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karistamper
Wisconsin
Working Mom who LOVES to play with paper and scissors.
Interests: Spending time with family and freinds...especially if we get to scrap! Reading, art, and laughing at really dumb jokes.
Recent Activity
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Hey kids! I am at a loss this week....no Mojo Monday sketch...What???? On vacation until 9/19? Don't they realize what a HUGE fan I am?!? *sigh*...I guess the old saying is true...absence does make the heart grow fonder. But enough already....I need a sketch fix! :) I've started working on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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How did Thursday get here already? I haven't been feeling the greatest, so that probably explains the time vanishing from my week. But all is well now, and I am feeling pretty perky this morning! Its the first day of school here in Wisconsin! The kids are nervous/excited to get... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Poor Meagan has a summer cold. Bummer. Shouldn't these things at least wait until school starts??? I mean really, only a few days of summer freedom left and she is stuck with a stuffy nose, and a sort throat. I'd say that really stinks... but right now, she can't smell... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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You know, of course, I am entirely thankful to have such a wonderful husband and family. They are always so supportive of me (and my crazy habit of cutting and gluing paper). And this week we are even more thankful to have our niece Kate staying with us...YAY!!! I just... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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I just love a good pun! It must be my juvenile sense of humor, but put a good pun on some pretty paper and I am one happy stamper! Don't ask me what made me think of gnomes when I saw the most recent Mojo sketch...Maybe I'm gnoming crazy! Heehee!!!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hello! I got a good one for you this week. Ain't she cute!?! I am not usually the type to toot my own horn, but paper and glue just gets me all Jazzed Up!!!! This one was so much fun to make...I think it is because, 1. I'm in love... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hey...what ever happened to those lazy hazy days of summer that corny old song promised us?!?! I can't believe I haven't posted anything since the 11th of July! What kind of self-respecting blogger am I anyway?!?! We have been so wrapped up in our summer fun, that I can't even... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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I am a bit behind, as usual, but trying to get caught up on things after having another great vacation! As soon as I get my pictures downloaded, I'll share a few. I just think it is great that my husband and I have better cameras on our cell phones... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Happy Father's Day to all those great Dad's out there. Today as I count my blessings, I cannot help but be grateful for all of the good Dad's I know. We all hear stories about the bummer dad's existing in the world, but I am so lucky, because of all... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Gettin' ready to post my first Mojo Monday card! I'm just lovin' this site!!! And I am lovin' this card! A long time ago I bought the Stampin' Up's "In Color" stack of card-stock and the "Sunny Garden" designer paper that went along with it. Wow is it ever pretty!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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June is here already?!?!? Holy moly...that means Father's Day is around the corner. Every year Father's day sneaks up on me and I never have my card's ready. But not this time PAPA!!! To quote that wise sqaure animated sponge.."I'm Ready, I'm Ready, I'm Ready". A friend of mine asked... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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It's graduation day in Monroe! Yay! A day for celebrating achievements, launching new chapters in lives, and most importantly.... an excuse to make REALLY CUTE CARDS ! So, go out there graduates...be brave, be bold, and do great things with your life, so that I can send you and your... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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You know, I saw it here somewhere.... I know the sun was here for a couple of days and now it's gone again. Hmmm? Oh well...here is a sunny bright card to cheer us up. A little brighter than I'm used to making, but it is kind of fun! I... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi everyone! Well, Wisconsin is finally starting to shake old man winter. Finally, we had warm weather last week, and this week is not half bad either. Highs in the 60's...still cooler than I'd like, but we'll take it! I can't believe that we are sneaking up on June and... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Happy Mother's Day to my Mom and all the Mom's out there! Did you happen to notice I have new items posted out on the right side of the blog??? I finally got that darn "order" button design to be the right size (yay me!) and figured out how to... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi There! I'm taking a break from customizing the blog. I am spending too much time trying to solve impossible problems and too little time being crafty and having fun. So starting this week I began a new endevour to get scrappin'! I made two mother's day cards (which I... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
Hi Everyone! So, as it turns out, blogging is one of those things that seems so easy, but in reality...holy cow, it can be time consuming! As you know, I have decided to customize my blog (a DIY project, instead of the intelligent way of paying a designer to do... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Well my book came in...so hopefully it won't be much longer before my blog gets a make-over! Let's see....what has been happening this week??? Hmmm...well, I was finally home this past weekend. Which means I was actually able to make my house look like people and not pigs live here!!!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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I've been so busy making cards for everyone else, I have completely wiped out my own stash of cards...Time to start making some for myself to use! It has been such a long winter, I just decided a bright bold set of Birthday cards was in order. Keep checking in.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hello! I missed you all last week, but have a nice post for today. It took me a long time to finally sit down and get something ready, but here it is! Remember all the Thank You Cards my mother-in-law asked me to make? Well a freind of mine has... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi there! Wow what a wonderful day I had today....you know, I started my day in kind of a slump. I have had kind of a blue funk hanging over me for a few days and was ready to send invites to my pity party. BUT, Thank goodness for my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi everybody! This week's card is yet another Thank You card....why so many thank you cards??? Because my wonderful mother-in-law asked me to make her a few thank you cards for her, and I am finally almost done. I have a cute little box that I am decorating and putting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi Again! Boy oh boy! I really wish I knew what in the world was zapping the time out of my days and weeks...it feels like we just run run run all the time. Whew! But, when I look back at the week, I wonder what the heck I did.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi Everybody! I had another great weekend scrappin' with my buds! We have such a great time....just can't wait for the next one! This weekend I just worked on cards, so I will be posting them as time goes on. I won't bore you with all the details of what... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad
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Hi Everyone! I have to post this quick...once again I am running late for work, but really wanted to get this post out there. This one turned out really pretty....just black and white, which is really hard for me! I love color and bows, and I don't have either one... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2011 at Kari's Stamp Pad