Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Capitol Reef National Park and City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 376 ~ Back to School

Few days after we got home from San Francisco, we put the cute pup in the car and off to Capitol Reef National Park, Utah.




I have visited a few national parks in Utah, Zion, Canyon Land, Arches, and here's another one - Capitol Reef.


the petroglyphs always amazed me....


we found lots of "old things" along the way.....


DH told me these are actually washing machines....



Wow, have you seen one before?

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The theme is Back to School
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I dig out one of the old PTI stamp set to create my own pattern paper


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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

San Francisco and City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 375 ~ You don't bring me flowers!

We got a lot, a lot done this past week, first we went to San Francisco to visit Clare, Jared and Lila...


Clare is just like me, she is easily adjusted to anywhere, she loves her new home, her apartment, new school, new job. Jared is very homesick, Lila had a hard time adjusting to new room mate, fell sick just a few days after their move to San Francisco, but they are all fine now.


San Francisco to me means Hog Island clam chowder, a meal that I will never miss if I am there.


we did a 7 miles long city hike.... starting ferry building


walk along the water and get to pier 39.....


fort mason......


a lot of steep hills to climb....


but the view is worth it....


more walk along the water and pass by some million dollars houses....


of course Palace of the Fine Arts, one of my favorite spot in San Francisco... continue to walk to Presidio, SF, and a very very steep hill to the place where Clare works.....


found a coyote hunting for food in the woods....


whew... finally there!

We had dinner with the kids, and then back to their new apartment to play with Lila, it was a lovely day spending with people we love.

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You Don't Bring me Flowers
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Not a fan of Barbara Streisand but the tune sure stuck in my eyes.


my card has no flowers but tree....


Christmas tree to be exact.....


it's time to do some mass production of these stuff.....


in no time I am going to need them, a lot of them!

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 374 ~ Paint Chip Inspired

When we were renovating our bathroom, I make numerous trip to Home Depot, and I "collected" a few paint chips, after the bathroom is done, I thought, what can I do with these paint chips, oh yes, make something, LOL!


I used the paint chips to make a few cover page for my little organizer...


but I wasn't too happy with these, so I came up with another card....


hmm..... now I am happy!


the flowers is a stamp set from Studio Katia, and leaves die cut is Papertrey Ink.


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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 373 ~ Pretty in Pink

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The theme is....

Pretty in Pink
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my card is using two different shade of pink, both are PTI cardstock


the additional color I used is gold....


dies, stamps, sentiments are all products from PTI too.

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 372 ~ Something Beginning with S

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The theme is Something Beginning with S
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My S word is SWEET!


when I bake something for my friends, I like to make the bake stuff look pretty by adding a big bow and a tag....


the cute rolling pin and sentiment are both from My Creative Time, and the double tag is one of PTI's tag die.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 371 ~ KRAFT crafting

I love kraft paper, do you?

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We want you to use kraft paper on your project, check out challenge details HERE!

Here's my card made with kraft cardstock




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