Inspiration from Melissa

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Summer Stamp Camp

It's been WAY to long since we've stamped in a camp setting! so sorry about that delay! So lets do this on July 10! 6:30 @ night in my basement! This is a sneak peek of two of the cards we will be doing! RSVP today by emailing me that you'd like to come!

PLUS, i'm cleaning out  my stamp room and these products will be clearanced out! Don't miss this evening!!

Friday, June 29, 2012

baby girl thankyous

 came across this cute and bright paper that i just had to use for this new baby girl! Since it's not su! paper it was a little tricky to get it to match perfectly, but i think i gotter done, well close enough that is.

put a hair pretty on top and this little baby girl has her first hair bling!

paper: melon mambo, so saffron
ink: melon mambo, wild wasabi
stamps: thank you kindly, four frames
tools: lrg decor punch, modern label punch
accessories: hemp twine, wild wasabi 1 1/4" ribbon, polka dot ribbon melon mambo

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Manly thanks

those of you who know me well, know that i lost my phone a few weeks back. fell out of my stoller in the mall parking lot. Some kind lady found it, gave to her son to figure out who the owner was! Long story short he found me, and mailed it to me from another state! i was tickled beyond belief! no need to start from scratch w/ all those stinking phone numbers!!! ;) so i wanted to stamp a manly card and send him out to supper on us! This is what i came up with~

paper: early espresso, cherry cobbler, lucky limeade, whisper white
ink: lucky limeade
stamps: thank you kindly
tools: big shot, framelits labels collection, matte pack & paper piercer, modern label punch, dotted scallop border punch

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

easy events #2

if you ever want to mass produce a stack of cards to give as a gift, here is a SUPER EASY idea! yet, they are so cute and the recipient will love them!

paper: whisper white, melon mambo, tangerine tango, daffodil delight
ink: basic black, tangerine tango, melon mambo, daffodil delight
stamps: easy events
tools: itty bitty punch pack
accessories: rhinestones, mini glue dots

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

easy events

simple baby girl card w/ some sparkle to boot!

paper: pretty in pink, whisper white, melon mambo, wisteria wonder
ink: basic black, daffodil delight, melon mambo
stamps: easy events, parlor prints background
tools: scallop edge border pnch, itty bitty punch pack, aqua painter
accessories: wisteria wonder ribbon, rhinestone, dazzling diamonds, 2 way glue pen

Monday, June 18, 2012

grateful MDS

supplies: MDS

 i'm gonna be honest, i putzed w/ this page for quite a while and it has many different elemnets on it. Stamps ect. if you see something and are curious where it comes from, let me know and i can point u in the right direction!!

Sunday, June 17, 2012


 Dads, a big shout out to all our Fathers and Fathers of our children. They pull out teeth which i can not touch 
 for all your hard work and dedication to our families. He introduces Chase to his 'first' goat
 to the community. He throws candy to all those excited kids for the fire dept in parades:)
and cooking dinner for me when u get a fun new toy for Fathers Day!! Happy grilling my dear!
And a few cards to share w/ you!!!

paper: island indigo, daffodil delight, tangerine tango, lucky limeade, whisper white, summer smooch dsp
ink: lucky limeade, island indigo, tangerine tango (markers)
stamps: best dad ever, wood grain background
supplies:big shot, labels collections framelits, lrg decor punch, dotted ribbon punch, matte pack, paper piercer
accessories: stampin dimensionals, glitter brads, neutral brads, daffodil delight 1/4" ribbon,

Saturday, June 16, 2012

product shares

Designer Series Paper Share
 Floral District
 Fan Fair
 International Bazaar
 Natural Composition Specialty
 Patio Party
 Polka Dot Parade
Comfort Cafe

SEVEN different kinds of dsp. you will get 1/2 sheet of 12X12 of EVERY design $23


2 yards of each color $13

little touches SHARE

you will receive 12 out of the first two choices and 10 out of the in color dahlia's $11

1/4" Stitched Ribbon Share

you will receive 3 yards of each of these $4

 Essentials Designer Fabric
Floral District fabric

(i know we've never done this before, but you can cut this fabric in strip and tie around a card to be ADORABLE!!)

i will cut the fat quarters into 1/3's for you to play with: $15 to get a chunk of each shown above

  • please email me what shares you would like to be part of
  • all prices are as listed: s/h and tax is included
  • If you need the shares mailed to you, there will be a minimal fee
  • i hope to place this order on MONDAY, June 18
  • if you would like to take part, have your orders to me by then, feel free to add anything else new out of the big NEW catalog to your list as well!
  • One LAST THING, is there any interest to start club again? You will place a minimum order every 2 months and each participant gets a turn @ being hostess! Meaning you get the FREE items of your CHOICE by only placing small orders every 2 months! Budget friendly;)

Friday, June 15, 2012

saying 'good bye' MDS

this was quite the spread of picutres as we gathered w/ family to lay Grandpa Derksen to rest. With a large family it's not often that almost EVERYONE is together! Grandpa is dearly missed and talked of often, it's already be 2.5 yrs and my girls are still talking about him.:) i hope they never forget!

supplies: MDS, you are my sunshine kit, downtown grunge frames

Thursday, June 14, 2012

summer smooch

same card just changing up the ribbon and papers used!

paper: crumb cake, whisper white, summer smooch
ink: rich razzleberry, daffodil delight, tangerine tango
stamps: friendly phrases, raining flowers
tools: big shot, labels collection framelits
accessories: rhinestones, daffodil delight 1/8" ribbon, stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

yes Mommy MDS

i will love this phrase for good! i love how they add an 's' @ the end of makeup....there is no such thing as goin light in these ladies world....

supplies: MDS

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

summer smooch

bright fun colors to hopefully cheer up a friend!

paper: summer smooch dsp, whisper white, crumb cake
ink: rich razzleberry, daffodil delight, tangerine tango
stamps: raining flowers, friendly phrases
tools: big shot, labels collection framelits
accessories: rhinestones, pleated riding hood red ribbon, staples, stampin dimensionals

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

graduation for the boys

can't get much simpler than these right?

paper: indigo island, summer smooch dsp
ink: indigo island, lucky limeade
stamps: perfectly penned
tools: decor border punch
accessories: bakers twine, button, brad

bring on the cake

 have you ever looked at the wide striped ribbon and think, jeesh way to wide to use on my projects! Here is the perfect solution. cut your desired length, and then snip the ENTIRE length in half to  make a thinner ribbon, plus you get twice the amount of pretty ribbon to use! doing this really cuts down on the bulky thickness of your knot too.
paper: island indigo, wild wasabi, tangerine tango, whisper white, island indigo dsp
ink: island indigo, tangerine tango, wild wasabi (markers)
stamps:bring on the cake
tools: scallop punch, lrg decor punch, star, scallop square pnchs
accessories: wild wasabi striped 1 1/4" ribbon, stampin dimensionals

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

graduation time!

these are a few of the cards i made for the gals graduating in my church family...i cased right out of the big idea book and caty. well the layout that is. changed up the papers ect. used up some of the SAB retired dsp paper

paper: baja breeze, everyday enchantment dsp, calypso coral, lucky limeade
ink: early espresso
stamps: teeny tiny wishes, parlor print bkgrnd
tools: big shot, framed impression folders, scallop punch, beautiful wings embosslit
accessories: bakers twine, mini brads, rhinestones, glue dots

Friday, June 1, 2012


this is always an exciting time of year, but a little sad too. sometimes we have to say goodbye to super cool stamp sets! my deal is buy 3 get one FREE!!! First come first serve and please email me instead of commenting on this post! Thanks!
L to R:
Contempo Christmas $6 sold
Messages for Mom $9
Warmest Wishes $10
Faith in Nature $8
Tagtastic $10 sold
Awash with Flowers (set of 2) $14
Fresh Vintage $8
Elementary Elegance $9

 R to L:
 heard from the heart $11 sold
 fifth avenue floral $12
oval all $8
best friends forever $12
 beary nice wishes $8
Sweet Season $9
After thoughts $8
Sanded Background $7 sold
 R to L:
trendy trees $9
three little words $7 sold
totally tabs $6
season of friendship $12
dasher $4
Autumn Days $12
wedding sweet$13,
baroque motifs $14
R to L:
falling leaves $11
ornate blossom $5
Bear hugs $7
always elegant $7