Monday, December 28, 2009


Ms Judy Sanderson had the stampers over to the Ivyrock Suites (her house) for stamping and fellowship the day after Christmas.


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We had a laugh at my attempts to get in the picture by holding the camera aloft and just snapping, but I finally got a profile shot.

IMG_1448  We tried some sketches and they sure did stretch us. Who knew it would take so long to follow someone else’s idea for a layout. I will have more respect for those who come up with those beautiful creations I see on Splitcoast.


I didn’t take more pictures because we were too involved eating and playing.

Loved it Judy thanks!



Sunday, December 27, 2009


I was abundantly blessed by my friends in the stamping communities both local and afar. They sent me pieces of themselves in their Christmas cards.


IMG_1451 I wanted you to see all the layers on this one:

















and one more by Pat Hobson, yes she sent me two!IMG_1472

I love them all!



Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Surprise!

My Tim Holtz prize package arrived today.
I won it during his 12 Tags of Christmas postings.
He was very generous.
I got 3 bottles of Distress Stickles in Brushed Pewter,
Tarnished Brass and Broken China. I got 2 Distress Ink Pads in
Faded Jeans and Dusty Concord. And I received a Snow Cap paint Daubbe.
They cam packaged in an Acrylc Paint Dabber Travel Pack. Thanks T!M!!!

That was a great gift to arrive on Christmas Eve.

Here's wishing you a safe and happy Christmas.
May you be surrounded by the love of Christ!


Saturday, November 28, 2009

Christmas Card 2009

Here are some of the Christmas cards I made either in a class or on my own.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009



I got a badge passed to me today and it sure made me smile!

I’m required to tell you five facts about myself and then pass the award on to five more people. OK—let me think of some things you don’t know about me…

Fact 1: I used to be a professional model. Ok Ok my one professional job was a training film for KFC, they paid me so that made me professional. I'm sticking to that story and have pictures. But mostly I did it for free for churches etc.

Fact 2: I have a yellow belt in Karate, what makes this interesting is that I used to run from bullies but no more.

Fact 3: Hey Kim, I too am a shy person which people find hard to believe too. But its true. I have been known to walk around a store forever rather than ask for help locating something. So Kim I'm not laughing.

Fact 4: I was born at 11:55 pm the day after my mother's brother's birthday and the day before my father's sister's birthday. Aunt Mae said I could have waited 5 more minutes and been born on her birthdate. My mother disagreed since she had gone to the hospital 2 other times before and I wouldn't come out. Hey it was nice in there.

Fact 5: I'd secretly like to be a romance writer.

Now I need to pass this badge on to five more people. Hmmm don't know 5 bloggers who would take it. If you want it, let me know and I will send it to you. Thanks Kim for thinking of me and making me smile.


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cool Folds

I have been surfing the web and found these cute folds and had to try them.


It was great to use some of the Basic Grey papers I have been collecting in the card above!

Not sure who made the papers used on these but I had so much fun.IMG_1392 IMG_1393 IMG_1394


This one looks like it is multiple layers but it uses the score pal to create that illusion.

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Sunday, September 20, 2009

MO Stamping

If you have not heard of MO Manning please go and visit her site. She sells digital stamps that look like me. Why is that exciting…well there aren’t too many stamps period that look like me in rubber, acrylic or otherwise.

IMG_1361I colored this fairy with my copic markers. I’d like to tell you which ones but I used 22 of them and colored over my first colors with other colors. At one point my design was too orange (the Copic R’s ) and I went over them with pinks (Copic RV’s). I was trying to coordinate my coloring to match my layer designer paper. I ended up coloring some portions of the designer paper as well.



Here’s another of Mo’ designs

IMG_1365 I CASED this but can’t remember whose blog I was on.

Happy Stamping,

Sunday, September 06, 2009



Doesn’t she look like she has attitude. I thought so and I have several friends with attitude so I made a few more.


The stamp is from Viva Las Vegas Stamps and colored with Copics. I also used a Cover-A Card Stamp on the background and layer from Impression Obsession.

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Tomato Thieves

Now I know why I don’t get any tomatoes in my garden:

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Well not today.  I have to get at least one, since I planted and watered that tomato plant…right?