This blog is dedicated to stamping, tips, musings, and whatever I want to post. I want my cards to make you smile. You may copy, post, pin, anything you want. To me this is a sharing hobby.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Bluebird on a Branch


Bird punch-Martha Stewart
Little Flower Punch-$1 bin at Michaels
Background stamp-Hero Arts
Branch stamp-Savvy Stamps

Monday, June 29, 2009

Card I Did with Girl's Group

We have a group of teen girls who meet after school and we made this card. Source of stamps unknown. Punch is Martha Stewart.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Rain or Shine

Basic Grey Urban Prairie papers. I cut a circle and then made the edge with the Fiskars Threading Water border punch. Sentiment by MFT.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Lavender Apron

Apron by Karen Lockhart, colored with Copics. Background is Papertrey.

Free Glidden Paint

Click the title of this post and then scroll to the bottom right for a free can of Glidden paint!! They have some great new colors and ship it to you totally free!

Friday, June 26, 2009

Welcome Little One

I bought the paper in a paper stack at JoAnn. Sentiment is SU.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Pretty Flowers

Supplies: Cuttlebug, PTI cardstock, SU punch and stamps, Liquid Pearls.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Urban Prairie Meets PTI

Teapot is by Papertrey and done on Urban Prairie paper by Basic Grey.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Curly Label Easy Card

I used the SU Curly Label punch on striped paper I made with Papertrey stamps. The sentiment is SU.

Beccas Unbelievable Creations with New Nesties

Click the title of this post to see what Becca made with the new Nesties (thanks Abbey for providing me the link). Amazing stuff!

Tara's Home Made Dew Drops--Genius!

Click on the title of this link to go to Tara's simple, simple directions on how to make glue drops in any color. Pure genius! Tara is a longtime fellow GW regular (Gingerwood Chatboard).

Monday, June 22, 2009

Butterflies on Cuttlebug Background

I used Cuttlebug borders and $1 clear stamps.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Lockhart Cherry Apron

I paper pieced the Lockhart apron with old scraps of paper from my stash.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Verve Balloon

All stamps by Verve Visual. I used Liquid Pearls on the clouds. Paper is Basic Grey Urban Prairie--if you haven't noticed, I LOVE this paper! Border punch is Martha Stewart.

A Really Fun Idea

After your toenail polish is dry, apply white dots with your Signo White Gel pen. Allow to dry well and then add a top coat. Polka dot toes!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Curly Label Birthday

Basic Grey Urban Prairie papers punched with SU Curly Label Punch. Sentiment is Papertrey and border is Martha Stewart.

Thursday, June 18, 2009


$1 stamps under sparkly acetate on an unknown background.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Butterflies on Cuttlebug Background

Butterflies are punched from Basic Grey Urban Prairie.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Lazy Summer Days

Most of the stamps are Verve Visual. Sentiment by TAC. Designer papers are Urban Prairie and SU.

Monday, June 15, 2009


Main image is a $1 stamp from Michaels. Blue background is Hero Arts screen, and white background on the brown is Papertrey. Ribbon from Michaels.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

SU Background Stamps FOR SALE

Irish Blessing, retired and I am told it is rare to find under $20- (the script one that starts May the Road---) and By Definition (the type print one). Both are mounted on brand new EZ mount cling foam. $11.50 each and $1.75 shipping for 1. Or buy both and get free shipping.

Email me! rubyslippers@neofast.net

Lockhart Apron Done with Copics

Same apron, but colored this time. I used the clear pen to remove ink to make the little flowers. Fiskars border punch. Sentiment unknown.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Lockhart Apron--paper pieced

Stamp: Karen Lockhart
Sentiment: Unknown
Dotted Papers: Papertrey
Other cherry paper: Unknown

Friday, June 12, 2009

My OTHER Stamp Blog

I have had requests to post the links for my other stamp blog that has about a year's worth of posts and pictures, instructions, ideas and tips. Click the title of this post and it will take you there.

Photo #1 of All Boxed Up

This is made using Lauren Meader's All Boxed Up template available for download for $5 from Papertrey. See Photo 2 of the inside below.

Photo #2 of All Boxed Up

See photo #1 for source.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Another Acetate Overlay

All stamps by Papertrey stamped on acetate in Stazon White. Paper by SU.

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Spring Bunnies

I love these Hero Arts bunnies.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Spring Birds and Blossoms

Main image by Peggy Loves Vintage (click title to go to her store), background stripes are Papertrey Retro Background stamps. Sentiment source unknown.

Stamp Set for Sale (new and unopened)

Thought I had this sold but the buyer never paid, so am putting it back up for sale.

I have a brand new, unopened package of Hero Arts World Dolls clear set for sale. $14.50 plus $2.50 shipping. Insurance optional.

Email me at rubyslippers@neofast.net. Will invoice you through Paypal AFTER we have made the confirmation.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Acetate Layer Card

All stamps by Papertrey. Paper by SU.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

A Rainy Summer Day

All stamps by My Favorite Things. Ribbon by PTI.

Friday, June 5, 2009

Card by Lana

All supplies are SU.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

A Warm Cup of Tea

All stamps by Papertrey except for the stamped leaves by SU.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Another Card by Lana

All supplies by SU.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

All Boxed Up Photo 1

Card holder is made with a downloadable template by Lauren Meader available at Papertrey for $5.

Photo #2 of All Boxed Up

See previous photo for information.

Want to see actual samples using new SU colors?

Click on the title for some very vivid examples!

Monday, June 1, 2009

New SU Colors

Click the title of this post to see the new SU colors!

Lizzie Anne Floral

Floral stamps by Lizzie Anne (thanks, Rose Ann, for the blog candy stamps!), ribbon by PTI, sentiment from unknown source.

Hero Arts Clear Dolls Set For Sale

I have a brand new, unopened package of Hero Arts World Dolls clear set for sale. $14.50 plus $2.50 shipping. Insurance optional.

Email me at rubyslippers@neofast.net.

I take PayPal only. Please wait to be invoiced once you let me know you want the set.