Let our lives be full of both THANKS and GIVING. 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! The colors are Pear Pizzazz and Blackberry Bliss. I have … [Read more...] about Full of Thanks & Giving!
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 … [Read more...] about Happy Scenes for October
This cute giraffe is from Zoo Babies! Love that set! The giraffe is stamped with Marina Mist and I've used some Washi Tape to jazz it up a bit! Head on over to Anne & Crystal's blogs to see what they came up with for September. … [Read more...] about September Calendar
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 … [Read more...] about Wetlands for August
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 … [Read more...] about Flowers for July
This is my Hawaii version of the Work of Art Stamp Set. I've used the "masking technique" to cover up places that I stamp over. This is one of those Stamp Sets that everyone needs! So many different things you can do with it!! Colors used: Wild Wasabi, Soft Suede, Pool … [Read more...] about Work of Art for June
For May I've chosen my favorite Stamp Set: Sheltering Tree. It's so versatile & beautiful & comes with little images like this swing, a rake & a bicycle. Colors used are Early Expresso, Soft Sky, & Lost Lagoon. Speaking of friendship, I've made some of … [Read more...] about Calendar for May
I've done a little watercoloring for April, using the aquapainter. It's fun & simple and perfect with this image from the Host Set Best Thoughts! Colors used are Watermelon Wonder & Mossy Meadow. Look closely & you can see the little white dots made using the … [Read more...] about Best Thoughts for April
This month I'm using the 2 pretty Stamp Sets: Watercolor Wings & Butterfly Basics. The Watercolor Wings set uses a technique called Two-Step Stamping that makes it simple to look like a real artist! And it's fun to see how many color combos you can come up with! Colors I … [Read more...] about Butterflies for March
For my February Calendar page, I've used the trailer from You're Sublime. LOVE that stamp set!! I've used the Masking Technique to cover up the trailer while stamping the dots around it using a sponge dauber. Found this cute idea on … [Read more...] about Follow Your Heart!
There's something fresh, hopeful, & inspiring about a new year! A clean slate. A fresh start. That's why I selected the sentiment, The Best is Yet to Come! You'll find this stamp in the Host Set Best Thoughts. I've also used Bountiful Border with colors Mint Macaron, … [Read more...] about Welcome 2016!
The Maui Big Shots! (my downline) hosted their first Craft Fair 2 weeks ago & it was a big success!! Marylou let us transform her beautiful home into a Christmas Shoppe & Bakery! I really enjoyed spending the whole weekend with you ladies, and I finished up my Christmas … [Read more...] about Maui Big Shots! First Ever Craft Fair!