Bloomin’ Love for February

February is here!  It’s a great month for making Valentine cards & gifts.  This pretty stamp set is called Bloomin’ Love & the colors are Blushing Bride & Real Red.

Spread the love around this month by sending cards to your friends!  That’s one of my big goals this year…SEND MORE CARDS!  It’s always a happy surprise to open my mailbox & find a card there!

Now hop on over to see what Crystal & Anne have for their February calendars!

Calendar Winner(s)!

On New Years Day I posted about my 2017 Calendars.  Just for fun, I decided to have a calendar give-away to someone who commented on my blog that day!  Well, I had 5 comments- and I have 5 calendars- so you’re ALL GETTING A 2017 CALENDAR!  Yay!

Congratulations to Linda, Annette, Nadine, Dina, & Ramona!

I always appreciate comments!  Keep ’em coming!

I’ll email each of you to find out how to get your calendars to you.  Thanks again!

Welcome 2017!

I’m one of those people who enjoy reflecting & setting goals this time of year.  I’ll remember 2016 mostly for Jenny & Vitalis’ wedding and for our home remodeling.  Here’s a few pictures:

  

 

And I’m looking forward to good things happening in 2017! (like the remodeling being done!)

I still have a few calendars for sale!  $15 each (includes plastic case).

Just for fun…leave me a comment on the bottom of this post & I’ll randomly select one lucky person to receive a FREE 2017 CALENDAR from me!

Be sure & hop on over to see what Anne & Crystal have done for their January calendars!

Merry December!

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Merry Wishes to you for a peaceful & joyful December!

This month I’ve used Everything Eleanor for the background.  I used the “kissing technique”.  I first stamped the image with Crumb Cake, then stamped some trees with Garden Green DIRECTLY ONTO THE STAMP!

Other stamp sets:  Festival of Trees & Oh, What Fun!

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Now is the time to order your 2017 Desktop Calendars!!  They cost just $12 and it’s always $6 for shipping, no matter how many you order!  Click on the SHOP button at the top of my blog & it will take you to the ordering page.

Be sure & stop by Anne & Crystal’s blogs to see their calendar for December!

2017 Calendar Post-It Notes

I’ve finally had a little time to start making some things for our Maui Big Shots! Craft Fair, coming up December 3rd & 4th, from 9am – 3pm in Kula, Maui.

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These make a pretty & very useful gift for most anyone, and I’m selling them for just $5 each.  Shipping is just $6, no matter how many you order.  They come in lots of different color combinations and I have a limited supply.  You’ll need to hurry to place your orders before they sell out!

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Leave me a message if you’d like to order some of these!  Thanks so much!

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Full of Thanks & Giving!

Let our lives be full of both THANKS and GIVING.

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I just love this sentiment!

Stamp Set was Lighthearted Leaves from the 2015 Holiday Catalog.

Can you guess where I found the little bow?  Something for Baby!Something for Baby Clear-Mount Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

The colors are Pear Pizzazz and Blackberry Bliss.  I have a love-hate relationship with Blackberry Bliss!  Can you guess why?  It’s a gorgeous color and sometimes nothing else will do!  But I always have to totally clean my Stampin’ Scrub afterwards!!  Ok.  It’s worth it.

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Be sure & drop by Anne & Crystal’s blogs to see what they’ve done for November!

Happy Scenes for October

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This month I’ve decided to use Happy Scenes.  And to do a little coloring with my markers (pumpkin pie & wild wasabi).  It’s not quite Maui, but we do have pumpkins over here!  I do miss October on the mainland.  Especially when Pat & I lived in Denver & we’d hike all over through the gorgeous aspen.  But, alas, Maui will have to do.  😉

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Be sure & stop by Crystal & Anne’s blogs to see what they’ve come up with for October!

Wetlands for August

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I keep seeing beautiful cards made with this set called Wetlands, and I finally purchased the set.  The August calendar page shows an example of about the quickest card you can make!

The background is a stamp from Work of Art stamped in Daffodil Delight & Pool Party.

Then I just stamped the birds over the top with Momento Black Ink.  Two minutes tops!

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Now hop on over to see what Crystal & Anne have come up with for August.

Flowers for July

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Hello again!  Happy July!!

This set is one of my favorites…so simple & fun to use!  The flowers are from Wild About Flowers, a stamp set that allows you to easily make pretty images using 2 colors.  Two-step stamping.

Stamp Sets:  Wild About Flowers & An Open Heart

Colors:  Pumpkin Pie & Garden Green

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Thanks for stopping by.  Now go take a look to see what Anne & Crystal have done this month!