas card. I was really looking forward to all the … [Read more...] about Sure Can Use That Coffee Break!
Updated November 16th--Quite a few people said my first photo looked more like blue and pink. Not!!!! Here's a picture I took in daylight. Definitely Handsome Hunter and Bravo Burgundy! Aloha, all! Oh, my, how the rains have come these past few days! And now that it's November, we here on the Big Island of Hawaii are all wondering if, when the clouds clear, we will see … [Read more...] about A Winter Storm Watch in Hawaii
Aloha, all! I'm still in a bit of a jet-lag-induced fog. So I continue to look to challenges to get me going on some designs in the Craft Room. This challenge was posted on a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator group forum, SUDSOL. The challenge was to make a Chriistmas Card in July, and use red and green - ANY red and green. When I think Christmas Cards, I don't necessarily think red … [Read more...] about Christmas in July – Yet Another Challenge!
Aloha, all! I've been pretty busy getting straightened up after the holiday AND checking out all the news from the Stampin' Up! Leadership conference which is concluding today. I can hardly wait to share some of the wonderful new products to be featured in the 2009 Spring/Summer Idea Book and Catalog! But I digress. Today I finished the first page of 4 pages that I will make to … [Read more...] about Scrapbooking Special Ornaments
Aloha, all! Today I continue my effort to get my Christmas cards all done by the end of the week. However, I got a bit sidetracked by a friend's request to make a card for her to give with a "Welcome Home" gift. Of course, it had to be made today! But I'm all about customer service, so today it was. This also gave me the opportunity to use the beautiful stamp set, … [Read more...] about A Bit on the Fancy Side
Aloha, all! My stamp club and I just didn't have enough time last week to get into all the projects that we wanted to. For one thing, all the club members are really new at this, and there is just SOOOO much to learn and so LITTLE TIME to learn it!! So I invited them over for a second session this afternoon. And what a blast we had! We worked on two projects that had … [Read more...] about Stamp Club Extras