This is such a fun time of year, and with the mild weather, I’ve really enjoyed it this summer! I’m sitting here with a bowl of Breyer’s Reese’s Cup ice cream watching the Orioles play in Oakland. Go O’s!!! Today I went to the Plein Air Festival in Easton. I’ve always wanted to go, but as you know, the heat and humidity are usually unbearable this time of year. Since it was beautiful today, I thought it would be the perfect day to go. For those that aren’t familiar with Plein Air Art, all of the paintings are done in the open air as opposed to being done in a studio. Artists have been spread all over the county all week, creating beautiful works of art, featuring beautiful flowers, waterfront, and the historic buildings here. Today was the Quick Draw competition, where artists only had 2 hours to create their masterpieces. I can barely draw a stick figure, so I really appreciate who can draw and paint. I got there in time for the show and sale, which is also outside, in the street with music and a great festive atmosphere. It was a fun way to spend a few hours. OK OK OK….on to the information that you REALLY want!
Holiday Inn Express – Rt. 50 – Easton
August 29th – 31st
$100.00 for the Weekend
- You can start cropping on Friday at 10am and stay as late you’d like. Saturday and Sunday you can start cropping as early as you want and stay as late as you want.
- Fee is for cropping only. If you would like to spend the night, email me and I will see what kind of rate I can get with the hotel.
- Food is not included, but hotel offers water and coffee. A nice continental breakfast is included if you stay at the hotel.
- Please email if you plan to attend. I had quite a few people interested when I sent the last email. I don’t want to overbook!
- Payment can be mailed to: Pam Larmore – P.O. Box 73 – Cordova, MD 21625
Hello! Hello! Hello! We’re in the middle of this crazy thing called summer, but it’s a beautiful day here on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. I’ve had a great summer so far. I had some health problems the past two summers, and didn’t really do much. I’m trying to make up for lost time. My little garden is looking great, and the landscaping around my house is coming along nicely. The hubby and I have plans for more yard and house projects through the rest of the summer and fall, so I will continue to stay busy!
It’s hard to squeeze in crafting time when the weather is so nice, and there’s so much fun stuff to do outside. I have made some cards though, and I wanted to share this one with you today. Someone has asked me to make them some blank note cards cards, and I think I will use this design. They go together quickly, and I think they will be perfect.
I used the Serene Silhouettes Stamp Set and Beautiful Wings Embosslits to make this Stampin’ Up Card. The paper and ink colors are Rose Red and Pink Pirouette. It’s really helpful when you’re Mom is a Stampin’ Up demonstrator. I have a lot of inks, but I don’t always have all the paper colors that I need.
I hope you’re enjoying your summer too and finding time to relax with a crafty project.
I’m linking up at Lou Lou Girls Linky Party. You should see the awesome projects over there!
My daughter’s boyfriend is a HUGE Baltimore Orioles Fan. For his birthday, she bought him two tickets to a game in September.
Since he works long hours and has an unpredictable schedule, she wanted to tell him in advance so that he could take off work. She was so excited to tell him though that she couldn’t even wait until the tickets came. She went to Ben Franklin Crafts and bought a great Baltimore Orioles title and baseball stickers to make a card.
Since the title was rather large at about 7″, she made a card that’s 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″. She said that she had an idea before she started so it didn’t take her very long to make it. I love how it turned out, and she was so happy with herself!
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Today I made a baby card using the Create A Critter Cricut Cartridge to share with you today.
I rarely need a baby card, but I really like making them! They are always so sweet, and the colors are so cheerful. I used the Create A Critter Cricut Cartridge to cut this sleeping owl.
I used the Songbird Cricut Cartridge to cut the branch that she is sitting on. I wanted to add something to the branch, so I found these tiny Prima flowers in my stash. I used the Build A Bird Punch to cut the leaves out of dotted paper.
The “Hello Baby” is from the Stampin’ Up set called Teeny Tiny Wishes. It is stamped onto a label punch also from Stampin’ Up.
All of the designer papers are from a Die Cuts With a View baby girl paper stack. The cardstock is from Bazzill. To finish the card, I added tiny pearls to the centers of the flowers, inked the edges of branch so it would stand out a little better, and glued a small pink bow to the owl’s head.
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Thank you for joining us on My Cricut Craft Room’s BLING Blog Hop. The ladies have made some wonderful projects!
I used the Cricut to make this great sign for my niece. The Cricut is so versatile and can be used for all kinds of crafts.
My 8 year old niece, LOVES to play Beauty Salon. My brother invited my Mom, my daughter, and me over one Sunday afternoon for a day of pampering at Makayla’s Salon. She does a really good job applying nail polish and eye shadow for a someone still in elementary school! Read more »
Hello everyone and Thank You for joining us for My Cricut Craft Room’s Wedding Blog Hop!
I haven’t done a Blog Hop in a VERY long time, and I thought this was a great time to join one. I made this pretty Cricut Wedding Card.
Ahhhhh……Calgon, Take me away!!!! This little bunny enjoying his bubble bath always makes me laugh. To see the whole card… Read more »
Here is a quick Cuttlebug Card that you can make in about a half hour. It could be used to wish someone a Happy Birthday or Congratulations on your Graduation. You can add the sentiment of your choice. Read more »
I don’t like real mice, but they sure are cute on cards! This one is simply adorable, sleeping so soundly on the leaf, under the flower. Read more »