A stamping friend proposed a NBUS challenge on a FB page and I said - "Sure. I probably have one or two stamps that have never seen ink." Yeow that was a lie......I have far too many images that have never seen ink! This sweet bunny was just hanging ...
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Kick Some Grass! and more...



Kick Some Grass!





A stamping friend proposed a NBUS challenge on a FB page and I said -  "Sure. I probably have one or two stamps that have never seen ink."

Yeow that was a lie......I have far too many images that have never seen ink!

This sweet bunny was just hanging around on my desk.  I think I have had him for 6 months and hadn't even put him away yet!  Perhaps I was just saving him for spring.  The sentiment is perfect for what is happening in our world today.  This is headed to a friend working in health care.  We can't thank our health care workers enough for the job they are doing right now.


I used Claire's sketch at The Paper Players for my design.


Stamps: Kickin' It (The Cat's Pajamas)
Ink: Memento Black, Granny Apple Green, Copics
Paper: Whisper White, Pleased As Punch DSP

      
 

Sending Flowers......FMS428







Our niece - who works for the city of Rochester -  received a wonderful recognition this week.  This was the press release:

March is Women’s History Month and in light of the 200th anniversary of Susan B. Anthony's birth and the centennial of the 19th amendment, Mayor Warren is acknowledging and celebrating the important role women play in shaping our families, city, nation, and the world—especially those who are often overlooked.
Today's exceptional woman of City Hall is Sarah Boyce, Principal Staff Assistant (City Budget Analyst).






Sarah's parents grew up in the town where Susan B. Anthony was born and she was born there as well -  which is kinda cool!  The first thing the Big Guy said was we have to send her flowers. But nope.....everything closed this week so we were out of luck.  

So I decided to channel Narelle (one of our FMS team members who makes amazing floral designs) and create a floral card for Sarah.  Sending virtual flowers is the best we can do right now but she will know how proud we are of her!



Amy has a great sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches!  Hope you join us!

Stamps: Happy Birthday To You, Label Me Bold
Paper: Whisper White,  Petal Promenade DSP
Inks: Call Me Clover, Copics


      
 

Just Bee-cause



Hanging around home is the norm these days and it seems like there has been plenty to do.  I haven't even started a Netflix binge yet!  I have managed to do a major clean up in my craft room and my plan is to send out at least one card a day to say hello to a friend.  I loved the sweet simple sketch at Cas(e) this Sketch so I made six of these bee cards to send out his week......just bee-cause.....




                                                

Stamps: Just Bee-Cause (Sunny Studio)
Paper: Whisper White, Butterfly Basics DSP, Whisper White
Ink: Memento Black, Copics
      
 

Fusion: Cake





I thought we all could use some cake....and a smile today.  I live in upstate NY and we are all hanging close to home these days.  I did attend a staff meeting at the library earlier this week to discuss the closing of the library for the rest of the month - or perhaps even longer.  It is such a surreal situation we are all in.  As I left I ran into one of our regular library patrons who was walking by.  We kept our distance and chatted for a minute about the library closing.  And then she left me with these words:  I am almost 80 and I will be careful but I will not be afraid.......

I am so going to try to follow her example!



I love a good piece of cake so I went with the cake theme and the sketch this week at Fusion.  Hope you join us!

                                      

Stamps: Celebrate With Cake, Funny Bones (Riley & Co)
Ink: Coastal Cabana, Mango Melody, Grapefruit Grove, Pretty Peacock
Paper: Whisper White, Dino Days DSP, Follow Your Art DSP







      
 

It's Spring! FMS427





This is a worrisome time but I am doing my best to find smiles where I can.  The snow is almost gone, the sun is warmer and I am still walking my two miles outside every day.  Technology keeps us connected and all of a sudden I have extra crafting and reading time!  

My mother's facility is now enforcing a no visitors policy.  I am grateful they are doing their best to keep the residents safe.  We had our first face time phone call yesterday thanks to Elizabeth, the activities director.  My mother had never seen such a thing and Erin and I kept laughing at her comments and reactions as she tried to figure it out.  She kept pointing to me and telling Elizabeth...."Doesn't she look great?  That's my daughter and she's 93!  You would never know it!"

I do look great for 93!  Hope you find a bit of joy each day......



Narelle has a wonderful sketch for us this week at Freshly Made Sketches - hope you join us!



Stamp Set: Under My Umbrella, Simply Celebrate Spring (Lawn Fawn)
Paper:  Whisper White, Gorgeous Grape, Pleased As Punch DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Gorgeous Grape, Copics