Archive for February, 2010

Mambo for Dots!

February 17, 2010

I tell ya.. I really can’t get enough of this Melon Mambo color from Stampin Up! And, I think the circle circus is my new favorite stamp set.. it’s so versatile. For this stamp, I used Bermuda Bay for the card and stamped Melon Mambo ink on Melon Mambo paper using Papertrey Ink’s Polka Dot […]

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Melon Mambo is a Hero!

February 15, 2010

Stampin Up’s In Color, Melon Mambo, is my favorite color ever, I think. I can’t stop using it! This first card uses Hero Arts background stamp in Melon Mambo on white paper and brushed with Chocolate Chip ink. I used an older Stampin Up set for the flower and “Thanks So Much”. To get the […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14, 2010

I hope your Valentine’s Day is a special day for you! Mine came a little early this year.. yesterday my boyfriend headed to Costco and a few other stores. While he was out, I went out and brushed the remaining snow off my car so I could finally get out. While taking a shower he […]

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Tangerine Tango!

February 13, 2010

Found more creative inspiration today in the craft room. Here are two orange-y cards I came up with as thank you notes for Oriole’s peeps! This first card uses Stampin Up Tangerine Tango ink & Baroque background. I threw in a hint of Kiwi Kiss to break up the monotone and finished it off with […]

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Creative Release

February 9, 2010

As some of you know, I enjoy scrapbooking and making cards in my free time, which is a high-priced commodity in my life! I decided to take a break from school this semester, leaving space to reconnect with my crafty creative side. After doing a little blizzard-cleaning (like spring cleaning, only a little early and […]

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Imagination is…

February 8, 2010

“Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.” – George Bernard Shaw Where do you do your best imagining? Me? I find arts and crafts time for imagination and creation. I can play with a number of different tools […]

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Happiness is …

February 7, 2010

“Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

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BLT Dip

February 5, 2010

Here’s a recipe I haven’t made in sometime, but it’s always a Superbowl Party hit! BLT DIP 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 cup torn lettuce 8 slices bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled 4 plum tomatoes, chopped 4 green onions, chopped 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 2 tbsp Old Bay *optional […]

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Favorite childhood toy …

February 5, 2010

To start off the training day, we were asked what our favorite childhood toy was, why it was our favorite, and how we are like the toy. We had only a few minutes to think about this, but I didn’t need long..

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