Yesterday we held our bi-monthly card making event here in Red Lodge for Operation Write Home. My sister and I get together with anyone who wants to help make cards for our troops to send home to their family members. We supply all the card kits and supplies to make several different kinds of cards. Read more →

t has been a few weeks since I participated in the Operation Write Home Sketch Challenge. This weeks challenge was fun to do~ I kept it simple just using the layers to add to the card. I try to think of what I want to use before I see what the challenge is going to be. I wanted to make a masculine greeting card~ so the Maritime Designer Paper was my pick today. Read more →

When I first saw this week's Operation Write Home Sketch challenge I knew I wanted to use Designer Series Paper for the angled background, I hadn't planned to use the Kaleidoscope Paper~ but for some reason I am drawn to it for these sketch challenges! Read more →

I was a little surprised by this week's challenge~ It was going to be so different than others I have done! I decided this week to use the Kaleidoscope Designer Series Paper before I say the challenge and I think this paper works great with this weeks challenge! Read more →

So yesterday I pulled out the Stampin' Up! Sweetie Pie and Sweetie Pie Frames stamp sets because I've been wanting to make something with them. I loved both of these sets since they were released a few weeks ago~ I wasn't sure how I would use them but just couldn't resist them. Normally I use all wood stamps~ it is just what I prefer but I am slowly coming around to clear stamps. Read more →

This mornings challenge for Operation Write Home uses Stampin' Up!'s Retro Fresh Designer Series Paper, the Hip Hip Hooray Card kit, and Gorgeous Grunge. I absolutely love these challenges because it is such a wonderful program and I am able... Read more →

My sister and I have recently begun to have card making events at our local library for Operation Write Home. This is a fabulous organization that makes cards to send to our troops and also sends cards for our troops to send to family and friends. Read more →