Monday, September 29, 2008

Simple Card II

Another quick and easy peasy card. Cuttlebug Swiss dot folder, Scor-Pal, flowers from Wal Mart, big black brad is from SU I think. A black square from my "scraps" box

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Dew drop Card!

Finally, another card. I have been so longing to stamp. It has been busy, busy, busy!
This was a really quick and easy card. I used my new edge Cuttlebug embossing folders and the yummy dewdrops I got through Lisa! Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Further explanation CS filing system

For those that asked about how the cardstock is separated, I cut a Georgia Pacific CS in half (because the cardstock is really inexpensive so it doesn't KILL me to WASTE it this way. LOL) stuck the label with the name of the cardstock on it and used it as a divider between the sheets of paper. For the "Scrap" box, I folded a piece of scratch paper (you know those sheets you mess up and are going to throw away anyway) in half, taped the sides to form a pocket, labeled it and stick the little scraps in that. Can you tell I am a FRUGAL person? I hate waste! Especially stamping waste.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Cardstock system

For my Pen Pals who couldn't visualize this, here is the cardstock filing system that I have sitting on my desk. Since the majority of my CS is Stampin'UP I filed it in alphabetical order by name. I keep 6 half sheets in each slot and right next to it I have a box with the scraps. It helps that I don't have to get up and go to my cabinet every time I need cardstock. It gives me more time to STAMP!!!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Mama Mia!

Took this for my Pen Pal friends! Picture of the Marquee for the play Mama Mia on Broadway (this was the back of the theater, a little sign beneath says entrance is around the corner on Broadway)

Thursday, September 11, 2008


Whew, exciting and fun, saw a lot of different sites. New York was FABULOUS! We are going to have to dedicate a trip exclusively to NEW YORK. We were there only one day (rooms are beyond expensive!) but we certainly saw a lot in that short time.

The trip started out with me hooking up and meeting one of my SCS Pen Pals. Lisa and my sister Annie and I met, went to dinner, had ice cream and generally had a great time. Next day I got to meet my brand new Great-nephew Logan. What a cutie, and such a good and quiet baby! (see picture above).
We were off to New York the next night on the Red Eye from San Francisco, not my favorite part of the trip. Flying is ok but the seats are so cramped and I was sitting scrunched in the middle so it was VERY uncomfortable. We had a Limo pick us up (not as extravagant as you would think, the Limo was less than what the BUS cost to take us from the ship to the Airport in NY)
After New York we boarded the Cruise ship in Brooklyn of to Halifax, Nova Scotia, then Saint John, New Brunswick. Next came Bar Harbor, Maine and Boston, MA. We were suppose to stop in Rhode Island, but the hurricane made it necessary to hurry back to New York so that we wouldn't be caught at sea during the storm. Ah well.

They had scrapbooking classes on board and although I am not a Scrapbooker we took the classes. It was basic, but I got a lot of good ideas from the classes. Hopefully I will put them to good use. I will post some pictures and hopefully get to stamp again this weekend. I am giving a class on the 20th at the LSS and the owner called to let me know my class is full. Yippee!!!!