One of our Stylin' Stampin' INKspiration Team gals, Tobe Buffenbarger, just had a baby!! Quentin is his name & he's adorable!! I love giving books for baby gifts, so Quentin's getting one that was a favorite of my girls, Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton. This book … [Read more...] about Barnyard Babies!
Today I have an unusual combo that I think works well together: Stay tuned each Sunday for more Color Combo ideas! Hope you're having a great weekend! … [Read more...] about Sunday Color Combo
It's actually difficult to come up with a simple card! I tend to keep adding embellishments & layers. But today the Stylin' Stampin' Gals are posting "Simple Cards". This type of card is really simple but the effect is so nice! I call it a Negative Image Card. I … [Read more...] about Quick & Easy Card for SSINK Design Team
Had so much fun at my card class today & we got creative changing a Wetlands Card into a Baby Card. I'm entering this in the SUO Challenge #146 where the theme is "Showers". Here's the original: and here's the baby card version: Isn't that sweet? See … [Read more...] about Baby Shower Card for SUO Challenge 146
Happy Easter! Hope you're having a wonderful day with friends & family. Ours won't be too exciting because the girls are on the mainland & we miss them...but we'll make the most of it! Pat & I are blessed to have Mom living next door in our cottage, so we'll have a … [Read more...] about Have a Blessed Easter!
Love this little bear!! Here I've paired it with Have a Cuppa Designer Series Paper, using some fun, bright colors. Stamp Sets: Bear Hugs, Botanicals For You Colors: Card Base Pool Party, Melon Mambo (3 1/2 X 4), DSP (1 1/2 X 3 1/2), Basic Gray Strip (3/4 X 3 … [Read more...] about Special Bear!
I was asked to come up with a party favor idea for a Baby Luau. I pulled out all the stops on this one & just LOVE IT! I think mainly because of the colors: Mint Macaron & Blushing Bride. And that gorgeous flower is new from the Occasions Catalog, Stampin' Up! … [Read more...] about Sweet Gift Idea
Made some different gift cards this week using the set BYOP (*buy your own present!). It contains lots of clever sentiments to go along with your gift card. CASED this idea from Beth McAlexander. Stamp Sets: BYOP, Something for Baby Colors: Bermuda Bay (4 1/4 X 5 … [Read more...] about Gift Cards using BYOP
This weekend I had some time to play with some new stamps. I needed a baby card and decided to CASE my own card from here. Here's the card I came up with using Made With Love: Love the adorable little deer and kitty!! Which one do you like best? There is also a … [Read more...] about Made with Love
Extra! Extra! Read all about it!! Baby Ryan is here & adorable!!! Isn't she precious?! She lives in Texas, so I sent her a ruffled muumuu from her Auntie! Here's the card to go with it: The idea for this card comes from Brian King. Thanks, Brian! Stamp Sets: Big … [Read more...] about Big News for the Hamiltons!
Yesterday I attended a Baby Shower for Crystal, who's having twins! The shower had a Zoo Baby Theme, so I decided to try my hand at making a "Spinner Card".The idea is to tilt the card from side to side, and the monkeys roll around. The monkeys each have 2 pennies behind them, … [Read more...] about Spinning Monkeys
My Up-upline, Crystal Kondo, is having twins!! Her demos got together to have a "pamper party" for her! Here's the party favors I put together, using Zoo Babies. I bought animal cookies to put in the boxes, but they were a little squished, so I guess I'll have to eat them! … [Read more...] about Zoo Animals Baby Shower