Still Younger Than You, Crazy Dog!


The Crazy Dogs are on the loose! Head on over to the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog to see how I used Distress Crayons, Color Burst watercolor powders and a crafty little chevron to create this birthday card!

I do hope your Sunday finds you Blessed with an abundance of Creative Bliss!


Eat Cake!

Hello, my friends! Today, I come to you with a little “Distress Ink” and Concord & 9th… or rather “de-stressing!” Let me just say, these last few weeks of summer vacation have left me needing a bit of de-stressing! I, and the children...

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Fun in the Sun

Summa – Summa – Summa Time, Summertime! Yay! Summer is my favorite time of year, even living here in the the Central Valley of California where these long hot days often reach over 100*. To beat the heat, one of our favorite things to do is lounge on all...

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Good Luck, Lucky Tulip

Hi, hi friends! I come to you today from a comfy lawn chair sitting beach front at the Pismo Sand Dunes. The sun is shining and the weather is beautiful! Bliss, I tell you, Bliss!   I began this card by stamping several Lucky Tulips by The Ton in Versamark ink on...

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This Girl Runs on Coffee

Howdy, Howdy! I am coming to you today from a quilt retreat with 20 of my best crafty gals. I am a quilter as well, but I am cardmaking this trip. I am blessed to be able to attend several retreats a year, but this is the only one I will attend at the Cambria Pines...

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A-Moose-Ing Father’s Day Shaker

Hello my friends! Thank you for joining me. I’m over on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog today. I hope that this Father’s Day finds you well and that you are celebrating those that you love. Fathers come in all shapes and sizes, and aren’t...

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You are Loved & B4B Auction Winner!

Concord & 9th calls my name with every release. This stamp set in particular, You Are Enough, speaks volumes of encouragement. “You are a Fighter.” “You are Brave.” “You are Loved.”    *Swoon!* This stamp set would be amazing to...

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Blogs for Boobies Hop

Welcome to the 3rd Annual “Blogs 4 Boobies” blog hop. This is day 3 of a 7 day hop event. I, like many of you, have been touched by someone who has breast cancer. I am so thankful to say that those 2 amazing women are Survivors! I want to be able to say...

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Magical Friends Birthday & Giveaway Winners!

It’s Fri-Yay, my friends! And that brings us to a day many of us have been waiting for….. the winners of the Freckled Fawn Embellishment Kits are, da da da da da DAAA: Cynthia J., Marika S., Michele K. S. and Janet F.! Congratulations ladies! Winners have...

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Freckled Fawn Giveaway!

Let’s turn Friday into Fri-Yay with a Freckled Fawn Giveaway! I have 4 embellishment kits valued at over $20 each to send out to random lucky winners. Enter with the Rafflecopter widget below. There are several opportunities to earn entries. Giveaway will close...

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Orchids in Bloom

Orchids, ahhhh! They are my favorite flower beyond a shadow of a doubt! I was inspired to create this card because I actually have a couple of orchids getting ready to bloom in my garden window. One that is about to burst its buds will have deep purple veining on...

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