Seaside Shore has some nice, detailed fish images, along with seaweed & rope. This is my stamp for the August calendar page. I've used a Masking Technique to stamp the bottom fish in Calypso Coral, then cover him with a post-it note that I've cut out in that shape. … [Read more...] about August Seaside Shore
Happy July! This image is from a Hostess Set called Love You Lots. You are only able to get hostess sets when it's your month to host club, or if you place a $150 order. This image is stamped using Black Stazon Ink, then watercolored using my Aqua Painter. Now head … [Read more...] about Love You Lots for July
Bella & Friends. One of my favorite stamp sets! I mean, look at that cute little doggie! Stamped with Stazon Black, then watercolored using my Aqua Painter. Here's another cute little doggie! Be sure & head over to Crystal & Anne's blogs to see what … [Read more...] about Man’s Best Friend for June
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 … [Read more...] about Flying High in May
My daughter, Malia, spent last Christmas with us, and helped me with my calendars. Here's a page she created: 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 … [Read more...] about Jar of Love for April
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! … [Read more...] about 2 Step Stampin’ for March
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 … [Read more...] about Bloomin’ Love for February
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, … [Read more...] about Calendar Winner(s)!
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 … [Read more...] about Welcome 2017!
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 … [Read more...] about Merry December!
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. These make a pretty & very useful gift for most anyone, and I'm selling them for just $5 each. Shipping … [Read more...] about 2017 Calendar Post-It Notes
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!