Pool Re-do and Delightful Day Tag and Gift

If you’ve been following me, you’ve probably seen photos of our pool that needed to be re-surfed. Sunday they did the Pebble Tek, and yesterday, they acid washed and we started filling the pool. The water went on about 11am and we turned it off about 10pm and then started again this morning about 6:30am. It will take about 42,000 gallons to fill. I hate to see what our water bill is going to be……more…

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Inspiring Iris with Stitched Lace Die

The Inspiring Iris stamp set, is so easy to use. You have the outline, in Memento Black Ink, stems are stamped in Pear Pizzazz  & the flowers are stamped in Seaside Spray, Terracotta Tile, Rose Rococo, & Pretty Peacock Ink. Don’t you love the Stitched Lace Die? I’ve got some tips for you. My card base is Thick Whisper White cut at, 4 1/4″ x 11″, scored at 5 1/2″.  The color strip is 3″…

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Jocelyn’s 8th Grade Graduation, & Happy Tails Sympathy Card

Before we get to my card, I wanted to share a few family photos of Jocelyn’s 8th grade graduation. We were sitting too far back to actually see her walk up when they said her name. But after dinner we got a couple of photos. The weather went from 85 degrees while we were waiting for the ceremony to start, to 65 degrees after dinner. The wind was cold.  My husband said something funny and…

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