Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Happy birthday, Sis

Happy Tuesday!!!

This past weekend one of my sisters had a birthday. This one just recently retired. and I think she is busier than ever. lol We haven't seen each other since last December. I'm hoping they can come to our July 4th barbeque.
Anyway this is her card. We love flamingoes. Our mom had some in the front yard under a mimosa tree when we were kids.

This file is from SVGCuts. Another one of Mary's fabulous cards.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Sunday, June 14, 2015

A little craziness

Hi, all. It's 6 pm Sunday. I have been trying to post all day. Each time I click on "new post" I get some error message. Well I was just fooling around with it again and I noticed that under the error message, there was the shadowy page I've been trying to get to.

so I x-ed out the error message and here it is.

So here is a new post. (it really shouldn't be so hard to post) lol

One of my hubby's golf buddies had a knee replacement and he wanted me to make him a card. Here it is.

I like the way it turned out. Hubby said he did too.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Monday, June 8, 2015

Happy Monday

Well, it's a happy Monday for my SIL. It's the first Monday of her retirement! Yea, Toni!

Tomorrow is my hubby's birthday. It's a big one, 65. We have spent the last few months trying to decide what insurance to keep while signing up for Medicare. It really is confusing. Now it's done and all we can do is hope for the best. At least we only have to go through it once. You see, I will be 65 in a couple of weeks so they were able to get us both signed up for everything at one time.

So, I have his birthday card to show you. I loved the card when I saw it but I didn't realize how it opened. It's a fishing vest and the front opens in 2 pieces.  If it opened on each side like a gate fold it would have been really cute but it opens top to bottom, in 2 pieces. I didn't think that was a good design. So I used the sign on the front to join them so they open together. I like it much better.

Take a look:

I think it is so cute!

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Friday, June 5, 2015

A good Friday

Happy Friday, everyone. I actually slept til 7am today. The sun was up! Of course I didn't sleep straight through, haven't done that in over 30 years. But it felt good not to have to be up early.

I have a little gazebo to show you today. I've been making cards I am going to need this summer and a few summer goodies to use in the house. It will be a mix of summertime and patriotic that will be up till at least September or longer. I just love red white and blue.

This gazebo is a sil file by Lori Whitlock.

This one was very easy to put together. I have learned with certain artists, to check out the tutorial before I buy the file. Sometimes I would buy a file then spend 30 min. to an hour trying to find the tutorial when I can't figure out how to do it on my own. But this one was easy and made sense to me.
Loved making it.

Thanks for stopping by.
Hugs and God bless. Stephanie

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Monday evening

Well, it's summer vacation and we aren't supposed to get any rain for about 7 days. It's so hot. We should hit 90's this week. I'm already miserable. lol

Today was Gabe's first day of "summer rec". It's 4 days a week, 8am to 11:30am, for 4 weeks.
Gym for games one day, pool one day, spray park one day and a playground one day. He loves it.
So I don't get to do much but grocery shop etc. and pick him up.

So when I can, I try to keep ahead of the cards I need.

This one is for my sister-in-law. She is retiring next Monday. She has worked for this same school system since she was 16, about 40 years.

Here's her card.

I thought it came out pretty cute. Hope she likes it.

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs and
God bless. Stephanie