Saturday, March 15, 2008

Easter Cards

These are two of the Easter cards I helped them make at the Assisted living. They had fun because these were very easy to make.

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

The A-B-C's of Me...

I saw this idea on my daughter’s blog and decided it would be fun to do. She said she tweaked the questions a bit. Fill out the A-B-C's of You and post it on your blog or create a mini- book of You!

A - Age: (Okay, so this question she didn't tweak, but maybe should have! LOL!) 65 next month

B - Book(s) you enjoy: Anything by Nicholas Sparks. Barbara Delinsky or Debbie Macomber

C - Can't live without... My family or my stamps

D - Dessert you'll spoil your dinner for: Cheesecake or Chocolate

E - Essential start to your day: Read my email

F - Favorite genre of music: Country

G - Greatest vacation you've taken: Trip to Australia

H - Hope you have for the future: Moving to a sunny place and being financially secure (not rich, just not broke).

I - Incredible sight you'll never forget: The first look at my daughter (a long time ago).

J - Job title(s) you currently hold: Teacher of rubber stamp techniques and Retired (from 31 years at Boeing)

K - Kids in your family: One daughter, two granddaughters, plus 5 step kids, 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren on Gary’s side.

L - Last movie you watched: Bucket List and it was great!

M - Month you love the most: August as the weather here is usually sunny.

N - Newest piece of clothing you own: A coat my daughter gave me for Christmas.

O - Opposed to... Guns & Violence

P - Phobia you wish you could conquer: Self doubt

Q - Quote you love: Your talent is God's gift to you, what you do with it is your gift back to God. Also Every path has it's own puddle.

R - Right or left-handed? Right

S - Scent that reminds you of childhood: My Grandmother’s brand of face powder

T - Time of day you love most: Evening

U - Unique talent you possess: I can tie a straight bow.

V - Veggie you love: Asparagus

W - Want to accomplish...Getting organized

X - Extra fun hobby you have: Stamping

Y - Yummy food you make: Lasagna, macaroni shrimp salad and a no sugar Cheesecake.

Z - Zoo animal you are most like: Elephant. I’m large and strong.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Card for Frantic Stamper

Here is a paper piecing card I did for Frantic Stamper. There is actually three layers for the dress and the ruffles on the skirt are more 3D than it shows here.
Skipping Rope in Pink
By Sue Lorang (Sue4stampin)

Stamp by Frantic Stamper
Sipping Rope #8207-J
Black ink Pad
Pink Dye Ink Pad
Pink Bazzill Cardstock
Cream Cardstock
Pink Printed Paper
Color Duster by JudiKins
Pink Ribbon
Pink Brad

1. Stamp image on cream paper and three times on pink print paper.
2. Cut out one of the dress and hat images from the pink print paper. Cut the two middle ruffles from the other images having the top ruffle cut from the waist to the bottom of the top ruffle.
3. Layer the pieces onto the main image on the cream cardstock.
4. Stipple some pink ink around the edges of the cream cardstock with the Color Duster.
5. Punch a hole and set a brad in the top right corner.
6. Lay two thin pink ribbons across the bottom left corner of the Pink Bazzill as shown and tape to the back.
7. Layer the pink print onto the Bazzill and then add the main image to the card front.