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Good Morning: I would like to intorduce you to TIGGER, the newest member of our family.  Tigger is about 4½ weeks old.  He was discovered in a tractor, fortunately before the unthinkable happened. I hope you all have a wonderful day!!

March On …

In March, we hit the ground running with Beautiful Wings.  I let my hostesses pick the stamp set or Sizzix® die that we feature that month.  My first hostess selected Beautiful Wings and she chose to also have a party.  I call the parties Chics and Chocolate.  The hostess provide the Chics and the Chocolate — I […]

Here Comes The Bride …

Hi, Everybody:   This particular design is one of my favorites for weddings or bridal showers.  I made it originally for Lauren and Phillip, our pastor's daughter and her husband, for their bridal shower in June 2010.  I know … "you're just sharing it with us!!!"  Yes … but "better late than never."  I have […]

February: Mixed Bunch

Greetings from Georgia!!   In February, I created cards using my FAVORITE new stamp set — Mixed Bunch.  Mixed Bunch was introduced in Stampin' Up!'s 2012 Occasions Mini Catalog, which was available through April 30, 2012.  BUT …  GUESS WHAt??!!  It made it into the 2012-2013 Idea Book & Catalog.  I am so excited.  I just […]

Guess What??!!

GUESS WHAT!!!   The new catalogs arrived yesterday!!!     THEY GO LIVE ON JUNE 1, 2012.   You will not believe how awesome they are.  They are not as thick (32 pages shorter) but … packed with goodies.  You won't even notice the difference except all the great stuff.  And … I promise to give you one early … IF […]

January Club Cards

Just wanted to share some cards that I've created this year.  Since it's been such a hectic year so far, I'm behind in my posts.  April and May (so far) have been GREAT.  You'll be able to tell … some are Valentines, those were made mostly in January.  Oh … I also re-started our Recipe club, […]

2012 … LIFE!!

Hi, Everybody: I just wanted you to know that, although life has bee crazy for me this year, I haven't stopped stampin'.  But … I haven't posted much here and just wanted to give you an update as to what's going on in my life.  In December, when I went to visit with my family over […]

Love Out Loud: Face-to-Face

Each year our church does Love Out Loud.  This year it was on February 12, 2012, and … we wanted to give it a personal touch.  It is a day of ministering all over our community to people with a personal touch.  This year we had one team go to the laundromat and actually pay […]

The Sounding Joy 1

This card was created for my very first Christmas Club in 2011. Pam Williams, the hostess for this workshop, chose the stamp set which was featured — The Sounding Joy. I was inspired for this card by one created by Sage Kimball. Cherry Cobbler is one of my favorite colors which made the perfecting starting […]

Punch Art Owl … In a Bikini

I received this card from one of my awesome customers, Jackie Ledford,  this week.  It features several punches sold by Stampin' Up!   Designing cards is sometimes difficult so … I study cards for inspiration for my designs.  After studying Jackie's card, she used the following items (this is not an all-inclusive list): STAMPS:     Four Frames […]


 Make 'n Takes  Take a Spin Stamp Set  Bernie and ME!  Shelli Gardner, CEO of Stampin Up!     Hello Again! I have lots of pictures from Leadership, I won't post them all but did want to share these with you. It was a GREAT time — can't wait 'til next […]


Hello Again!! I'm still at leadership and … want to introduce you to my "buddy", Bernie. She is a new friend, a really "kindred spirit."  Bernie and Me  I really don't know what I would have done without Bernie. She helped me find where I needed to go. We had dinner together … […]


This was my first year to attend Stampin' Up!'s Leadership Conference.  This year it was held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  This is what I saw when I entered the resort on a rainy January day.  What I saw when I walked in the door.  "Peace that […]