Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Shadow Box Snowy Winter


Greetings, I have been playing around with the Lawn Fawn Shadow Box die set.  Since I don't use stamps or have the ability to color I was really struggling to find dies small enough to insert into the box dimensions.  I did apply a small piece of acetate to the front just for fun.  The nice thing about this die is the entire card folds flat for mailing.

Update on my black bear issue, he is back, knocked over the container I have garden clippings in and managed to pull everything out on the ground.  I guess he was looking for the cantaloupe peels inside.  Gosh he is a big pain in the butt.   Also the people behind us have a huge horse farm and the bear took down the fence on their property in several locations.  He weighs over 200 pounds so the fence didn't have a chance.

Ventured out to have my teeth cleaned, wore my mask until I got into the chair, there is a limited amount of people in the dentist office now, there were only two of us getting a teeth cleaning. The hygienist was wearing a mask, goggles and a plastic shield.  

Husband finally got his hair cut, he worn a mask the entire time.  So far neither of us has gotten the virus from going out.  I just can't believe how it is ramping up in the United States now.  

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Fir Trees, Snowy Roof & Brick House 
Lawn Fawn - Shadow Box 
Memory Box - delicate Cloud Border, Medium Steampunk Pipes

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Home is where memories live


Greetings and thank you for all the fun comments on my last post.  I love reading what you thought of my design.

Another large die, really this house die is big, also for some reason mine was missing the chimney die so I just used another die I had.

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Hill Landscapes Layers
Memory Box Medium Steampunk Pipes, Garden Pots & Small Alder Tree
Poppy Stamps - Proper Brick House & Picket Fence

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Double Decker Flower Power



Thanks for stopping by.

This die is pretty big so I had some trouble trying to figure out a way to use it on a design.

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Carolers
Memory Box - Double Decker
Poppy Stamps - Bushel Basket, Picket Fence & Climbing Vine

Friday, June 19, 2020

Barbecue Delight



Greetings, hope you are well.

Today's design was using the Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up die set to create a masculine design.  I even stopped myself from adding flowers which I love to do.  It is hard to use shiny paper and then take a good picture of it.

My husband really got a kick out of this design, he said it was the best one yet.  

Materials:
Lawn Fawn - Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up 
Memory Box - Classic Tom Turkeys & Grill Masters 
Poppy Stamps - Classic Brick Fireplace (just the flames)

I have a question, does anyone know why the blog list (mine is on the right side of my blog) sometimes shows a image and other times just the words.  Also, some of the blogs on the list never show a current date posted.   I sure can't figure out what is going on.  

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Explore The Universe



Hello, I hope everyone is doing well.  It is still raining on and off and for some reason it tends to rain a lot more on the weekends.

As you can see I am still on the space theme right now.  I just thought these were a fun fantasy take on moon walking and outer space.

I have decided my computer skills are really terrible, first I couldn't even figure out where the icon was to upload a new card using the new blog features, the plus icon on the right hand bottom of the page meant nothing to me.  Then came the question how to enlarge the picture, finally I clicked on the picture and found the little pencil icon.  

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Boy with Flowers
Memory Box - Brand New Bicycle,  Astro Suit & Delicate Cloud Border
Taylored Expression - Cloud Border Die
Spellbinders - Standard Circles Large

Up Up Away
Materials: 
Memory Box - Roaring Rocket, Star of Wonder & Delicate Cloud Border
Taylored Expressions - Cloud Border Die

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Blast Off



Greetings this is my first time trying something really different.  I used the Taylored Expression clouds die to cut the sides and then used it for the bottom.  I added some little circles for more of a layered look.

I have been trying out the new blog format, just to upload this design I spent 30 minutes trying to figure out what I am doing.  I am sure it will get easier in time.

Materials:
Memory Box - Roaring Rocket
Taylored Expressions - Cloud Border Die

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Cardinal Watching


Greeting and thank you for stopping by.  Gosh I can't tell you how many cards I have started only to throw away because things just weren't working right.  I can always tell when a card is going to work or not.

Today's design after many tries was just a fun take on bird watching. I used the Carolers as the bird watchers since they have what I assume is a book or something in there hands.

Materials:
Impression Obsession - Hill Landscape Layers, Carolers & Cardinals
Memory Box - Small Alder Tree
Papertry-  In the meadows hills
Spellbinders - 5 X 7 Matting Basics A
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