Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Of all the cards I've made, I think this one has to be my very favorite. Ever since my husband and I got together, every time someone called me ChrisAnn, he always added "themum" and giggled - he just thought that was so very funny. Well, needless to say it kind of stuck!

This card contains all of my favorite elements - chrisannthemums, butterflies, silver, rhinestones, pink, cursive writing, and just beautiful layering. I hope you enjoy my design. I hope to make a few more in some other colors in the near future for a beautiful boxed set!

Below are all the items (besides scissors and adhesives) that I used to create this beautiful card. You can order your own set of high-quality supplies to make this beautiful card on my website at:

2013-2015 In Color 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock & Classic Stampin' Pads Kit #131204
Black Stampin' Emboss Powder #109133

Bitty Butterfly Punch#129406

Blooming With Kindness Clear Stamp Set  #126422

Crumb Cake Classic Stampin' Pad  #126975

Elegant Butterfly Punch#127526

Heat Tool#129053

Papillon Potpourri Clear Stamp Set  #123759

Silver Glimmer Paper#135314

Very Vanilla 8-1/2" X 11" Card Stock  #101650

Stamping Sponges#101610

Rhinestone Basic Jewels Embellishments  #119246

Monday, August 25, 2014

*****LET'S PLAY!!!*****

What do you do for fun? As a Stampin' Up! demonstrator I stamp of course! I love to make beautiful cards and personal gifts to encourage and inspire those around me. 
I also love to teach others to do the same. 

Part of that love for creating comes from having a great place to play in that I feel comfortable in. I have taken one wall in my living room and turned it in to my stampin' place. So, for my first blog post here, I thought it would be appropriate to show you where all the magic happens!

In the picture below you can see how the rest of the living room is in kind of an 'L' shape around my stampin' place, and just outside the photograph to the right is a big tv for hubby too! I love that we can share the same space and work on our hobbies together - it's soooooo important for married couples to have that "best buds" time too!