It’s Back to School Week!

It’s back to school week here and for the first time in years, I’m home!  While I’m having some mixed emotions about not returning to school, I’m also looking forward to more crafting time.  Nevertheless, I love everything about going back to school, especially buying school supplies.  I may have purchased a few this year, too…just because! Using mostly (maybe all) retired SU products, I created today’s card for a former colleague of mine who…

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Time for Tea and CASEing Coast to Coast

Good Wednesday Morning!  It’s time to take another cross country CASEing adventure with Karen Hallam in CA and myself here in PA.  It was my turn this month to choose our direction.  I decided it would be fun to CASE (copy and selectively edit) a sketch since we haven’t done that in a while. Here’s what I came up with… If you’ve been to my blog before, you may know that I love anything tea…

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It’s a House…a Mushroom House!

I simply adore Lawn Fawn’s whimsical house dies and this mushroom house is one that I recently purchased.  There are so many detail dies in this set and I’ve only used a few of them here.  I’m looking forward to purchasing the other adorable little Lawn Fawn “homes” .  Perhaps I can create a whole neighborhood! After stenciling the clouds for the background, I cut the frame with Lawn Fawn’s Leafy Tree Backdrop.  I also…

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It’s World Cross Stitch Day!

Who knew there was a World Cross Stitch Day?  I certainly didn’t but I’m happy there is.  I’ve recently picked this hobby up again and have to say that I’m loving it just as much as I did when I was younger.  When my girls were young, I cross-stitched a lot.  It was so relaxing to stitch while they were napping or in bed for the night.  I think when I discovered stamping, cross-stitch went…

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