Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Christmas Card Series 2016: Card #3





I sure am enjoying the holiday season with my hubby home...so it is a really good thing I started making all these Christmas cards back in July! So, onto today's card...this one was super fun to color!

 
I have been using up things from my stash to make this years Christmas cards and I am terrible at writing down the products I used...I will promise to try and get better at that!
 
All of my supplies of course were purchased through Scrapping for Less!




Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Christmas Card Series 2016: Card #2


Well, a day late again! Please forgive me as I am adjusting to my hubby's retirement and him being home with me 24/7....absolutely love it but it is certainly an adjustment!

Kim...my Christmas card making partner in crafting did get her card #2 up so head on over to Sunshine, Smiles, and Cards to see her super cute card!


Here is my creation for today:


Supplies Used:
Dashing through the Snow Avery Elle Stamp 
Ribbon from my stash
Pattern paper from my stash
Copic Markers
Versafine Onyx Black Ink
Glossy Accents

And as usual, all supplies came from Scrapping for Less...

Lots of supplies/goodies can be found here!






Sunday, November 27, 2016

2016 Christmas Card Series: Card #1



Well, nothing like being a bit late! It has been a super busy week! My friend Kim and I came up with a plan way back earlier this year to do a Christmas Card series...we had a blast shopping (from Scrapping for Less of course), planning, and even creating cards together a little bit. You see we live about an hour and a half away from each other and even though we could spend at least 4 days a week making cards together that is always not practical...so we try to do the next best thing and Facetime so we can craft together. We got lots and lots accomplished prior to my hubby retiring on October 31. Not so much since then...hopefully we will get back into our groove soon. For now, enjoy the cards we created...some we used the same stamp, some we used inspiration from each other and some we just came up with ourselves! Both of us will be posting on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Check out Kim's post on Friday!


Here is what I came up with for today or better yet should have been on Friday!


Supplies Used: 
Quilt Die (borrowed from a friend)
Doodlebug Home for the Holidays paper collection...oldie from my stash
Kraft cardstock
stamp? 
Hero Arts Super Fine White Embossing Powder

Join me again tomorrow for another Christmas card!


Thursday, November 24, 2016

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales~Scrapping for Less

Over at Scrapping for Less there are fabulous opportunities for sales/great prices/crafty products....you name it! Check out the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales at both the website and the Facebook group!






Website


Facebook Group
If you are not a member just ask to join!

A Great Big Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving to Everyone!






Friday, November 18, 2016

Scrapping for Less Proudly Introduces Newton's Nook!



I am super proud and excited to introduce the new holiday (and some not so new) line of products at Scrapping for Less. The Design Team members have worked extra hard and fast to bring you some great ideas using some of these products. There are some great projects here! You can click on the banner above and go straight to the Newton's Nook products. The products are in limited quantities so you just might want to go ahead and shop now...just saying. 😉

I chose the beautiful snowflake stamp set called...Beautiful Blizzard

    

I created several cards to add to the stash I need for a card sale I am participating in. These were just the perfect additions!


 
I used several different techniques and products on these cards.

                                     Head to the Scrapping for Less store to find the brand new Newton's Nook
                                        items and also check out the shop as well for all sorts of goodies!

  Leave a comment on each blog and you will be entered into a random drawing for a product goodie! Also, since this release focuses on the holidays all of the Newton Nook offerings are from their holiday line up. 



Here is the Line Up for the Hop:

Scrapping for Less Blog: all the for sale products will be featured in this post
Teresa Russell...you are here
Stacy Tiedemann


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Living a Dream!

Have you ever had a dream? I don't mean a dream while you are asleep. I mean a dream, a vision, a goal, a passion? Well, I have and guess what? I am living that dream. With a wonderful man that just retired 2 weeks ago, we are living the dream. A dream we have had for all of our married life. A dream to be able to relax, take it easy, be together, and enjoy family! And that is just what we have done lately! Here are a few photos of enjoying life lately....

Being able to go have lunch as a family with these three kiddos at the Thanksgiving Family Feast....priceless!


 

Celebrating my wonderful husband's retirement with the family....extremely priceless!

 

 

 

 


and the most special one of all...the silly pic!

I cannot wait to get this pictures scrapped and in the albums!






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