January 24, 2011

Heartfelt Thanks and a Valentine

This is my very first post – EVER – I have only been part of the ‘stamping world’ for about a year.  Thus far, it has been an incredible journey.  The people you meet are just the most rewarding and talented group of artists that you will ever come across.  One of these talented artists is Carla Bazhenow of Carla’s Scraps http://www.carlas-scraps.com/ if it wasn’t for her none of this would be possible.  She goes over and beyond anything asked of her.  She’s like - Nationwide….always on your side!! *smile*   Be sure to check her blog out!!!  You’ll be glad you did, her work is absolutely beautiful.                  THANK YOU CARLA!




A valentine for Ansley


Ansley is my sweet Granddaughter.  She still hangs on to one or two stuffed animals.  One day soon I know they will all be gone.  

To make your card grow:

Stamps:  Northwoods
Paper:    E.Espresso, C.Cobbler, W.White, V.Vanilla Kraft and black
Ink:       E.Espresso
Punches: SU heart, circle and oval punches, MS border/heart punches and 1/4, 1/8 hole punches 


A valentine for Jarrett


And Jarrett is my sweet Grandson.  He is definitely a “BUG” kind of guy!
When I saw this little guy at http://technostamper.blogspot.com/ I knew I had to make it for him.  Check her blog out for all the details!

That’s it for my first adventure at blogging.  I see area’s in need of improvement but overall it’s a good thing.  Thanks for visiting with me and hope you will stop in again!  If anything I can help you with, I’m only an email away. 




Carla Bazhenow said...

Linda dear, you are too kind to me!!! I thank you so much for the kind words. I like being compared to Nationwide!!! Your cards for Ansley and Jarrett are so cute!!! They are gonna love them, awesome job!!! Your first post is terrific and I love it. Hugs to you my dear, Carla

Linda Callahan said...

Your blog is lovely! And your punched creatures are just adorable! Carla is a wonderful inspiration! Looking forward to more posts!

Dawn said...

Welcome to blog land!

Angela said...

Welcome to the blogging world! I love both of your cards! So cute!

Mary Fish said...

What fun cards and so much talent! Welcome to the blogging world. Hugs, Mary

Dawn T. said...

You're cards are terrific! Thanks for sharing! I know I will enjoy visiting your blog frequently! I am trying to get one up and going myself but haven't quite made it yet!

Pat said...

Love your cards. Glad to follow your blog.

Miranda said...

Linda, your cards are SUPER CUTE!!!!! Welcome to the wonderful world of blogging! I am a new follower and will be checking back soon! ~Miranda~


Gowiththeflo said...

Congrats Linda! Any friend of Carla's is a friend of mine! :-) Great work on getting your blog going - love punch art, your cards are wonderful! Best wishes for many more fun and exciting posts!

Tammy :-)

Pam~ said...

Hi Linda and welcome to the world of picture taking and blogging! Your cards are absolutely adorable! Count me in as a follower to to see your next great creations. I agree, Carla is the best! Have a great day!

Ruth said...

I think you are off to a great start. Your cards are adorable!! So creative and fun!! Thanks for taking the time to share and inspire others.

Kim said...

Yeah Linda!!! I told Carla I just couldn't wait and now here you are! Congratulations and I can't wait to see what else you create!! Happy blogging!

Kathy said...

Linds, I love your blog header, thr sunflowers are beautiful. I like your "buggy" valentine's card -your grandson will love it!
How cool that your stamping area is in a loft -Wow! I am one of the very new PALS < one month and I am now a follower of yours :-)
Congratualtions on your new blog,
Kathy Tolleson

Stampin' Dymonz said...

That bug Valentine is just too cute! Welcome to the world of blogging and to the PALS!!!

Diane said...

What a great start. It is so cute and so are your cards!!!

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