Friday, June 12, 2015

I'm Back!!

I've been gone a while. I went on my annual trip to visit my Yahoo stamping group friends.  This was our 9th year meeting in person.  This year I went to Omaha first to visit my friends Sheri and Georgia.  We spent 4 days stamping, eating and laughing! Then the three of us drove to Des Moines, Iowa to meet the rest of the group - there were 7 of us this year.  Here's a picture of us all together:

We played at he Heirlooms Designs store in Valley Junction.  We spent all of Monday and half of Tuesday sharing each other's toys: stamps, die cuts, etc and took a card class.  After our annual good bye lunch at Biaggi's I went to Minneapolis with Lynette.  We stamped for two more days and then I went home. It was a great visit and I was very productive.  I have a lot of cards to share on my blog now.

This card was made with Memory Box dies - I think they were supposed to be tulips but I made them into California poppies by blending Distress Inks on them.  The mats were created with SB dies and I dry embossed the top mat with a Cuttlebug embossing folder.

I am submitting this to Cathy's 30 day coloring challenge:

Thanks for coming by!


  1. Welcome home, Harriet! You lived a dream spending all those days of crafting nonstop with friends!! Thank you for sharing the great photo of all of you! And thank you for sharing this gorgeous card and all the ones you have in store for us!! Hugs, Darnell

  2. HOW FUN! I think that is wonderful and for 9 years! Awesome -- so are your cards~ The vivid color against the white is beautiful

  3. What a wonderful time we had!! Your card is so pretty.

  4. This is so beautiful, Harriet. I love that die that the panels are cut from. I know you said it's SB but what is that?

  5. Nice layout for a gorgeous card! That looks like some of that glitter paper behind the embossed mat. Very petty!

  6. This totally caught my eye on the 30 Day Coloring Challenge links!! Those flowers are awesome- love the way you blended the inks. The layout with the embossed white gives the card great texture, but doesn't take away from the flowers created! Just beautiful!