Thursday, September 25, 2008

Stair Step Challenge

Happy Blessings! That's the name of the stamp set I
used in my down-line challenge card.
This set is in the 2008 Holiday Mini
and I hope they keep it in the main catty.
I just love this little set!

My 'Howling' Good Time Stampin' Up event

Hi Y'all,

It's been awhile since my last post, I've been on the road again. This time I was in Evansville, IN painting with well known American Folk Artist, Mary Jane Todd. We are writing a book together, this will be my 2nd book and her 7th.

I'm back home now and getting ready for my "Howling Good Time", Halloween Stampin' Up event. Here are a few of the things that we will be making in the all day stamping session. I hope to get the rest up soon.

Monday, September 1, 2008

Hallowen Stampin' Fun

Here are some things that I made last year using the 'Booglie Eyes' stamp set. I hated that this set was retired.

The 'Autumn Apparitions' set from last year's mini catalog didn't make the cut either. The only other Halloween themed stamp set I own is the 'Batty for You' set and the 'Batty' wheel.

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Christmas Cards
Here are a few cards that I made last year. I will get some photo's of my current work up soon.

My very first blog

Hi Y'all,

I'm finally taking the plunge into the blogging pool. I plan to post several of my cards I've made for my Stampin' Up classes soon, but for now I'm going to show you a picture of me with two of the aids orphans I was privileged to meet and fall in love with in Kenya, Africa. I went with my church on a mission trip last September to Nairobi and the surrounding areas. These little girls are from the House of Mercy where we got to work with the orphanage and participate in a feeding program. Sharon the little girl on the right was so sweet, I wanted to bring her home with me.
One of my most memorable moments on the trip was when we introduced them to ice cream. Most of the children had never had ice cream before and were not quite sure what to do with it, some tried to put it in their pocket to save it. Of course it melted and made a mess, as you can imagine being in the hot African sun. We explained to them that they had to eat it then because it wouldn't keep. They gave us the name of the "Ice cream mama's and poppa's". I kinda' like being called an ice cream mama :o) Until next time, stamp each day with God's love, Frankie