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I am a SAHM with a "new" wonderful husband and 2 kids who is totally addicted to stamping!!
Interests: I absolutely *heart* stamping and all related things. I am a Stampin' Up! independent demonstrator and I love it!
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This day is such a wonderful day, but it can be sad, as well. For those who miscarried a baby this year, or an adoption fell through, or you lost your own mother in the past year, this can be... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2016 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Father's Day is coming up this Sunday, June 21. I did make a card to be ready for it, back when I was at the craft day HERE. Then I promptly forgot about posting anymore, which is ok for me,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
I decided it was time to get back into the stamping mode of things!! Our church had a crafting day, so I pack up a ton of stuff, and went to play. I got 2 projects and 3 cards completed... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Well, I have been away again for a bit, and I WILL get back into it, I just need to clear my head space again for a bit. On January 28, 2014, Mom (Russ' mom) was rushed to the hospital.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Well, Lindsey and I have been going at it for a year (well just over, we missed a few). So for our Stamping Friends Reunion 52 challenge, we decided to do a challenge gift! To win the challenge, all you... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Well, man I have a thing for being late - and I really HATE being late !! LOL Here is my card for the embossing challenge this week ... I don't know why I rarely use my embossing folders, they... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
I was WAY behind the 8-ball, and only sent out the color challenge to Lindsey last night !! This is what I found for us : I absolutely fell in love with these colors, but mostly that pattern. I wish... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
This week, our only challenge was Clean and Simple (CAS card). I decided to re-use the last sketch we did, since it totally fit the criteria. I did want to put a spin on it, though, and came up with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
So, did everyone enjoy their Christmas break? I sure did, and for the first time in over 3 years, my whole family was together at my old house in Saskatchewan (my sister is living there right now) !! It was... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
So Lindsey and I decided to do a color challenge, and then we took it a step further ... We also both decided to incorporate the rose into our design!! Love how the blues are there with the POP of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Lindsey texted me the other day, and said " Hey, should we do a BLING challenge ?" YES PLEASE !! I cut out my snowflakes (3 all layered together) from cardstock weight vellum and proceeded to place on 37 different... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Just putting it out there, I don't like my card! What I had in my mind sure did not show up on paper. Hate it when that happens, but at least I stamped ... lol. Lindsey and I went for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
The challenge this week was to use vellum on our cards. I absolutely LOVE vellum, but I rarely use it for more than punching out to use as accents. I decided to make a card front with it, and it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
For my card on Tuesday, I sponged on the frame work for the card. Some of you were asking how I did it. It is a simple technique and HERE IS THE TUTORIAL. Trust me, it is fabulously easy, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
GLITTER !! That is the challenge for this week and both Lindsey and I are sparkly now, I'm sure ... LOL ! I went with the simple look so I could really highlite the tree - WHICH SHINES ! I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Today, the card we are making is the Double Z-Fold Card from the Splitcoast tutorial page. It is a fun way to present a card, and it stands nicely on it's own. So, here is the front of my card,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
41 WEEKS IN !! Our challenge today was to use brads, so I cracked open a brand new container. Bought it a LONG time ago and now it was time to get them out. I also felt like making a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Today, was a long day for me, and for my not-so-little boy. He got the flu through the night, and stayed home from school. Needless to say, no blog post this morning. But he is in bed for the night,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
Lindsey and I took a break last week ( TOTALLY MY FAULT ),but here we are with a color challenge !! Aren't they lovely ?!? Such rich jeweled toned colors !! Here is my card ... OOO watercoloring and everything!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
I am pumped about the challenge this week, as it is super simple, but can look amazing! We tried a Splitcoast tutorial called Bordered Sentiment. It is a great idea for when you need to make a ton of cards... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
I just love sketch challenges, it gives you the framework for the card, but everything else is left up to your own creativity. So, Lindsey and I got to work on this one!! Do you know we have had now... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
So, Lindsey and I figured a fall color challenge would be the perfect way to start off the season. Here is the palette we chose ... I chose the colors more mustard, river rock, bravo burgundy, and chocolate chip. Here... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
I found this tutorial on Splitcoast called a "Bendi card". I thought it looked so cool, and asked Lindsey if she would be willing to play along with me ... She said "yes", she's AWESOME like that !! Here is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
At least the challenge, that is. We get so caught up in making standard cards, that it is nice to change it up a bit, so Lindsey and I decided a different shape would be fun! This has got to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
My mom had her surgery on Tuesday, and it seems there was a complication. Her left leg does not work at all, and through a CT Scan they have discovered it is her lateral nerve. God can do many miracles!!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas