About admin

I am an enthusiastic crafter and love being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator! I live in Northern California with my husband, two kids, and our labradoodle. I am very fortunate to be able to love what I do and share what I love!

Layers of Gratitude Paper Pumpkin

I am so impressed with both the quality and the value of Stampin’ Up!’s Paper Pumpkin kits. I love getting that orange box in the mail each month and seeing what fun new project and supplies are inside. This month was no exception. … Continue reading

Irresistible Lotus Blossom

Today’s card was inspired by the Pals Paper Arts sketch (PPA240) shown below. This seemed a perfect opportunity to use two sale-a-bration products: the lotus blossom stamp set and the irresistibly yours dsp. These are both really fun products to use. … Continue reading

Happy Knitting Adventure

One of the many wonderful things about making cards, is that with the right materials, you can create a card that is just about perfect for the person and occasion for whom you are making it. As soon as I … Continue reading

Mojo Monday – you made my day!

Today I had some fun playing along with the Mojo Monday team.  Here is the card I came up with, inspired by the sketch below. I used a lot sale-a-bration products for this card. Don’t you just love “free”?! The dsp patterns … Continue reading

Creative Blog Hop

  I am honored that my dear friend and fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, Jean Fitch, nominated me to participate in this creative blog hop, which features different creative bloggers each Monday. If you aren’t coming from Jean’s blog, please do be sure to … Continue reading

Faux Scrabble Tile Art

I wanted to create some personalized framed art for my dear friend who has just moved into a new home with her family.  I wasn’t sure quite what I wanted to do, so I did what most crafty people do in … Continue reading

Inspire, Create, Share – 2014

I just returned from my 5th consecutive Stampin’ Up! Convention in Salt Lake City. I had a wonderful time, as usual, and can’t wait to go back again next year. There is nothing quite like the experience of being with … Continue reading

Spiral Flower Bouquet

I am having so much fun with the new spiral flower die!  I was honestly on the fence about whether or not to get this die.  I wasn’t sure how much I would use it.  I had no idea it … Continue reading

So nice to be back!

My son is now officially cancer free – hooray!!!! – and is back at school part time.  We are overjoyed to have our son in good health, and I have finally been able to find a little time to get … Continue reading