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What do you think?? Did you notice?

Dec 18, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Uncategorized

I changed my banner! It was time for a change 😀

You know how I LOVE butterflies. Well,I found the perfect photo, then spent FOREVER trying to edit, and layer on my Blog name! I am SO computer challenged! Its a MIRACLE.

I think it goes well with my blog base, since my colors have to be gray and blue.

I have a tulip one, ready for spring too! No blue, but Tulips are my most favorite flower-ever! No idea why-they just are!

Thanks for leaving your opinion 😀

AND-Thanks for looking!

Just “A” note…… monogram gift set, and Daisy doodles.

Dec 18, 2007 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

Well hello again. Hope you are keeping warm, and getting your last minute stuff done. I am working like a mad woman over here. A lot I can’t share yet-New Release! samples you know!!! YEAH!! LOVE new stuff.

Speaking of new things………..

My mom asked me to make her a Monogram cards set for the inital “A”. It will be a gift, so I hope she likes this!!!

I mentioned on a post a few weeks ago, for my “G” is for gratitude set, that you could have fun making sets using a person’s inital. This is just like that idea.

She wanted pink, and brown. So I came up with this set of 8 cards/envy’s, tied together and notecard holder. The cards easily fit inside. The holder is an unusal shape, and the front tapers forward.

Finished size-Front 4 ” across- Back 4 1/2 ” across. You will have to trim the bottom.

1 ” wide, and then 5 1/2 ” tall.

PURE greatness-I think.


Since the initial was “A” I thought I’d have some fun with it. She needed all occasion monograms, so I thought this would be perfect. Just “A” note!! Wtih the “A” being a pretty script-its POP’s out at you.

The cards measure 3 3/4 X 4 3/4.

I used Papertrey Ink’s Ambassador monogram for the “A”.

Beautiful Blooms-for the box leaves, and flowers.

Paper Tray words for the “Just” and “note”.

Borders and Corners circle for the tab closure (held closed by Basic Grey magnets)

I spritzed with my color spritzer, and chocolate chip marker. Ribbon is by Martha Stewart, and is sooooooo pretty tied around the gift set.


Here is the “open” view, with cards/envy’s inside.

Now I know you most likely want ot know HOW to make this? Am I right?

monogram-note-holder-375-x-475-size-cards.JPG Click for larger view. Where it is X’ed you will cut away.

Well here you go! Let me kow what you all think.

Cardstock should be 12 X 9 . You may alter the measurements as you please.

Using your Scor-Pal score along the 12 inch side at

4 1/2, 5 1/2, 9 1/2, 10 1/2

Along the  8 inch side score at

1, 6 1/2, and  7 1/2.

The wider side is where your flap closure will be.

Hope that helps someone out there, get a quick gift set done. Just because its fast and easy doesn’t mean its any LESS thoughtful!

Plus I find people perfer SIMPLE over complex most of the time.

The entire set took me 45 minutes to do. Now that is with designing the ENTIRE project! I also kept my stamping simple, and clean-so that helps.

I have been getting my mojo back since Daisy has come home to stay. She comes to stamp with me now 😀

daisy-stamping.jpg Here she is in my stamp room, waiting for me to drop ANYTHING she can quickly chomp to bits.

She is doing SO good! I could NOT be any luckier. For a first dog, especially! I would definitely get another Cockapoo! She is SO SMART.

She  is also pretty much house trained now-even at night 😀 She will wimper to get me up, and go out. Last night was FREEZING, so I actually prayed she would just perfer to pee on the floor! LOL! But no go. 3:30 am, I am out freezing my buns off. She then perfer’s to chase a leaf, or eat a clump of snow! SERIOUSLY!

When its bedtime, she just goes right to her doggy bed-in a corner, where she can see out bed from where she sleeps. She is just so sweet.

My cats even like her! She just lays low, till they come to her. Her little butt wiggles with excitement, hoping they will “play” with her. Poor thing is clueless that they could not be bothered. Except our “dog-cat” named Lily. She is a cat who always acted like a dog. She just likes to taunt her, then jumps on a counter, or over the gate.

I promised a photo of her in her NEW! Sweater-Click to enlarge

Its a tan, with pink Argyle print-way cute.

daisy-new-sweater-and-tag.jpg She also has a new name tag! Sweet huh?

daisy-heaven.jpg This is her in her comfy bed. She also has a blanket, and she will pull it on herself. Is that not hilarious?

daisy-gets-a-little-boost.jpg She loves to sit on the kids step stool. I think it makes her feel “powerful”! LOL!

daisy-mopping.jpg A good excuse to NOT mop the floor! Due to winter snow tracking in the house I have to mop several times a day. EVERY time, she hops on for a ride. Its really funny.


Sorry-Im most likely boring you to shreds. I am just having so much fun with her. I love her to pieces-can ya tell?

OK I’m back to go stamp some stuff.

Check in tomorrow. More eye candy.

On the 20th the Dirty girls-past and present, will all be posting cards like last month for a challenge! We are going to make it a monthly thing! Pretty cool huh? Wait till you see my CUTE card 😀 I am so giddy over it.

OK Im off………………

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