Friday, December 31, 2010

Welcome 2011

As today is the last of 2010 and we prepare for the NEW YEAR I Hope every one does have a safe New Years Eve for those going out drive safe, have a designated driver if you indulge in the bubbly. and enjoy your evening. I will be working tonight watching the Old Time Dancer's bring in the new year.
Hear is wishing everyone a fantastic New Year with many blessings. The years seem to go by so fast.
Leadership is fast approaching I hope to see many familiar faces there. Look out Nashville the Stampers are coming....

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Angelic Joy

Another beautiful card we received this Christmas season. This one uses the Angelic Joy stamp and of course of Top Note die. Great work Michelle thanks...

Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas Collage

I received this beautiful card from one of my customers. Isn't it nice and it is all made from Stampin"UP! products... thanks for the great card Tracey, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry Christmas from me and Frosty

This big snowman will greet you when you come to our home.
Hope you are having a wonderful day, and have someone to share your table with. This is the day we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Happy Birthday Jesus...

Friday, December 24, 2010

Santa Clause is coming to town

Is the guy coming to your house tonight? This is Christmas eve day, so I will be doing some last minute preparations, then off to church and we have our granddaughter here and she can open one present. The rest will be opened tomorrow when the rest of the family get here.
This little guy is a toilet paper roll and some felt legs and arms with a little cotton batting added. Small children can make this guy.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Another Pointsettia

I received another beautiful flower from work this one is so big looks great on my dinning room table I moved the white one to the kitchen table It looks good there as well. I feel so lucky to have two beautiful plants..
Today I am off to get my granddaughter so she can spend a few days with us, the rest will come for Christmas. Don't forget to be good Santa is watching.....

Monday, December 20, 2010

Birthday Party fun

Hi I had six eight year old's here the other day for a birthday party. Here are two projects that they made. The flower pencils are always a hit. and the little note books the girls love to make them. I used (sneek peek) Punch Bunch from the sale a bration mini. Isn't that little owl just the sweetest. You can get him free by ordering just $60.00 in product during sale a bration. The little owl is just one of the five stamps in that set Punch Bunch. If you want to host a workshop let me know book your date now. It runs from January 25 - March 31.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Snowman face bag

Hi I may have shown these before I know I made them last year and a few days ago a group I belong to wanted a craft project so these are what the ladies made. I had done all the punching so it was just a matter of putting it together. Of course the Big shot was used and many dies and punches. The ladies enjoyed there project.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Recycled Christmas cards

These tags are made from card, just cut up a good way to recycle some that you messed up the inside or some you have received. Christmas is not to far away now and I still have lots to do as I am sure many of you do too. Two of my three children and families are planning on coming home so Grandma better get busy. There are a few favorites that will need to be made for the upcoming holiday.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Santa Build a Bear

This is a little box I have used retired Glorious Green paper and ribbon. The Build a bear die's Bear die (117977) and Beary Merry (117980)I have put my gift cards inside.

Monday, December 13, 2010


Received this beautiful Poinsettia Plant after the last banquet we served the other day. Was a nice surprise the following day to go in and find it waiting for you after a very long 10 hour day of cooking for 550 people. Thank you Meridian, now my dear hubby won't have to buy me one.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

O Christmas Tree

Got my Big Shot out and the die O Christmas Tree Pop Up (116822). Last year I told my self that I was going to make several cards that pop up well here we are in the middle of December and guess what I didn't get it done..As the farmer says maybe next year...

Thanks for stopping by.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Heavenly Peace

This uses a retired set called Heavenly Peace I have always like this set our church ladies group made these for our shut in's.
It does use confetti white paper(102028) and our 3/8 Taffeta Ribbon in Night of Navy (120933)

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

A Flower for All Seasoons

This card was done by one of my down line. I love what she did with the ribbon and of course Cherry Cobbler is one of my favorite colors. This uses A Flower for all Seasons (11592), Petals a Plenty (116824),Antique Brads (117223 Brads (117273) and also Seam Binding (120992) a little sponging and markers a beautiful card thanks for letting me share it Irma..

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Penquin (punch art)

I received a very similar card like this either at Leadership last year or convention not sure, or who the artist was. I have changed him a little he still is cute though the girls who made him at a workshop loved him...

Friday, December 3, 2010

Holiday Lineup (more tags)

This is a silly set but very popular Holiday Lineup (111648) great for making tags as well as cards or line them all along a scrap book page... I colored these in with markers.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Jolliest Time of the Year

This is a really cute set and makes wonderful tags. Jolliest Time of the Year (116584), here is a Santa one that I made. Quick and easy...

Being it is the 1st of December we need quick and easy.. thanks for stopping by leave a comment if you wish.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Gifts of Christmas

Only today and tomorrow to take advantage of the 1/2 price on the starter kits. Call me now for more information or check it out to the right of this blog.

This is one of my favorite sets Gifts of Christmas (115372). Irma one of my down line made this card. She has incorporated so much. here and it is a lovely card thanks for letting me share it. Notice what she did with the Ornament punch (119847).

Saturday, November 27, 2010


I am all registered for Leadership, have my hotel and roommates now need swaps.. So have been playing a bit. This card uses Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370) and Elizabeth (117120) I used the in color Peach Parfait as the base. Think I need to go back to the drawing board.

Thanks for stopping... Just a reminder if you ever thought of signing up to be a demonstrator now is the time. check out the deal 1/2 price till the end of the month that's only three more days. Give me a call or email if interested. thanks e

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving America

Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends, family and followers. I hope you have a very blessed day and say a prayer for the troops both American and Canadian who are serving our countries.

The little turkey was one of BJ's design the card I made for a swap sometime ago...

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Thank You Ladies

Just wanted to say THANK YOU to the 22 ladies who came and made Christmas cards. I had a great time hope you did as well. If you would be interested in a All Occasions stamp a stack in Jan or Feb give me a call or email. 822 1911. If you can get four ladies together to do 20 cards each we can set a date... of your choosing. We have lots of snow now.

Check out the great sale till Nov 30th just click on the icon to the right.

Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, November 22, 2010

SNOW HERE / Great Sale starts today

There is a GREAT sale starting today for any online orders check it out go to Shop 24/7 to the right, and scroll down FREE shipping on qualifying orders. $200.00 of sale merchandise contact me for more information...822 1911 or

We now have snow and I am sure it is here to stay... It does look so pretty though and clean. and hey its nearing the end of November and we are in Manitoba...

Saturday, November 20, 2010


Yesterday was our church bake sale and here are some cookies that I made and bagged for the event. Used the Tags til Christmas (120847) and the Scallop Square punch (119884) also a retired Sale a bration set for the tags.

Thursday, November 18, 2010


I have one more craft show I had sold all the journals I made so have been busy making a few more. A really good way to use up some retired paper. You can see that I have used the Big Shot with Flower Folds die ( 115970) and Flower Daisies #2 (114520) to dress up the journals.
Thanks for stopping by.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Craft show display

Not the best picture but here I am am at one of the craft shows I was recently in. I had very good sales and one more show to go. I ran out of journals and dressed up chocolate bars and some of the little boxes so no complaints there..

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Snowman Pail

I found a picture of a snowman in my files I am pretty sure that Andrea Walford was the designer of this cute little guy. I am going to use it to put door prize forms in at my craft shows, and home parties. He is cuter in person.... thanks for stopping by.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Delightful Decorations

Here is another sample of what the ladies will be making tonight at my stamp - a- stack event..
This uses Delightful Decorations (116517) and the words are from A Cardinal Christmas (111760). I used the jumbo wheel Whimsy (109688). The Scallop Edge Border Punch (119882),was used and a bit of ribbon the gingham is retired but the 1/8 inch Taffeta ribbon is current (119251). Thanks for stopping..

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

A Perfect game

We started using the wee again the first of the month. As a excerice tool. Now that it has turned cooler and the outside work is done. Well I bowled my first perfect game... It felt really good will probobly never do it again. Guess I shouldn't say never it will just be a very long time.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Grab bags for craft shows

I made several of these bags and filled them with goodies and projects that I had made. these are full of surprises for anyone who purchase one at one of my upcoming craft sales. Of course this uses our Big Shot with the Build a Bear dies . and the stampin around wheel Bear Tracks (118090). These were done with Glorious Green which is retired now. Thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Door prize bags

Here are a few more bags these have cards inside as well as a Holiday Mini to be given away, at the craft shows I am participating in. Did one last night and have another today and then on Sunday...

I have a couple of spots left for my stamp a stack classes if you are wanting to join in. Please phone or email me. 822 1911 or for more information.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

cute box

This was the project we did at the crop I attended recently. The colors went together so nice it was a nice treat to make something that I didn't have to cut the paper for.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

A Cute little snowman

I saw this design a couple of weeks ago so changed the paper and stamp but I so like it. This will be one of my stamp a stack coming up. If you are interested and in my area give me a call or email for more information.. This card uses the Big Shot folder Perfect Polka Dots (117335) the scallop punch 1 3/4 (119854) and 1 3/8 Circle punch (119860) the stamp set A Cute Christmas (120825). The paper Real Red, Whisper White and Baja Breeze.
Thanks for stopping to look at my blog..

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween

Here is my costume for this year. I am suppose to be a Lady in Waiting not sure what I am waiting for maybe to lose some weight..
I hope all the little goblins have a great evening and every one has a safe Halloween night..

Friday, October 29, 2010

Welcome Christmas

Hello this is not the best picture a little too much shadow but I wanted you to see the inside.. This is one of my favorite sets from this years Christmas collection of stamps. The Cherry cobbler hits to top of my list for new colors as well, they make a great combination..
This simple card uses lots of things Big shot die Scallop Circle #2 (113469) and Embossing folder Petals-a-Plenty (116824). Punches Scallop Trim Corner (118870) and 1 3/4 Circle (119850) I added a bit of ribbon and that was it...
Thanks for stopping by..

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Journaling note books

It is always fun to have fancy note books to write in they make great gifts as well. Many years ago I made one and sent it to my sister she now makes them for her friends. These use the composition note books available in many store at a very reasonable price. I cover the writing in the inside cover and the last page just to make it nicer for writing in.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Little Owl Candy Boxes

Hello still working on things for craft shows these little boxes are made with the Big Shot Bitty Box and Envelope (115967). I used some retired paper and some current same with the ribbon. The owl of course is done with the Punch Two Step Owl (118074) and the stem Two Step Bird (117191). I have put Hersey nuggets inside that are wrapped with paper. These were fun to make.

Saturday, October 23, 2010


Hello today I am at a all day scrap booking event in Selkirk Manitoba hosted by a dear friend and fellow demo Michelle.. I am working on my yearly calender I give one to each of my children for Christmas. Stampin"Up! used to sell the calenders but have discontinued them but I print my own out on Confetti White paper. My husband bought me a bind it all a few years ago and it gets used on these..if you are are in my area and want to buy a calender ready to make 8 1/2 by 11 let me know. So I have my calender months ready to assemble today, all except Oct and Nov waiting for Halloween pictures.. Sure hope I am lucky enough to win a prize. Then tonight I am off to a costume Halloween dance sponsored by the church I used to attend before moving to Morden. So will be a very full and fun day...

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Lovely as a Tree

This has got to be one of my all time favorite stamps Lovely As A Tree (115026) I know mine must be over 10 years old... I am gearing up for some stamp a stack events and here I think is one of my designs. Very simple to do just sponge a bit stamp the tree add dazzling diamonds. I also used Perfect Punches (120516) and punches 1 3/4 Scallop Circle (119854) and 1 3/8 Circle (119860). The Big Shot got used with Frame, Oval Scallop die (114521) this was the pattern for the sponging... I used confetti cream paper on this card.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Who doesn't like a snowman !!!

Hello stampers. Thanks for stopping by.. These guys seemed to be the rage last year at Christmas time. I had a few snowmen left over from candy bags and of course the candy was old now so I took them apart Hubby got the candy and made up a few of these cards. Uses the Big Shot (113439) The Top Note Die (113463) and several punches... easy and fun to make, I do like like snow men we usually put up several after Halloween one very large one that stands about 7 feet tall I will probably post a picture with him later on. Have a great day!!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Birthday Bakery level 1 hostess

Hello I need to use up some retired papers so made this card cased from someone not sure whom, but thanks for the idea.. This card uses the level 1 hostess set Birthday Bakery (117034) you can get it FREE for hosting a qualifying workshop.. I also used the eyelet Border Punch (119853) all of the paper is retired except the whisper white added a few buttons and that is it...

Friday, October 15, 2010

Boxes of Cards

Hi it was National Card making day on the 2nd I held my event on the third and here is a sample of some more card boxes. These hold four cards and envelopes I will have several at my craft shows coming up... The boxes are so simple to make hope they are a hit...

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Flower Pins

Hi I have been busy making pins for craft shows that are coming up. These use the Circles #2 Die (114526) and the Flower Folds Bigz xl die ( 115970) with some of our accessories both current and retired.
These are actually very simple to do and use up scraps of material.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Happy Thanks Giving (Harvest Hoome)

Today is Canadian Thanks giving. I hope your all having family time and eating Turkey,Pumpkin Pie and all the other goodies that family gatherings bring.

We are fortunate to be celebrating with our oldest son and his family. It has been awhile since I had seen the girls.. We do have lots to be thankful for.

This card uses the set ( Harvest Home (111642) with pumpkin pie , confetti cream, old olive and chocolate chip paper. It was colored in with markers.

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Aviary / Because I Care

Finally a non Christmas Card.. This uses Aviary (116956) these little birds are so cute. The Because I Care a level one Hostess set was also used. Wheeled the Jumbo wheel Whimsy (109688), across the bottom and used the Eyelet Border punch (119853)

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Another Peaceful Season Level 2 Hostess set

Another very quick and easy card Cherry Cobbler , Whisper White and a slash of ribbon. The Punch Scallop Trim Border (118402). This is a great set Level 2 from the Holiday Mini..

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Peaceful Season Level 2 Hostess set

I love the Cherry Cobbler such a vivid color.. This also has a bit of Garden Green on this simple card. Quick and Easy...
You can get this set free by hosting a qualifying party .. Just give me a call 822 1911 and we can set a date for your party. Not to early to think
about your Christmas Cards. Or if your interested in Stamp a Stack of cards just let me know..

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Season of Joy

Another Season of Joy (110384) this one also uses the embossing folder Northern Flurry (120902) another sample from Irma very nice...I like how she used the different colors on the sayings. and added the Pearls to the flower.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Season of Joy

Today is the first of October should be thinking Halloween but you will probably see a lot more Christmas..
This card was done by one of my down line. I really liked. Stamps Season of Joy (110384) it uses the Deck the Halls DSP (120810) from the mini. The Ribbon I'm not sure if it is ours or not. She has put sparkle of the tree. Very nice thanks Irma..

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Uncharted Territory

Hi we are almost at the end of September all ready where does the time go...
One of my down line was over the other day and she brought this set Uncharted Territory (116952) over with her. As I did not have this set and hadn't thought much about what to do with it I was stumped I didn't want to water color and most things I had seen with this set were so this is what I came up with. I have always like black and white so that is what I used. I embossed the light house used the Photo Corner Punch (119878) and 1 1/4 Grosgrain ribbon (115615) in Basic Black. I kind of like it what do you think??

Monday, September 27, 2010

Spooky Spider

These little guys are fun to make and the kids enjoy eating the in-erds of these spiders. York Mints...
Lots of our punches used.
Scallop Circle (119854)
Photo Corner (119878)
1/2 circle (119869)