Saturday, July 26, 2014

Christmas In July

Happy Saturday Everyone.  I'm here with a quick post to share a card I made with one of Deedee's Digi Images found here.  I just adore this set.  It is one of Deedee's newer sets.

As usual with Deedee's sets this set comes in line drawing or a pre-colored version which I used today.  I shadowed all around the image with a Copic Marker and then added some Dazzling Diamonds to his little hat brim and puff as well as to the top of the hanging stocking.  This does not show up very well in my photo but it really adds a little pizzazz in person.  The paper is from my stash and I just added a gold snowflake also from my stash.  The sentiment is an older, retired one from SU.  I  matted everything with SU's Real Red.
This was nice card to whip on on a busy weekend.   Thanks so much for stopping by for a peek.  Hitting the outdoors now, too nice to be inside.  Enjoy your weekend.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Birthday Wishes

Don't everyone out there faint but I've finally made a card after three whole weeks.  WHEW!!!!!
I needed to make a birthday card so I finally got myself and a tiny bit of my friend, Mr.Mojo, to sit down along side of me and came up with this card.

I know you are saying to yourself "boy that background looks familiar" and you are right.  I made a card several weeks back using this line/dot backdrop, but I just couldn't help myself.  I did mention that ONLY a LITTLE bit of Mr. Mojo joined me this morning so when I decided this image and sentiment (both from Gina K Designs) needed something other than sponging, I went with something I knew only because neither Mr. MoJo nor myself could not come up with anything new and exciting.   
Well off to run a big bunch of errands today.  The humidity finally lifted a bit so I think I should take advantage of this beautiful day to get things done.  Thank you so very much for stopping by for a visit.  Wishing you a beautiful, sunny, fun day.  

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Would Love To Have Your Help

Hello, dear blogging friends.

One of our blogging-paper-crafting-friends, Sue Drees, recently shared some sad news.

Her sister, Edith, fell on June 22, and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. On June 25, the tumor was successfully removed. However, the biopsy brought back devastating news - a fast growing Brain Cancer. Sue's sister is determined to fight this all the way. She began physical rehabilitation on July 4.

Sue and Edith both live in the North East (USA). Sue and her husband transport Edith's husband to the hospital each day and check up on changes and quality of care.

While Sue did not ask for help, others kept in touch with her and asked if Edith would enjoy receiving cards of encouragement and support.

Sue was so grateful that the on-line community might help in this way - it was something she had not considered.

Edith enjoys quilting and LOVES flowers! Edith's beloved fur baby is a little pug and they miss each other very much.
Will you please consider sending a note, tag, or card (or two or three?) offering encouragement? Edith valiantly fights other illnesses in addition to this new challenge. She is a very courageous soul.

Cards can be sent addressed to Edith c/o Sue Drees and she will take them daily to the hospital.

To obtain the mailing address, please write:

Thank you for making a difference in one person's life, by bringing in a little sunshine.

If you'd like to post this information on your own blog, feel free to copy and paste it into a post.  The more people we reach, the more cards will be there to encourage Edith in her fight.  And if you believe in the power of prayer, add Edith to your daily prayers.  I'm keeping her in mine.  :-D

Thursday, July 3, 2014


Quick post today.  Over at Operation Write Home  they are looking for Any Hero Cards with a flag on them.  Here is my card.
As you can see I went with a House Mouse little guy hanging onto his flag for dear life.  I used a stencil for the stars and embossed the Crumb Cake back ground with a Swiss Dot folder.  I just stamped the vertical greeting from Gina K Designs in VeraMark, embossed it in white and cut it out with a SU label punch.   A couple of little stickers and I was done.  Wishing you all a great July 4th and weekend.  Unfortunately we are expecting a lot of rain from Hurricane Arthur which will put a big damper on a lot of the city's festivities.  At least it is just rain and not bad winds and such.   Thanks for taking a minute out of your day to visit.  See you again soon.