Mini Giraffe Cards – September 25, 2019

Creatures, Dull Glossy Paper, Frogs & Bugs, Hello, Mini Cards, Uncategorized

Good Morning ☀ïļ

It’s a good day to be wild! But I will just be stuffing make n takes today. We will be leaving in one week for the last of the shows- Fort Wayne, IN; York, PA; Hampton, VA; Mesa, AZ to begin with!!

Stamps used: C290 Be Wild; G311 Branch; DD53 Giraffe Lg;

Cutting Die Used: DD53 Giraffe Lg;

If you notice the giraffe cutting die doesn’t just cut the outside out but also the head so you can pop it – as in the 2nd example. We have also been making little envelopes for our little cards 😊

September 9, 2019

flowers, Friendship, Hello, Just a Note, Mini Cards, Thinking of You, Uncategorized

Goodness the days seem to fly by!!

We are getting our schedule ready for next year which means planning our class. We will be doing mini cards with McCoy dull glossy paper. It’s a super cool kind of paper. You will notice the watercolor look on the jar of the flower…super neat! Today’s card will be one of the cards in the class.

Stamps and Cutting Dies used:

G165 Silphniums Stamp & Cutting Dies;

Scallop Stitch Circle Cutting Dies;

D365 Bloom where Planted; BB65 Tiny Snail; CS109 Large Daisy Clear Set;

The tiny snail is also in the daisy clear set

June 7, 2019

flowers, Friendship, Hello, Thinking of You

Hello! I finally gave in and went to the doctor today. The elephant on my chest is none other than pneumonia. So… glad to be getting treated and to feeling better!

Stamps Used: GG47 Hollyhocks Lg; D320 Just for you;

I might be a little silent next week with Mom’s surgery but will keep you guys posted as soon as possible!

April 16

Cutting Dies w/ matching stamp, flowers, Friendship, Hello

Hello! We have been having trouble with our indexing ink so I gave up making stamps today and decided to make cards instead.

Karissa bought a HUGE stack of paper at JoAnne’s this weekend and I scored some of this background paper. I wish I would have snagged more!

Stamp Used: FF50 1.75” Dots & Circles; D320 Just for You; GG51 Daisy in Triangle Vase Lg;

Cutting Dies: CDGG51 Daisy Triangle Vase Cutting Die;

Nov 12

Friendship, Hello, Just a Note

Hello! We are on our way home!! We are trying to avoid all the snow making its way across the US. We spent last night in Texarkana AR. not sure where we will end up tonight. We have to get home for the Madison show this weekend.

Stamps Used: C322 Missing You; FF59 Peonies; F210 Fancy Rectangle; C320 Handmade Card Inside;

Sept 27

Friendship, Hello, smile

Hello. We have arrived here in Southfield MI; Crazy drive coming down into town and the parking lot is all under construction. Kevin’s exhausted from the trip. Looking forward to a good night sleep ðŸ˜ī.

Stamps Used: Squiggly Rectangle; Happy, Smile & Love; String of Butterflies;

Sept 18

Aliens, Friendship, Hello

good evening! We are excited about our new alien stamps. Here are some samples. We are leaving for a small getaway where there is no internet so we are looking forward to that!

Stamps Used: F306 Space Alien; F308 Rocket Spaceship; E337 Out of this World Day; E341 Out if this World Bday; D354 Greetings earthling;

July 26

Friendship, Hello, Just a Note, Thinking of You

It’s so good to do simple quick cards! This is one of my favorite flowers and sayings.

We are packing the toy hauler today in anticipation of leaving early tomorrow for the weekend. It’s my aunts annual picnic and then we will head across upper Michigan and then down into lower Michigan for the Port Huron, MI show next weekend.

Stamps Used: EE71 Potted Daisy Lg; A190 Tiny Heart; F279 Happy, Smile, & Love;