Tuesday, October 17, 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 384 ~ Pumpkin

This is going to be a busy week for me....  first I started my online card making class, I am also attending a course with the Hands with Love Longevitology Association, on top of that, I still have my regular teaching going on, I can already tell by the time I get home in the evening, I will be so tired, so DH has to do all the cooking this week I guess! : )

This week at City Crafter Challenge Blog, the theme is PUMPKIN, check out challenge details HERE!


I just bought new watercolor paper so I am having fun with it...


see what happened if you did not embossed the sentiment after stamping?


but I have fun though...... thanks for stopping by!

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Fall Thank You Card

Fall is my favorite season of the year, I am sure I have told you that my Chinese name means Autumn.
The girls and the dogs will all be home on Thanksgiving, although it is still weeks away, but I am all excited already.

Today's card is a Fall Thank You Card using the pretty bloom called "Together we bloom" from Studio Katia.


I don't think I used the color orange this much....


unless I want to make something to go with the mood of the seasons....

and then I love the bloom so much I can't help but make another one.....


then another one......


all in beautiful fall colors.....

I love the bloom so much I can't stop just at fall....


please allow me to show the spring collection too! : )



I am linking my Fall Thank You Card at World CardMaking Day Studio Katia










Tuesday, October 10, 2017

City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 383 ~ What a Fun-ghi

This week at City Crafter Challenge Blog, the theme is What a Fun-ghi! Check out challenge details HERE!

Here's my card......


I used a stamp set from Hero Arts called You're a Fungi....


a little close up shot....



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Saturday, October 7, 2017

Happy World CardMaking Day!

Happy World CardMaking Day to all my crafty friends all over the world!

There are lots of fun things going on the crafty blogs I followed, I just can't sit here and do nothing, so I make a card just to play along!


The flower stamps and sentiment are from Papertrey Ink....


I am just trying to play with my Copic Markers, my coloring skill is still bad and need a lot of improvement, I know!

The leaves are dies from My Favorite Things, thanks for stopping by!







Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Pray for Las Vegas and NBUS ##12

Thanks to those who has been asking, yes, here in Las Vegas, we are in a sad mood now.

Pray for Las Vegas


A city that I called home for the past 7 years.
DH and I go to the strip often, to eat, to play poker, and show friends around when they come visit, we were lucky that we were not at that particular casino that night, we supposed to meet up with friends to have dinner at the SLS casino, arrived there and found out that the went to a wrong location, so we drove to China Town to meet them instead, and then sent them back to their hotel at The Palms, these friends are from San Francisco, they come to Vegas often, and they stayed at those hotel on the strip every single time except this time, they decided to try out the service apartment at The Palms, whew...... however, everyone here is with a heavy heart though, school were let out early, and people were donating blood and bring supplies like water, sneak and blanket to the convention center for the families who flew here to find their loved ones. Once again,.......
pray for Las Vegas!


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When I see the NBUS challenge #12 at Darnell's blog, I just had to play along, look at my piles of NBUS....


and this is only a small portion, the new NBUS, LOL! I don't have the guts to dig into my craft storage yet! : 0

Christmas is on the way, I feel like I need to start working on those holiday cards....


the patterned paper is a book of 12x12 Christmas collection I bought long time ago when Michaels had them for $5


the Christmas tree die and stamp, sentiment die, they are all my NBUS from Lil'inker designs

I believe it was their Christmas release two years ago.


now all I need to do is to make 10 or 20 of them.....

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City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 382 ~ Shake it Up!

Hello October!!!!!
Our first challenge at City Crafter Challenge blog this month is Shake it Up!
Check out challenge details HERE!

I have a shaker card to share....


a little details......






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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

NYC and City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 381 ~ Colorful Birds

I went to NYC last week, to see little Alfie Coconut....


he is as cute as can be, I spent a lot of time at Dolce's apartment with Alfie while Dolce is at work, he sure is happy that I am there.

We stay at a hotel on the upper west side, just a few steps from The Dakota....


The Dakota Apartments is famous as the home of the John Lennon from 1973 to his murder outside the building in 1980.

I also went to the Strawberry Fields in Central Park, it was named after the Beatles' song Strawberry Fields Forever written by John Lennon.


This time we used a pet sitter for Papi recommended by our neighbor Bob. It didn't turn out well, it really DIDN"T!!!!!

My poor baby...


Well, Bob uses Joy, the pet sitter when he travels, which is not very often, he only has good things to say about Joy, so we didn't even hesitate, we called Joy a few days before our trip and she said OK right away, when she arrived, we told her that we don't wear shoes at home, so she did take off her shoes. And she also told us that she doesn't want to use our alarm system, well, she will be the one staying in our house for 4 days while we are gone, so we leave it to her. What she didn't know is that we have a pet cube, a pet camera where I used to see Papi while I am not at home with him, and for the kids when they want to see Papi too. It shocked me to death when the first thing I saw Wednesday morning, I saw Joy pushes Papi real hard when he stand up and watch her prepared her food, and then Papi was very scared..............

video

My heart was bleeding when I saw that, sop sop....

And that is no all, she wore her shoes around the house, and worst thing is, she invited different people to our house at least 4 different times. WHAT ON EARTH IS SHE THINKING?????? Not only she wore her shoes, all her friends walk on our clean carpet with their shoes on, Oh my, I was about to explode, we keep our house very clean, and then someone who supposed to pet sit and house sit (we didn't really need a house sitter), but this is what she does, she stay over when she pet sit.
She also lied to me that Papi eats well, I know my dog, and I watched from the video that Papi's bowl is full as she texted me and said:" Papi did very well, he finished all his food and I filled it up again, and then he ate it all up again" What a lier!
When we came home, we said nothing, we just pay her and hope she get out as soon as possible, everything just feels very different for both of us, we both feel that the house is very dirty, and that we were violated. Later, we found out that at least two of the people that came over was someone who stay two houses away, we have not talk to this couple because DH said when we first move to Vegas, he tried to say hello to them but they didn't response, and then 7 years went by, we don't really see them out of the house much, in fact, I don't even know how they look like. How would you feel that a neighbor that whom you have not really "met" or know, come into your house and have a house tour when you are not home, who invited them? who give them the right to come into our house knowing that we are not home? I just want to YELL OUT LOUD....... what is going on????????

SIGH...........

First thing we do the next morning is to change all our locks on the doors.
When you have someone at your house for a few days, and then found out that is one that cannot be trusted, and invited different people who you do not know to your house as if that is HER house, this is the least we can do!

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I better talk about happy things or I will explode!

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The theme is Colorful Birds, check out challenge details HERE!


Since it is holiday cards, I try to make a few more, with different patterned paper...



The stamps I used is a set called Song Bird by Papertrey Ink


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