Monthly Archives: March 2016

Jr. Legal Portfolio

These were popular a few years ago but I think they are timeless and so appropriate even now.  I made these for my team members that will be attending our upcoming convention next month.

I found directions online and then I added the inside pocket because, well, because I like pockets!


Portfolio front

Portfolio inside

I think I will make some of these to sell in my booth at Alamo Craft Company.

Here are some of the supplies that I used:


My Craft Booth

I decided to try having a craft booth at Alamo Craft Company in San Antonio.  A year or two ago, I had good luck selling off stamped cards made from years of swapping, so I thought it would be fun.  Here is my booth so far:


I know I will be making changes; actually, every time I go in there, I change it a little bit.  So far, I have some cards (will be adding more soon), fabric drawstring bags (lined) in 3 different sizes, punched shapes and pressed clay flowers, bunny treats, cotton dishcloths, and nylon net scrubbies.  If you are the San Antonio area, be sure to stop by and check out my booth!

Dish Cloths


Tryouts for Stampin’ Up! Convention

I’m excited to be going to Stampin’ Up!’s OnStage celebration (convention) next month!  They are looking for people to create display boards for the event, and even though I have never done this before, I decided to apply for the honor.  They want 3 cards fronts, 1 scrapbook page, and 2 3-D items.

From the hostess set in the Occasions Catalog.  I like to sew almost as much as I like to stamp, and I just HAD to have this set.

Love You Sew

Isn’t this lamb adorable?  When I put my stamp together, I put the words on the end of the stamp for more versatility.  I think the lamb would be perfect for a baby card!  (Psst: I used a fork to tie the bow)

Easter Lamb

This card demonstrates the “collar fold”, which is popular right now.  Because our Designer Paper is so pretty on both sides, this technique shows it off so well!

Best Day

And now for the scrapbook page.  I admit that I don’t do a lot of scrapbooking but I do want to do more.  And as soon as I get some photos from my granddaughter’s recent Sweet 16 party, I am going to add them to this page!

Happy 16

And finally, two 3-D items.  First up, treat bag tags decked out with the new Rose Garden thinlits.  So much fun to make.  Now, to get some cookies to put in the bags!

Rose Wonder Treat Bags

And last, but not least, a Christmas ornament.  I know that Christmas is long over, but I really love how this ornament turned out.  I used to make ornaments with recycled CD’s but they are hard to find these days, so I used lots of layers of cardstock so that it would hold up year after year.


Well, that’s it!  My submissions to be a Display Board Stamper – wish me luck!!