Card of today (4-29)

Before there was Scenic Route…

Before there was Basic Grey…

Before there was Cosmo Cricket…

There was a little company called  SEI

The first scrapbook company that really made my paper loving heart swoon with their colorblocked paper line.

Six years later, they’ve evolved quite a bit.

Six years later, they’ve come up with many paper lines.

And, six years later, they’ve still got a serious hold on my paper loving heart. 🙂

And, with that, I present to you today’s card, featuring some nifty botanical paper from their Dill Blossom line. (The ledger stuff on the circle is from Making Memories.)

Have a great day!


Today’s card (4-26)

Hee hee, like, dude. 🙂

Two favorite things with this card.

No wait.

Make that three favorite things.

Robot paper.

The color red.

And the “dude” word.

Yep, I know. It’s a simple card.

But, like dude, you know. 😉

The paper is from Sassafras Lass, while the letter stickers are from Doodlebug. Gems are from Me & My Big Ideas and the  brad is from Eyelet Outlet.

Have a great day.

Today’s card (4-11)

removedbyteriJust a simple card to share today.

The pins from Fancy Pants (thank you, Alice!), while the patterned paper and letter stickers are from American Crafts. The stitching is my own handiwork.

Have a great day!


Today’s card

Not much to say today about this card.

It’s simple.

Not too complicated.

Sorta graphic.

The flower stamps from Love, Elsie, while the circle stamp is from Scenic Route.

Have a great day!


Let me enable you…

Hey, at least, I am honest. 😉

This is one of those so easy, so “like duh” projects: Gift Stakes. They take five to 10 minutes, and they are perfect for sticking in a pot of flowers to give to a friend or leaving in a bowl of candy for a teacher or co-worker.

What you need to kick if all off is a trip to Target’s dollar aisle, where you should pick up a pack (or two) of the metal plant stakes. You get five stakes for one mere $1 (wooohooo).

Bring your stakes home and go to town. 🙂

Here’s what I did to alter the stake in the picture:

* Cut one piece of cardstock to fit onto onto one of the stakes. 

* Stamp all over it with flower stamps. I used stamps from my friends at Powder Sensations, but, hey, any old stamps will do. 🙂

* Use letter stamps to overstamp the sentiment with black ink. 

* Finished the stake off with a nice little bow.

With materials (not counting the cost of ink and stamps), the one little stake in the picture cost me around 30 cents to make it. Such a deal.

Ok, I know, I know.  Other materials would work just fine for this project (patterned paper, chipboard letters, other stamps, whatever). I was just striving for a totally frugal project here. 🙂   

Have a great day!


A cheer-y little book


A fast share today.

It’s a little book of cheer for my grandma. 🙂

It was created with the help of the Bind-It-All machine from Zutter. Each page has a mini white journaling block with a heart on it. My family members each  wrote a note to my Grandma on them.   

It’s a “no, duh” kind of thing, but I pulled the book’s color scheme from the rainbow.  🙂

Have a terrific day!