(920) 498-1112 mbfish1950@att.net

What Do You Love?

Hello Stampers,

I am working on prepping for my next class.  That means my work station is a mess.  I have a bunch of scraps on the table.  Surprisingly there were two from the Share What You Love DSP series.  I had a piece of Balmy Blue CS that just happened to be the right size for an A2 card.  I adhered the two scrap pieces to the front of the card then on a piece of Whisper White CS I stamped the leaves and flowers from the Love What You Do stamp set.  I stamped the image of the flower with Granny Green ink then used the Flirty Flamingo colored pencil to color in the image and smoothed it with a Blender Pen..  I sponged the edges with Old Olive ink.  I added this to the designer series paper.  Not bad for a quick card.

I am really excited about the upcoming class.  I am using three stamp sets available from the Sale-a-bration promotion and the Sweet Treat Cups.  Two of the cards will be masculine themed and the other two cards are whimsical.  I know we are going to have a great time.

Thank you for taking time to check out my space.  I do really appreciate you.

 

PAWS TO PONDER

Hugs and happy stamping,  MB

Sweet Wishes

Hi Everyone,

I had a wonderful weekend with my stamping partners aka downlines. I have a thing about calling someone “down”.  These gals are anything but.  We let our spouses joins us for dinner Saturday night and we had a blast.  Yesterday we had my son and his wife and her parents and aunt for lunch.  My husband makes a mean lasagna.  Everyone had a nice visit.  Busy morning for me today.  I had to be at the clinic at 7:15 for an echo cardiogram.  I have mitral valve issues and it was time for a check on it.  I don’t think I’ve gotten up at 6:15 am since I retired 6 years ago.  This afternoon I have a dentist appointment to finish my crown.  Soon I will be a queen. Now I finally have time to share a card with you.

I started with a base card of Melon Mambo CS. followed by a retired piece of Blushing Bride polka dot CS. On a piece of Whisper White CS I stamped the image rom the Hello Cupcake stamp set available with the Sale-a-bration promotion, starting with the base with Granny Apple Green ink.  The cake part is So Saffron ink and the frosting is Melon Mambo.  Just a fun little card that really could be used for several occasions.  See what you think and as always thanks for taking the time to check it out.

PAWS TO PONDER

Hugs and happy stamping,  MB

Hoppy Valentine

Hi Stampers,

I got busy and wound up my Valentine cards and got them in the mail.  The card I’m sharing today is for one of my grandsons.  I know he is more into Super Heroes but he’ll be ok with the frogs I sent him.  I started the card with Real Red CS topped by a piece of the 6 x 6 Regals DSP.  On a piece of Whisper White CS I used the hearts from the Tabs For Everything stamp set and Real Red ink to create a border along the side..  I used Granny Apple Green ink to stamp two of the frogs from the So Hoppy Together stamp set which is one of the free stamp sets in the Sale-a-bration flyer.  I created the greeting on my PC and used the Classic Label punch to punch it from the Whisper White CS.  I really like the fact that the Whisper White CS goes through my printer without a hitch.  On the inside I created a scratch off section and attached a quarter to use to do the scratching.  I know the kids are going to get a kick out of the scratch off technique and it is so easy.    I want to thank you for taking time from your busy day to stop by for a peek.

PAWS TO PONDER

Hugs and happy stamping,  MB

Home to Roost

Hi Stampers,

If you have been following me for awhile you know I love football.  Well guess what?  There is a new football league just starting called the AAL.  There are eight teams mostly comprised of players from practice squads or players that were cut from other teams for injuries and now are rehabbed and ready to play.  It’s not the NFL but it’s not bad football either.  It beats the gore that’s on all the other channels, and it sure beats the news.

So for today’s share I have a card created with one of the Sale-a-bration free stamp sets, Home to Roost.  When you use the Buffalo Check stamp you can use a ruler to add an additional thin strip of a different color.  I thought why not try stamping the Buffalo Check stamp on a striped piece of CS.  I used a green striped piece of CS from the 6 x 6 Regals DSP.  I stamped the Buffalo Check with Mossy Meadow ink. Sure enough I got a contrast with the striped paper.  I used Stampin’ Blends to color the rooster image.  To either side of the rooster I stamped the wheat/grassy image with So Saffron ink and then over stamped with Crushed Curry.  The greeting is from the Well Said stamp set.  Take a look.  I hope you like it as much as I do.

PAWS TO PONDER

Hugs and happy stamping,  MB

Sweet Baby

Hi Stamping Friends,

A few days ago I told you about a wedding card I created for one of the RNs who does my infusions for rheumatoid arthritis.  I mentioned a baby card for one of the other nurses expecting her third baby.  Today I am sharing that card.

I started with a base card of Soft Sea Foam CS.  The polka dot piece is a retired piece of DSP but it just fit this card.  A single piece of Whisper White CS backs two ovals formed with the Stitched Shaped framelits.  One is Blushing Bride and the oval that has the cute little bunny image from the Fable Friends stamp set is Whisper White.  I used Stampin’ Blends to color the image.  When I got this far on the card it just didn’t look finished so I used the Daisy punch to punch two daisy one in Blushing Bride and one in Whisper White. I attached these with snail adhesive.  Still not finished, the greeting is stamped on another circle cut with the Stitched Shapes framelits.  I attached this with a dimensional.  Now it is finished and I love it.

Don’t forget if you’d like to join my team now is the best time to do so.  During Sale-a-bration you can join for $99 and receive $125 worth of products that you get to choose.  Remember I encourage and respect hobbyist to join just for the 20% discount.  Let me know if you’d like to join the fun.  Sale-a-bration ends March 31.   Thanks for stopping by.

 

PAWS TO PONDER

Hugs and happy stamping,  MB