Saturday, February 11, 2017

Card Creations

...sigh...I have been busy making cards off and on.  I am getting better at taking pictures, just slow at blogging them.  I am suppose to be cleaning house...going to meet our daughter-in-love-to-be's mom this afternoon/evening.  Me...I addressed a few cards to college students...okay...12 of them.  Okay, I was writing a note to them!  Then I decided I wanted to learn how to I watched a video on YouTube and tried for about 20 frustrated and gave up...only for the day!

Now, I decided that I may want to take a few minutes and post some cards.  So this will be quick...sort of...

I made this for one of our granddaughter's cousin.  I love
the chalk board look and shaker cards!

This was for my card ministry.

A sympathy card

Birthday card for Grandson E..he turned 5!

More sympathy cards...we have had 5 families in our church lose
a love one since January 1.

Part of a set for a friend...

...still part of a set...

...part of a set.

For a friend...

...another friend...

...and another... guessed it...for a friend...

Daughter #7 catching up on homework after being
out of school sick for 4 days...

Teaching Granddaughter J how to stamp and create something
fun for her parents for Valentine's Day.

Here is what she did...making a tablet that each page was hand stamped
for her parents.  She did really well.

I taught her how to glue "padding" compound to the top
of the notebooks.

Just having fun with watercolor, new SU product and retired paper!

More fun creating.  I really like the chalk board look!!!
Must be the teacher in me!

Oldest Son and youngest Son born in the same month,
2 weeks shy of 18 years apart!

Okay...I am a little addicted to the balloon and chalk
board design....

A thank you for a friend...we made one like this in club,
but was challenged to use color as my main card piece.

A gate-fold card  is so easy to make and just makes the
card seem so extra special!

Simple...Watercolor pencils on watercolor paper,
and blend....die cut and Big Shot...

...through the Big Shot and ready to create!!!!
Simple!  Love it!

All the cards were made using Stampin' Up product for the most part.  Some of the die cut words were from another company, MTF stamps.  Some of the ideas came from Pinterest, but tailored to my style to clean up the homestead...have an awesome day!

Monday, January 30, 2017

Engagement and Granddaughter

She said, "Yes!!!"  Son #4 is engaged!  We are so happy for him and his fiancĂ©e!  No date set as of yet for the wedding, but plans are in motion!

I am also excited to announce that Son and Daughter-n-love #2 are having a GIRL!!!!!!
(sorry, no picture of Baby E....)

We are excited and happy as can be with the two big events coming into our lives!

Monday, January 23, 2017

Coming soon.......


.....details to come soon!

Sunday, December 25, 2016



Son #7, Son #6, Momma, Hubby, Son #5
Daughter #7, Daughter #4, Daughter #5, Daughter #3, Daughter #6

Monday, December 12, 2016

Hello Again!

Ha!  Just finished a card and had a few moments to share it with you!  I have a friend at church who was having a knee replacement surgery today.  Very sweet lady!  She taught my two oldest boys in the second grade when they were in the Christian school many years ago!  (today they are 30 and 31!)  Anyway, I wanted to get a card off the her.

Using Pinterest, I CASE-d this from a card that Lisa Young, Add Ink and Stamp, created using the set from  Sale-A-Bration 2015 called Honeycomb Happiness.  Love the chick!  You can make it almost any baby bird!  I used my Aqua Painter and ink pad to water color the images.  I was out of the water color paper that Stampin' Up! carries so I used what I had on hand.  Not so thrilled with the paper.  I layered it on black and my base is retired cardstock with confetti sprinkles.

This is Daughter #7.  She was studying for a history quiz for tomorrow, but took a second out of her precious study time to pose for a picture!