Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pink Elephant

It's been kind of weird day around these parts. It's been the kind of day where if a pink elephant wandered through you'd be all, "Yep, that sounds about right."
The Fine Print: Stamp, ribbon, and punches by Stampin' Up, designer paper by DCWV. Can't even blame the moon today. 

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday Musings

Due to federal financial aid regulations, the alignment of the planets and because people are generally untrustworthy, we are now an attendance taking institution. That means even though we are a college, we have to take and report attendance.
I guess the feds don't like paying out money for school when you aren't really going to school. One absence can slide because "stuff happens" but once you miss two or more you are in danger of losing your funding. There are some instructors who are very lazy about doing attendance and the default is absent. Students come flocking in all a dither when that happens to them and the appropriate beatings are given.

Then, of course, you get the ones who really aren't attending and are trying to come up with excuses and alternative facts to help their case, like the girl I overheard today. "Oh no, I have been attending, I just haven't gone to class lately."

Um... yeah.

The Fine Print: Stuff by Stampin' Up.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Happy Birthday to Someone!

Here is a stash of birthday cards that I have lying around made from random kit parts. I think birthday are the most useful of cards to make from these kit parts except for then when I use the cards I feel guilty because I'm not using a card I made specifically for that person.  I'm kind of weird, aren't I?

The Fine Print: Most parts by Club Scrap except what's not. 

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Irish Blessing

Due to lack of sunshine today I thought I'd send you some sunshine blessings.

That, and I have a lot of kit cards hanging out in my pending folder to show you. I keep thinking I need to sprinkle them among my other posts so you wouldn't think I forgot how to stamp (since many of them are no stamping required).

The Fine Print: Mostly Club Scrap, you know the drill.

Friday, February 17, 2017


Our wonderful weather is taking a downward slid. It looks like we'll have to truck in some sunshine if we want to have a pleasant weekend.
Yep, it's a BYOS--bring your own sunshine--kind of situation.

The Fine Print: Stamps by Taylored Expression, bow die by Stamp Doctor, and designer paper by someone cool. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Pretty Garden Cards

I made some pretty cards last night which is amazing because Tuesday night zumba night and usually I'm too wiped out afterward to play. I guess that means I'm getting into some kind of shape. Or maybe I was just extra motivated to play. Or maybe it was to escape my plague cough which was.. um... plaguing me. Whatever. Here's pretty garden cards I made.

Yes, yes, yes, they are completely the same except for the treatment on the greeting. I started off sponging around the oval and wasn't too thrilled with that so the next one I sponged inside the oval. Only the piece fell out of the oval before I got nice coverage. Anyway, I liked the second card better until I added that heart embellishment to the first one. Now I like that one better.

The Fine Print: All products by Stampin' Up except the oval die by Spellbinders. Avant Garden stamp set, Flirty Flamingo and Basic Grey ink, Pear Pizazz marker, and Up Up and Away designer paper. BTW, I don't actually have anyone to send birthday cards to right now. I just wanted to play with this set and thought this greeting worked best. 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

February 14

It turns out that I still have some Valentine's cards to share with you all. I know this day gets some folks' undies in a wad, but I think my husband summed it up this morning, "This day, just like other holidays, is what you make of it."

Least you think my hubby says that because he has me, a single friend of mine also said today that everyone should do something they love with someone they love, even if it is just Netflix and chill with yourself.

The Fine Print: Designer papers, stamps, and dies by Stampin' Up and card bases by A Muse Studio.