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Wanda G
Northern California
I am a lucky girl and I have a good life.
Interests: Going places with my DH, Rubber Stamping, Photography, Hello Kitty, Green Day, my iphone, Cal Football, and all other things crafty....
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Hi everyone! Hope your week is going great so far. Summer keeps rolling on and there's no stopping it! EEEK, but if you go to Target, I think it's Fall already! LOL. I'm not ready yet.... Still enjoying those lazy days of Summer with lots of daylight and Farmers Markets and sunshine.... Today is installment number five in my fun Color Pop series. I love sharing this with you each month! I have with some news and updates about my this feature over at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Blog! Today is the post for new ink color #6, which... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Blog Called Wanda
Hello and happy weekend! I hope you are all doing well and enjoying the peak of Summer time! Since leaving my job two weeks ago I have really been concentrating on resting and slooooooooowing myself down to a normal pace! It's been wonderful. And, because God is good and knows what I need, He sent me all sorts of friends to hang out with - - friends I hadn't seen in years! All of a sudden, friends are showing up in Sacramento for one reason or another...from Pennsylvania, from Oregon, from LA. Yes indeed. I am blessed. I can feel... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi crafty pals! As you know, this month I am the guest designer over at the lovely Sweet Stamp Shop Blog! I'll be posting one card a week using their SUPER cute stamp sets. If you haven't seen this company before - you gotta check it out. Really fun and whimsical and silly in the best possible way! Thank you to Nicole and the rest of the gang at Sweet Stamp Shop for the lovely invitation! My first card for the month was made with the Campout stamp set. These little campers and accessories are F-U-N. I made a clean... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
SOLD OUT AS OF 7-23-15 AT 10AM EST CHECK BACK BECAUSE I WILL POST MORE AS I GO THROUGH MORE THINGS. THANK YOU FOR PURCHASING! Hi everyone! It's time for some cleaning and reorganizing in the studio! I am very blessed to have so many awesome crafty things to play... Continue reading
One of the many things that I need to buy for Stampcat Studio is new camera equipment for taking better quality photos, videos and Instagrams. New equipment would also allow me to upload videos and photos from the field, from CHA, and from classes. Please check out the full story... Continue reading
Hey everyone! I'm here today with a fun post - helping my sweet, crafty friend Jenn Shurkus celebrate her TEN YEAR Blogiversary! WOO HOOOOO! Way to go Jenn! I was so delighted when she wrote and asked me if I would like to be part of her celebration! What did I say? Heck yeah! Jenn and I share the love of the ocean, distress inks, and our crazy felines. I truly hope that I can meet her in person one day... But for now she is my lovely blogging friend. The 'challenge' from Jenn was to CASE one of our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi there! It's time for another awesome release blog hop with Simon Says Stamp! Today we are celebrating the newest line of Summer stamping products, with the lastest SSS release called Splash of Color! Guess what? TWELVE more new ink colors! (YAY) Stamps! Dies! Everything you need to keep on craftin' in the good old Summertime. We have loads of fun projects to share with you today on this great hop. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ENTIRE NEW RELEASE - AVAILABLE NOW! I'm the last stop on the hop this time around! So, be sure to click to the Simon... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi crafty friends! Before starting anything else today I really have to say a super big heartfelt thank you for all of the wonderful comments you left on my last blog post. I literally can feel the love and support coming through the computer. You guys are such a blessing to me!!! And thank you for believing in me and being there. Wow! So much kindness in the world - renews my soul! THANK YOU! This month I am the guest designer over at the lovely Sweet Stamp Shop Blog! I'll be posting one card a week using their SUPER... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
I have this awesome wall hanging I made for a design team project and I do not have anywhere to hang it in my studio! It's been carefully wrapped in tissue paper since I made it. I would love it if someone wanted it for their craft room and could... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at Items for Sale - A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends! This is going to be a very long post! So I hope you have some time to sit down and visit with me. I have so much to show and tell you! I have a big announcement to talk about and I also have a wonderful project to share. I took an amazing creative workshop yesterday, and I took lots of pictures! You'll see why, later in my post. I am so super grateful to have this blogging forum and to have all of you as my friends and colleagues to share my life with. I quit my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Stampcat Studio will be live soon! I am in the process of building my business website and loading content. This is a temporary link to find me. Thank you for clicking over to see what's going on! So happy to have you here and I look forward to doing business... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Stampcat Studio
HEEEEYYYYYYYY! I'm back! Where did I go? Who knows? Whew, been super busy and not crafting a whole lot. But here I am. And I have a really fun and special card to share today! There is so much going on in my life right now. Dang. I'll share more, but let's just say that I'm inside a Ninja blender the past couple of weeks. But things are going to calm down here soon and that's a good thing. Plus, this weekend I'm going to an AWESOME crafty class with two of my very favorite crafty gurlz. I'll be sure... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Happy 4th of July Weekend! I get tomorrow (Friday) off work, so it's almost the start of a lovely Summer long weekend for me! How about you? What are your plans? I hope you have a wonderful time - whatever it is that you end up doing. I would love to barbeque and hang out and just enjoy the sunshine. We don't have any real firm plans, and I kind of like it that way. Life has been kinda hectic, so whenever I can grab some quiet time - I do! I have a really fun project today - I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everybody! Happy Summer! It's officially the middle of Summer and there is a lot going on! Hope your week is going well. I'm excited for a three day holiday weekend. No big plans - the hubs and I are thinking of taking a photography class on Friday but we're still undecided. Something about it being 110 degrees outside kinda cooks my brain and slows me down! Do you have fun 4th plans?? Be sure to check in with me later in the week because I have a neat-o patriotic project to share! I am blogging today with some news... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hello! It's time for the Papertrey Ink Customer Blog Hop today! The inspiration image was such a good one this time, I just had to make a card! And, probably my favorite thing = Flowers + Stripes! A match made in heaven. This color scheme was one I would never use, but it ended up being Summer-y and classy and cool all at the same time. See what you think! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today. Have a blessed day! XOXO I used the Diagonal Stripes Cover Plate and the Oopsie Daisy dies. I also used... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Seriously! It's Monday already? Did you have a nice Summer weekend with the longest day of the year? What did you do this weekend? We laid low and had a calm weekend. Lots of chores and I even took a nap on Saturday (I never do that!) Mr. Buddy got a nice bath and now he's all pretty and ready for Summer too. (yes my cat loves to have a bath!!) I'm trying to rest and enjoy and sloooooooow down. I made a couple of cards. One for today, and one for the PTI Customer Blog Hop on Thursday. Did... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hello crafty people! How are you this week? Whatcha craftin lately? I've been making a little of this and a little of that. Got a cool project to share with you for 4th of July....and some other stuff too. Lots going on at work and I'm just kinda tired this week. It's been over 100 degrees too, which really slows me down! I just want to lay around and watch tv in the air conditioning! Today I'm excited to share my 12 Tags of 2015 tag for June. It's all about COFFEEEEEEE! As soon as I saw Tim's tag I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hawaii! It was so pretty and tropical - everything I thought it would be! Aloha! Thanks for the awesome products and a chance to win! XO
Hello stamping friends! Happy Monday to you! What did you do this weekend? I had a very nice, peaceful, crafty weekend. Slept in, spent time in the yard, spent time creating and laughing with sweet friends. All good stuff. Before I get too far into my post I really wanted to say thank you to everyone who has sent me a note, or an email of encouragement recently. I hit a rough patch a few weeks ago and I was really struggling with some things. Many of you reached out to me and I find that so thoughtful and touching.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Helloooo! Have you been enjoying all the sneak peeks of the amazing new release from Simon Says Stamp for the past week or so? The new release is finally live and you can see it all! Are you having fun today on this awesome blog hop!? We are celebrating the newest release from our friends at Simon Says Stamp today! The release is called The Color of FUN! There are 12 new GORGEOUS ink pad colors, hand chosen by some of our favorite designers...and loads of fabulous new stamps and dies too. I say it every time...but I think this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone! It's time for a really fun Reverse Confetti Blog Hop to start of this Summer week. The theme for today's hop is "Masculine - Anything but a card!" As you'll see, I couldn't resist and I made a card too. I am sharing a nice, masculine gift ensemble....just in time for Father's Day and Summer guy birthdays. The pillow box is the perfect size for a gift card. And, you can't ever go wrong with a nautical theme. It's one of my go-to themes for cards for men. Have a look! The color scheme of kraft, red and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hey there my crafty pals! I have something fun to announce today - and YOU can join in the fun! Pretty Pink Posh is hosting a big Watercolor Blog Hop starting tomorrow! Everyone and anyone can post a card and we'll all have fun being inspired by each other. Sounds good to me! The only rule is... Use watercolors - in any way, shape or form. Yay! DETAILS: The blog hop officially opens June 5th at 6am PST and ends June 8th at 11:55pm PST. CLICK HERE to go to the Pretty Pink Posh Blog to enter your card and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi there crafty peeps! It's June 1st and that means it's time for a new sketch over at Reverse Confetti! As a guest designer for June I get to participate in the inspiration for the new Sketch For You To Try (SFYTT) and I'm so excited about that! CLICK HERE to go to the Reverse Confetti Blog and see all the details - and to upload your card for the challenge. I hope you'll participate! The prize is a $20 gift certificate to the Reverse Confetti store! (woooooot!) I used the Fabulous Flamingos stamp set and matching dies for my... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends.... I don't even know where to start to write this post.... Today I'm writing about my awesome stint as a designer for Taylored Expressions. I have been on the TE Design Team for over FOUR years! Wow! It has been four years of fun, creativity, friendship, and general awesomeness. All good things must come to an end, and it is time for me to say farewell to this chapter of my crafting life. When I say I don't know where to start, I really don't know where to start. I have so many good memories. Taylor was the... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everybody! What are you up to? We are having a relaxing weekend here in Sactown. The weather is awesome and it is just really nice to spend time with the hubs. Later today we are going over to our local outdoor mall to see the Budweiser Clydesdale Horses - that should be pretty fun! I am blogging today with some news and updates about my monthly Color Pop Feature over at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Blog! Today is the post for new ink color #3, which is the beautiful Fossilized Amber. You know if it's Simon Says Stamp,... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2015 at A Blog Called Wanda