Guy Greetings Meets Lovely As A Tree

Friday, June 30, 2017
Another card that they ladies made at the June Stamp a Stack Classes.
This particular card is a movement card and the ladies were glad to learn how simple this technique is.
The car not only moves side to side it actually spins around.  I believe that the technique is called "Spinner Card."
Not a lot of colors used here but it sure makes a great guy card.
Stamps: Guy Greetings, Lovely As a Tree
Card Stock: Crumb Cake
Ink: Early Espresso
Fun Stuff: Classic Label Punch, Pennies, Stampin' Dimensionals
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This Little Piggy!

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Not sure if you are as obsessed with the new stamp set THIS LITTLE PIGGY as I am but once again I need to share him (or her) with you!
This first one we made at our June Stamp a Stack classes.  I teamed it up with the FRESH FLORALS Designer Series Paper Stack which comes in all of the 5 NEW In-Colors: Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink (shown) and Tranquil Tide. It is a simple design and if your recipient is careful, the banner is easily removed and can be a darling bookmark.
This second card was one of the cards that the gals made at this weeks weeks Come Stamp With Me Tuesday Class. I allow myself the freedom to use retired products at the Tuesday class so you will see last years doilies and designer paper.  But if you are an avid Stampin' Up! stamper you most likely will have retired product on hand and you will be happy to have ideas such as this.
Stamp: This Little Piggy
Card Stock: Shimmery White, Whisper White Thick, Fresh Florals Designer Paper & Pop of Pink (R) Designer Paper
Ink: Basic Black Archival Ink Pad, Basic Black (marker),  Crumb Cake, Berry Burst (marker), Powder Pink, Melon Mambo (marker), Garden Green (marker)
Fun Stuff: Linen Thread, Stampin' Dimensionals, Doily (R), Layering Circles Framelits, Basic Rhinestones
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High Tide for CSWMT

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
So excited that the very popular stamp set HIGH TIDE was carried over from the Occasions Catalog!!
This is one of the cards that the ladies made yesterday at my Come Stamp With Me Tuesday Class.
At this class the ladies always have the freedom to change out the sentiment or add sentiment to the insides.  I keep a pretty extensive catalog of all the word stamps that I have on hand. It sure comes in handy for everyone who comes.
This little light of mine!!  Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!!
Do any of you watch America's Got Talent?  I loved hearing the truth of the gospel in song with this song.  We sang it a lot - I mean - seriously - A LOT when our children were little, but so glad this is not just for kids!!
Stamps: High Tide
Card Stock: Basic Black, Whisper White, Designer Paper
Ink: Basic Black, Daffodil Delight
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Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Today I thought that I would show you some comparisons in the NEW Stampin' Up! products vs. the old.
You may have noticed that the Basic Pearls and Basic Rhinestones were on the retiring list.  Never fear - all they did was restructure them.
They eliminated the itty bitty size pearls (top left of the old style)
The NEW restructured ones are on the left.  You can see the difference that they eliminated the ones that are connected. There are also less of the largest size. Price is still the same at $5.00.
Here is another comparison...
We have a NEW size of Stampin' Dimensionals!! WOOT WOOT!!  The standard size is on the right and the new additional size are MINI Stampin' Dimensionals.
Here is a closer look; I love having the choice of 2 sizes. How many times do you have a small area that only needs a small dimensional and you have to cut your standard Dimensional?  We have had this mini size Stampin' Dimensional in our Paper Pumpkin Kits and loved them so much that they decided to add them to the catalog!!
Check out this new stamp set: COFFEE CAFE`!  This fun set comes alone or as a BUNDLE in which you save 10% off the price.  
Didn't we used to have a coffee take out cup before?  Sure did! It was called Perfect Blend.  You can see the difference in the sizes of the cups below
The new size is on the left.  I made it super simple with the products I had up stairs, but I can't wait to get going on some fun card ideas using this set. Surgery recovery has sure set me back in my Stamping.
Notice all the cool Framelits with the new set.  Amazing, right?! It even has a dome shape for your whip cream (and so much more), oh, yeah, and a whip cream stamp AND Framelit!!  Watch out!! more great ideas will be on the way.
I know the image is a bit fuzzy so go ahead and click HERE to see it in my on line store.  You will also see the amazing coordinating Designer Paper, and here are some fun products made by Stampin' Up! using the entire coffee suite.
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Team New Catalog Swaps

Monday, June 26, 2017
Today I am sharing the Team Swap cards from our June Team Meeting.
Eastern Medallion dies and Designer Paper by Jodie
Guy Greetings by Marlane
Jar of Love by Janell
High Tide by Sue
Daisy Delight by Dawn
 Colorful Seasons by Inez

High Tide by Lynda
Colorful Seasons by Christi (me)! actually I CASED the catalog!!  It is a perfect source of ideas.
I am so thankful for all the gals who participated in the New Catalog Swap.
This is the highest number of gals who have participated in a swap!  I love seeing our team bonding together.
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Sentimental Sunday

Sunday, June 25, 2017
For my Sentimental Sunday post for today I wanted to brag a bit on our grand daughter, Gracie.
Gracie had her dance recital last week Saturday and she sure did an amazing job
The first dance of the recital was Gracie's duet with her teacher.  They danced to the song SKYSCRAPER by Demi Lovato. 
The second song she danced was called 
 The last number she was in was her Jazz routine.  This was Gracie's first year to take Jazz.
She went through 3 costume changes and 3 hairstyles
At the very end they brought out all of the ages and levels and they got to "dance around." Gracie was just waiting for the end of the song so she could strike this pose...what a ham!!
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Cards from Friends

Saturday, June 24, 2017
This past week I received not one, but 2 thoughtful cards from my PenPal Becky

Becky used the BEAUTIFUL YOU stamp set.  I cannot wait until I can be standing free like that!! Only 12 more days until I can start adding weight and then gradually work on walking without help of the crutches.  As much as I hate my bulky tennis shoes, I really cannot wait to take short walks AND getting back downstairs to my craft room.
The Lord is with you! What a great reminder and comfort!
Thank you my dear friend!
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Falling Flowers

Friday, June 23, 2017
This is another card that the ladies made at the June Stamp a Stack classes
Stamps: Falling Flowers (with coordinating framelits = May Flowers), Touches of Texture
Card Stock: Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Ink: Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi
Fun Stuff: Basic Rhinestones, Stampin' Dimensionals
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Waite Violin Studio

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Our Daughter In Law, Jessica, is very musical and has held violin lessons for many years.  How great it is when I get to watch the kids during one of her lessons each week.  We get to hear the violins playing through the vents and each time the kids turn to the music and smile.
Two weeks ago was her end of year recital for her students.  I was really wishing that I would be able to attend, but because of the team meeting I had to skip it.  Next best thing, I made some violin themed cards and a scrapbook page for her.
Thanks to my friend who has a Cricut machine and the violin cartridge that I could cut some out in a variety of sizes for these projects.
Jess just loves music related cards and it made me very happy to make these for her.

I forgot to take photos before giving them to her so she was kind enough to send these to me!
Here is a photo of Jessica and her students
About 3 times a year I hold a scrapbooking day.  I have a nice large crafting room and we would love to have you join us.  The cost is FREE and we just all bring some food to share throughout the day. Generally the hours for this class is 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. If you cannot stay that long, no problem! The next scrapbooking day will be held Saturday, August 19th.  Please RSVP by contacting me HERE .
Have you checked out the NEW scrapbooking supplies from Stampin' UP!? Stampin' Up! is partnering with Memories and More.  There are Albums, Photo Pocket Pages, and More.  You can check it all out by clicking HERE and place your order on line.

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