Date Joined: February 23, 2018
Last Online: March 19, 2018
Birthday: January 19
Country: United States
I have been a stamper for over 25 years and love creating. I enjoy cardmaking, journaling, tags, ATC’s, bookmarks, scrapbooking and bible/hymn journaling. I have a whole room dedicated to this craft. I have an extensive collection of stamps (wood/clear and red rubber)and various supplies and accessories. I love trying new techniques, color schemes, layouts, embellishments. I like adding heat embossing, die cuts, punches, using embossing folders, all kinds of embellishments (crystal Nuvo drops, sequins, micro beads, glitter, ribbon papers), acrylic paint and using distress inks. I use many tools for adding color: Ranger inks/markers/paints/stains/crayons, Copic markers, inktense watercolor pencils, Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors, prisma colored pencils, and Farber Castell Gelatos. I have many styles. I enjoy sharing and teaching this hobby over the years. I love encouraging others with cards and keeping in touch with family and friends with snail mail. Over the years I’ve also been a stampin up demonstrator. Photography is another hobby of mine.
Favorite colors are pink, yellow, and white. I like vintage, lace, shabby chic style.
I enjoy quilting, knitting and crocheting. Embroidery is new for me trying to learn the machine and can’t wait to get proficient.
I have been creating soy candles (tea lights, jar and melts), and aromatherapy (cold process soap, bath bombs, lip balm, face cream, tea sachets, sugar scrubs, etc) for a couple years now.
I’m a tea drinker, bag and loose leaf. I’m addicted to Starbucks and love a good chai latte for sipping.
I like to read and newly started to listen to audible books so I can multi task. I listen to Christian, country and jazz mostly. I watch a little tv if I can multi task while doing so.
I love flowers and this quote: “I must have flowers always, and always.” By Claude Monet. I have so many, many favorites I don’t think I can choose just one. Roses, peonies, pansies, lilacs, zinnias, snapdragons, sunflowers, dahlias, daffodils, iris, lavender, poppies, and heritage mums are some of my favorites.
I enjoy baking deserts, bread and a good soup. I enjoy drinking green smoothies with pretty straws.
I’m starting a new part time business with digital designs and learning photoshops elements. I’m collecting vintage photographs and postcards.
I have two grown children and I enjoy women’s bible studies. I can’t wsit to retire so I can get a dog again. I like romantic/cottage/French country/prairie/farmhouse style and women’s fashion.
I enjoy looking at Pinterest, Instagram and watching u-tube tutorial videos for inspiration.
I’m thankful, grateful and blessed.
Looking forward to swapping ATC’s, bookmarks/tag art, handmade greeting cards and postcards and getting some happy mail to balance out all that “other stuff”.
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