Saturday, January 31, 2015

Fire Place Screen

About 15 years ago we picked up a greeting card in a shop somewhere in the Northwest.  It was a mama cat in the sky looking down at her babies.  We bought the card because we liked it and he wanted to use it for inspiration for a glass pieces.  So 15 years later it finally got done.  I want to find the artist's name and also take a picture of the card so you can see her work.  This was his second entry to the fair.  We are at our last craft show of the season.  We only do shows in October through December and the Kumquat Festival which is where we are today.

Thursday, January 29, 2015


I made quite a few different valentines that I will be posting.  I borrowed this stamp from a friend and a group of us made some just like this.  The pink is a bit much but I didn't have enough of the lighter pink for everyone.  The little heart is glimmer paper so it is nice and sparkley.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Golf Birthday Card; Male Version

All of my nephews golf but only one seems to like it enough to play high school golf.  He has a birthday this month and this is the card I made him.  I have a female version that I will post another day.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Florida State Fair Time

Today we went over to the fairgrounds with another member of our guild.  Many of the guild members submit projects for the craft competition and our committee takes them to the fairgrounds for judging.  It is a lot easier than 30 people going individually. 
This is one of the projects Jim submitted in the stained glass lamp category.  He has a second item that I will post next week.  The results won't be known for about three weeks.  I will let you know if he wins anything.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

My First Use of Blendies

I don't like to color and I am not good at it.  That is probably why I don't like to color.  People have been asking me about the Stampin' Up! Blendabilites and since I am a demo I thought it was time to try them.  I bought Melon Mambo and got the Old Olive free as one of my SAB items.  This card has my first attempt using them.  I didn't take all the time lifting and blending that you are suppose to do.  I just colored like they were a regular marker.  I have to admit they look so much nicer than a regular marker.  I plan to get a few more free ones during SAB.  I like them.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Starting to Make Valentines

My Christmas decorations inside the house are still up.  The outside decorations have been down 10 days or so but DH has been working on a glass project that has to be done by Monday and I can not put the trees away.  I still turn on the lights too so the neighbors probably think we are a bit crazy.  But it is time to work on valentines so here are a few.  I will be making these with my card group this month.  Hopefully the trees will be down before they come.

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Gift Bag

I needed a bag and card for a recent Birthday party that I attended.  The theme of the party was butterflies so of course I had plenty of butterfly ideas.  One of my fellow Stampin' Up! demos showed me how to make this bag with card.  Thanks Robbin.  Isn't it clever?  The card decorates the bag and is the usual card.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Happy New Year 2015

This is my last Christmas card that I have to post, I think.  I love this dove and I mentioned in another post that it could be used for other than Christmas.  Wishing you a Happy New Year.