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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Extreme Happiness

These great hibiscus are from the new stamp set "Extreme Happiness." I used the second generation rock & roll technique (shown on p. 23 of the Summer 2009 Idea Book) to get the varied color on the petals. The background paper is from the new "Moon Doggie" Level 2 paper packet.

Play Time

This little hula-hooper is from the new stamp set Play Time. The paper and ribbon are from the new Creative Basics / Animal Cookies Collection.

Makin' Waves

This duck, along with the waves and bubbles, is from the new stamp set, "Makin' Waves." I used Liquid Glass on the duck and Stickles on the life preserver. The Stickles made the ink bleed a little, and Jen (Obi Wan of stamping) suggested using Staz-On ink to prevent this.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Popcorn Card

I was away from work for two weeks, so I brought a huge bag of movie theater popcorn in to the office as a thank you to my coworkers for keeping my work done during my absence. I made this card to go with it. I used markers to color the popcorn stamp (different shades of yellow for the popcorn), and a little glitter on the popcorn to make it look oily and salty. I used a little liquid glass in the circle portion of the popcorn box.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Tickled Pink

In conjunction with National Scrapbooking Month (yes, you nonbelievers--there is a National Scrapbooking Month!) and Close to My Heart's Tickled Pink kit campaign, CTMH created a website where you can share your Tickled Pink artwork and win CTMH products. Here's the link: http://www.scrapbookandshare.com/ Even if you aren't interested in posting your creations, it's a great place to view others' artwork and get some inspiration. You can also navigate there with the "Scrapbook and Share" button on the upper righthand area of my blog that links to the website.

Friday, April 10, 2009

Iowa Cubs Intern Blog

Jess started a new blog based on her internship with the Iowa Cubs. Cubbie fans can visit it here: http://lifeofanintern.tumblr.com/

Nick's surgery

Still sitting around the hospital with Nick, but everything is going as planned. Thanks for everyone's kind words of encouragement.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Odd Birthday Card

Just playing with some papers today, and here's an odd birthday card I came up with. (I really need to quit taking photos after sunset.)

Old Friend, New Blog...

My friend Robin started a papercrafting blog. Visit it here: http://robingerot.blogspot.com/

Wednesday, April 1, 2009


These pictures are awful, but here's a folio I made from a pink file folder, folded the long way, then accordian folded.
This is the front, when closed with a ribbon tie.

This is the front of the folio, opened.

This picture shows some of the five tags.

And this is the back.

Nick's surgery

Nick's scoliosis surgery is Tuesday. His CaringBridge site is here: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/nickrawls

Jessy Rawls "Miss Cub"

Today was Jessy's first day as an Iowa Cubs intern. She toured Principal Park and did a lot of manual labor.