Come visit me at the Maui Stamper's & Friends Craft Fair this Saturday! Here's a few of the things I'll have ready for you: First, there's my Bags 'O Cocoa. These cute little boxes would be so cute on the table in front of everyone's plates! They're filled with Hershey's … [Read more...] about Craft Fair this Weekend!
Tonight we have our monthly get-together to make our Paper Pumpkin kits! I always try to come up with some creative ideas for the group. The October kit comes with some sturdy triangle boxes, so I turned one into a Santa! Isn't he cute?!! I had to scramble around to find … [Read more...] about Santa Box for Paper Pumpkin
I love embossing! Don't know why I don't do it more often...it's so simple, yet has a dramatic effect! For my November calendar page, I used this gorgeous image called Swallowtail. I embossed it in silver, then used sponge daubers to color it in. Simple & fun. Colors are … [Read more...] about Swallowtail for November
My first attempt at a Waterfall Card... it's really pretty easy. And super cute!! Pull the trim... and the panels start unfolding...Got this cute idea with tutorial from Leeann Greff's blog. We'll be making these at November Club! … [Read more...] about Waterfall Card
One of my downline is having surgery tomorrow and I knew just the thing to cheer her up! I found something to fit into this adorable Curvy Keepsake Box. This was the first time I'd used it and I'm in love! Quick. Simple. Adorable. Everyone is going to want one of … [Read more...] about Gifts for my downline
This is my favorite Paper Pumpkin kit so far!! I changed this one up a bit to use at my Thanksgiving table! Found the idea on Glenda Calkin's blog. Then I added a button closure so that all the goodies won't fall out! I also made a few cards with the kit. Found this idea … [Read more...] about Paper Pumpkin Treat Bags!
You may not think of Hawaii as having pine trees, but there are a bunch of them if you hike upcountry Maui in an area called Polipoli. I have lots of wonderful memories of hiking there with my husband & my girls & exploring a cave, which my girls called the "Cave of … [Read more...] about Ornamental Pine
I seem to have more than usual going on lately, but I'm having a class in October (2 dates to choose from) because there are just so many cute new things to make!!! Here's one of the cards we'll be making. Pretty & sparkly, I just love it!! Some of you already have this … [Read more...] about October Class… Sign Up Today!
I was trying to come up with a "spooky" Edgar Allen Poe raven thing, but failed when I added "Boo to you"! I still like it, though! The background is made by using a "mask" cut from Labels Collection Framelits. I stamped it with Gorgeous Grunge in Sahara Sand ink. Leaves … [Read more...] about Not so Spooky Raven
Yesterday was my birthday and I received some beautiful handmade cards!! I'll share them with you here: Thanks so much for all the birthday wishes and beautiful cards!! … [Read more...] about Special Birthday Cards!
Usually, when I make a card, I find myself adding a lot of layers and embellishments. This time I was going for SIMPLE! And I just love the results! Stamp Sets: Summer Silhouettes, Nuts About You Colors: Bermuda Bay, Pool Party, Pistachio Pudding, Whisper White (2 1/2 X … [Read more...] about Blues and Greens
I'm excited to finally be able to announce this big event: Christmas A La Carte! Crystal, Anne, and I will be hosting this class on November 8, 2014 at the Maui Masonic Lodge in Kahului. This will be Open House style...come when you can and make what you choose! The hours are … [Read more...] about Christmas A La Carte…Nov. 8th