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Monday, August 21, 2017

You've Got Style Birthday Card

Well I'm back from holidays and am ready to dive back into the blogging world!
We had a great holiday in Toronto and Niagara Falls. Beautiful country but I am so glad to be home. Tourist season was in high gear and there were so many people! We took in a couple Blue Jays games, the main reason for going there and we even made the Friday night highlight reel on TSN! The first home run came right towards us! I literally froze in my seat thinking please don't come to me!! Haha! 
Blurry picture saved from my camera!!

That's us right in the front middle seats, thank goodness you couldn't see the horrified look on my face... I really didn't want to be on tv and when we watched the highlights, we were there! Like I told eveyone, if you didn't know it was us, you couldn't tell! Haha!

And then us watching the Saturday game.. I didn't want it to end! It was so much fun!! Love how the picture is reflected from the field onto the plexi glass. Too cool!

So when I arrived home, I was surprised with a belated birthday card from a friend from Ohio! She used the You've Got Style stamp set and even sent me a couple extra stamped images which was awesome since I don't own this stamp set!

Ain't she cute! I totally loved the way she wrapped the silver thread around the layer of cardstock! What a smart idea! 
Well that's it from me today. As many of you know I have been experiencing technical difficulties with my Blog. Today I called in after procrastinating for 6 weeks and boom! the girl knew exactly what was wrong! I am so dumb!! Well ok I called it computer illiterate.... same thing! 
Thanks for stopping by today. I have lots to share so please check back in soon!
Michelle

 

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Deck The Halls

Hello everyone! Sorry, still not able to up load my card samples for you, so I found another video to share with you. 
Your New Holiday Cataloge should be in your mailbox this week, and here is a personal new favorite I have on my wish list to order! Super excited about this one, I have seen so many awesome samples already for this Christmas Bundle!
 

Have a fabulous day! And Happy Harvest to my farming friends!
Happy Stamping!
Michelle


 

Sunday, August 6, 2017

You Move Me Video!

Hello! I hope you are enjoying the long Weekend! I have another fabulous SU Video to share with you today. 
To be truthful, when I saw this stamp set bundle in the catty, it was on my don't buy list! That is until it was demonstrated to me at a Live SU Event in Calgary! Then I just had to have it!
Last Sunday during a Workshop held in my awesome stamp room we made a card using this stamp set and it blows you away, it is just that Cool!!

 

Is that not the coolest thing! 
I promise I will up load the card we made soon!
Have a fabulous Sunday! Check back again soon!
Michelle

 

Saturday, August 5, 2017

And A Video!

Hi everyone! I have had trouble up loading pictures to my Blog since I came home from holidays. I will be on the phone to Stampin Up! Monday morning to try to resolve the issue. I do have lots to share with you, and am a little frustrated I can't post them!
So today I have a quick SU Video showing you the Coffee Cafe Bundle I featured in theAugust 1st Blog Hop!

I will keep posting daily Videos until my pictures can be up loaded!
Thanks for stopping by!
Michelle

 

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

August 1st Blogging Friends Blog Hop


Welcome to another fabulous month of the Blogging Friends Blog Hop!
If you are joining  me from Leanne's Blog or just starting here, sit back and relax and enjoy the awesome creations everyone have crafted!
This months theme is "Our Favorite Things" and I chose to create with the Coffee Cafe Suite. This was the first time I created with this bundle and I loved it! I even painted the coffee cups with real dried coffee and the result is heavenly! If you don't have dried coffee, Early Espresso ink will work just fine! It just won't smell like coffee.
I first stamped the coffee cups and band with Crumb Cake on Water Color Paper. I stamped the other images with Early Espresso. I painted the cups with dried coffee, each card will be different depending on the concentration of coffee and water used.



For the inside of the cards I tried the cool card fold called the Book Fold which causes the inside panels to pop off the page! Super cool! Of course I had to add cooffee beans to the inside of the cards, I loved how they turned out.

For the first two cards, I paired Early Espresso and Powder Pink together.I loved this color combo for something different.
The last card was paired with Early Espresso and Old Olive. I finished it off with the Copper Mesh Ribbon. I am almost at the end of the roll, so I can honestly say this is my favorite ribbon from the new catty!


I hope you feel inspired today with my creations. Please leave a comment below before clicking on my Blogging Friend Lorene's Blog.
Thanks for stopping by!
Michelle


Blog Hop Participants
Crystal
Libby 
Mary
Danica 
Jessica
Jodi
Leanne
Michelle
Lorene
Mary Ann
Tammy 
Rick
Lisa