I recently discovered Impression Obsession and I LOVE their dies (plus they're located not too far away in Williamsburg)! Their dies are super detailed and have great images and scenes! I decided to participate in their most recent challenge to create a square card. I'm starting to work on ... View Post
Archives for September 2014
Papertrey Ink Make it Monday #182
The challenge this week was Mason Jar Stamping! Luckily I recently purchased a big batch of mason jars for jar salad lunches and had a few leftover. I created this jar with the intention of filling it with cat snacks and giving it to a friend. Since cat snacks tend to be pretty smelly I'll ... View Post
Happy National Coffee Day and the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop!
Just a quick post for today! I'm participating in Cuts, Crops, and Creativity's Coffee Lovers Blog Hop hosted by Chaitali Narla and Amy Tsuruta. Here's my card! I used a cut file from my Silhouette Cameo Design Studio for the cup. Then I used a cut file for the bean and scattered it in a ... View Post
Weekly Dinner Recap #2
A little behind (and totally out of order), but here's my dinner recap from last week. Again due to illness, we changed things around a little but here was the original plan... Saturday - Chicken Stir Fry This was a pretty basic and straightforward stir fry. In our attempts to clear out the ... View Post
Papertrey Ink Make it Monday Challenge #181
Whew...this has been quite the unexpected week. I'm a little behind but I did get some card-making done this weekend. My main project was creating baby shower invitations for my best friend's upcoming shower but I also had time to sneak in a few cards for the Papertrey Ink Make it Monday ... View Post
Come on in!
It's been awhile but here's the next step on our house tour! When we decided to build a split-foyer, despite them being very common around this area, I received a ton of negative feedback from various house forums. But among the naysayers there were a few who were very encouraging and provided ... View Post
Weekly Dinner Recap #1
Over the last few years I've realized that there are several recipes that Steve and I love to make but we forget about them for months or even years at a time. So I figured, if I'm trying to get better about blogging in general it'll be an easy blog post to recap our weekly dinners and an even ... View Post
More cards for the PTI Make it Monday Challenge #180
So I thought I was finished with that challenge...but I was clearing out some stuff in my craft room today and found my huge stash of paint swatches from our house-building time and thought they would look neat woven together. They're pretty similar so I won't spend too much time describing them ... View Post