Wednesday, April 23, 2014

No card today.  I spent yesterday  morning trying to come up with something new for the gift shop.  Since we are now the visitors center we are getting a lot more traffic which is a good thing.  I spent the afternoon rearranging the  shop and taking all the Easter things out.  Still need to go back and dust.  I have great memories of my Aunt's Climatis vine next to her back door when I growing up.  I planted two and until this year have had one or two flowers.  It is glorious this year.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

I made this card for an Aux. member who had partial hip surgery, then had to go in again for some type adjustment and now is recovering from yet another surgery to clean up a pesky infection.  That's a lot of pain in a very short time.  We had rain last night finally!  Today the sun is shining and everything looks very green.  I love spring!

Monday, April 21, 2014

I have a last bluebonnet die card to show you.  Originally I used navy as the card base and popped up the top layer.  Didn't do a thing for me, way too dark.  I decided to us yellow and like it much better.  I need to start start working on May cards.  This is a busy week. The dry wall is up and the finisher comes today.  I am going to order window coverings and pick a paint color.  The floor goes in Thurs. There is to be a baby shower here on Sat. & if the stuff is still in the great room we had to take out of the bedroom during this construction so be it!  Maybe we will have the shower in my new room.  Now that's a thought.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Wed. was shoe box and here is the card I made.  I inked  an embossing folder on the front side and ran it through the bug.  The sentiment is inked on a folder from StampoinUp.   Colors are Marina Mist and white.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

I made this card for a swap.  I can't seem to get away from the Almost Artichoke paper.  Today I pared it with pear and used this great die I borrowed from Sharon.  I used a  doily that I stamped with Versamark for the background.  Isn't this corner punch a nice one?  I never use it because I always get 3 corners right and one that I mess up.  Today I turned the punch over where I could see where  to position the paper and it worked really well. The flower back ground was inked on a clear acrylic block.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Sharon gave  me this stamps "Texas Wildflowers" to p[lay with.  This is what I came up with.It  is a Texana Designs stamp that  she bought @ a thrift store.  The bluebonnet stamp is Dead Beat Designs  Love his stmps!

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

I made this card for shoe box Sat.  Colors are one of my favorites together Cherry Cobbler and Almost Artichoke.  The dies are Prim Poppy and Ringed Buckle.  Sharon moved the buckle down closer to the bottom which looked better but I could not move mine because it is so thin, stays where you put it the first time.  This nestie is Detailed Scallops and is a bear to get all those little pieces out.  I ordered a metal shim which I hopes helps.  It's beautiful but tests my patience.