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Friday, July 14, 2017

Shakopee Rubber Stamp Expo July 2017

Hi all!

  I had so much fun at the Rubber Stamp Expo last weekend. How lucky am I that I got to spend the day with 2 of my favorite people. My Sis in law Cathy and my amazing Daughter.

  Here are a few photos... There were many more vendors I just kept getting distracted by cool stuff so I did not get pictures of every booth :)


Me and my Sister-in-law :)
Taylored Expressions



Pricly Pear Designs
Stamp n Storage


Rubbernecker

 stranger who wandered into my photo...


fooled you...  it's actually my girl :)
We had so much fun braving the crowd (Most of the pics were later in the day when it had cleared out) We were such a team. My girl took lots of photos of samples for me and made lots of purchase suggestions :) Gotta love a family of enablers :)

Here is a video of everything I purchased and a shaky tour of the expo floor. 
Thanks for stopping by!
Have a great day!


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Joining the #CommentKindness Campaign!




Hi all, I ran across some content on social media yesterday that really spoke to me. It is called the #CommentKindness Campaign. It is exactly what it sounds like... If you are going to comment on someones social media... be kind... if you do not like their content... move on... no harm done. That's about it... More of my thoughts are in the Video below...


MayMay's video that started the Campaign

Melody Lanes video and playlist to see others who are participating,

Thanks for stopping by!


Thursday, June 29, 2017

DIY tool caddy and cord holder for my Brother Scan N Cut!

Hi all! I'm so excited to share this simple DIY project with you! I was having a hard time keeping track of my stylus and remembered something I had made a while back for my sewing machine to hold my seam ripper and small scissors. The one pictured here is Sooo much better than that original holder I made years ago.


All I did was score some chipboard (half of an old Pop-tart box) and cover it with duct tape. It was super simple... In the video below I show how I did it and How I am wrangling the USB cords I use to transfer data between the device and my computer.


In other exciting news.... I got a new phone!!!


It is an LG fiesta I use it through Straight Talk.

     It is so nice to have a phone that works smoothly! The camera is AMAzing!!! I used it to record this straight from the Youtube app. I also did all my editing with the Youtube editor. It was OK but I am so used to my VSCD free Video editor that it took me a few mins to figure out a few things. I do need to see if I can get the phone to stop trying to focus all the time though.


Anyhow....   Have a great day! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to find something crafty to do!

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Watercolor Daisy cards with Rubbernecker stamps

Hi all... I am trying really hard this year to buckle down and use the tings I purchased at the Stamp and Scrapbook expo. I still have some things I purchased from my first trip last year that I have not used! Ahhh.... what the heck! So... trying to be better at that! You may not see quite so many Haul videos either as I am working on using what I have.

There are links to some of the basic supplies I used in the sidebar >  As an FYI they are affiliate links

Here is a link to the Daisy stamp I used




Here is the video... I hope you enjoy!






These stamps really are so much fun and make beautiful cards. I personally tend to lean toward the clean and simple style so they are great for me.



Have a great day!

Friday, June 23, 2017

How I handle unmounted rubber stamps

Hi all! I love being able to create and craft on a budget. One way is when stamp companies offer bare rubber stamps. Meaning they have no foam backing and are not on a wood block. Below is my video on how I deal with unmounted (bare rubber) stamps.  Enjoy!

Unmounted stamps