Boo, Y’all!

Simple, direct and to the point, don't you think? Very similar to the great sale this coming Monday, Oct. 29th…a simple way to save money. Buy stamps on October 29th. That's it. No great secret, no complicated formulas. 15% off stamp sets and single stamps in the Holiday Mini and 2012-2013 Stampin' Up! catalogs* — […]

The Shades Among Us

One of the best things about Halloween in Duluth, GA, are local walking tours offered by Duluth Ghost Walks. It seems our oh-so-modern southern city is more than a metropolitan suburb…it is a community named for a French explorer, on land originally occupied by Cherokee Indians and rife with stories of hauntings and things that […]

Halloween: Monster Munchies Box

Oh my, "Bone" Appétit…there's a stamp you don't see every day. StampsMonster Munchies (Wood #127904; Clear #127907) PaperGumball Green Card stockVery Vanilla Card stockHowlstooth & Scaringbone Designer Series Paper #126906Silver Glimmer Paper #124005 InkElegant Eggplant Classic Stampin’ Pad AccessoriesPumpkin Pie 1/8" Taffeta Ribbon #119253Stampin’ Dimensionals1-1/4" Circle Punch1-3/8" Circle Punch1-3/4" Scallop Circle PunchTakeout box If you're […]

My Digital Studio: Spooky Tuesday Downloads

Halloween is in the air and today's digital offerings definitely raise the creativity bar. If Halloween isn't your thing, check out the two holiday downloads. #132315EMOTI-COSTUMES PRINTABLESINCLUDES: 7-page 8-1/2" template; 7-piece SVG stamp brush setCOLORS: Basic Gray, Pumpkin Pie #132316LAST MINUTE MASKSINCLUDES: 2-page 8-1/2" x 11" template; 9-piece SVG stamp brush setCOLORS: Basic Black, Basic […]

Chattanooga Regional Meeting: Samples

Oh, how lovely it is to have so many talented people in one room sharing their artistry! Here are samples from the Chattanooga Regional meeting this past Saturday.     A feast for the eyes, don't you think? I'll be showing more samples from the Chattanooga Regional Meeting all week, plus I'll be featuring some […]

Holiday Catalog Starts Today

Kids go to back to school next week here in Duluth, GA — can you believe it? It's August. Too hot. Too many bugs. Too many choruses of "I'm bored!" BUT THE HOLIDAY CATALOG IS HERE! Download the PDF here See the FLASH Holiday Catalog online version here See the Holiday Catalog Supplies List here […]

Traditions: First Day of School

This is the first day of school in our county of Gwinnett, Georgia, despite temperatures that continue to hover from the mid-90s to three digits. On this most eagerly-anticipated day (yes, I'm ready, even if the 10-year-old is not) I'd like to share with you one of our favorite family traditions. Every year — from […]

Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet…

Give me something GOOD to eat! My mother would have had a righteous fit had she heard this chant recited at our door on Halloween night. The offender would have been sent smartly away, probably after a phone call to his mother. (Surely it would only have been uttered by a cheeky boy) But it’s […]

How to Have a Safe Halloween

The American Red Cross has a short video on Halloween Safety Tips. The Red Cross also offers a short pdf document of Lucky 13 Halloween Tips. Today’s card features Halloween Frights stamp set (item #111766), a jumbo wheel called Frightful Fence (item #113632) and Grateful Greetings (item #116511). With 12 greeting images for Halloween, Thanksgiving, […]

Halloween & Daylight Savings Time

Confused about when to change your clocks to “fall back” on schedule for Daylight Savings Time? It’s easy this year…move your clocks back one hour on Halloween night before you go to bed. Get those ghouls and goblins tucked in their beds and head for the grandfather clock. Time officially falls back for those of […]

The Greatest FREE Show on Earth

Yep, step right up, folks…the Circleville Pumpkin Show starts today. Started in 1903, this is a festival with all the right ingredients. Parades, food, competitions, rides, entertainment, souvenirs and pumpkins. Pumpkins everywhere. Little ones, big ones, HUGE ones. So if you live anywhere near Circleville, Ohio, pack up the kids and head on over to […]

Something Creepily Cute This Way Comes

Start with the traditional Only Orange and Basic Black…   Venture into Elegant Eggplant and So Saffron…   And you may be ready for the Happy Halloween room…all Halloween, all the time.   This room was featured at the Stampin' Up! convention in Salt Lake City. Just the thing to make little ghosts and goblins […]

Help Yourself…to Halloween

Calling all shutter bugs! Here's a technique for taking "ghostly" photos that would be spooktacular for Halloween scrapbooking. This post at the Webshots blog details a step-by-step method to produce ghostly images starring your family and friends. It can be used with both digital and film cameras — read the comments section for digital info. […]