Saturday, October 21, 2017

Birthday Celebration

Here's a set of cards I made earlier this year.  Thought I made 6 but actually it was 10.  Just found the 2nd picture which I thought I deleted by mistake.   :-)

"Mistuyo" by Sister Stamps
"Daisy Rock" by Little Miss Muffet
Balloon dies by Taylored Expressions
Stitched Landscape by Poppy Stamps
Sentiment by Island Scrapbooking

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Thank you Cards and Favors

Hubby's reign as President of the fishing club comes to an end.  Made these shaker cards for him to thank the BOD.  

Image by Penny Black - "Sunny Days" set
DP from stash
"Wavy Edge" die by MFT
Sentiment - Laser cut from Island Scrapbooking

The annual awards banquet was held last night.   Made 100 Dill Pretzel favors.  Easy peasy recipe, yay.

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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Sweet Birthday Wishes

Hope you're all enjoying the weekend.

Recently, my dear cousin and son's girlfriend celebrated their birthdays.   Since they were just a few days apart, I made 2 identical cards.  In more ways than one, this bunny image turned out to be perfect for both.

Image - "Chester" by Whipper Snapper
"Trees in the Forest" dies by MFT
"Tiny Tulips" dies but Memory Box
"Stiched Landscape" by Poppy Stamps
Airplane and banner by Impression Obsession
"Double Stitched Circle" die by Die-namics
Enamel dots by Doodlebug

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Cutest Pop-Up Card from Lianne

Received another super kawai'i happy mail from sweet Lianne.  OMG, this is the cutest pop-up card ever.

Lookie here.  Open the card and out pops these darling "beary" cute bears, each with the perfect sentiment. LOVE IT Lianne.   Thank you sooooooo much.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Cake Son?

We celebrated son #3's birthday recently.  Since he and his girlfriend has a couple of bunnies, this image was surely "the one" to use.  

Image - "Bunny with Cake" by Wild Rose Studios
Sentiment by Memory Box
Enamel dots by Doodlebug
Distress Oxide on the sentiment

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Friday, September 22, 2017

Happy Birthday to My Dear Friend

Here's a card I made for my dear friend last month.  Kept it simple so the focus would be on the cute little bird.

"Conway Tweetie" by Whipper Snapper
"Happy" die by Lawn Fawn
"Birthday" image from stash
Glitter paper

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Cute Jumbo Clips from Lianne

I feel so blessed to receive so many cute and creative crafts from Lianne.  Check out these adorable jumbo clips.  Super duper cute yah?   I'm using them as bookmarks.   Can you see the gloss on the balloons?   I really love the dimension it gives.  First, she added some sparkle with Wink of Stella then applied Glossy Accents.  THANK YOU SO MUCH LIANNE!!!!! 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Happy Birthday to Our DIL

It's"birthday season" in our family.  Here's the card I made for our dear and sweet daughter-in-law.  Kept it simple.  I wanted to use my Blueprint 27 die and kitty images since they have cats.  Topped it off with some rhinestone blings.

Images from "Little Cat Agenda" by Mama Elephant
Sentiment by Mari and Me
Distress Ink

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Celebrating Son's Birthday

Recently, one of our sons celebrated his birthday.  Thought it would be a good time to use my Distress Oxide ink pads to color the "celebrate" die by MFT for his shaker card.

Other supplies:
Image from "Chunky Monkey" by Sugar Pea
"Shake It" shaker card pocket by Impression Obsession
Confetti from Stash
Scallop circle die by Impression Obsession
DP from stash

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

August Secret Sister Swap

This month, I was Jayne's secret sister and made this card for her.  She loves autumn colors so I thought using  this stamp set by Lawn Fawn would be perfect.  So happy she really liked the card.

Images and sentiment from "Jump for Joy" set by Lawn Fawn
Fence die by Magnolia
Grass die by Your Next Stamp
Grass stamp by Viva Las Vegasstamps

Annie was my secret sister and sent me not one but two cute and awesome cards.   Thank you so much Annie.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Happy Mail from Lianne

I feel so blessed to receive cards from my dear friend Lianne.  She is so creative, talented, inspiring, and sweet.  

I'm always in awe when I receive her cards.  I LOVE how she blended a rainbow of colors and the cute little keikis.   So full of sweetness.   THANK YOU SO MUCH LIANNE. 

Thank you for stopping by.  Wishing you all a fun and safe Labor Day weekend.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Sending Thanks

Here's a thank you card I made for my sweet, kind, thoughtful, generous, inspiring, and crafty friend.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

Image - ""Cupid" by C.C. Designs
Cupid's dress - paper pieced with Japanese Fancy Paper
Glitter paper
Stars die by Mama Elephant
Clouds from "Stitched Sky" die set by Mama Elephant

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Birthday Celebration

Made these birthday cards earlier this year and finally getting them posted.  I love the little girl image and size by Dandelion Designs.  She's so kawi'i (cute). 

Girl image from "Happy Wishes Set" by Dandelion Designs
Cherry Blossom Branch from "Lunar Extra" set by Mama Elephant
Cloud die from "Landscape Trio" by Mama Elephant
"Fairy Flower" die by Memory Box
"Stitched Landscape" by Poppystamps
DP from stash
Grass stamp from Viva Las Vegasstamp

Thanks for stopping by and hope many of you in Hawaii has the day off in observance of Statehood Day.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Friends are Life's Greatest Blessing

I was so overjoyed when I received this colorful, cheery, and special card from Lianne.  If you could only see my big smile when I opened the envelope.  Though you may not be able to see the layering of flowers, this card sure is 3D.   Makes me feel like I'm in a garden of pretty flowers in the Spring time.   Thank you again Lianne!!!!!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Announcing Island Scrapbooking's First Stamp Release

Hello, hello peeps!   Did you hear the big news?   Island Scrapbooking is thrilled to announce their very first stamp release.  These 2 images will be available from tomorrow, 8/11 both in-store and on their website.  Click here to hop onto their website.

Introducing Hula Girl dancing on the sea shore.  Isn't she a cutie?  The sand digital paper is also sold exclusively from Island Scrapbooking.

Also, meet Drummer Boy in the beautiful Liliuokalani Park in Hilo.  The background from this card is from the digital paper (below) exclusively from Island Scrapbooking.

"Liliuokalani Park" digital paper.

Also available in-store and on their website are these totally cool Hawaii-themed dies.  Yes, exclusively from Island Scrapbooking. Be sure to visit their website to see more products.

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

A Cat's World

I think the Blueprint 27 die (the black part) is one of the coolest dies.  So perfect for those little images.   Sure had fun putting this together.

Other supplies:
"Pierced Circle-STAX" by Die-namics
"Cool Cat" images by MFT
Thought circles from "A Little Birdie Told Me" set by Lawn Fawn
DP by Bazzill and Doodlebug
Fish bones from stash

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Received Another Super Cute Card from Dear Lianne

My dear friend, Lianne sure knows how to brighten my day.  I received this super kawai'i shaker card from her.  It's loaded with the cutest assortment of confetti.  She even cut out those itty-bitty flowers and added them in the shaker.   L-O-V-E IT!!!!!  Thank you sooooo much Lianne.  Hugs!!!

Sunday, July 23, 2017


Here's a thank you card I made for my dear cuz.  Added a little more cuteness by putting the pup on the panda's head.

"Ling Ling" and "Shin Shin" by Sister Stamps
"Stitched Landscapes" die by Poppy Stamps
"Bamboo Stalks" by Frantic Stamper
Puppy stamp by Dandelion Designs
Grass stamp by Viva Las Vegasstamps
Washi paper background from Daiso

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Recently, our friends became grandparents.   This is the card I made for the new mommy and daddy.   For the longest time I've wanted this image but it was always sold out.  Finally, I was lucky to get it.  Then I had to wait for someone to have a baby so I could ink it up.  LOL.

Image - "Wee One" by Whimsy Stamps
Birds from "Misaki" set by Sister Stamps
"Fresh Cut Grass" die by Poppy Stamps
Embossing folder
"Stitched Scallop Basic Edge" die by Die-namics
"Congrats" die QuicKutz

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Super Cute Card from Lianne

Thank you so much Lianne for brightening up my day with another super cute card.  OMG, she has lots of patience to color and cut each of these darling pups.  As always, I LOVE her sweet and inspiring cards.  Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Happy Birthday to My Sweet Cuz

Last month my sweet and crafty cuz celebrated her birthday.  This is the card I made for her and happy she loved it.

Image - "Bear on Flowers" by Wild Rose Studios
"Balloons" dies by Taylored Expression
Candi dots by Craftwordcards
Glitter paper for balloons
Paper by Bazzill
Sentiment - laser cut exclusively by Island Scrapbooking
Carpet thread for balloon strings

Just a reminder to hop on over to check out the cool products plus new dies exclusively from Island Scrapbooking.  Be sure to keep checking for new exclusive items.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Island Scrapbooking Exclusives

Hey Peeps!   Ready for some hot news?   Island Scrapbooking now has an on-line store with some cool products.  In addition, they made their debut below with their first set of Hawaii-themed dies, exclusively from Island Scrapbooking.  Click here to check it out and to place your order.   Be sure to stay tuned because there will be new products added.   

Here is a card sample using the "Mahalo" die.  

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Super Cute Cards from Lianne

I am in awe with these 2 super cool cards Lianne sent me.   This first one is like "magic."   Just pull the tab at the top......

.......and wala, the colorful picture appears.   How neat is that????   

She also made this card with the cutest critters.   She uses the perfect DP for her cards too.   
Thank you so much Lianne.  I totally LOVE your cards.  Hugs!!!

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Our Wedding Card to Our Son and Daughter-in-Law

Our son and his sweet and beautiful fiancee recently tied the knot.  We are soooooo happy for them.

This is the card I made for the happy couple.  Congrats to them both.

Image:  "Wedding" by Sister Stamps
Grass stamp by Viva Las Vegasstamps
Bridge die by Lala Land
Sun die from "Stitched Sky by Mama Elephant
"Blooming Violet" die by Memory Box
Clouds from "Spring Showers" by Lawn Fawn
"Stitched Landscape" by Poppy Stamps

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Gorgeous Cards from My Dear Cousin

WOW!!! Check out these stunning cards my dear cousin made.   So professional yah?    I especially love the bling and sheer ribbon added to the pretty floral DP.  Thank you sooooo much dear cousin for sharing your beautiful cards.  You're amazing.

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