Today I want to share my St Patty's Card. I am Irish - you all know it - maiden name was O'Reilly :) So disappointed that SU just does not have much out there for St. Patrick's day. So I made my own. I took our small heart punch and punched little hearts out of three different green DSP patterns. Each heart was folded in half and the crease was dipped in Tombow and then attached to the card so the leaves pop up a bit. Put three of them together and you have a Shamrock.
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Today I want to show you the steps and the final product of the Spring Card we made using the Stained Glass Vellum technique. The very first step was to heat emboss the flowers on vellum cardstock using white embossing powder. Then we flipped the vellum over and sponged on color on the back using daubers. We didn't have to be careful with the coloring here, as we're going to cut out the flowers.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Each month I share the technique we learn in club - and this month was Stained Glass Vellum Technique. The 6x6" technique card below is what we made to put in our binders. You can see the flowers are embossed in black, then flipped over and colored with markers from the back.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
So today I wanted to share a card I made with the Petal Parade SAB stamp set. This set is just one of the items you can get FREE during SAB with a $50 order. I've got to admit - this set did not appeal to me at all. At first I thought I would not even get it - but I am so glad I changed my mind and did.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Just wanted to share the cute little treats I gave to my student workers for Valentine's day! You might have seen my previous post of tootsie pop holders here - http://www.crazystampinglady.blogspot.com/2014/01/tootsie-pop-valentine.html so I changed it up a little bit and made these -
Instead of using Tootsie pops I found the round strawberry and cream suckers at a local store and thought they'd be just perfect. Here's a side view so you can see the sucker.
Lots of fun to make - and the gals loved them!! ~Maureen
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Just wanted to share the Valentine I gave to my sweetie -
My gift to Paul -
and finally last night's dinner - steak smothered in sauteed mushrooms and onions, baked potatoes, steamed asparagus and Cranberry sparkling wine (needed something pink or red :) and coffee ice cream sundaes for dessert-
It was yummy and we had a nice evening together. We're going out for dinner later this weekend - hopefully avoiding the Valentine crowds :) ~Maureen
Friday, February 14, 2014
Two FREE Gifts for you with purchase -
so let me sweeten the deal!!
Hi all - so today I want to offer you a SWEET deal! Love is in the air - and I truly am thankful for all of you Crazy Stampers out there. So NOW through 5:00 PM on Sunday place any online order of $50 or more through my website - CLICK HERE TO SHOP :) and be sure to use the Hostess Code - T2AEBH9S
Then you'll receive -
1) your order, of course, delivered directly to you anywhere in the U.S. - just put in the order where you want your order sent to.
2) your choice of a FREE Sale-a-bration product of your choice (you can see your choices by clicking on the Sale-a-bration brochure to the right side of my blog).
3) a FREE package of Cherry Cobbler Baker's Twine - sent to you directly from me as a thank you!
4) and an entry to win "Follow My Heart" - this amazing clear stamp set - which is SOLD OUT and no longer available through SU!
|Sorry for the glare!|
So there you go, what are you waiting for - stock up on some of the great new products in our regular catalog or our current Occasions catalog to make some wonderfully fun papercrafts - and get two FREE gifts and a chance to win an amazing LOVE set!! How fun and full of LOVE is that? ~Maureen
Monday, February 10, 2014
Today I wanted to share the FUN valentine's I made for my grandbabies. I found these adorable Bubble Pens a few weeks ago at a Party store and loved them. Many of you know BUBBLES are one of my favorite things - I have them at work and in nearly every room of my house. I blow bubbles whenever I'm stressed -and watch my stress just blow away!! Blowing bubbles is also something I do so often with the grandbabies - so just could not resist these.
~Love you all, Gramma
~Love you all, Gramma
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Recently I had a fun Gramma day with my sweet little Zavian. We did some fun shopping and he picked out a new SHARK lego kit. Just look at that sweet face. We were lucky that Papa had a day off work -so they got to work on the legos together.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
The final four of our cards from last Saturday's Shoebox Swap, these are the ones I made of each of their designs -Enjoy!
Thank you to everyone who came for the great cards, great food and great fun! We'll do it again - soon!! ~Maureen
|last but not least - Virginia's Card|
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Sharing half of our cards from last Saturday's downline swap. These are my cards that i made of their designs. Enjoy~
Great cards everyone - stop by tomorrow for the second half. ~Maureen
|Kathy B's card sample|
|Here's my card - I left off the Valentine's sentiment so I can use as a Anniversary card.|
|Kathy W's card|
Monday, February 3, 2014
Last Saturday we had such a fun time of stamping. I hosted a Shoebox Swap at my home for members of my downline. Here are the tables getting set up for the event.
Sunday, February 2, 2014
I know I have shared clouds before - but I really do love clouds. I am just mesmerized by them. So I wanted to share a few pictures I took this last week. The top one I just took today.