Sunday, January 19, 2020

Monday Montage 156

Welcome to Monday Montage Blog Hop  I love three day weekends.  The real question is do a take the opportunity to get extra things done or take the day to snuggle with my dog on the couch and watch movies.  If I am productive it means a clean and organized stamp room and no more clothes piled on my cedar chest and put away.

I have seen soooo many amazing cards done with the Sale A Bration set  I had to give it a try.   Sometimes it is so hard to come up with something totally unique and not looking like everyone else's. I ended up producing a card that was inspired by Amy K.    I love Stampin Up ink and all the colors we have!  The punched flowers have Wink a stella on them to make them sparkle with the center champagne gems.

Stamps - Thoughtful Blooms, Peaceful Moments
Paper - Highland Heather, Whisper White
Ink - Granny Apple Green, Pineapple Punch, Grapefruit Grove, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape,  Balmy Blue, Pacific Point, Rococo Rose, Lovely Lipstick, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo, Versamark
Accessories - White Embossing p\Powder, heat gun, Small Blooms Punch, Champagne Rhinestones, Wink A stella, Stitched So Sweetly Dies


Thanks so much for stopping by and hanging out for a few minutes with the Monday Montage group.  Your next stop is Dani, hit next to see what fabulous creation she has shared.  Or, if you are traveling the hop in reverse select the back button to see the what amazing projects Cathy has come up with.




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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Monday Montage 155

I love weekends.  It is so great to spend extra time with my sweetheart and my doggie.  Its a great time to schedule some "me" time and a little creative time.  And then sometimes things don't go as planned and then I end up having my creative time at midnight (LOL)

 I love this music set from the new seasonal catalog. The piano, the music notes and staff,  the hearts!!!
So cute.

Stamps -  Music From the Heart
Ink - Momento Black
Paper - Whisper White, Basic Black, From My Heart DSP
Accessories - Detailed Hearts Die, Layering Squared Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies,  Silver Metallic Edge Ribbon.



Thanks so much for stopping by and hanging out for a few minutes with the Monday Montage group.  Your next stop is Dani, hit next to see what fabulous creation she has shared.  Or, if you are traveling the hop in reverse select the back button to see the what amazing projects Charlet has come up with.


Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts - Not Participating this hop
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Wednesday, January 1, 2020

We Create - New Year, New Products

Dear 2019, I have been telling everyone how much I have disliked you!!!  After further reflection I feel I need to apoligize. 
 In you.....
  • I celebrated 50 years of life and 22 years of an amazing marriage. 
  • I have enjoyed good health barring a couple of bad colds
  • Trips to disneyland with some amazing friends
  • Supportive Family and Friends that I could not survive without.
  • Plays and concerts
  • Laughter until tears rolled from my face
  • A dog that I fall in love with everytime I see him.
  • Trials and tribulations that may end up working out the best for me.
  • A job that I enjoy and people that I love to work with.

So I bid you, 2019, a fond farewell and wish a Happy New Year Everyone!!!


Thanks for getting through my self-indulgent start.  Now on to Paper Ink and Stamps!!!



Oh....such excitement for the new products Stampin' UP has for us with the new catalogs.
I couldn't resist this cute lady bug set that you can earn as a host during Sale A Bration.


Stamps - Little Lady Bug
Ink - Sahara Sand, Momento Black, Pink Posy, Smoky Slate
Paper - Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red
Accessories - Blender Pens, Stamp'n Write Markers, Stitched So Sweetly Dies, Peaceful Poppy Sequins


Thanks so much for joining us on the We Create Blog Hop.  We hope you have been inspired to create a project of your own!  Check out Jeanna's amazing ideas for the new products


Kimberly Morris - Procrastistamper
Tricia Butts - Tricia's Stamping Creations
Tanya Harvey - Tanya Stamps & Things

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Monday Montage 154

When I was much younger I always heard adults talk about how much time flies and how I would understand when I got older.  Boy....do I ever understand.  The bad part is that is gets worse every year.  No matter how busy you are time still flies by.  



Welcome to the Monday Montage Blog Hop.


Christmas is around the corner and I find myself longing for peace quiet and tranquility.  I grew up in a small logging community that sits right on the Payette River.  


There are often deer or elk in a snowy meadow with the sun glistening on the snow making it look like a million diamonds.  I tried to recreate that scene in my mind, but haven't even come close to capturing the beauty.  If I had more time I would have tried again and again until I got it right, but as I mentioned earlier.  Time Flies!!!

Stamps - Snow Front, Woven Heirlooms
Ink - Pool Party, Seaside Spray, Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Purple Posy
Paper - Early espresso, mossy Meadow, Pool Party, Whisper white
Accessories - Parisian flourish embossing folder, Wink of Stella


Thanks so much for stopping by and hanging out for a few minutes with the Monday Montage group.  Your next stop is Dani, hit next to see what fabulous creation she has shared.  Or, if you are traveling the hop in reverse select the back button to see the what amazing projects Charlet has come up with.

Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts - Not Participating this hop


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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Monday Montage 152

I don't know about you, but I really need time to slow down a bit.  The holidays are coming too fast and I am not even close to being ready.  I am enjoying our warm fall weather and the college football season.  My Utes had an awesome game this weekend against UCLA  49-3.  We are still hanging out at #7 in the AP poll -   I doubt we will move in the CFP. when it comes out on Tuesday.  


Welcome to Monday Montage
So....this time of year, right up there with football, I love to watch Hallmark Christmas movies.  I know they all end the same on Christmas Eve, it starts to snow and they end up kissing...happily ever after.  One of them that I recently watched this year was Write Before Christmas.  SPOILERS  

The main character buys 5 Christmas cards to send to her boyfriend to help him get into the holiday spirit.  He breaks up with her before she can send them and she is left with 5 cards.  She decides to send them to 5 people that mean so much to her and the rest of the show is how those cards affected the receivers and their lives.  Moral of my story....getting Christmas cards is the mail is the BEST!!!!!  Send your cards and make someones day.

The holly in the Christmas Gleaming stamp set is what put me over the edge and I had to have it.  I heat embossed in gold the holly on the red and spruce paper.  I then fussy cut the berries and the holly out and layered them.  I love the plaid DSP.  It is soooo pretty with the gold accents.


Stamps - Christmas Gleaming, Tidings all Around
Ink - Shaded Spruce, Versamark
Paper - Real Red, Shaded Spruce, Gold Foil, Wrapped in Plaid DSP
Accessories - Gold thread, gold embossing powder, layering circle dies


Thanks so much for stopping by and hanging out for a few minutes with the Monday Montage group.  Your next stop is Elizabeth, hit next to see what she has created.  Or, if you are traveling the hop in reverse select the back button to see the what amazing projects Charlet has come up with.


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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Monday Montage 151

I cannot believe that we are already into November.  We only have 4 more football games left in the football season except for a bowl game and if we continue to play as we have maybe a PAC 12 championship game.  This month is a great reminder of how much I have to be thankful for.

Welcome to the Monday Montage Blog Hop
I am grateful for friends that invited me into their circle.  To make cards to share and build friendships.  I am still in the process of unpacking thing and found myself looking for my red and green ink pads that are in a box I took to a tag making class.  Thankfully I have a friend that lives 10 minutes from me that saved my bacon.

The card ended up being Christmas despite the fact that I am embracing the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Stamps - Peaceful Boughs
Ink - Shaded Spruce, Real Red, Early Espresso
Paper - Whisper White, Shaded Spruce,  Wrapped in Plaid DSP
Accessories - Snowfall accents, Beautiful Boughs Dies, Real Red cotton ribbon, jingle bells

Thanks so much for stopping by and hanging out for a few minutes with the Monday Montage group.  Your next stop is Elizabeth, hit next to see what she has created.  Or, if you are traveling the hop in reverse select the back button to see the what amazing projects Charlet has come up with.




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Friday, November 1, 2019

We Create Regal's Collection Blog Hop

My favorite month is now over.  IT flew by with so much going on.  Utah has had such a beautiful Fall season thus far.  We have had a small bout of January weather pass through, but I am hoping for a little bit more temperate weather before the snow comes to stay. For Halloween treats I made caramel apples for my co-workers and friends.  One of my favorite treats to share this time of year.  You just can't go wrong with a tart Granny Smith apple and caramel.  The rest is just icing on the cake!

My football team is now 9 in the AP Polls. 
We play Washington this weekend at Husky Stadium  It will be a tough game.  I am keeping my fingers and toes crossed for my Utes!

Welcome to the We Create Blog Hop.  I love the little animals from Back on your feet.
Isn't that little sloth cute and wouldn't you just love to get this in the mail if you were feeling under the weather.  I know I would.


Stamps - Back on Your Feet
Ink - Momento Black, Blackberry Bliss
Paper - Very Vanilla, Blackberry Bliss
Accessories - Stitched Shapes Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies, Layer Circles Dies, Twine, Many Marvelous Markers


Thanks for hanging out with the We Create Team.  Go check out Jeanna's wonderful creations.

https://www.stamptimesomewhere.com/stamp_time_somewhere/2019/11/wcbh11.html

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