2017 is HERE!! Happy New Year! And a new year means a NEW CALENDAR! I am so excited. These calendars are so much fun to create. I had a blast for this year…
I love that SU did a celebratory New Year’s stamp set… called “It’s a Celebration”. (If you love it you have to act FAST, cause it’s only available till Jan 2). It’s perfect for Hawaiian New Year’s Celebration because they are some of the most festive celebrations that I have EVER witnessed…lots and LOTS of fireworks).
The way the images work, you can layer the ‘sparks’ on each other to ‘build the blast’! And, I love that it can be either a sparkler or an aerial firework.
You are in for a real treat this year! Anne (mauistamper.com) and Cheryl (createwithcheryl.me) are joining me again this year and we all will have our own spin on the calendar page for each month. JOIN US! Check back on the first of every month to see the next installment for our calendar series! Better yet, follow the blogs and you will get an email everytime we post
Classic Christmas images… Stockings on the mantle… Love it…
Festive fireplace gives the perfect stamps and framelits to make that image come to life on paper! As we head into the Christmas seasons, I hope you can reflect on happy memories and make new ones this year.Head on over to see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!
If you’ve been following these little calendar posts, you will probably have noticed that I am a FAN of the Lighthearted Leaves stamp set (and coordinating framelits). HUGE FAN.
So, It was a no-brainer when trying to decide what to use for October… And, the corrugated cardstock!! LOVE IT. The background lines are from the Chalk Lines stamp set… You notice, that cover for the calendar is the same everything…just a different background paper color… Head on over to see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!
Sweet butterflies! We have some lantana in our backyard that attracts a particular kind of butterfly (Not a bermuda bay butterfly… but still) Zeke and Hannie love to watch and chase them. So, this Butterfly Basics stamp set creates the ‘perfect backyard’ on paper…. I love the leaf stem. I’ve used it multiple times on projects. Makes a great central image as well as a great background image!
The butterfly punch makes punching butterflies out a breeze!
Go see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!
I’ve lived in Hawaii long enough that I am now able to recognize the subtle change in seasons. (I admit, the first couple of years, I really couldn’t tell much difference.) And, although there isn’t the drastic vision of a tulip emerging from the cold ground as a sign of spring on it’s way, that idea of spring flowers still seems to be a ‘March’ image in my mind. SO…. I just had to use these flowers for March!
These are from the Garden in Bloom stamp set. It’s a 2 step set, so it is super easy to get the insides and outsides of the flower 2 different colors.
And, that little stapler will continue to be one of my most favorite tools. It’s perfect for attaching the banner punch out here… And spring always makes people ‘happy happy’!
Anne and Cheryl have some exciting things for you today!
I love this little bee!! It has such a cheery smile… so it was a MUST for this February Post.
The stamps are from the Honeycomb Hello stamp set. The little polka dot hexagon background adds the perfect amount of texture and color to the page… And, of course, you cannot forget the bling in the heart punch-out…
Go see what Anne and Cheryl have for you! And, happy Valentine’s Day to you!
I LOVE WREATHS. Especially fresh ones. Except where we live, we can’t buy it very early cause it won’t last long… And, even fake ones take a beating on my front door (it gets direct sun for much of the day). BUT… not ones on PAPER!! This Wondrous Wreath stamp set is SO much fun to work with!!
And, with the photopolymer stamps, it is SO easy to line up the layers of the wreath to make the different colored leaves and berries! Lots of fun to make!
Happy Christmas Decorating to you! Hope you are able to spread cheer wherever you go. And, have a Happy WONDERFUL Christmas!
Go see what Anne and Cheryl have made!