Bella & Friends. One of my favorite stamp sets! I mean, look at that cute little doggie!
If you’ve been following my blog, you know I love banners! Colorful…inspiring sayings…fun art!
I recently made an Aloha Banner. I chose the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper basically because I wanted to use that beautiful shiny pattern for the pineapple!
Isn’t that fun?!! Instead of the Banners Framelits I usually use, I tried this with the Lots of Labels Framelits. I’ll show you a few photos from the ends:
Helen, Linda, & Destryee worked all day on their banners!! I didn’t get pictures of all of them, but here’s Destryee’s Easter Banner:
Isn’t that beautiful?! We all have a new appreciation for banners!! It’s like making 20 different cards! But the results are so great!
Here’s one I started on that day:
I’m pretty happy to have a Christmas Banner done! It gets way too busy once we hit October…
I’d love to hear any comments you have! Have any of you made a banner?
Thanks for stopping by…
Time to sign up for my May Cards, Etc. Class! I’ve got 2 dates to choose from:
My 3-D item is the Popcorn Box! It’s smaller than I thought it would be… about 3 handfuls of popcorn. Very cute for gift giving!
You’ll practice some different techniques in this class: Black Magic, watercoloring, masking. Hope you can find the time to attend! Please RSVP.
And…mark your calendars for 2 special events in June!!
Thanks for stopping in! Hope to see you soon! Cheryl
Several people have asked for the directions, so here they are:
Mark your calendars! The May Cards, Etc. Classes are
Saturday, May 27th at 2 pm or Monday, May 29th at 10am.
Hope to see you there! Cheryl
Going in a hot air balloon is on my bucket list! Maybe over Napa Valley or Santa Fe. There’s a cute stamp set called Lift Me Up that I’ve found a lot of use for! It comes in a bundle with Up & Away Thinlits Dies!
Have you ever gone up in a balloon? Where did you go? I’m “up” for suggestions! Ha!!
Thank you for joining us for the Inspire, Create, & Share Blog Hop! This month the theme is Free for All! Every stop on the hop will feature a great project of the stamper’s choice. That means lots of inspiration and fun ideas are in store for you as you hop along. In addition, be sure to check out how to win some blog candy! Every stop on the hop will have blog candy to give away.
Today I’ll be showing you a nice GET WELL GIFT! A tissue box cover with matching Get Well Card. I’ve made 2 different sets using the same Designer Series Paper, Falling In Love.
Isn’t that pretty? It just sets on top of a tissue box.
Recognize that glimmer paper from Sale-A-Bration? Love that!
Made a Get Well Card to match. Watch what happens when the card is opened…
Isn’t that cute?!! Simple, too!
I’ll be having a Tissue Box Class where we’ll be making the box and matching card.
2 dates to choose from:
Here’s my BLOG CANDY GIVE-AWAY! 6 sheets of Falling In Love Designer Series Paper!
Are you wondering how to enter to qualify to win the blog candy? Just subscribe to any of the blogs you want to follow and you will be entered to win that blog’s candy. Each blog on the hop will draw a name from their new subscriber’s to win their candy. Why subscribe? When you subscribe to a blog’s feed you will be notified every time there is a new post. You never have to miss out on any of the inspiration, fun or news.
To subscribe to my blog, go up near the top of this post, look at the column on the right, and enter your email in the box indicated, then click SUBSCRIBE!
My drawing will be held on Tue 4/11 and announced on Wed 4/12 so be sure you subscribe by then. I’ll announce on my Wed 4/12 the winner and mail your blog candy out right away! Thanks for hopping with us and remember to join us on the first Wednesday of the month for the Inspire, Create & Share Blog Hop!
Next hop over to see what Jen has come up with!
Those jars are just adorable! Our family loves to fish- everyone except Malia, that is. She says she loves fishing, but just hates to catch them. Feels sorry for the little things. Me. I grew up trout fishing in California with my dad. I could spend all day looking for the perfect fishing hole & be so happy! My husband loves deep sea fishing in Hawaii. He actually was lost at sea about 24 years ago when his boat capsized & was miraculously rescued the next morning!
Today the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Team is featuring “Sparkle and Shine!”
Look at what you can make with the Window Box Thinlits Dies!! A Tiffany Purse!
Don’t you just love it?!! We made these at my downline meeting last weekend. Got this cute idea from Connie Babbert… thanks, Connie!
It gets even better when you open it!
Go check out what the other SSINK girls have made that sparkles and shines!
The simplest way I know to make a quick but beautiful card is to use a stamp set that lets you 2-Step Stamp! Simply layer one image over another using different colors!
You cannot buy this stamp set. But you can get it FREE during Sale-A-Bration by placing a $50 order! Sale-A-Bration runs through March 31st, so don’t wait too long!
The colors are Calypso Coral & Dapper Denim. The little butterfly is found in one of my favorite sets, Butterfly Basics.
Hi everyone! I’m taking over the Stylin’ Stampin’ INKspiration Blog today where I get to tell you about myself!
I was raised in Hawaii (my dad was a minister who worked with servicemen & women on Oahu) and love the beach, hiking, and all the local culture & food! I became a Pediatric Nurse, starting in Honolulu, then moving to Colorado because I’d never seen snow. That was quite an experience: learning to dress for cold weather, drive on icy roads, & to ski- which I love! Met my husband, Pat, when he was a surgical resident at Denver Children’s. We ended up on Maui about 30 years ago, where we raised our 2 daughters, Jenny & Malia.
Jenny got married a few months ago & she’s a nurse on a trauma unit in Texas. Malia graduated from UT, Austin, and will soon be heading to Syracuse, NY to work with refugees.
Oh, can’t forget my pride & joy, Swiffer!
I’ve always enjoyed crafting! I first got into stamping when Jenny was in preschool. Once a week, my friend, Wendy, & I would drop the kids off then head over to her house for a morning of stamping fun! I remember getting so excited when I discovered you could stamp with different colors. Everything was 1 layer back then. But just like skiing on the Bunny Hill is exciting when you start out, every card we made was exciting & fun!
I’ve been a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator for about 6 years now & I just love it! Being creative is fun & relaxing, but it’s the friendships I’ve made that have been an unexpected bonus! I’ve been a part of the SSINK Design Team since last year. It’s a huge challenge for me and quite an honor. Everyone on the team has been so encouraging and helpful!
I’m not sure how to describe my style. My favorite type of card is a “Fun Fold”. I’ll show you a few that I’ve made:
Before I go, here’s my latest project. I was inspired by these new stamps I found at the Post Office!
Matched up the cardstock with the stamps: So Saffron, Mint Macaron, Real Red, Flirty Flamingo, Early Espresso, & Chocolate Chip, and reached for the Cool Treats Suite!
Cased this cute card from Michelle at Stampin’ 365. She always has the most beautiful cards- thanks Michelle!
Thanks so much for spending time with me today!