Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Blog-annivearsary Winners Post

Hi Everyone!

I am still in California and will be here for a while longer.  I've asked my dad to pick the winners. I gave him a list of all the posts with the number range of comments.  I asked him to pick two posts and one number for each post within the range of number of comments.

I've sent emails to the winners below who each chose an online retailer for their gift certificate.

 Thank you so much to everyone who stopped by and especially those who took the time to comment.

The winners are:

Post 8/12 FMS300 comment 5
Cat I've never seen this set, but have to ask you to use it again, and again - how wonderful that embossing is! A gorgeous card for your fella! Is the tan/navy map print pattern stamped as well?

Post 9/5 Birthday Wreath comment 3
You know I love wreaths & pink--this is a perfect example of why! What a beautiful card, Cat! I'm on the same mission, although I did break my rule to use a gc during a sale. That doesn't count--right?!

Congratulations Ladies!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

A flower pot


Are ya all sick of my AI watercolor cards yet?  I am enthralled by them, probably  because I cannot draw or paint an image in my head onto paper. My brain doesn't work that way, but with these stamps faking it is easy!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Friday, September 15, 2017

More Cliff Time

Hi There-

I saw this cliff scene on AI's Watercolor Wensday series.  Peggy to the rescue - she had the little houses and I had the cliff so I was able to play some.

I chose not to color my buildings just the roofs.

Thanks for stopping by!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Something tropical


On a trip to a fabulous crafty store in Virginia called Goldenshill Papercraft, I found these two stamps from Stampendous.  One of our gals from the group was soon moving to Florida and I thought this might make a cute card for her.  I pretty much cased the design, but not necessarily the colors from the store sample.  It is colored in a flow-y way as intended by the designer Laurel Birch. It is bright and wild.

It was way out of my comfort zone, and I may never color them again...but it was something I had to try.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Friday, September 8, 2017

Arbor Birthday


A friend of mine is fond of wine, and I thought she might like this card made with the AI Watercolor series stamps.

Thanks much for stopping by!

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Birthday Wreath

Hi There:

I am determined to get through my pile of new stamps before buying any that do-able?  Hmm I am going to find out.

The die and wreath are from CTMH, the sentiment from Ellen Hutson, the bow from Avery Elle and the flowers from Lawn Fawn. The wreath was my new item.  Wreaths can be used any time of year...especially this one - spring, summer, fall and definitely for the holidays. It's all in how it is decorated.

Thanks much for stopping by!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Watering Can

Hi There!

I am in California now and this is pres-cheduled.  AI Watercolor stamps and Marvy Markers were used along with a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp.

Thanks for stopping by!