Archive | June 2015

Thank You

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“Dwell in possibility!”

~Emily Dickinson

Happy Summer!  I hope you’ve had some time for stamping.  I finally got some time on our rainy Sunday, to make some cards for my awesome downline.  This is a card straight out of the 2015-16 Annual Catalog on page 16.  It used Mint Macaron, but I tried it with all the new in-colors.  This is the new “One Big Meaning” sentiment stamp set.  Thanks for stopping by!

Fathers Day Project

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“Of all nature’s gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?”

~Marcus Tullius Cicero

I saw this cute Father’s Day Project on the Maine Stampers page.  It was made with little tin boxes, which I couldn’t find at the craft store, but I did find these little wooden boxes at A.C. Moore.  Inside are two graham cracker halves, two little milk chocolate bars and four marshmellows…all the fixings for dad to make himself a s’more on Father’s Day.  We’ll be making this project this morning at our childrens class, along with a jar of my mom’s marinade for grilling:

1/2 cup vegetable oil, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 4 T. ketcup, 2 T. apple cider vinegar, 1/2 tsp. pepper, 4 cloves garlic, minced.  Mix all ingredients and marinate chicken for at least 6 hours before grilling.

Happy Father’s Day!

Peace to you, Dawn.

Graduation Thank You Cards

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“The lover of life makes the whole world into his family.”

~Charles Baudelaire

Joseph and I used a Paper Pumpkin Kit to make his graduation thank you cards.  We just changed the ink colors to match his school colors which are orange and black.  We added some Delightful Dijon as a complimentary color.  Perfect!  : )

The Adventure Begins!

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“Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.”

~Vietnamese Proverb

We had a little baby shower at our Monday night stamping class for one of our stampers who has daughters and is having a little boy next month.  She has a nautical baby theme, so this is the card that I made.  The paper is from the “Adventure Bound” paper stack.  I heat embossed the sentiment with a stamp from the “Adventure Awaits” stamp set.  Best wishes Johanna…we can’t wait to meet the little guy!

Pistachio Ice Cream!

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“Seize the moment.  Remember all those women on the Titantic who waved off dessert.”

~Erma Bombeck

Good Morning!  This is another card we are making this week at stamping classes using the new “Sprinkles of Life” stamp set.  The idea for the tag came from a Justin Kreiger design.  I changed the sentiment to “spoil yourself today” which is from the retired “Bring on the Cake” stamp set.  The pistachio ice cream (which was my mom’s favorite!) is heat embossed with white embossing powder.  The ice cream cone is made from the new Delightful Dijon cardstock and stamped with Baked Brown Sugar (retired) ink.   The background on the base card was made with the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set and the new Mint Macaron ink.  The sentiment inside the card says “Happy Birthday” from the Sassy Salutations stamp set and is stamped with Delightful Dijon ink.  I hope we are all able to spoil ourselves a little bit today!  : )

Sprinkles of Life

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“Through each passage and each season, may we trust the goodness of life.”

~Charlene Costanzo

Good Morning!  This is one of the cards we’ll be making at stamping classes this week, using the new “Sprinkles of Life” stamp set and two new fun cardstock colors…Watermelon Wonder and Mint Macaron.  (This is a Mary Fish design with changes to the heart and button).  Have a wonderful day, and Stamping Peacers, I’ll see you today, tomorrow or Friday!  : )

Last Day of School Gift

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“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”

~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

Good Morning and Welcome Back to Stamping Peace!  This cute ice cream cone was made with the new “Sprinkles of Life” stamp set.  As a “last day of school” gift, Joseph gave his classmates coupons for a free ice cream cone to Jimmie’s Ice Cream and Grill where he works one afternoon a week.  Each envelope was decorated with his favorite…strawberry ice cream made with Blushing Bride Cardstock and Watermelon Wonder Ink.  The cone was stamped with the new Delightful Dijon Ink.  We’ll be using this stamp set at our stamping classes next week.  Hope to see you!

P.S.  Thank you for all the graduation wishes for Joseph.  Here he is with one of his teachers. : )

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