Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thanksgiving Table setting

I enjoy making fun table setting pieces for our holiday meals. These are the ones that I made for our Thanksgiving feast this year. Each of the pumpkin boxes contained a yummy chocolate mint.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Online Extravaganza ending soon!

The online extravaganza ends on Wednesday, November 30th, so don't delay if you want to find some great bargains!

Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! We were so fortunate to have all 5 of our children home this year! With grandchildren, spouses, significant others, and extended family, we numbered 18! What a delightful day! We are also fortunate to have some of our family staying on longer to visit, which is also wonderful.

Please feel free to contact me to place an order, or go directly to my website at

Don't forget to sign up for the second Holiday Stamp Camp on Sunday, December 11th, from 1-4 pm at my home. Please RSVP by next Monday, December 5th.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Online Extravaganza

Go to my website to see the special sale!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Holiday Stamp Camp Card #2

Once a month I get together with other Stampin' Up demonstrators in my area to exchange fun ideas by doing a shoebox swap. This card was inspired by one of the demos, Sandy Fowler. I changed it up a bit, but loved her idea, so here it is. This is another card we will make at the Holiday Stamp Camps.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Card from Holiday Stamp Camp

This is one of the cards we will be making at the Holiday Stamp Camps. The inspiration for this card came from 2 talented Stampin' Up demonstrators, Jan Timko and Alesha White. I decided to use the new pewter embossing powder rather than white and love the look!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Gift Card Holder from Holiday Stamp Camp

This is the fun gift card holder we will be making at the Holiday Stamp Camps.
What a fun way to give a gift card, don't you agree? Also good as a "stocking stuffer."

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Tags from Holiday Stamp Camp

These are the tags we will be making at the Holiday Stamp Camps that I am holding on November 20th and December 11th. We will be making 2 each of them. I used the stocking builder punch and the pennant punch for these tags. Don't you just love the tiny jingle bell on the stocking? I had to use a needle threader to get the baker's twine through the top hole. :-)
If you would like to join me for one of the camps, just let me know. We will be making 8 cards (2 each of 4 designs), 4 tags (2 each of 2 designs) and a gift card holder. I will post a few more sneak peeks over the next few days to entice you! The fee for the camp is $25.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Demonstrator Stamp 'n Chat Card

Here is my card from last evening's demonstrator stamp 'n chat. I got the idea for this cute matryoshka girl from a talented demonstrator on Stampin' Connection. It uses the large oval punch, the owl builder punch, and the 1 inch circle punch. I used the Holly Berry Bouquet Designer Series paper for both the girl's dress as well as the background (3 x 3" square). It is mounted on Cherry Cobbler cardstock. I also used Chocolate Chip cardstock for the head scarf, Basic Black textured cardstock for the hair, and Very Vanilla cardstock for the face. I used markers to draw the facial features. Don't you just love the shine of the Cherry Cobbler quilted satin ribbon? The Merry Christmas stamp is from the Hand-Penned Holidays set embossed in gold.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Ronald McDonald House Thanksgiving Cards

Here are the choices that the family members had for our event yesterday. We had a great group! I think the colder, rainy weather kept more people inside and ready for something fun!
It is always super when we have a lot of family members who join us!

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Happy Birthday card for a Special Friend

This is a card that I made for a Special Friend's birthday. I purchased a new pear die and I think it works really well on this card. I hope she will like it!