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Kathy Hamrick
I'm a Stampin Up! Demonstrator.
Interests: stamping, hiking, reading, baking and spending time in the great outdoors.
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After watching all the tv coverage on the death of George HW Bush and hearing all the positive things his friends said about him - it reminded me of one very important thing - we need to be thankful. Thankful... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, yesterday was one of those exhausting days - we went Christmas shopping. We are nearly finished now - Hallelujah. I am not a shopper - I'm good for maybe 3 hours - then I'm done - totally disinterested. Usually... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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So, instead of watching tv, I spend a lot of time searching thru Pinterest - always looking for something new, whether it be recipes, crafts or home decorating. I found cute little elves made out of pine cones really cute... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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I visited an old friend's blog the other day (Terri Walker) and saw this super cute little cocoa holder that she had made - it's simple and would be a great thank you gift to friends, co-workers, grocery store clerks... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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While looking at the Sunday flyers, looking for Christmas gift inspiration, I saw an advertisement for the new Reese's peanut butter light bulbs. Now in the ad, they looked a lot like little light bulbs - in reality - not... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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So my project today is not fancy - but actually have not decided what I will use it for - so today it is basically showing you something you might not have seen before - I had not heard of... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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So today's card is a sneak peek at one of the stamps available for sale a bration (coming in January) I have been "itching" to get this stamp out - and last night after class finished - I headed downstairs... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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In addition to having several classes this week, I've been helping Steve get ready for a Christmas craft show this week-end. He finally has his bees wax ornaments to a point where he is happy with them. I've shared the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, I did say as I move into December I'd not be doing so many Christmas cards - but it is still November!!! I totally forgot to share this card with you. I did this for a contest and it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So after I finished the little trees of yesterday's post, I'd had this thought that woke me up - that I needed a little house to fit in among those trees and in my head the Take out thinlits box... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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As the calendar heads in to December, I'll not be doing too many Christmas cards - most of us have those cards finished and are ready to mail (well, currently that does not include me - but hopefully within the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Oh man, I can remember when my girls were little and every nickel and dime had to be accounted for - I was out with the masses at 6 a.m. fighting the traffic and the crowds getting Christmas gifts. Now,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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The other day I noticed some treats that were on STampin connection - and decided to try my own version. These were done by Jan Brown and her video is quite extensive - I started to worry a bit that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Over the week-end was one of the grandson's birthday. I had already bought his birthday gift while we were visiting in Iowa but I still needed to get a card sent to him. SAwyer turned 9 and he LOVES to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Over the week-end My Paper Pumpkin arrived - just in case there is someone out there that doesn't know what that is - it is a subscription for a kit from Stampin' UP! that arrives at your door every month... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So to finish out the week, I thought I'd just share a few of my favorite swaps from the week. I'll show you my top three favorites! Just a note - I left them in clear envelope, so there is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Remember that I said I liked to make gifts for my room mates, plus I had some new friends I was actually going to meet - even though I've been corresponding with them for some time - I was actually... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Man, yesterday was "one of those days". You know - the kind you just ought to go back to bed and start all over again!! Finally by evening I started to get things going good but man what a day.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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This was my favorite swap for convention and I've been sitting holding it - I love using things in an unconventional way so I pulled the frog from the Cauldron Bubble stamp set and combined him with the Lilypad lake... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So today is our youngest daughters birthday. The one thing I do miss about being so far away from my girls is their birthdays. Ofcourse it is probably better for them, because I'd want to make cake and ice cream... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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For the first time, I'm participating in a card swap with Crafty Persons. This is two ladies that I dearly love communicating with because they are so patient with those of us who are not as gifted in technology as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So now, hopefully, I've made it safely to Orlando and am happily swapping cards - I hate flying so this will probably be one of the last trips I make. I figured the 30th anniversary for Stampin' UP! was a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Yesterday I was doing a bit of experimenting in my stamp room. I needed to put together several thank you notes and I liked the design so well, I turned it into a larger card. I've used gold embossing powder... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, at every major SU! event, we usually make gifts for friends that we only see at these event - I like to make something for the roommates I'll be staying with - so I have a couple of things... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Usually when I do swaps for a SU! event, I try to do something that is a different technique - I saw on Pinterest where cards were made embossing images with white embossing powder and then using our blends to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping