My Secret Garden Feels Good

We finally got some sunshine today here in Duluth, GA. This winter, it has felt more like living in Vancouver or London than living in Atlanta…lots — and I mean lots and lots — of cold, bone-chilling rain. So the bright sunlight lured me outside to shoot this card and enjoy a few moments of […]

Wedding: Love & Laughter

It's been a while since we've had a wedding in our family, so it was a delight to receive a call from home that a favorite nephew is engaged. It was not so delightful to learn that the wedding will take place in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada…in February. All my extended family is in Canada. […]

Happy Sales Tax Holiday, Georgia

Stock up on adhesives, markers, scissors and more with Georgia's Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday runs from August 10th through August 12th, 2012. Enjoy NO sales tax on the following Stampin' Up! items: 100425     2-Way Glue Pen     $3.50104332     Snail® Adhesive      $6.95104331     Snail Refill      $4.50104294     Sticky Strip      $6.95104430     Stampin' Dimensionals®      […]

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 […]

Fishin’ For Compliments

Can you guess what the paper is at the bottom of this card? It's sandpaper! Just your garden-variety, ordinary sandpaper from the messy garage. Stamps Life's A Breeze All Holidays Paper Chocolate Chip Bashful Blue Whisper White Using a different greeting stamp would make this a suitable masculine design for Father's Day…especially for a dad […]

World Red Cross Day, May 8

The month of May has all kind of notable dates. Along with being National Scrapbooking Month, National Strawberry Month, and National Family Month, this day in May is significant for the Red Cross. Volunteers with the American Red Cross join today with 165 other national societies to commemorate World Red Cross/Red Crescent Day. I live […]

Scalloped Quad Box

Mmmm….what do you get when you combine a Bigz die, a Sizzlits die and an Embosslits die? A sweet box! Start by cutting six Scallop Envelopes out of Riding Hood Red card stock, two Little Leaves from Kiwi Kiss card stock, and three Flower Burst pieces from Candy Lane Designer Series paper. Sand the Flower […]