Sunday, February 12, 2017

Sunday Mornings with Crazy Hair

Oh how I love Sunday mornings.  There are usually no obligations to get us up early. We can all wake up on our own schedule and have a nice family breakfast and just relax.  This does assume we all get up around the same time and not having one of the kids shoot out of bed at 7am.

This card was from my workshop on Saturday and reminds me of Sunday mornings.  The crazy hair on this bird is how I'd love to wear mine all day every day but I think the other moms during school pickup would have some judgements on that one and Callie might be a wee bit embarrassed! 

If you like this stamp set, you have to earn it during Sale-a-Bration, which lasts through March 31st!

For this card, I just put a 6 x 1 strip of the Urban Underground DSP on the top and bottom of the folded Crumb Cake card.  Then we trimmed off the ends and set them aside.  The middle piece is embossed using the Hexagon Dynamic embossing folder (this thing is AMAZING) and added to the center of the card.  Stamp the saying carefully so you don't get borders, cut the end, and add to the card using adhesive.  The bird is stamped in Archival Black ink and punched using the Stitched Shapes Framelits (swoon - using them on everything!)  Color him with the Delightful Dijon marker.  Add the two little scraps of DSP to the top and add the paper clip.  Then tie the black twine into a bow.  Mount the bird to the card using dimensionals.

Thank you to Kimberly Van Diepen for the idea of using this bird with the Urban Underground DSP and hexagon folder - from there the creativity just took flight.... Get it?

  • Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Urban Underground DSP
  • Ink: Memento Black ink
  • Stamps: Hey Chick (SAB)
  • Accessories: Accessories: Big Shot, Cutting Mats & Platform, Stitched Shapes, Adhesive, Mini Paper Clip Combo Pack, Basic Black Twine, Hexagon Dynamic TIEF, Delightful Dijon  Marker, Adhesive, Dimensionals, Scissors


It's time to Sale-a-Brate!  From 1/4 through 3/31, you will be able to select an exclusive Sale-a-Bration (SAB) offering for each $50 in merchandise you purchase in a transaction.  Check out the great offerings by clicking the catalog link to the right and stop by my Online Store to earn them today!

Please use hostess code F4UZMXAN when checking out!

If you are interested in hosting, you can earn an additional $25 in free merchandise with a party of $250 or more.  Contact me today if you want to bring the party to your place!


They tell you to sell what you love and I love Paper Pumpkin.  It lets me show people that I am thinking of them while taking much needed time for myself to do something I love.  I'd love to see if it's the crafting solution for you as well! 

Paper Pumpkin is creativity in a box.  It costs $19.95 plus tax and ships to your mailbox once a month.  It contains everything you need for your own creative escape.  Besides the instructions and pieces for the cards or project, it also contains ink and photopolymer stamps and usually the adhesive you need as well.  My subscribers will also get a project sheet with tips and additional ideas and instructions that they can make with the supplies in the kits and sometimes some supplemental supplies.  They also are invited to participate in a free Paper Pumpkin Playdates to make their kits using any of my additional supplies like framelits and punches!  It's a wonderful program and I'd love for you to try it out!  Sign up by the 10th of the month to get that month's kit!

During Sale-a-Bration, you can also purchase a 3 month pre-paid subscription for only $55 and pick out a Sale-a-Bration offering of your choice!


If you are interested in joining out team and participating in monthly meetings with free make-n-take projects and outstanding company, contact me today or go here to sign up!  You can get $125 in free merchandise that you choose yourself for only $99 plus tax.  During Sale-a-Bration, you can pick out any two stamp sets of your choice and add them to your kit for free!  With the 2017 Occasion catalog out now, it's not hard at all to find stamps and accessories that you will want to play with. 

Contact me today for more information or sign up here:

Have a craftastic day,

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