Aloha, all! As I mentioned in my last blog post, I don't have much opportunity to see snow on Hawaii's Big Island. For sure I don't get to see it coming down in my front garden to cover the Norfolk Island Pines growing there! So I love the opportunity at this time of the year to feature snow in my greeting cards - that will likely be sent to … [Read more...] about Let It Snow!!!
Teeny Tiny Wishes
Aloha, all! I can't believe it's time again for one of the Stampin' Up! Only Challenge Blog's biweekly challenges! Where has the year gone??? The good news is that the challenge is one of my favorite subjects - Butterflies! We have to make a project that features Butterflies this time … [Read more...] about Butterflies Are So Much Fun!
Aloha, all! Once again it's time for the Stampin' Up! Only Challenge over at the SUO Challenges Blog! The challenge this time around is for us to make a card that's folded in an unusual way - "usual" being a piece of paper or card stock folded in half. So, for "unusual," we had to do something other than the standard … [Read more...] about Peek-a-Boo Snowflake Card!
Aloha, all! If you recall the boxes that we made in my class about which I posted this past Sunday, one of my ladies really wanted to focus on the Rich Razzleberry color that's in the Summer Smooches Product Suite. So I made up a sample with Rich Razzleberry Card Stock AND I was sure when I punched the squares for this layout that each of them had at least one … [Read more...] about Razzleberry Smooch
Aloha, all! Today I'm sharing the second card that my class made as part of last week's card box project. As with the first card, the main color is Island Indigo, and the Designer Series Paper is part of the Summer Smooches Suite of Products. The floral stamps are from the Stamp Set, Bright Blossoms, also a part of the Summer Smooches … [Read more...] about Smooches Just For You!
Aloha, all! I hope you enjoyed this past weekend's blog hop! It was just the right size for me - I got through it and made comments in under half an hour. And I'm so inspired to get out my scrapbooking materials and get started on some long overdue projects! But today I'd like to share one of the greeting cards that were … [Read more...] about Thank You With a Smooch
Aloha, all! I can't believe that St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner! And this year I'm going to make LOTS of St. Patty's Day cards because I completely missed Valentine's Day with being sick. Not happening with the Green! For my first card of this "season," I CASEd (Copy And Share Everything) a … [Read more...] about A Week for Green Cards!
Aloha, all! If you haven't ever visited one of my favorite websites, Create with Connie and Mary, this is definitely the time to do it! This week Create with Connie and Mary Summer Edition is full of surprises and I am SOOOO excited to announce that I'm Surprise Number 2! I am the SURPRISE GUEST DESIGNER for Week 2. If you are a subscriber to … [Read more...] about New Stamps, New Papers, New Fun!
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! I cannot believe it's Wednesday already!! DH and I are getting ready for a trip across the big pond next week, and there is SOOOO much to be done! But, as always, I have to have some time in the craft room! I made today's greeting card in response to a challenge on one of the Yahoo groups to which I belong: Stampin' Up! Late Night Stampers … [Read more...] about Some More New and Old
Aloha, all! No, it's not anything to do with a wedding. But it does have to do with what is about to become an "old" Stampin' Up! product, along with a few things that are definitely "New!" products! First the old--I just love the Designer Series Paper, Walk in the Park, which is in the 2009 Occasions Mini Catalog, which has only two more weeks in its short little … [Read more...] about Something New and Something Old