Vellum Sympathy

With Sympathy



earth vellum

Just  nice elegant sympathy card.  Not too much and yet gets the message across..

This is new paper from The Paper Cut, Inc. …they have a new line called manilla.  It looks and feels a little like a manilla folder but a little sturdier.  I think it’s 85 lb. but don’t quote me on that.  I really like the colors.  You can click on their website and look at the different colors that they have.  Have a great day!inside vellum sympathy

Storage for Large Embossing Folders

Studio Pictures

large emboss folderSo this is the file cabinet that I found at a goodwill to store my large embossing folders in.  It was an ugly army green and so I sanded it and painted it black to match the studio.    When you go to goodwill looking for things like this there is something to look for.  In the next picture look at the back of the embossing folders….

inside emboss folderSee the ugly green! 🙂 I didn’t paint the inside…that is too much work.  But at the end of the folders is a little mechanism for sliding back and forth.  These helps so when you only have a few like this they still stand up.  Then as you gather more you can slide it back.  If the slider doesn’t work really well which mine didn’t…I just took a bar of soap and slid it up and down the parts that should move good and now they move great.  So when you go looking always check what the inside looks like.  There is an art to goodwill shopping!


Things that make me Smile!

Studio Pictures

back doorSo I was able to get my back door painted yesterday!  Now I need to do something about that cement slab.  Home Depot has some new cement paint that I think I’ll try next week.  We are leaving today to help Karissa move from Minneapolis to St. Paul so work at home will come to a little stand still.

Now on the inside of the garage is what makes me smile!  I told you I’ve been painting lots of doors…so this is the inside of the garage.  Whenever I go in and out which is a lot since I use this door to go to the shop/studio to work!  Instead of looking at where the cat scratched and having that make me crabby…I see a really cool purple door and it makes me smile.  LIttle tricks in life to keep a positive attitude !purple door