Friday, August 26, 2016

Thoughtful Branches - Last Chance to Order

Have you seen this?

I am in love!


Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Bundle 144328
Price: $52.00
Bundle and save! Buy these two coordinating products and save 10%.

Thoughtful Branches Photopolymer Stamp Set
Thank you. Thinking of you. I'm here for you. We have the words that you want to say. Stamp what you feel, then add a tranquil tree to complement your thoughts.
* Quantity: 23 photopolymer stamps
* Suggested clear blocks (sold separately): a, c, d, e, h

Beautiful Branches Thinlits Dies
* 9 dies
* Largest piece: 3" x 3-1/2" (7.6 x 8.9 cm)
* Use with Big Shot
* Use Precision Base Plate with detailed dies

Here are a few cards I CASE'd with this set:
This CASE was inspired by a Stampin' Up! Sample:
Supplies used:
Tip Top Taupe Cardstock & Ink,
Very Vanilla Cardstock,
Watermelon Wonder Cardstock & Ink,
Pool Party Ink,
Old Olive Cardstock,
Thoughtful Branches Bundle,
Kraft Rope Trim,
Diagonal Stripe Background Stamp
and Dimensionals.


This CASE was inspired by Stamp A Latte
I mixed the Thoughtful Branches Bundle with the Sheltering Tree Stamp Set.
Supplies Used:
Cucumber Crush Cardstock & Ink,
Whisper White Cardstock,
the heart from the NEW Cookie Cutter Builder Punch,
Tip Top Taupe Ink,
and a piece of Kraft Rope Trim.
(I used the edge pieces of my dimensionals pack and trimmed them thin to lift the tree.

This Card was inspired by NancyFerbShares.com
She posted it on Stampin' Connection which is an exclusive site for SU Demonstrators!
Ask me how to join this exclusive group!
Supplies Used:
Delightful Dijon Cardstock & Ink,
Crushed Curry & Cajun Craze Ink
(I stamped Off to make the leaves different shades)
Layering Oval Framelits,
Very Vanilla Cardstock,
Kraft Rope Trim,
Woodland Embossing Folder,
lack Memento Ink.

This card was inspired by the Artisan Card Hop
Michelle is very talented and her work is amazing!
She is brilliant in her clear photography and some day when I grow up I wanna be like her!
Supplies used for this CASE:
Old Olive Cardstock & Ink,
This Christmas DSP,
Layering Oval Framelits,
Cherry Cobbler Cardstock & Ink,
Very Vanilla Cardstock,
Burlap Ribbon,
Duet Banner Punch,
Rhinestones,
Dimensionals
and
Thoughtful Branches Bundle!

I have one more card that I CASE'd... but I will reveal with my post birthday THANK YOU!

Have a great day!
Love,
Cary
XXXOOO



Monday, August 15, 2016

Happy Homemaker August 15th, 2016


Today my Senior & 8th grader went back to school!

Think I am going to share this movie with my kids...
a classic, highly inappropriate and Rodney will make us all laugh!

SAVE THE DATE:
STAMP CAMP is coming October 8th, 2016

The weather outside is::::
Cooler as the fog rolls away, I think we may get some pool time today!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Johnny's Donuts w/Mr. Matt
we visited our friends at the donut shop and
took a long stroll to watch the garbage man
pick up the neighborhood trash.

As I look outside my window:::
The dogs are peeking under the fence watching
for all the families heading to school!

Right now I am::::
Cleaning out my inbox, updating a newsletter and preparing to CASE a Card.


As I look around the house::::
I begin to see things I do not really need.
Donation time!

On today's to do list::::
Some crafting,
the pool 
A long walk, 
Some club work &
Holiday Fantasy Preparations.

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
We have been finding time for the Olympics by night
and avoiding the tele by day.

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Pasta Sauce tonight 
Tuesday -  Shrimp & Chicken Taco Tuesday 
Wednesday - Leftovers
Thursday - Potato Soup & Fresh bread
Friday - Chinese.. Farruggia Family Fun Night
Saturday -  Casper's
Sunday - Roasted Chicken & Veggies
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards
Card Samples from the New Holiday Catty
And gifts

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Sakamoto Sisters, Holiday Fantasy Planning Meeting
Tuesday - Sakamoto Sisters, Guitar Lessons
Wednesday -  Sakamoto Sister's, Crafty Time
Thursday -  DSRWC General Meeting, Shop for a Cause
Friday - Birthday lunch for Linda
Saturday - Riding Lessons
Sunday - Crafty Day with friends


Card YOU should CASE:::::  
Check out the card I made today:
Everyday I am CASE'ing NEW Holiday Cards!
This card was inspired by Heart's Delight Cards. 
I slipped in a few NEW elements.
Products used:
Garden Green Cardstock & Stampin' Write Marker,
Pumpkin Pie Cardstock & Stampin' Write Marker,
Daffodil Delight Stampin Write Marker,
Garden Green Bakers Twine from the Baker's Twine Trio Pack,
Very Vanilla Cardstock,
Woodland Embossing Folder,
Lots of Labels Framelits,
Layering Ovals Framelits,
Halloween Night Enamel Dots,
Thoughtful Banners Stamp Set,
Duet Banner Punch
& Basket of Wishes Stamp Set.



Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me September 1st:
Back to School Themed

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)
Include a post it note with the recipe!
(FYI... I have already received a card from Jamie Lenci... ADORABLE)

Favorite photo's from the camera::::

Fun at the San Francisco Giants Game:

First Day of School Photo's:


Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
0 Even youths shall faint and be weary,
and young men shall fall exhausted;
31 but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
they shall walk and not faint.

Isaiah 40:30-31
~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

July Mimi's Challenge Winner Is?!?!


Ok, this is not the Oscar's but...
How fun has it been receiving cards each month?
Theme for July was:
Masculine Birthday Card
I was thrilled to receive 3 submissions this month!


VERY EXCITING!


One from Jamie Lenci:
Supplies used:
Mossy Meadow Cardstock, Wild Wasabi Cardstock,
Old Stampin' Up! Golf Stamp Set,
& Chevron Ribbon.
and
One from Brenda Miller:
Supplies used:
Retired Stampin' Up! set from 2004
Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla and Crump Cake Cardstock,
Chocolate Chip Candy Dots
and Linen Thread!
and
the last entry was from Gretchen King:





She says only the stamp set is from Stampin' UP!






Gretchen will receive a $10 SU gift certificate towards her purchase from me,
all three original cards, and three CASE's from me!

CONGRATULATIONS!

Love all your work ladies!

Cary



Must Be Mimi August Challenge

  •      Back to School(any product, stamp set, paper or techniques welcome)
  •      Have at least one Stampin' Up! product past or present in the creation of your card
  •      Must be have two layers
  • Using a separate piece of paper or post-it-note:


Include the following information with your card:



Name, Email, Phone, mailing address, product details for your card

and mail to Cary by the 1st of each month to participate!
Mail to me by June 1st!


July Mimi's Challenge Winner Is?!?!


Ok, this is not the Oscar's but...
How fun has it been receiving cards each month?
Theme for July was:
Masculine Birthday Card
I was thrilled to receive 3 submissions this month!

VERY EXCITING!


One from Jamie Lenci:
Supplies used:
Mossy Meadow Cardstock, Wild Wasabi Cardstock,
Old Stampin' Up! Golf Stamp Set,
& Chevron Ribbon.
and
One from Brenda Miller:
Supplies used:
Retired Stampin' Up! set from 2004
Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla and Crump Cake Cardstock,
Chocolate Chip Candy Dots
and Linen Thread!
and
the last entry was from Gretchen King:




She says only the stamp set is from Stampin' UP!






Gretchen will receive a $10 SU gift certificate towards her purchase from me,
all three original cards, and three CASE's from me!

CONGRATULATIONS!

Love all your work ladies!

Cary



Must Be Mimi August Challenge

  •      Back to School(any product, stamp set, paper or techniques welcome)
  •      Have at least one Stampin' Up! product past or present in the creation of your card
  •      Must be have two layers
  • Using a separate piece of paper or post-it-note:

Include the following information with your card:


Name, Email, Phone, mailing address, product details for your card

and mail to Cary by the 1st of each month to participate!
Mail to me by June 1st!


Sunday, July 31, 2016

August 1st... Happy Homemaker Monday!

 I have no excuse for my lack of posts these past few weeks.
What I can report is that I missed you and I missed stamping!
Let's Get Together!
SAVE THE DATE: STAMP CAMP is coming October 8th, 2016

The weather outside is::::
A lil' warm, so get your gardening done early,
do crafting instead if you can and enjoy the weather!
   
On the breakfast plate this morning::::
Johnny's Donuts w/Mr. Matt
He is now assigned to Dublin Police Services,
so I see many more Monday donut days ahead!
Cops like their donuts and so do the Sakamoto Sisters!

As I look outside my window:::
I see neighbors getting ready for
National Night Out...
Do you celebrate?

Right now I am::::
Cleaning out my inbox.
Boy, it is full!

As I look around the house::::
I begin to see things I do not really need.
Donation time!

On today's to do list::::
Some crafting,
the pool 
A long walk, 
Some club work &
Juniorettes!

Currently reading::::
My Study Bible.
Random flipping...
Prayers...
and
Inspiration!
  
On the TV today::::
Maybe some soaps, maybe some drama, maybe nada!

On the menu this week::::
Monday - Casper Dogs for lunch, Pasta Sauce tonight 
Tuesday -  Shrimp & Chicken Taco Tuesday 
Wednesday - Leftovers
Thursday - Pasta Night
Friday - Chinese.. Farruggia Family Fun Night
Saturday -  Potato & Ham Soup and crusty Homemade Bread
Sunday - BBQ Tri-Tip
   
What I am creating at the moment::::
Thank You Cards
Birthday Cards
Card Samples from the New Holiday Catty
And gifts

Family Agenda:::: 
Monday - Sakamoto Sisters, Guitar Lessons,  In-Laws here for Dinner!
Tuesday - Sakamoto Sisters, National Night Out
Wednesday -  Sakamoto Sister's, Crafty Time
Thursday -  DSRWC Board Meeting, MDD planning
Friday - getting organized
Saturday - Crafty meeting of the minds for STAMP CAMP!
Sunday - Sumer Social for DSRWC & Concert in the Park


  

Mimi's Challenge:
Due to me September 1st:
Back to School Themed

Must include at least one SU product

(Past or Present)

Include a post it note with the recipe!



Favorite photo's from the camera::::

Prayers, Inspirational Quotes or Devotionals::::
13 Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.
Ephesians 6:13 

~I am ever so grateful for the Lord's never ending love~
Quote copied and pasted from the Sanders Family Website!

Love Ya!
Cary
XXXOOO
A huge shout out to the blogger that inspired me to do these weekly posts:
Happy Homemaker Monday Blog