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, March 30, 2010

Waltzingmouse Card Today

Click the title of this post to see today's card!

Monday, March 29, 2010


Papers by Mariposa DCVW. Sentiment by Cloud Nine. Tiles were sent to me by a generous GW friend--thanks, Velda!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

You LIght Up My Life

Balloon and sentiment by Practicing Creativity. Frame around sentiment is Papertrey.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Spring Bunnies

Background stamps are Cornish Heritage and SU. Bunnies are Papertrey. Punch is Martha Stewart and lettering is done with my Slice. Ribbon by Papertrey.

Friday, March 26, 2010

F is for Friendship

All supplies are SU. We made this card at 10 Club.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Up, Up, and Away!

All stamps by Practicing Creativity. Designer paper is Stampin' Up.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Easter With Waltzingmouse!

All stamps by Waltzing Mouse. Flower strip is an EK Success punch and the border punch is SU. Rabbit, sentiment, and background are all WM stamps.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Hop on Over to WM Makers

Click the title of this post to go to today's card.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Card for a Crafter

Stamps by Papertrey
Cuttlebug Argyle Folder
Button Punch by Martha Stewart

Sunday, March 21, 2010

All Stamps by Waltzing Mouse

Just messing around with punches and stamps. Background is done with a Sizzex embossing folder. Riboon is Papertrey.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Another Doily Card


Pansies by SU
Doily by Hero Arts
Sentiment and Tea Pot by Papertrey.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Old Fashioned Violets


Flowers are SU
Doily is Hero Arts
Sentiment is Cloud 9

I colored with Copics and use a Nestie to cut out the center.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy St. Patrick's Day

My friend Jack, posted this on Facebook this morning and I just had to share it here.

"May your kilt be short enough to do a jig, BUT long enough to cover your Lucky Charms!"

Card details for this card design may be found by clicking on the title of this post.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Waltzingmouse Card Today

Click the title of this post to see my creation for today over at Waltzingmouse Makers.

Monday, March 15, 2010

Papertrey Leaves

Stamps: Papertrey and stitching is a Waltzing Mouse stamp
Punch: EK Success and SU photo corner.

What Happens When You Can't Get Your Papertrey Order? THIS!!

Last night many people were having trouble ordering and then within a very short time, items such as the Rick Rack Die were already sold out. I finally just gave up.

So---I got creative. I had wanted to order Distressed Stripes, but I found that my Waltingmouse Plaid Stripe from the Backgrounds set worked just as well. No Rick Rack die? I dug out my old Fiskars border scissors and made this one. Can't get the flower dies? Well, my Slice cuts vellum very well as I discovered late last night.

Maybe I need to rethink my purchasing. I honestly never would have thought of any of these options had my order gone through.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Baby Bunny

This was a digi-image given to me by a friend--source unknown. It was colored with Copics. Punches used are Martha Stewart and EK Success. Background paper is Basic Grey.

Spring Card

Click the title of this post to go to my Waltzingmouse spring card.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Free Hannah Images

If you are one of the ones who likes the Hannah stamps, they are now available in free digi images. Click the title of this post.

Vendor Review

I just got my first set of My Time Made Easy stamps designed by Lauren Meader (the lady who used to make templates for Papertrey). I paid around $23 for a set of 20 stamps and that includes the very reasonable shipping which was around $2 for the set (love that!). The stamps are cute and they stamp well. I ordered on a Friday night and they arrived on a Thursday. The only complaint I have is that they are noticeably thinner than Papertrey stamps and I felt sure I would tear one removing it from the backing acetate the first time. I managed to do it without any tearing. The set I got is called Fabulous Flourishes. It does not contain any sort of case so I put them in a CD.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Topnote Birds

Stamps: Inkadinkado and Script (unknown)
Topnote Die by SU
Heart Punch by Martha Stewart

I did the blue background on a while card after resist embossing the script, with blue ink and a Judikins Color Duster (use much more than I use sponges.).

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Sparkling Heart

All punches are Martha Stewart. Background is Cuttlebug frame done on pink paper and then brayered with red ink.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Waltzingmouse Card Today

Click the title of this post to go to my Waltzingmouse card for today!

Sunday, March 7, 2010

A Tip for Punches

I have several punches that won't let go of the cardstock easily and I have to wiggle it out and tap it on the counter and in the case of my button punch, I have to go after the punch out with tweezers. I discovered tonight that if I buff both sides of the cardstock with waxed paper before I punch, it works a whole lot better. Hope this helps someone out there!

A Cup and a Chat

Main image and Sentiment: Kitchen Sink Stamps
Background stamp: Papertrey
Punch: Martha Stewart
Cuttlebug Border
Fabric Applique

Friday, March 5, 2010

Papertrey Pastel

Stamps: Papertrey
Doily: Martha Stewart Punch Around the Page
Pink Flower strip: Ek Success punch

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Cornish Tulip Girl in Red

Main image is from Cornish Heritage Farms. Border punch is Martha Stewart and embossed edge done with a Cuttlebug border. Colored with Copics.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Male Thank You


SU Stamp
EK border punch
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Misc. bits of paper

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Waltzingmouse Card Today

Click on the title of this post and it will take you to today's Waltzingmouse card I have posted on the group blog.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Bird on Doily

Paper: DCVW Mariposa from JoAnn
Stamp: Hero Arts
Die Cuts: Spellbinders