Category Archives: birthday

Happiest Wishes

I can vividly remember my hate for lace.  It was a big hate; it was right up there with turnip and mean boys.  Don’t ask me why, as a child’s brain doesn’t make sense.  Maybe it reminded me of old, … Continue reading

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Whimsical Blue Flowers

Happy birthday.. happy birthday indeed!  Is it your birthday?  Was it?  Well, I’m thinking good birthday thoughts!  Most of my thoughts are good today.  The school year’s nearly over, which translates to SUMMER HOLIDAYS!  Totally not excited, can you tell? … Continue reading

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Watercolour Just For You

Hello lovely people!  Would you hate me if I told you I’ve already gone for a run today?  I did, and I’m holding on to my accomplished feelings.  It was so far beyond difficult to convince myself to do anything … Continue reading

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Bright and Cheerful

Today’s the day for the Stanley Cup Final.  I’m really hoping our boys can bring the cup home!  And that’ll be it for hockey until I’m back playing in September!  All this watching and no playing is really making me … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Brights

Today I didn’t have to work until noon but I pried myself out of bed pretty early (considering).  That brought on an almost instant need for a nap.. Now I don’t know about you, but when I have a nap, … Continue reading

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Vintage Flower Cards

Déjà vu? Perhaps… or maybe you’re just losing your mind. I seriously think I am. I forgot something at my cooking class EVERY SINGLE TIME!  That’s memory-fail, if you ask me.  One night I even managed to leave my cellphone … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung!

In Victoria the sun’s out, there are birds chirping everywhere, flowers are blossoming; it’s heaven.  And I’m not there.  But don’t feel bad for me; I’m in a different paradise – a tropical one. This card adds some bright, positive … Continue reading

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Clean and Simple Birthday

So much to do; why am I sitting here reading a million blogs?  Because I love them.  I could read all of your blogs all day long.. but then I’d forget to post anything to my own blog, and my … Continue reading

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Easy Blossom Bouquet Flowers

Happy weekend!  Are you Royal Wedding’ed out?  I am.  Some crazy family members coerced me to attend an all-nighter party.. and I just don’t do all-nighters.  In fact, I’m one of the few who never pulled one in university.  I … Continue reading

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Glittery Bordered Cupcake

I thought I was quite proficient at reading the internet.  It’s a skill that I develop daily while attempting to read the entire thing in one sitting.  I read for hours, usually coming away not having retained much.  Reading the … Continue reading

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Circle Background and a Cupcake

Pi Day.. (March 14th – 3.14)  Ok, I missed Pi Day.  I didn’t even bake a pie.  I’m thinking a nice brown sugary apple pie would have been delicious.  But I have a cupcake for you.   And circles.. Pi’s important … Continue reading

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Cupcake with a Cherry on Top

Isn’t this card cute?  I got the idea from another talented Stampin’ Up! demonstrator.  I love the colours and the layers, and that strip of ribbon.. but most of all, I adore the little sparkly cherry on top. Don’t look … Continue reading

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Birthday Cupcakes

I’m avoiding going to the gym.  Can you tell?  Sometimes I yearn for extra hours curled up in bed, but then there’s the whole problem I have with regretting having “wasted” my day.  Maybe another hour of bed snuggles would … Continue reading

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A Stack of Butterflies

Work, exercise, bed.. more exercise, and some cooking here and there.  That seems to be my life right now, but I somehow managed to squeeze in some stamping time.  I taught a class on the weekend for “all occasions cards” … Continue reading

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Super simple fancy card set

Hi there!  I’m having fun where it’s much warmer than at home.  Sunshine? yes please! Today I thought I’d share a fairly quick gift idea with you.  I’ve done a mini version of these cards before (half the size, using … Continue reading

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