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Welcome to my blog!! I started this blog to share my cards with everyone who shares the same passion. I love to share inspiration, meet new friends and to have a place where you can come for some old fashion fun!! I am a Stampin’ Up demonstrator located in San Antonio, Texas. The wonderful quality products offered by Stampin' Up just add to the fun! I post a new project every week. So come join the fun and let's start Stampin'!!!

"The Boss"

"The Boss"
This little guy is Oliver. He is the one and only Mama's boy!!!

"The Spotted Demons"

"The Spotted Demons"
Tucker - Part Termite and Vacuum Cleaner.

Maggie - Part Grasshopper and Lover Girl.


Who are you calling a cat? Me? Woof!!!

Creative Recognition

Creative Recognition
Feb. 4 & Dec. 1, 2012 April 13, 2013

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August 25, 2012

PPA141 A Sketch Challenge


Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge #141!  This is another one of Margaret Moody's awesome creations!!!!  This week I felt inspired to use a retired stamp set "Homegrown".  I just love the Fall harvest theme with the Artichokes, Tomatoes and Radishes!!  The vertical lines on the sketch inspired me in choosing this stamp set.  
Here's my creation below:

Please stop by Pals Paper Arts at this link,
to play along.  Inlinkz will close at Noon (CST) Thursday, August 30th.

I had so much fun with this stamp set!!
 I decided to just do a second card just for the fun of it!!

 Love, Love, Love this set!! 
Thanks for stopping by my blog!! 
 I love to read your comments!!  Let me know what you think!!

Stampin' Up Supply List:
Stamps:  SU Retired set Homegrown, SU Retired set Charming
Paper:    Very Vanilla and Basic Black
Ink:         Basic Black
Accessories:  Non SU Black Organza Ribbon

August 16, 2012

Mojo Monday - 254


The sketch this week looked like so much fun, I couldn't resist.  I am anxiously waiting for Fall, so I decided to break out one of my favorites, Spice Cake.  So sad this is retired!!! 
Please stop by Mojo Monday's blog and join in on the fun!! 
Their blog is at http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/2012/08/mojo-monday-254.html
The deadline is August 19th at 8:00pm  (Mountain). 
Here is my card below:

Thanks for stopping by my blog!! 
I love to see your comments and hear your feedback!! 
Let me know if you have any questions!!
Stampin' Up Supplies:
Paper:  SU Spice Cake DSP, Early espresso, Pool Party
Accessories:   SU Pool Party Seam Binding, SU pearls

August 10, 2012

Summer Thoughts

This week I made a card thinking about the close of summer.   I don't think I had a summer go by faster than this one!!  In Texas truthfully, the heat can't leave fast enough.  It certainly seemed to be that way across most of the country too.  However, with the end of summer, means school is just around the corner.  I am definitely not ready!! Eeeeek!!!!  Anyway, I decided to make a card for a dear friend just to say hello.  She loves dogs and the great out doors!!  So I thought I would pull out one of my favorite stamp sets,  Nature Walk.  Robins are one of my favorite birds. They remind me of when my daughter was little and there seemed to be a simpler way of life.  Those were the days.

Thank you for stopping by my blog!!  As always, I love to see your comments.  Please let me know if you have any questions about my card for today!! 
Until next time!!


Stampin' Up Supplies:
Stamps: SU Nature Walk
Ink: Soft Suede 
Paper:  Very Vanilla, Pool Party, Soft Suede
Accessories:  Wood grain Embossing Folder, Retired Early Express Stripped Ribbon/ Non SU Markers

August 3, 2012

Mojo Monday - It's Hip to be Square!!


 It's hard to believe, but August is already here!!!  As you can see I went on a brief sabbatical!!  My last post was April!!!  Shame on me!!  Truthfully, this was not planned.  My sabbatical started with my little Schnauzer Oliver getting trampled by a deer.  A couple of months later and definitely some empty pockets, my boy is back up on his feet like nothing ever happened.  Now that's out of the way; let's talk CARDS!!!

This week I was asked to do a birthday card for the wife of a former President of Trinity University.  What an honor!!!  I saw the sketch for Mojo Monday and decided this would be a perfect fit!!  Here is my card below:

So please join them this week at http://mojomonday.blogspot.com.
Deadline is August 5th at 8:00 pm (Mountain)

 Now, I really have not been gone completely.  In July I went to our Stampin' Up Convention 2012!  What a blast I had with my roomies and all the wonderful people I met in Salt Lake City.  I saw some absolutely beautiful cards, learned a lot of great techniques and made some wonderful new friends!!  What an experience!!  I can't wait until next year!!!  Below is a picture of Ann Schach, Max from Customer Support, Ginger Toivonen and the absolutely adorable Mike Funke.  Ann, Anne Marie Hile, Ginger and myself all roomed together and WOW did we have fun!!!  We laughed until our cheeks hurt!!  I wished we lived closer!!  Until next year girls!!  

Ann, Max, Mike, Ginger and myself

Last, but not least is a picture of Anne Marie and myself with Sandy Connor at the Stampin' Up headquarters in Riverton, UT.  Sandy was just such a wonderful and sweet little lady!!!  Thank you Sandy for helping make this trip just that much more fun!!!

Anne Marie, Sandy Connor and myself

Thank you for stopping by my blog!!  As always, I love to see your comments.  Please let me know if you have any questions about my card for today!!  Until next time!!


Stampin' Up Supplies:
Stamps: Happiest Birthday Wishes
Ink: Early Espresso
Paper:  Retired SU DSP, Very Vanilla, Blushing Bride
Accessories:  Boho Punch, Non SU Brown Organza Ribbon, Lattice Embossing Folder, Non SU Fern Punch