Monday, April 28, 2008
Card Making Day

It's a state holiday so I am off today!! I got in my scraproom this morning and was able to do 2 cards.

This is my Mothers Day card for my mom.
Cardstock: SU Pretty In Pink, Certainly Celery, Barely Banana
Stamp: Inky Antics colored with water color pencils and SU blender pens
Pattern Paper: Flowers-DCWV Spring, Pink Gingham is stuff I had in my scrap box
Embellishments: Bazzill White flower, MM Green mini brad, store bought green ribbon



This is a Birthday card for my dad. I never work with this colors, but was looking for something manly. I like how it turned out.
Cardstock: Cream
Pattern Paper: DCWV
Ink: SU Tempting Turquoise, Chocolate Chip
Stamp: SU So Many Scallops
SU Scallop punch

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Sunday, April 27, 2008
Great Find!

I found this book display case on the local craigslist and picked it up today. It was 7 bucks, can you believe it?! It is 48" high, 36" wide and 4" deep. I am going to do some alterations to it this week and then I will show you what I end up doing with it. Smile




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Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Clearing Out

I am cleaning out my stamp room and just getting started on this big task. Check back every couple of days if you are looking for something. I might have it for sale.

Price do not include shipping.




Stampin Around handle and retired watercolor joy wheel - Never been used

Price: $9.00



Stampin Up Retired Stamp Sets

Double Line Doodles - $18.00

A Tree For All Seasons- $8.00

Made From Scratch- $5.00

Mini Messages- $5.00

It's A Date- $13.00

Borders Mini- $10.00

Word By Word- $15.00

Stampin Up Current Sets

Word Search- $15.00

Polka Dots & Paisley- $16.00

Perennial Favorites- $10.00

All In A Row- $17.00

If you would like to see pictures of any of these drop a comment or email me


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Thursday, April 17, 2008
New Sizes

I finally got a chance to go back to the new Michael's store today and spent about an hour walking around. I have a little extra spending money and a 50% off coupon and I could find nothing that I really just had to have. It always happens like that. If I was broke with no coupon I would have found plenty I things I wanted.
Anyhow, I went down one last aisle and made an interesting find. Clear envelopes in about 8 different sizes ranging from 2x2 to 12x12. I love to put my cards in the clear envies that Stampin up sells and I have been wanting to try different size cards, but didn't know what kind of envie to put them in. So I chose a 3 5/16"X5 1/8" envie and a 5 7/8"X4 1/2" envie. Here are the cards I made tonight to fit those sizes.



All the envelopes are 2.99 a pack no matter what size you get. The difference is in the number of envelopes in each pack. The smaller envies I got had 50 to a pack and the larger size had 35 in a pack. I have a 20% off entire purchase coupon that I think I am going to go back and use to get a few more different sizes.

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Hi! I'm Melissia. I am a wife of 9 years, a mother of 6.5 years and a program assistant for almost 2 years. I enjoy paper crafting and doing various other crafts. I also enjoy reading, blurfing, brain games and spending time with my daughter.