Good Morning peeps,
Sorry there was no post last week. I was busy with my grandson, Dommy, up visiting me from Texas. We had a great week and Dommy was so cute and lots of fun. He played with his cousin, Demi, went to the zoo, the Museum of Science, Salem Willows and had a BBQ. Oh, and a trip to the toy store for goodies. Of course, the day my son and grandson were to fly home to San Antonio, Hurricane Harvey hit. Their flight was cancelled but were finally able to make it back home, SAFELY!
I, too, was very busy cooking for 12, cleaning and trying to keep up with the kids. All in all, I can’t complain. Such a great time with my family.
First, I’d like to share with you a card I made for the Total Solar Eclipse. I used my distress Oxide inks for the background. Did you watch the eclipse? We did! However, here in New England, we didn’t see much so I did have NASA TV on to get a bird’s eye view.
So now I’m on a mad dash to get a jump start on holiday cards. I’m focusing on Halloween and Thanksgiving/Autumn cards. I’ve made quite a few already and think I have enough to get me through these festive seasons. As usual, lots of inspiration from the Internet so thanks to the original designers.
I used my Brother SNC for the coffee cup pieces and some layering and stamping.
On this card, I used my new Distress Oxide inks for the background and a very old stamp for the trees. I’m loving the Distress Oxide inks!!!How cute is this BOO card. This idea actually came from Pinterest where I saw this made as a hair bow using ribbon. I easily converted it to paper and made up this card.Lastly, what would Halloween be without a tribute to my witchy friends. I found this graphic on the Internet, perfect for a card. The background, again, using Distress Oxide inks and a feather in her hat. How fun.So now I’m working on some Autumn/Thanksgiving card which I will share with you but
I’m also thinking ahead to Christmas. I saw a video by Dawn and just had to make this. I ordered the coffee cups which arrived in 2 days so I’m anxious to give this a try. Great idea for little ‘Thank You’ gifts for the holidays. Here’s the lowdown on the video and where to purchase the coffee cups and lids.
Coffee Cups and lids from Webstaurant Store: https://www.webstaurantstore.com/search/4-oz-coffee-cups.html
Video and instructions from Dawn’s Stamping Thoughts: https://dawnsstampingthoughts.net/2017/08/mini-coffee-cup-gift-card-holder-video.html
So there you have it, another week of fun, surprises and crafting. Be sure to check back next week for more goodies and follow me on Instagram at: