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Bohemian Thank You

Bohemian Thank You


Yes… I am still stuck on this International Bazaar paper and the Lacy and Lovely stamp set – just can’t seem to get them put away!  I am so in love with the colors and the design.  So much so that my master bedroom remodel plans now includes me stenciling various medallions either on the … Continue reading

Coptic Stitch Mini Album

Coptic Stitch Mini Album


Back in January I agreed to a Pay It Forward project with a number of my Facebook friends.  Now that it’s the middle of July I think I have procrastinated long enough given the list of projects that I need to complete!  I really wanted to make my friend Kelly a fun mini album and … Continue reading

New Catalog + New Template

New Catalog + New Template


Yeah!  I’m back baby!  Made it through the end of school – it wasn’t easy but we did it.  So happy that summer is here because that just means that the 2 hours I spent every day driving to school and back can now be spent doing things that are actually fun like making cards … Continue reading

DIY: The Pinch Top Box

DIY: The Pinch Top Box


Yesterday with the Elbow Grease recipe I promised to show you the little boxes that I made for these gifts.  Now I don’t know about you – but school is out in 2-1/2 weeks and I have 3 kids… you do the math.  That’s a lot of little gifts to get done and delivered so … Continue reading

Baby Bootie Box Template


We are anxiously awaiting the birth of twin boys in the family (oh goodness no – not me!!) – these are probably going to be the last addition to our huge brood so as usual I am feeling sentimental and wanting to make it as special as possible for my sister-in-law!  This baby bootie box is … Continue reading

Kindness Is An Art Card


This card is totally Pinterest inspired!  I just pinned a tutorial on how to make your own poppies out of paper and thread and then I looked over at this stamp set and thought the flower made a good semi-poppy design courtesy of the cool Antique Brad that I used! I know you all are … Continue reading

Lake Tahoe Layout


While I don’t love everything about living in Sacramento (the summer heat, the mosquitos) it is nice living somewhere centrally located to beautiful places like San Francisco, the Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe.  But I don’t work for a travel agency – so let me tell you all about my scrapbook page!  We headed up … Continue reading

Valentine’s Love Gift Box


My husband and I aren’t huge Valentine’s Day people but I am feeling somewhat sentimental this year!  We are about to celebrate 16 years together next month and he gave me a beautiful watch on our first Valentine’s together.  That where I start getting teary eyed.  Couldn’t help but think about that watch as I … Continue reading

Sending You Love


Happy New Year! I am so excited that 2012 is just hours away!  I have been having dreams about all of the cards and projects that I’d like to get done this year and with Valentine’s Day, Easter, and so much more coming up I can hardly wait to get started!  To kick the year … Continue reading

On Dasher Step By Step


First a couple of announcements! If you are in the Greater Sacramento area I have two new clubs that will be starting in January!  Check the Classes & Workshops page for more information – these clubs are a great way to build up your supplies and get great ideas for stamping and scrapbooking – plus … Continue reading