Thursday, March 31, 2016

Rehearsal Invitation


We all know what that is don't we?

If you don't, it's called a Stamp-a-ma-jig. And it is a very nice tool to have. 
It takes a little getting used to. And you need to have some patience. Or at least I do. :)

I got it out and used it to help make up a couple of examples for a friend.

Love how the purple and yellow come together.




I hope you can see past all the purple blocks. Privacy and all ya' know. :)

The words are printed thru my home computer. The mason jar is an image I traced in my Silhouette Cameo, added the initials then sent to my printer. I hand cut that out. My friend wants 20 invitations. So it looks like I will be cutting out a lot more. 

Thought I would try a yellow mason jar, just for a pop of color.

I kinda like and I kinda don't.


I know I can't be the only one that can't make a decision.

Guess What???!!!

I came up with a totally different idea. The results are gorgeous and I went a totally different route with the colors. 

Sorry though. You will have to wait for the reveal! 

Don't hate me, LOL!!


Stampin UP! Supplies
Stamps - Baroque Motiff, Itty Bitty Bits
Cardstock - Whisper White, Daffodil Delight
Ink - Daffodil Delight, Concord Crush


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Sunday, March 27, 2016

A little about my journey into stampin'

About 10 years ago, I started a scrapbook of my wedding. 




I had every intention of continuing to make scrapbooks. I had my daughter and now a stepson that I wanted to make books about. And we had a dog now. And the kids were active in school. So I would have lots to scrap! 

Life was happening, and things were going well. 
Then they weren't.

Work.
Family.
Health.
Life in general.

So the scrappin' got put on hold. I never finished any of the books, except our wedding.


Then I made a new friend. And she introduced me to Stampin UP.

I joined her group. Made new friends.
We were going strong for a few years. Everything was great!
Then it wasn't.

Work.
Deaths.
Health.
Life in general.

So our little group fell apart. We were all so sad. And lonely. 
I had a few get togethers at my house so we could get our stamping fix.

Last year (2015) I could feel the "need" to become a Demo. I made the decision late in the year to start in January.

So here I am. 
SU Demo.
And loving it.








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