Happy bluebonnets!

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This is one of the cards we made this past Saturday at Memory Depot in the Hello Spring class. I thought the eucalyptus stamp from A Muse would make for DSC_0023copy (Small)a great bluebonnet!  Does it look like bluebonnets to you? Everyone that took the class thought so but what do you think? 

The entire card is covered using the Dazzling Diamonds technique. This technique is one of my most favorites. It's quick and simple and the results are stunning. AND no glitter mess! 😉 It's hard to see in the photo but it sparkles a lot!

A Muse Artstamps: eucalyptus, long grass, spring is in the air, blueberry kitchen notes; Memento blue danube, bamboo shoots; White signo gel pen; Versamark ink; Glitter Embossing Powder

Have a great Monday!


One last sneak…

Dsc_1554_small Dsc_1555_small_2And here we are at the end of A*Muse*A*Palooza! I can’t believe how fast this week has gone.

This Madeira stamp (left most picture) is part of the new release, as is the inside sentiment "Christmas wishes". I’ll be teaching this card today at Stamp Salado. I was trying to get a different look…something a bit more elegant. I like the way it turned out. Do you? The Madeira stamp is inked up in Metallic Gold Ink (Encore). It is very striking on the Swiss Red note cards. I love that ink because it gives the metallic look without having to emboss!  The embellishments are the micro dot Twinkle Stickers from A Muse (TW101).

Happy Sunday!

A*Muse*A*Palooza – Sneak Peek #4 and another Card Sample

Well, yes, I’m all about doing those One Card for Two Reasons type of cards this week, aren’t I? I didn’t say that word…bytheway!

So, it’s time for another A*Muse*A*Palooza sneak and another AP class tonight. Tonight, I’ll be here in Austin at Memory Depot teaching a Winter Wonderland class at 7pm. I hope to meet some Addicts there… new and old 🙂 This card sneak will be one of the cards we do tonight.

Although we don’t get snow very often (and never enough to sled with), I like this image. Reminds me of my childhood, growing up in Ontario, Canada…. it was cold and snowy there unlike hot and dry here!

Click on the picture to see it larger. There are snow patches under her!

Thanks for stopping by.

Images and note cards by A Muse Artstamps.

A*Muse*A*Palooza – Sneak Peek #3 and Card Sample

Ah, well, my fast and furious A*Muse*A*Palooza week begins today! I’m headed to Stamp Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. I’ll be there later today for make and takes and a to teach a class: Glimmer, Twinkle, and Shine. Maybe I’ll see you there!
So, my sneak today is actually a card we’ll make tonight during the class…

Doesn’t he look like he’s having FUN???

I believe this sentiment is my favorite of the bunch, although it is hard to pick just one. I probably like it because my boys are so young and it’s so much fun to BELIEVE!

Images and note cards from A Muse, Copic Original Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black, Liquid Applique, Heat Gun

Happy Wednesday!

** p.s. are you playing the "Where in the World is Boris?" game on the AP Blog? Oh my, you definitely have to look at where Boris has shown up on Splitcoast. That’s just plain fun…or funny 😛

San Antonio, anyone?

I’ll be in San Antonio this weekend teaching 3 A Muse classes! Wanna join me?

The first class is at 10:30am and it’s called Think Simple, Think A Muse. We’ll be making EIGHT (yes, you heard me… 8!) fun cards in two hours or less!

The second class is at 1:30 and is called "Absolutely A Muse". Here we will make 6 cards using images that make A Muse so special!

Finally, at 4pm, I’ll be teaching a "Sparkly Birthdays" class. OOH Sparkles :)!!!

Call the nice ladies over at Stamp Antonio at 210-342-6217 to reserve your spot today! Last I heard, there were still spaces available in all three classes but the first one is filling up fast!

Here are some samples from each class:

Think Simple, Think A Muse

Absolutely A Muse

Sparklybday2_2 Sparkly Birthdays

Hope to see you there!

A Muse Summer Vacation class tomorrow!

ETA: This design is actually from Rhonda Maynard.  My sincere apologies for getting that wrong!


A while back, my dear friend Michelle Clark was on Spring Break. She was a stamping machine and came up with some classes for future use. One was this A Muse Summer Vacation class. The cards for this class are SO fun. I couldn’t help but ask her if I could use some of them for my class tomorrow. She very graciously said yes! Thank you Michelle!

So, if you’re free tomorrow, call Memory Depot at 512.326-8045 TODAY and sign-up for the class. It’s from 1 to 3 in the afternoon. Or come at 10am for Geeta’s Favorite’s – another A Muse don’t want miss class!Dsc_1445_small_2_2

Here is one of the cards from the Summer Vacation class. This one was designed by Rhonda Maynard and CASED by Michelle and I.

I hope to see you tomorrow! Be sure to reserve your spot today so I’ll know how many packets to make up!

Happy FRIDAY! Ooh… Happy Friday the 13th!