Tag Archives: Rubber Stamp Classes in Fairfield CA

Garden Gazing through the Window

By | June 27, 2017

The Jar of Love photopolymer stamp set has an amazing 37 stamps to mix and match! When it came out in last year’s catalog I remarked that this set could keep you creating for a long time with all of those images to pick from. So, now that we have some new In Colors to… Read More »

Easy Layout for June Celebrations

By | June 21, 2017

I posted the card that I made for my dad for Father’s Day last time; today I want to show you the simple layout that I used for Reggie’s Father’s Day card: Guy Greetings and Suite Sentiments (retired) stamp sets, Ruffled Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder. The thing my husband loves best is baseball – “America’s… Read More »

Wish I Could Be… Under the Sea

By | June 15, 2017

We have several SU! colors with names and shades reminiscent of the ocean, Bermuda Bay and the new In Color Tranquil Tide being two of them. Using them together is a double delight because they evoke the peace and calm of a seaside scene, and another new In Color, Lemon Lime Twist,  is the perfect… Read More »

Surprise! Fun Boxes Full of Treats!

By | June 3, 2017

I have a new friend who recently discovered Stampin’ Up! and has been having so much fun with stamps, paper and ink! In fact she decided to sign up under me as an SU! hobby demonstrator so she can take advantage of special discounts and other incentives on her new favorite papercrafting supplies! Patricia was… Read More »

Happy Mother’s Day!

By | May 14, 2017

My family and I had a happy visit with my parents yesterday, to celebrate Mom and let her know how much we love her. My sister Karla couldn’t be there as she is working out of state this week, but she sent Mom this beautiful vase of flowers! Speaking of flowers, my mother loves them… Read More »

Happy Anniversary – Two Ways

By | April 22, 2017

Happy 17th anniversary to my friend Susan and her husband, Emil! I made a card for them using the retiring So In Love stamp set and the Falling In Love Designer Series Paper that is now sold out and unavailable: So In Love stamp set, Blushing Bride cardstock, Blushing Bride Sequin Trim, Stitched Shapes Framelits… Read More »

Happy Easter, Happy Birthday!

By | April 16, 2017

My husband and I will be in church today, each teaching an Easter lesson to our respective classes, but it is also my dad’s 85th birthday! The family gathered yesterday to celebrate Dad, and one funny thing that happened is that everyone gave him the same thing – Taco Bell gift cards! You can’t mess… Read More »

Knitting is For the Birds!

By | March 20, 2017

So, I was reading PaperPuff’s recent blog post where she displayed a beautiful scarf she is knitting, and the very next day I saw an Associated Press story in the newspaper with the large headline, BARN YARN: Retirees knitting sweaters for chilly chickens: Synchronicity, I say! Our family in New England just weathered Winter Storm… Read More »

Sweet Sale-A-Bration Sets

By | March 5, 2017

We have until the end of March to acquire the free Sale-A-Bration products that we want before they are retired and unavailable. I received a lovely swap card from my friend Susan in the 24/7 Stampers group, using the Delicate Details photopolymer set ((143314) illustrated on page 9 of the Sale-A-Bration brochure. This free set… Read More »

2016-2018 In Color Swaps!

By | February 28, 2017

Every year, when the new annual Stampin’ Up! catalog comes out in June, we are excited to see what the five new colors will be for ink, cardstock and coordinating accessories. These are called the In Colors – a rotating collection that will be available for a two-year period, and then retired to make way… Read More »

We Both “Love You”

By | February 14, 2017

Ok, I have to admit, this was really fun… yesterday afternoon I made a Valentine card (the one on the right with the dragonflies) and about an hour later, I got a Valentine card in the mailbox (the one on the left) from SIL Sherry. It wasn’t until I had looked at both of these… Read More »

You Soar Above the Rest!

By | February 10, 2017

Happy 27th birthday to our friend, Jamai – February 10th! I wanted to make a special card for my daughter’s boyfriend, so I chose to make another hot air balloon, this time with brighter colors and a couple of rubber stamped images of smaller balloons from the Lift Me Up stamp set, featured on page… Read More »