well, it's the last weekend before School starts, are we ready to get going? I know I am wishing there was a little more time before we got going again. But alas, it's time to start, so here we go....
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Friday, August 12, 2022
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Missing that cold weather yet? I hear so many complaints about how hot it is. OMG, really people, it's still not as hot as it's going to be next month. For me, I DON'T. I don't miss the cold weather at ALL. Sorry. Bring on the heat. I don't love it, but I will deal with it. WAY better than I will deal with anything cold I will go out in the heat, but not in the cold. Any day.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Never Settle for Just one Scoop! Ha! This adorable Oddball stamp from Stamping Bella is just TOO adorable. I love her. I also added some bright colorful Turkish lace to the mix and beautiful flowers. I thought this card was just perfect for a bright summer day in Texas. Heaven knows with 110 degree weather, we all need some ice cream!!
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Happy Tuesday everyone! Here's a great stamp set from Unity Stamps. along with some wonderful Turkish lace. I hope you like it. You all are my koala-ty friends!! Huge hugs. I hope you have a great day and a wonderful rest of your week. I can't believe we are back in our brand new school.
Check out the new shop
Monday, August 8, 2022
Here's the funniest owl card that also has some coffee. It says "You've BEAN on my mind a LATTE." ha. You know I love that. At this point I am missing the coffee from Turkiye. I know I can just make some myself, but it's so much nicer to go somewhere and have it fresh made for you.
Sunday, August 7, 2022
Here's a great card that I received when I bought some great coffee theme stamps from Robyn. She included this wonderful card and some cofffee treats (candies). I totally recommend her if you see her selling on Facebook.
Saturday, August 6, 2022
Friday, August 5, 2022
Here's a sweet card using a wonderful Unity Stamp and some great Turkish Lace to go with it. I haven't broke out the new lace that I got this summer yet, that is coming soon enough, but if you check my store, it will be in there very soon!
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Sharing this sweet Kitty card using a Unity stamp this week. I just LOVE these images. I added a sweet sentiment, "A moment in time." I think this summer was filled with a lot of lovely moments of just relaxing and taking everything in. I feel quite rested.
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Here's an image from Picket Fences and some fun wood hearts. I am definitely in need of Turkish Coffee right now as I am getting over Jet Lag from the trip home. I have just a couple more days and I will be at school again. Whew. We will be at our brand new campus so I am happy that I won't be going to Webb anymore!
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Sharing this fun Unity card today to celebrate getting home and being with the DH. Glad to be back and see him and hear all about his summer and tell him about Turkiye. It's not like we don't communicate in short bursts through texting in the summer, but that's not the same, I'm sure you all know that.
The lace store will be reopening as soon as I can unpack, take photos and lol, WAKE UP. Est is Aust 4.
Monday, August 1, 2022
Here's the cutest image from Lizzy Love of Oddball Arts. She's our sponsor this month at YSBP Challenge blog, so check us out. You can enter any recent crafting creation into our contest and if you enter an image by Lizzy Love, you will get an extra entry into our drawing. WOO HOO. Join in the fun--Your Scrapbook Place Challenge Blog.
Happy to be home from Turkiye but still in jet lag, the store should reopen in a few days.
Sunday, July 31, 2022
Here's another great card from Fikreta! A wonderful shaker using the same set as the card she shared last week. I just love this adorable cat from Newton's Nook/Simon Says stamp. Lovely work Fikreta. Check out her blog here: Bad Kitty's Craft Room (badkittyscraftroom.blogspot.com)
If you would like to share a creation, drop me a message, email@example.com
Saturday, July 30, 2022
sharing this adorable Kat girl for my hostess while I have been visiting in Turkey, Merve. She's been wonderful as always. I highly recommend her if you are thinking about going to Istanbul and you will be using AIRBNB be sure and check her out, contact me and I will send you her AIRBNB info if she is available when you need a place.
when I get home, I will take about three days to open back my store. at least, that is my current thought about it. So if you want to see some gorgeous lace, get ready!!
Friday, July 29, 2022
I can't believe this is my last day (full day, tomorrow is a flight day, so I won't get to do anything but go to the airport) in Istanbul. It's been a lovely summer and I am ready to go home and see the DH most of all then relax to get my jet lag taken care of and then school starts. It's that quick.
Here's a lovely embellishment from Turkiye including some gorgeous lace from Turkiye too. I should be starting the shop back up on Aug 4th. So get ready!! I have tons of new lace to share.
Thursday, July 28, 2022
Sharing this card today in Memory of Sandra Caldwell. May she Rest In Peace. Made this card for artist Sandra Caldwell for her Birthday! I am using one of her great images from her store on Etsy, Babycakes DND! She had the most wonderful images. I truly miss her.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Now that I am getting ready to leave, sigh, let me say GOODBYE to all my new friends in Turkiye. People are so very nice in this country. It's really a delight and I feel very safe to travel as a solo female in a city the size of Istanbul whose estimated population is now 20 million.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Just four days left, i know I sound crazy. Most people take four day vacations. I do totally consider myself blessed to have spent my summer away and in a place that I enjoy so much. I am very fortunate. I realize that.
Here's a sweet and simple card embellishment that I got in Turkey. I thought it would be perfect for card making.I also dotted around the card in black ink, though on my computer, I can't really see that level of detail which is disappointing.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Dearest. you hold a special place in my heart....you might think I am talking about my DH, but nope, I am talking about TURKIYE. ha! It's my last week and I can't believe it. WOW, I will be back at home and probably counting down the days again for another adventure (though that is undecided at this point). Hmmm.
Sunday, July 24, 2022
Here's an adorable card from Fikreta. She made a couple of wonderful cards using her prize winnings. Here is one of them! You can see her adorable blog HERE: Bad Kitty's Craft Room (badkittyscraftroom.blogspot.com)
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Friday, July 22, 2022
Here's some awesome Turkish flowers that I bought last summer and turned into a card. I am hoping that I will get more things like this, this year. I love the flower, but of course would hope they had some different colors available. Perhaps they were popular and that's why they only had lime green left. Well, HA! I love lime greens. I also added some great Turkish lace to go with the card. On my last week now...then it's back to Texas heat. You think it's warm in Turkiye, hardly. It's at least 20 degrees warmer in Texas.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Happiness can be found in the simplest of things. Hmmm. Is a trip to Turkiye simple? I am guessing not. But the simple things here are happiness, a lace store, a cup of turkish tea, seeing the Hagia Sofia from the train window, listening to people talking in a dozen different languages all at once. The things that are happy here are simple. Oh, and the delicious food. Everything thing from a simit (bread ring) to a complex meal.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Here's a super cute card from Photoplay. I just love their card making kits, design kits and their stamps. But this cute kit cranked out 8 fun cards including this cutie. I am totally missing the DHs face today. I know I will see him soon, oh why can't i have him and Turkiye at the same time?