Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saturday Cards for Christmas

Lovely morning here. I am so blessed, my husband is fixing breakfast as he does every weekend. Yum! So while he is cooking, I will share some cards I made in October and November.


Two of the three images in the frame are from Matties collage which I get from cuddly buddly crafts. Lots of inexpensive, and pretty collage images. The third image is a digital.  The frame is the Flower Square from Precious Marieke. As you can see the 'die' is not a Christmas square. Works nice for all seasons.

 
This is also a Precious Marieke die called 'Snowflake' . This is just gorgeous. I used Mariannes candles on the red card and have yet to add to the green one. Maybe a JOY in the middle!
 
Thanks for looking!
Mary
 

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Happy November

Thanks to Jennifer McGuire, I made about 7 of these for the nursing home. This is a Hero Arts Holly/die bundle.


Used a snowflake embossing folder. Think Jennifer used the Infinity star die from Hero arts. I really liked it, but don't have one.

Sorry about this. Two of my cards rotated when I loaded them!


Crazy shakes this time. Yes, it was in the 70's (still is),  or 80's when we made these and Christmas cards!



Couture creations Baubble. I wondered why I ordered it, but then decided I liked it. I cut 2 'baubbles'. One on red, and one on green, then put it on the Center Stage die that I cut in gold. Brighter than the picture. Oh, forgot, I added jewels too!
 
Thanks for looking!
Mary
 



Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween

Shake it up! Shaker cards for Halloween with all the little plastic pumpkins, ghosts, spiders and bats all waiting to scare you!


Who hoo! Have a fun day!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Penny Black Stitched Flowers

A few cards for you to see today. More from Penny Black Stamps featuring another flower with what I call a 'whimsical look'. These 3 cards are easily stamped with memento ink, and colored with copic markers.


The words are from Penny Black Stamps too. And the little cute butterflies are from a Sizzix set that came with stamps of flowers & dies mixed. It is an older set.
 
Thanks for looking,
Mary S

Friday, October 13, 2017

Pretty pretty morning!

Such a nice morning here. Without more talk about our nice sunshiny and lovely morning lets see some pretty 'lovely' cards!

This is the Altenew stamp set called Garden Treasures. I have had it awhile, but then, I have so many 'new/old unused' stamp sets. Remember I had a store 20 plus years ago, and some of the stamps have never been used yet! Pathetic.

This one above features the cut out flowers layered on a card. The one below is stamps directly on the card. The words are from two Penny Black sets. The 'heartfelt thanks ' set is called Heartfelt. The word set below 'hope' is called T-transparent.

                            

Did see this idea, but can't remember where or if it was a different flower set! The 'WISHES" word is a cutaway from Winnie and Walter Stamp company


Sue Wilsons  Californian background

That is it for today. Thanks for looking,
Mary
 

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

                                    What a great view of the Las Vegas strip ! I did take this picture from Las Vegas Boulevard. I was on the 29th floor at a timeshare that day.

 Most of the world knows that there was an attack in Las Vegas sunday night at an outdoor concert. There were 527 injured and 59 killed. It was horrific. I started to go on a 'rant' about the left politicizing. Yes, some are even vowing not to respect the minute of silence for the deceased. I am again, that word,  'horrified', that regular men and women would chose to blame the president, the climate, the trumptards, the republicans, and etc:, for one mans evil. These same people have children and grandchildren, yet they seem to relish more hate and divisive evil. Try to think of the families of the victims, and the first responders that have been affected by this tragedy. Think about and read the stories of  the everyday heros here. You can read some heartwarming stories of appreciation and love by strangers. Please don't listen to Hollywood. They have armed security for themselves, and they are not giving that up. Besides none of us really 'live' that life. Sorry, I did rant alittle!

Minutes before, everyone raised their lighted-up cell phones and sang "God Bless America" in unison. They said 22,000 people.

Ps. I live here.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

On a roll!

This time I am sharing some cards that my friend Emily made. The feathers are either from Wish.com or they are Mariannes dies or both! I really did know at the time. The 'retro' background die is from My Favorite things. Emily mixed pattern paper and grey paper. She added a touch of bling with sequins!

 
 

Next card she used the diagonal cover plate also from My Favorite Things. They cycle cames from Wish. Don't you love the flower on the wheel? 'Wishes' came from Winnie & Walter.

         
                                                                         Thanks for looking!
                                                                           Mary