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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Beautiful Butterflies!

Tina, a neighboring demonstrator, was kind enough to invite me over to play with some of her new catalog goodies. One of the great new products that she got was the Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die. Since it is a Bigz die, it can be used to cut out more than 50 different materials. I just … Continue reading »

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Valentine Owls

Ever since the Top Note Die came out this summer, very clever demonstrators have been turning them into super cute owl bag toppers. When I saw this adorable Valentine’s Day owl bag topper that Krystal made, I knew I had to make one! I was so excited when I even found the Valentine’s Day candy … Continue reading »

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Black and White and Red All Over

What is black and white and red all over? A Valentine, of course! I love this one for the simplicity of the lines. It just looks so clean to me. Stamps: A Happy Heart Ink: Basic Black, Real Red Paper: Basic Black, Real Red, Whisper White Accessories: 1/2″ Circle Punch, Scallop Border Punch, Red Gingham … Continue reading »

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Last Workshop Card

Here is the final card that we will be making at my Workshop on January 31 in Ashby. (In the area? Email me for details!) It is not a traditional Valentine, in fact it is not really Valentine at all. It could be used as a Valentine, but it could be used for a wide … Continue reading »

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Another Monday, So it’s Mojo Monday!

Big day in the library world today! The Newbery, Caldecott, and many other awards for children’s and young adult literature were announced today. You can read the full list of winners from Publisher’s Weekly. I’m happy about the choices, and looking forward to reading the ones I have not yet read. It’s Monday, Newbery Monday, … Continue reading »

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Cute, Quick, & Easy Valentine

These 3″x3″ cards are quick, easy, and super cute! They could be used as kids’ Valentines, or just as fun notes to stick in a child’s lunch box, backpack , or locker. I just love the facial expressions on the Wild About You animals. They are too cute! You could easily make this card with … Continue reading »

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Valentine’s Day Treats

What would Valentine’s Day be without chocolate? Quite depressing, no doubt! Here is the second project that we are making at my Valentine’s Day workshop on January 31. It is two peppermint patties, covered with the scallop punch, and packaged in a small cello bag with a Top Note topper. Sound familiar? It is basically … Continue reading »

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Kids’ Valentines

There will be a couple kids at the Valentine workshop, so Eve is going to be in charge of their projects. She is super excited to be a “junior demonstrator,” and has been hard at work making samples! They will be making some 3″x3″ cards, just the perfect size for giving to classmates! They will … Continue reading »

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Cute as a Bug!

When I saw the colors for Kristina Werner’s Color Inspiration I had no idea what on earth I could possibly do with them! (I feel like this happens with at least half of the color combos!) And then I remembered the Bugs & Kisses set. I haven’t used it in, like, forever! It is not … Continue reading »

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Eve’s Second Color Challenge

Eve and I have been having so much fun lately, doing a little bit of stamping in between school and bedtime. I’m glad she doesn’t have any homework yet. She has been waiting (not so patiently) for Kristina Werner to post the new color inspiration. When we saw it was up, we got right to … Continue reading »

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