Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Celebrating My Mum

Last week my mum & I celebrated her birthday with a trip to our favorite craft store, Pat Catan's, & lunch out at Montana's Rib & Chop House - yum!

This is the card I made her, using the retired Stampin' Up Fairyland stamp set & lots of sparkles:

Here's a layout I completed over the weekend.  This is my mum & my daughter at our Historical Society Tea in the spring of 2011.  The tea featured a fashion show of historic clothing through the decades, so my mum decorated her sponsored table with shoes.  The shoes pictured on the layout were my grandmother's baby shoes.  The teapot on the layout is from Cricut's Once Upon a Princess cartridge.

My mum is an artist, and I'm so thankful to her for always encouraging me & my daughter to be creative.

Thanks for stopping by today!


Sunday, January 6, 2013

Hooray, It's a New Year!

I'm so glad it's a new year.  Like so many of you, I'm looking forward to a fresh slate to start 2013. 

One of my goals is to schedule more time in my craft room.  So many of my projects last year were done in a rush at the last minute - so late, in fact, that I didn't even get pictures for my blog.  I've started working on this goal over the past few days by spending time in my craft room reorganizing and purging my stash.  I always feel more inspired by a clean, neat space, and looking through my supplies with fresh eyes made me want to start making stuff!

Here are a couple of cards I made this fall that I didn't get a chance to share here yet:

Birthday card using SU! Owl Together Now & DCWV's Green Stack

First day of school card using SU! Storybook Friends & Foofala papers

Thanks so much for sticking with me & here's to a fun, creative 2013!