Thursday, May 29, 2014

Jeremiah 29:11

A graduation card for my nephew who completed high school this spring!
I used a PSX stamp that a friend found for me (thanks Christa!), and lightly stamped the compass onto the verse I had printed out.
Inside the card:
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Wednesday, May 28, 2014


A feminine graduation card for a sweet girl who completed high school this year!


Saturday, May 24, 2014

Granola Bars

 Homemade Granola Bars
2 bananas - mashed
1 cup applesauce
1 - 2 T. honey
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 cup craisins
3 cups oatmeal
2 1/2 T. Flax Seed
Mix together and spread on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
Cool on pan for 10 minutes
Cut into bars
Optional add-ins: 
Handful of chocolate chips
Chopped pecans, walnuts, or almond slivers

Wednesday, May 21, 2014


A simple graduations card made from punched squares (with two corners rounded) and stars!
You could easily swap out the "congratulations" for another sentiment and make this a Father's Day, Thank You, or Birthday card!

Friday, May 16, 2014

Celebrate You

A feminine graduation card for a friend whose becoming an RN.

Supplies used: Victoria Embossing Folder (Provo Craft), Corner Die (Provo Craft), Graduation (Hampton Art), Layered Labels (Hot off the Press)

Thursday, May 15, 2014


It's that time of year again -- the time to make graduation cards!
Here's the inside of the above money-holder graduation card:
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

With Sympathy

A sympathy card for some older friends who lost their 52 year old daughter (suddenly) on Mother's Day. 
Sentiment inside:
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Monday, May 12, 2014

Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits

This was Mother's Day dessert compliments of my 11 year old daughter!

Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits
Waffle Cones
Vanilla Yogurt
Fresh Fruit of your choice
Strawberries, Kiwi, Peaches, Blueberries, Raspberries,  Blackberries, Pineapple, Bananas
(We used strawberries, kiwi, and nectarines)
Homemade Granola

Layer Yogurt -- Fruit in your waffle cone
Top with granola.
Place in freezer for 45 minutes.
Serve Cold and Enjoy!!

Basic Homemade Granola
 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
2 T. Honey
2 T. Maple Syrup
1 T. Oil
Mix all ingredients
Spread on baking sheet
Bake 30 minutes (stirring every 10 minutes) at 375 degrees.
Optional add-ins:
BEFORE baking add: nuts, sesame seeds, wheat germ
AFTER baking add: dried cranberries, cherries, raisins

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Mother's Day Lollipops

My niece came over today and helped me make up 35 butterfly lollipops as an "extra" gift for the mom's at church this Sunday. She made those pretty little tags while I made/wrapped the lollipops.
(My sister-in-law made my day by saying, "Those don't look homemade, they look like something you'd buy in a store!")
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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Puppy Thoughts

A cute little puppy in front of a hand-cut fence to tell the recipient  I'm "Thinking of You!"

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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Just For Her

I was thinking ruffles and pink lemonade when I made this card!
Linking up to the Kraft Journal "Just For Her" Challenge this week.

The Kraft Journal

Supplies used: Jar Stamp (Blue Ridge Impressions), Scallop Oval Punch, Buttons, Victoria embossing folder (Provo Craft), KRAFT cardstock

Monday, May 5, 2014

Mother's Day

Three Mother's Day cards using recycled calendar images.
Both the first and last cards have the same sentiment -- it's just inside (instead of outside) the card.
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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Masculine Birthday

I masculine card for my brother's birthday last month.
 I masked the deer head off and added some trees in the background. 
I chalked in the grass and sky for some added color.
Supplies: Deer stamp (Blue Ridge Impressions), Loads of Love (Stampin' Up),
Chalks, Dictionary page, Misc Paper Scraps

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