Friday, November 28, 2014

Today is our youngest sons birthday.  We made this card in shoe box and it was designed by Sharon.  I really like it and told her it would be Trev's birthday card.  I even got it in the mail on time.  Sunday we are going to SA to the river walk.  They lighted it this past week.  It is magical.  Looking forward to that and I have appointments this week so it will be busy.  Getting ready for our cruise to Columbia, Costa Rico, Aruba and Panama.  Not sure that is the order but it will be a nice trip.  I need to get my cards done for Dec.  I have several to get in the mail before we leave.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving everyone.  I have so much to be thankful for.  I received this card yesterday from Peg.  Great card.  Looks like she used bleach on the cornucopia.  The dark brown embossing is very nice.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

My last November birthday card.  I don''t think I have ever used blue and pink to make a card except for the few baby cards I have made.  Don't know exactly how I arrived @ this color combo.  The stamp set is a retired one from StampinUp that I rarely use.  I like it just like other sets better.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Here's a birthday card for a friend.  Green and rose red, not a bad  color combo.I never get tired of this stamp set. I colored the stamp with markers.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Good Morning.  I have recovered from the Thursday membership appreciation  event.  A lot of work but it was well worth the effort.  I went down on Fri and picked up my stuff and donated the left over food to Junction house. This morning I have a card that I made for an Aux. member that has had a stroke.  I thought she needed a sunny card so this is what I came up with.

Friday, November 21, 2014

A fall birthday card that I made for an Auxiliary member. The wreath stamp is one I have had for a long time.  It is beautiful embossed in gold on dark colors. When I was into stamping with bleach I used this stamp on green card stock and it turned a beautiful purple.  It was really pretty.  The membership appreciation party was a tremendous success.  The auxiliary is finished until Jan. 15th.  I am looking forward to this time off.  I have lots to accomplish during this down time. This is the dryer sheet/glitter technique.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Here's my other shoe box card.  The colors are a little bright for me.  The stamps are StampinUp retired.  I stamped the packages on the circle then stamped them again and cut them out and popped them up.  Didn't think I could cut out the bow!  I added some bling to the packages.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I had trouble again opening this file. I really don't understand what happens when I try to open a new file.  When I finally get it I don't know how it happened. GRRRRRRR! I  made this card for shoe box.  Sharon said we could use it either way so here is a picture of that.  I used the scalloped border because I did not get the embossing folder in the  right place and so it was not embossed at the bottom.  The pictures are reversed.  The bottom picture is the one I made originally.  Needless to say I am not going to try to reverse the pictures.  I hope that is my only challenge today because I have to cook for the buffet for tomorrow night.  Wish me luck!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

I made this card recently.  I think it is one of my better ones, mainly because I love these colors together, eggplant and lagoon.  The Lost Lagoon is a new color for me.  I used it with yellow and white but this is my favorite.  This stamp is  old but I never get tired of using it.  It's a Penny Black.  I bought the matching ribbon which I rarely do.  Hope I use it up before Lagoon goes away!

Monday, November 17, 2014

I made this birthday card for an Aux.  member.  The die is Memory Box. Colors are Lagoon, yellow and white.

Friday, November 14, 2014

We made this card in shoe box.  Sharon designed it.  I have borrower ed this stamp but have not done anything with it yet.  Pretty colors.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

I sent this swap card to our daughter for her birthday.  She loves pink.  I am sorry to say I do not know who sent it to me.  It is a great design.  I am going to have to make an effort to pencil in the name of the person when I receive the card.  Let me know if you sent it so I can give you credit. A trip to San Antonio today.  I need lots of stuff that I buy in bulk.  We went from summer to winter this week.  I am happy that my heating/cooling unit is doing it's job.  I am toasty in my studio.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

I sent this swap card to a friend who is doing chemo.  Pam designed it.  I love this Penny Black stamp.  Too cute!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

This is my swap card for one of my swaps.   Black, red and white.  Lots of layering on this one..

Monday, November 10, 2014

This stamp is by Too Much Fun.  I embossed the ribbon and bow with clear powder.  I really like this paper.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Another fall card using the Holly Berry stamp, just changed the colors.  The  first one was a more dramatic color combo but I like this one too.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

I took Denise's design and made this card for my other shoe box.  The stamps are old Hero Arts. I love this checked paper and red together.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Denise made this card for our shoe box last month.  It is a different twist on an easel card.  I love the colors and the design.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Here's the last of my hand made birthday cards.  This one is from Pam.

Monday, November 3, 2014

Two more birthday cards and then I can show some of the cards I have been working on.  This one is from Julie.  Purple I'd say she knows me pretty well!