Thursday, October 4, 2012

Fall-i-Days Thanksgiving Blog Hop

It is time again for Stamping Llamas Thanksgiving Hop and I get to start the hop off this time.  I have been thinking about all of the things in my life that I am grateful for, one of them being my faithful blog followers.  I haven't been a very good blogger this year, I must admit that one of the reasons is, my family got an iPad for me for my birthday in December.  I spend way too much time on it and haven't been happy using it for my blog or emails.  But for "fun" stuff it is great, especially for Face Time, which I use every Sunday to see my granddaughter, Addison Grace, and if you want to see more pictures of her, go to the end of this post.

Both of my cards for this hop, I used my favorite technique, Baby Wipe Ink Pad.  I thought that it was perfect for fall colors. 
Autumn Birthday
My brother-in-law's birthday is this month, and I don't know about you, but I am always challenged to make a man card.  I used the Autumn Days stamp set, which I finally purchased one month before it retired, I know, just my luck.  The main reason I purchased it was the cool wreaths made with the plant spikes, I had seen on the web.  Hope he likes this one.
 Stamp Sets:  Autumn Days(Retired), Border Banter, Itty Bitty Banners
Paper:  More Mustard, Watercolor Paper, Howlstooth & Scaringbone DSP
Ink:  Cajun Craze, Ink Refills: Always artichoke, Bravo Burgundy, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, More Mustard and Riding Hood Red
Accessories:  7/8" Cotton Ribbon, Big Shot, 2 1/2" Circle Punch, Bitty Banners Framelits, Baby Wipe


I loved this stamp set from the minute I saw it.  The medallion can be inked up so many different ways.  I will be sending this one to my mother since I will be visiting Addison instead of going home for Thanksgiving, kind of feel for her, since the great grands have shown up, my generation want to be with them for holidays, and Mom is feeling left out, change is hard, but they aren't able to travel anymore, so I am going for a visit this weekend.

Stamps:  Day of Gratitude
Paper:  More Mustard, Watercolor Paper, Regal Color Collection DSP Stack
Ink:  Cajun Craze, Stazon, Ink Refills: Always artichoke, Bravo Burgundy, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, More Mustard and Riding Hood Red 
Accessories:  More Mustard Retired Ribbon

So, if you like, keep scrolling and you can see more pics of Addison Grace, or you can continue to Jackie's blog or start back at the beginning:

Addison & Koda
Addison had her first "professional" photography session during Hurricane Issac, you can see that it kept her awake, LOL.  Thanks for indulging a first time grandma.  I am grateful!

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

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