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Thank you Bug

Oct 21, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Cards

I have been meaning to post this FOREVER! I have a million thank yous that are MONTHS late, and this post is just one of those  on the list. Time just flies past me. Since I haven’t been able to stamp (in over a week!!!!!!!!) I can dust off some forgotten creations I created.

Alexa got the sweetest package (as did I :D) from a woman in the Netherlands named Erica E. I don’t have a blog address for her, but I pray where ever she may be, she sees this, as my Thank You card is quite late, as usual. I want her to know we have not only received it, but it was just a great surprise.

I can’t even tell you the list of TY’s I have going, and am months behind! I still have to post Amber’s party. YIKES. That is just the beginning.

So here is the amazing tin she made!


 for Alexa!

Is that not adorable? I’m not sure what  company this image is from, but I think she is so cute. How am I suppose to let Alexa use this?! LOL! Its just too pretty. I always have a hard time letting go, and doing that. I would freak if even a corner lifted due to the use from my precious 9 yo!! I put it on her special shelf in her room, where some other awesome things my stamper friends have made reside-on display.

She also sent handmade bracelets for the girls (my photos are blurry :C so I need a re-take them)  which they LOVED and both used for show & tell!! She included  some grow in water insects for Noah. Really sweet. He is currently growing the spider. THANK YOU!

Then she sent along this HUGE stack of images from that same company as the image of the girl on the tin for me 😀 A real WOW! They are all so cute and stamped and cut perfectly!

She then wrapped in this purple organdy bag-personalized for me.


Look at all this


You can’t tell but its a LARGE stack, that must have taken FOREVER to stamp! Each image is different. Erica if you read this you are one crazy, and amazing lady!! Thank you so much for making our day. It was a true treat.

So inspired by these new images, and her tin, I made Erica a (LATE) Thank You card, using my favorite image-the butterfly!!


Butterfly bugz

I was inspired by her circle on the tin, and ended up with this creation , as a result. I was really happy with it. I love the colors-bright and cheery. It was a joy to use this image, and cut it all out. I colored the bug in vibrant colors. The wings haveShimmerz in pumpkin, on them. I loved using the plastic flowers too. I had them for a while and finally dusted them off!!

The round element is pierced, and the sentiment is from PTI’s Remember set.

A simple looking 5  square card, but the little details make it pop I think. I really LOVE that butterfly! LOVE! I hope Erica shares where the images are from. I think ONE of each isn’t going to cut it for me. I need to pick some up for myself 😀

Anyway, thanks for letting me share that with you all. I need to get the photos of the bracelets and a few other amazing things as well.

PLEASE pray I get to stamp sometime soon. Im going INSANE! I need MY TIME!!!

Till tomorrow


Oct 21, 2008 Author: mytime | Filed under: Home decor/3-D items

Sorry this post is a bit late. Since my brother & his girlfriend moved in and cat drama, settling in has been a challenge, as has finding stamp time! I am running them around to a million appointments, getting them settled and finding doctors and whatnot, and trying to clean around lots of luggage until the spare room is complete. Crazy is not the word!

In the meantime, the kitty drama continues. Thank you all for the well wishes. Its nice to know Im not alone. We are still monitoring him, and he seems to be better since on the medicine. Im hopeful. Still nervous and upset, but time will tell.

My time was SUPER limited and I forgot I needed a quick gift for a family friend. I LOVE the Hot Cocoa from Archer Farms  (Target product) and always keep some on hand for those “just in case” I need a quick gift. Good thing, because I had SERIOUSLY less than 10 minutes to make my gift, since I forgot till I was ready to walk out the door (don’t you love that!). That 10 minutes was me being late, but I got it done! Time to make another “to do” list! YIKES!

Anyway-I used my Pretty Papers from Lizzie Anne, in Winter Wonderland to literally just WRAP the jar! They were PERFECT for this project.


I had just got some more stamps fromJustRite Stampers, and one fo them was for the PERFECT holiday gift giving set, that totally saved me for this!

Its the Baking Stamp ensemble. I really liked the larger images this set offered, as it makes a nice & quick topper for a gift. I put my border stamp on the round block first, and inked it up  in ruby red ink. I then put in my center image circle image, and colored it in with markers- bordering blue, and choc. chip. Then stamped it onto my vanilla cardstock. Die cut the circle, and popped it on with a dimensional. DONE!


While it was a super quick gift, I still think it was a cute way to present it. Had I more time I would have stamped some snowmen or something, but that so is not in the cards for me, at least not this week! Im happy I got 2 decent photos before I ran out the door. Usually when I try that its all blurry and out of focus.

Once I settle in things should get back to normal-right?!

In the meantime don’t miss this post! Its a great way to help raise money for Cancer research!!!

OK more to do-so Im running.

My Etsy

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