Beautiful Bouquet – Welcome to the Neighborhood

We had a new family move in a couple of houses along from us – now I am not a great one for cooking a dish or baking a cake as a welcome gift but I am a card maker and so I went with what I am best at and made them a card!

I left it on their doorstep early one morning when walking the dogs, then last Sunday there was a knock on our front door and there was the new family of 4 with a Triple Chocolate cake as a thank you for the welcome.  Daisy Mae and CiCi (our yorkies) gave their usual greeting then got lots of hugs from the children – so their morning turned out perfectly as well.

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Mystery Stamping with Lovely Friends

Last Sunday evening my Stampin’ UP! grandma organised another mystery stamping event on our teams Facebook page.  It is the latest in a series she had done over the last few years and they are a lot of fun.

She starts by giving us a list of supplies, this time it was a card base plus a layer, a Whisper White oval, some ribbon and linen thread, then to choose a stamp set with flowers and greetings and two ink pads. Continue reading

Happy Leap Year Day…………..

Happy Leap Year Day ~ We don’t get the chance to say that very often!  I know a couple of people born on February 29th – it is nice to be able to wish them a happy birthday on the actual day.

I shared a card the other day using the ‘What I Love’ exclusive Sale-a-bration stamp set.  That card used lovely subtle shades – the card I have to share to day uses the big bold Melon Mambo and Tuxedo Black!!!
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