Wednesday, March 31, 2010

He is risen!

Howdy peeps!  How are you?  I've been a stamping fool.  Now don't laugh.......I have been stamping, and I think I'm a fool to try and enter this Artisan Award contest. 

I stamped alot yesterday, (inbetween laundry, taxes, cooking, cleaning and trying to be a good mom) and since my stamping mojo was apparently off having margaritas somewhere,  I decided to just copy a card I had seen.  You know, just to get things lubed up again.  I needed some thank you cards and thought I'd get that checked off the "to-do list". 

They took me hours but they came out really cute.  And not at all like the card I was going to copy.  I am such a slow stamper.  I popped them in the mail today and I'll show them here in a day or so after they are received.

I had planned on staying up late last night because you know how you get on a roll and you have all these great ideas starting?  That was finally starting to happen for me and then I had to stop everything and get Grace in bed.  Well, that made me realize I was tired.  So I didn't get anything posted here and I went to bed.  Sleep deprivation makes for a grumpy mom.

Of course my mojo needed a jumpstart again today.  So why not check out the Stamping 411 sketch?  I haven't played over there in weeks.  I love their sketches. 

Here is what I ended up with.  Only took me about 2 hours.  Which is kinda fast for me. 

Refuge and Strength set.  Kraft, soft suede, whisper white and old olive cardstock.  So saffron and soft sueded inks.  Paper piercer, 3/4" circle punch, 2 step bird punch, hemp, polka dot embossing folder (wart maker), aquapainter and dimensionals. 

I've been thinking Easter cards lately.  Can you believe its only 5 days away?  Can you believe I have to leave my family that day to go to Iowa?  Geez.........

I almost considered saving this for the Artisan Award contest but its not really AA contest quality.

I used the computer to make the sentiment.  Looking at it here, I wish I had moved my palm fronds (yes, those are palm fronds) down and showed the cross a little more. 

You can't really see it here, but my button was a little too small for my banner.  So I punched out a 3/4" circle of Soft Suede, distressed the edges and glued it behind the button.  Made it just the right size. 

I also took my aquapainter and with a really wet brush picked up some Soft Suede from my ink lid and then flicked it onto the cross panel.  Who needs a spritzer?

Everything kinda sticks out from the card. I think I need to figure out how to do picture editing because it looks so much nicer in person.  Kinda washed out here.  But its cloudy today, we have a storm coming.  Not that it will actually rain but you never know. 

Alrighty then, I'm going back to the grindstone and see if I can whip up some creative genius for this contest. 

Thanks for stopping by. 

Blesings, b.

p.s.  I just went over to the Stamping 411 site to get their link and I see Robin has made a card using the same set as me!  Great minds think alike.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

1/2 of 90

Good morning!  Sorry for the absence.  I'd like to say things are getting back to normal but, just not happening yet.

I thought I'd share a little of what I was doing last week.  I got no stamping done at all!  I sit at my desk everyday and get a little something done.  Even if its just planning something.  BUT, last week my desk was being used by the boy.  He had a project to do that included commandeering my desk.  He made a model of a recording studio.  It really turned out so cool!  Did I get any pics?  Nope.  Hopefully he'll bring it home and I can take some then. 

Anyway, my whole routine got messed up and I like routine!  Debilitatingly so.  

So I decided to start working on my taxes, (now that I think about it, taking away my desk was probably God's way of saying, "Get it together girl!")  I'm ready to get them done today.  California is so whacked out with the state budget that nobody seems to be getting state taxes back.  People that don't normally owe are owing.  Kinda scared to hear what they say today. 

I also had a birthday last week.  45 years old.  Here is the love note my hubby left me to find in the morning

Isn't he sweet?  Oh wait, it gets better, look at this one

This is from the boy. 

aren't they precious?  The men in my life think they are so funny.

This one is from Grace.  I wonder what she was thinking of when she made this.

She was obviously off her game when she made this.  Low blood sugar maybe?  Check out the inside

Whats for dinner?!   Yep, I'm feeling the love.

Then, just when I'm losing hope, 15 whips this little baby out

they sure want to make sure I know my age don't they?

AWWW!   And my heart swells with love and pride. 

I can't/won't share the card the hubs gave me.  Gotta keep the mystery alive you know!

Anyway, it was a wonderful day.  We had Grace's Open House that night and I got my favorite Mexican food for dinner (Grace was happy) and I got a new SMOKER!   My old one is rusting and falling apart.  So it was a good day for someone who is 1/2 of 90. 

We, (okay, I) have become a little bit obsessed with this website:

This is Molly the Barn Owl.  She has 4 babies and 1 egg.  That egg should hatch today or tomorrow.  Its a live feed camera in San Marcos.  I've gotten to actually see the last baby hatching!  So cool! 

There are other live feed cams on the website.  The eagles on Catalina are really cool too.  They have 2 babies just hatched a few days ago. 

Be sure and check out Molly after 6:30 at night.  You're almost certain to see the daddy bring her and the babies food.  He is so considerate because he takes the heads off the rabbits. She loves rabbits!  Nature Reality T.V.!  Thanks to my friend Libby for sending me the link to this website.  It furthered my ability to get nothing done this past week.

On Saturday, Grace went to a birthday party at an ice skating rink.  I helped out the birthday girl's mom by driving some of the girls. Since I was going, 15 decided to go with me so we could both go skating too. 

I loved ice skating as a girl and was good enough to skate backwards and not fall down.  That was a big deal for me.  I'm not all that coordinated.

Now, I know what you're thinking, "um.....Beth, that was a long time and alot of pounds ago." 

Boy, do you got that right!  I did really well for awhile.  Then I had to stop so I wouldn't run over a little girl who fell, and when I tried to go again I fell right on my knee.  Yeah, not so good.  I'm surprised I didn't crack the ice.

Robin did really well.  She never fell.  She was so nice to help out some of the girls who were having a hard time of it while I sat down nursing my poor knee.  Its all good now though.  I'm getting around just fine. 

Lastly, I'm getting ready to go to

Iowa.  My father wants to go visit my grandmother for her birthday, which is the 8th.  So I'm leaving on Easter. 

I'm not too hip on leaving my family on Easter.  I'm not too hip on flying either.  I used to love to fly.  But in my old age I've become slightly claustrophobic.  I have to take 2 planes to Albuquerque, pick up my dad and then 2 more planes to Iowa. UGH!!  So if you have any ideas on how I can cope with being cooped up for several hours then please let me know.  I'm not afraid of crashing or anything.  I'm afraid we'll be stuck on the tarmac for hours or something.  I couldn't handle it!!!

Okie dokie, thats it for right now.  I've been going back and forth on whether I should enter the Artisan Award contest for Stampin' Up!  Its a pretty big deal.  I entered last year but my entries got there a day late.  So I wasn't even considered.  I really loved everything I sent in last year. If I decide to send anything this year I need to have them done before I leave for Iowa. 

I have a few ideas for what to send in and a few things are in stages of being done.  But nothing is done.  So I think I'll work on things for it and if I get everything done I'll send it in.  But I'm going to try not to stress about it.  If its meant to be, it'll be. 

I'm going to try and get a creative little something up here for you all today.  You've all been so patient and I appreciate it. 

Thanks for stopping by. 

Blessings, b.

Monday, March 29, 2010

here I am....

You guys are the best!  I'm still here.  Nothing bad has happened.  I've just been bogged down with all kinds of commitments.  Taxes got checked off the "to-do list" today so I'll have a big ol' post for tomorrow, fill you all in on the shenanigans.

Thanks for stopping by. 

Blessings and big hugs!  b.

Monday, March 22, 2010

woof!! woof!!

Happy Monday!  Is that an oxymoron or what?  Well, I hope you had a good day anyway.  Normal busy stuff here.

I've been meaning to make a Thank You card for one of my friends.   Oh, about 8:30 tonight, I decided to tackle it.  You know, I got nothing better to sleep or anything. 

The problem is, I never wrote it on the "to-do list".  So I forget. 

I like making cards that are for a specific person.  Its always so much easier for me, don't know why. 

She likes dogs.  Big dogs.

D is for Dog set.  Kraft, choc. chip, whisper white cardstock.  Basic black, choc. chip, sahara sand, going gray, creamy caramel and whisper white inks.  Paper piercer, top note die cut, black grosgrain ribbon, dimensionals.

I got D is for Dog for a SAB freebie.  This is the first time I've inked it up.  I'm mailing her the invoice for an order so I wanted it to fit in a business size envelope.  So this measures 4 x 8 1/2.   

I used the paper piercer along the bottom to help ground the puppies. 

I wanted some kind of tag to stamp the sentiment on and couldn't think of anything.  So I cut out the Top Note Die and stamped the words on the short end.  Worked out great! 

I think she'll like it.  I hope so anyway. 

Alrighty, I'm pooped out and now I'm going to bed. 

Thanks for stopping by.

Blessings, b.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

sweet 16

We have had a busy few days around here.  Yesterday 15 went on a fieldtrip to UCLA and Pepperdine.  She really liked Pepperdine.  The sun the surf.  The campus is really beautiful too. They went to the pier afterward and ate dinner.  Check out this pic she took. 

She took an even better one with her phone but we can't figure out how to download pics off her phone yet.  We're technologically challenged around here. 

Then today the boy went paintballing with the band.  Now all the boys are crazy for it.  He had a really good time but he is so sore right now.  AND he has welts!  Sounds like fun to me........

Now tonight, 15 is at a Sweet 16 birthday party sleepover.  Of course I had to make something super cute.  We went to Target and got her a cute necklace.  Check out the packaging:

Letterpress numbers (retired).  Kraft, whisper white, pretty in pink, melon mambo, rose red, and old olive cardstock.  Melon Mambo ink.  Ticket corner punch, large oval punch, 1 3/8"circle punch, coluzzle, pink Chunky glitter, Tombow multi glue, scallop trim border punch and polka dot embossing folder (wart maker).

This is just like the valentine boxes I made.  Its smaller though.  Its 3" x 3" x 1 1/2".  It turned out so cute! 

I made the card 2 3/4" square so it would fit inside the box.  I was running short on time and couldn't get quite as fancy as I thought a Sweet 16 card should be, but my girl was breathing down my neck making me hurry!

I stamped the numbers in Melon mambo and then went over them with the Tombow multi glue.  Then I squished the chunky glitter into it.  I ended up just drawing squiggly lines around the edges.  Probably a little squigglier than I would have liked but, I was hurrying!

Anyway, I hope she likes it. 

I also found something else at Target. 

Jacob Black in da house! 

Here is a funny story.  Well, I thought it was funny. 

The girls and I are in Target and of course the first thing in the cart is New Moon.  The Three Disc Version!  So we're getting our shopping done and we stop to look at something and a lady looks at me, points to my shirt, and says, "Is that what I think it is?"

"What?"  Then I look at my shirt and then look back at her and see she has the movie and the Forks documentary in her hands.  I had on my Team Jacob shirt. 

So laughing I say, " Yeah, it is."

She starts laughing and points out her pants.  They say Quilette on them.  We both laugh.  15 is looking at us both like we're crazy.  I look at the lady and pointing at 15 say, "She doesn't understand the whole Twilight Mom thing."

"Oh, have you been to yet?"

"There is a website?", I say.

"Oh yeah.", says she.   Hmmm...

So of course I've checked it out.   You know, I really like the books and plan on taking them with me when I have to leave on a jet plane in a few weeks.  And I'm looking forward to reading them again.  But really people, there is more to life.  So there ya go.

Okay, I've talked too much and its time to kick the boy off the big tv so I can watch my movie.  Thanks for stopping by.  Have a great weekend!

Blessings, b.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

what happened?

I'm sorry!  It would be just my luck.

I am so excited that I've finally gotten some of my friends to subscribe to the blog.  Hi guys!

So yesterday I was cleaning up and changing a few things on the ol' blog here, you know, making it all pretty-like, and the subscriber feed sends out a post from January this morning!  What the heck!!  Did I do something wrong?  I'm not sure if you people who are on the reader feeds got the same thing or not.  I hope not.  How embarrassing! I'm really sorry it did that.  Hopefully it got whatever it was out of its system and will get back to normal tomorrow.  Otherwise I guess Blogger and I will be having a little chit chat.  :(

Okay, on to some stamping.  Sunday is the first day of Spring. So I thought I would share a springtime flowery card. 

Inspired by Nature set.  Old olive, basic black and whisper white cardstock.  Old olive, more mustard, close to cocoa and basic black markers.  Dimensionals.

I pulled out the grass.

Sidenote:  I got this set 2 years ago at convention.  Love convention!  My buddy that went with me didn't like the set so much, so of course I kept teasing her, "Hey man! You got any grass?"  Hahaha, I just crack myself up. 

Anyhow, I think this is such a springy set.  I used my markers to ink up the stamp and then "huffed" on it, to remoisten it, and stamped.  I actually copied this from a card I saw a long time ago.  I never knew who the artist was. 

I really like this saying too.  That Mother Teresa was one smart cookie.  I think this would make a great Thank You card. 

Can you belive Easter is in a few weeks?  Geez, its almost April already! I'm still trying to get used to the time change.  Seems as soon as dinner is over, its time for bed.  Or is that just because I'm getting older?  I have a birthday coming up and its weighing on me a little.  Maybe we'll talk more about that later.  Pyschoanalysis is too heavy right before bedtime. 

Alrighty, cross your fingers and say a little prayer that the subscriber thingy fixes itself.  Otherwise who knows what will be in our inboxes tomorrow. 

Thanks for stopping by.

Blessings, b.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Happy St. Patty's Day!

Tomorrow is St. Patty's Day!  I am half Irish.  I had a great-great-grandma Katy O'Grady straight from Ireland.  My grandma used to tell me great stories about her.  Apparently she was kinda feisty.  Chase a chicken and strangle it with her bare hands.  You go Katy! 

Anyhow, we do celebrate the day here.  We wear green things, eat green things, and talk with accents.  Erin Go Braugh!  (Which means Ireland Forever and has nothing really to do with St. Patty's Day.)  Yep, we're dorks.

Anyhow, I did get the cute little box done for the cute little cards to go into.  Lookee:

Vintage Lables set (SAB).  Old olive, kraft, and whisper white cardstock.  Soft suede and old olive inks. Welcome Neighbor DSP (SAB), old olive wide grosgrain ribbon, hemp, dimensionals, scallop trim border punch (SAB) and curly lable punch. 

I had all these little strips of DSP left over from the cards so I thought I'd use them up.  Kind of like a little sneaky peek as to what is inside. 

I really dig on this Vintage Lables set.  This is the first time I've used the lable part.  I like it!

Don't they look all nice and snug in there?  This will make such a great gift. 

Here is how I made the box:

You can click on the pic to see it larger.  First, I measured an envelope.  That is how I came up with the bottom dimensions.  I wanted 2 inch sides.  Can you understand the math? 

I used my Tombow Multi glue again.  I actually have a little too much here.  But this was last night and I was so tired.  Things got a little gushy. 

Or maybe I was distracted by Edward and Bella.  I finished watching it today.  I'm getting geared up for New Moon coming out on Friday.  Just in time for my birthday.  I can't wait!  Go Team Jacob!  (sorry Edward fans)

I know the lid dimensions always confuse people.  Just add 1/8" to the bottom measurement and then add your sides.  I had originally made 1 1/2" sides and realized they were way too big.  So I changed it to 1" sides.  Looks much better. 

Personally, I love to stamp the envelopes to match the card.  Gives the mailman a thrill.  There is a matching stamp set that goes with the Welcome Neighbor DSP, but I don't own it.  So, since I still had a bunch of DSP left over I thought I would use that.  I used the Tombow multi again so there is no way that DSP is coming off. 

Alrighty, I'm going to try and get to bed earlier tonight.  The Nyquil worked great and its calling me again.  Let me know if you need help with any of these directions to make your own box. 

Thanks for stopping by.  I love it when you do that. 

Blessings. b.

Monday, March 15, 2010

lots of cards

Howdy peeps!

I know, the blog has been quiet over the weekend and with that last post on Friday, I'm sure you all thought I was getting jiggy with some scrapping. 

I've still got this cold thing and its getting worse again!  I just can't seem to kick it.  So this will be a shorty post because the Nyquil is calling. 

I've had an idea in my head for a few weeks now.  I got that new Welcome Neighbor DSP pack from the SAB catty.  It comes in a 6x6 size and I thought it could make some really cute quick cards.  So I sat down this weekend and whipped some out.  I just kept going and going.  They are so easy and cute!

Sincere Salutations set.  Crushed curry, bermuda bay, kraft, old olive and whisper white cardstock.  Soft suede ink.  Crushed curry polka dot ribbon, bermuda bay polka dot ribbon, old olive wide grosgrain, Welcome Neighbor DSP (SAB) scallop trim border punch, (SAB) and dimensionals. 

I did them all the same.  Just switched out the colors to match the DSP.  I did them all 4 1/4" square.  No special envelope needed.  I like that. 

sorry.....crooked picture.

I think I made around 15 of them.  I'm in the process of making a gift box for them to go into.  I would show you now but I hear the Nyquil, "Beth, it is time to go nitey nite."  Can you hear it?  Anyhow, I'll show you the box tomorrow. 

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a good night and sleep tight.

Blessings, b.

Friday, March 12, 2010


Good morning.   I've been thinking lately about my scrapbooking.  Or lack thereof.

I think of scrapbooking as a story with pics.  I think everyone has a story to tell.  Many, many, many stories to tell. 

I think having lost my mother as a teenager has made me even more aware that, the important/special  stories we have to tell aren't always the monumental moments of our lives.  My mother was a "sometimes" scrapper early in my life.  She was kinda hit and miss with it up until I reached school age.   I now treasure what she has done.

I think of the Dec. Daily scrapbook as alot of those important/special stories of a period of time in our lives.  Now mind you, my family does not see the specialness of this book.  And I will admit that some of those pages are definitely not so special.   But they are what they are.

 I have a journal I use when we go on vacation.  I tuck extra things in there like tickets or menus or maps.  But, the pics that go with those stories never find their way out of the computer.  For the last few years (years!) I've been trying to think of a way to have a book that includes the journal like I do now but has free flowing space for the pics that go with that story.  I hadn't been able to think of a way to do it in an easy adaptable way. 

Well yesterday as I was folding laundry, I had an epiphany.

e·piph·a·ny [ i píffənee ] (plural e·piph·a·nies)



1. sudden realization: a sudden intuitive leap of understanding, especially through an ordinary but striking occurrence

          It came to him in an epiphany what his life's work was to be.

2. appearance of god: the supposed manifestation of a divine being

[Early 17th century. See Epiphany]

Both of these definitions fit what happened yesterday.  So I was folding laundry and I wasn't even thinking about scrapbooking and it hit me:  Use an 8 1/2" x 11" binder with notebook paper for the stories and then either just punch holes in the map/menu/brochure and stick it in there or add page protectors or a whole scrapbook page.  It wouldn't be limited to vacations.  I could use it everyday if I wanted to!  I thought this was such a great idea.  It takes me so long to make decisions or come up with ideas.  Yeah, I don't know why.
So, I started planning in my head how I would do this and got excited.  When the hubs came home from work I told him I had had an epiphany (he loves when I use big words) and he just nodded his head like he understood and cared.  Regardless, I was feeling pretty good about my idea. 
So I go to bed later and I'm thanking the good Lord for my day and for bringing this obvious option to my scrapbooking problem to my mind.  When all of a sudden it hit me: like God just thumped me upside the head, " Yeah Beth, isn't that Ali Edwards is doing with her 365: Project Life?"
Um.....yeah, I guess so.  Duh.  I had seen that idea several months ago and never put it towards this idea. 
It takes me a long time to see the forest through the trees.  Anyway, I'm excited to get started.  How about you?  I know you have lots of stories to tell.  Whether you have kids or a significant other or parents or animals.  Putting your story down is theraputic.  Its awesome!  Just do it! 
Blessings, b.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

hidey ho!

How's it going?  We had a windy crispy day here.  I loved it!  Perfect "get something done outside" weather.  But did I get anything done outside?  Nope.  I've been getting my chores done inside.  They never end!

Then I sat down to make a get well card.  But it morphed into something else.  So tomorrow I'll try and get the get well card done.  Not sure what I'm going to do with this card. 

Wanna see what I made? 

Whimsical Words (SAB).  Kraft, more mustard and whisper white cardstock.  Choc. chip ink.  Welcome Neighbor DSP (SAB), 5/8" brad, wide oval punch, wide old olive grosgrain ribbon, dimensionals and hemp.

I don't love it.  The brad is too big.  I was going to use a button but I didn't have any white SU! buttons and I really wanted this card to be 100% SU! So out came the brads. 

I was inspired by a card I printed off the web the other day.  But there is no name on it so I don't know where it came from.  Put your name on your projects people! 

Alrighty then, that's it from me today. 

Thanks for trucking by.  I'll have more to share tomorrow.

Blessings, b.

Monday, March 8, 2010

another holiday

St. Patty's Day is coming.  Do you send out St. Patty's Day cards?  I never do.  Why do we feel the need to make them then?  Hmmm.......  Well, I guess any excuse to make something cute works, right?

Here is a St. Patty's Day card I made last year.  I'm pretty sure I still have it. 

Love You Much and Wonderful Favorites. Garden green, choc. chip., whisper white, certainly celery and some old DSP.  Garden green and certainly celery inks.  Heart to heart punch, button from button latte, brads, round tab punch, larg oval punch and dimensionals.

This is a 4 1/4" square card.  I like making this size because you don't need a special size envelope.  Shamrocks/four leaf clovers are so easy to make using hearts.  I love how this punch matches the stamp.  So easy to stamp and punch out. 

Okay peeps, thats it.  Thanks for stopping by. 

Blessings, b.

Sunday, March 7, 2010


Good Morning!

I didn't get this posted last night because my girls have rediscovered, Zoo Tycoon. If you've played this game before, you know how addicting it can be.  I finally kicked them off and sent them to bed after 10:00 last night and I was too pooped to post.  We need 2 computers.

So, remember I told you I had been working on another card using the same idea of rainbow of hearts?  Well I sat down with it yesterday and finished it. 

C is for Cat, Sanded background and Vintage Labels (SAB catty).  Close to cocoa, old olive and whisper white cardstock.  Not quite navy, close to cocoa and more mustard inks.  Natural hemp, small oval punch, scallop trim border punch, distresser from the cutter kit, stampamajig, and dimensionals.

One of my son's best friends has a birthday coming up and its become a personal quest of mine to make him a fabulous fish related birthday card each year.  He is crazy for fishing and wants to become a freshwater biologist when he gets older.  The one I made for Scott the other day, was a copy of the one I made Spencer last year. 

So I've been trying to think of something for his card this year.  I just got C is for Cat for free (SAB) and thought of the little fish in this set.  What do you think?  Is is too babyish?  He will be 17 after all. 

I had gone to the Stamping 411 site for the color combo.  I didn't realize they had a color inspiration post every week.  The colors this week were perfect for a manly card. 

See that hole for the tag?  Look here to see how I did that.  

See that I have 2 layers of old olive there?  That was an accident.  But I like it.  I had originally matted the white with a 1/8" border of old olive and then decided it looked unbalanced.  Well, I had used the Tombow Multi glue and so couldn't take off the white panel (without ruining it) so I just added another mat of old olive.  It gave it a faux dry embossed look but I decided that was a little too clean for a fishy card.  So I very lightly sponged some close to cocoa on the white and distressed the old olive.  Get it?

Okie dokie, thats it for today.  The girls are already trying to kick me off so they can take turns playing again. 

Have a super duper day and thanks for stopping by.

Blessings, b.

Friday, March 5, 2010

rainbow of hearts

Hey everybody!  Its been another long week here at the old homestead.  I have a confession to make:  when I have too many deadlines, (taxes, bills to pay, designing to be done, weeds to pull, school activities, work, etc...), I feel overwhelmed and then get nothing done because I'm worrying about getting everything done. 

Anybody else out there like that?  Anybody?  Helloooooooo?  Well, I'm just gonna humor myself and pretend a whole bunch of you are raising your hand right now saying, "yep, thats me too". 

Its a fault that I have, that I hate.  I have to take a trip next month and it cuts short all the other things I want/have to do.  It means I have to leave my home.  I like being home.  Too much so.  But anyway we'll save that pyschoanalysis for another time. 

You came here to see some stamping and guess what?  I have something to show you! 

I {heart} hearts set (Occasions mini).  Whisper white, basic black, yoyo yellow, only orange, green galore, tempting turquoise, lovely lilac and pixie pink cardstock.  Melon mambo ink.  Small heart punch (Occasions mini) and dimensionals. 

I was inspired by our monthly demonstrator magazine we get every month.  There is a card on pg. 14 that made me think of this.  It ended up being a 4 1/4" square card.  The white panel is a 3" square and the black is 3 1/8" square. 

I used all Bold Brights on this.  I haven't used Bold Brights in a very long time.  Its bright and cheery.  I think I'll save it and send it to my youngest when I'm gone next month. 

I have another card I'm working on using this same idea but with a different stamp set.  I guess I'm too pooped tonight because I can't think of a way to finish it off.  So I'll get to it tomorrow when I'm bright eyed and bushytailed.  HA!  Thats funny just thinking about it. 

I'm so easily entertained.

I'll have more to share tomorrow.  Promise. 

Thanks for stopping by and hanging with me. 

Blessings, b.