Tuesday, July 30, 2013

WOYWW 217 and Birthday Card Club!

I was about to take a totally unstaged photo of my desk, and realized I couldn't show you anything on it, as it consisted of a mess of ink and applicators, unreleased stamp sets and work possibly for publication!

So here is my other desk!
I'm going to get a bumper sticker that says "My other desk is a loom!"

I love all of my tools, even the ones that don't fit on my desk!

What's it all about? WOYWW. Join the international fun- show us your desk and get to snoop around others!

Shout out to Maryella Wilson of A Stamp Artist Place, for being the stamp Mom to all of us, against all economic and personal odds!
Here are some birthday cards for the special women in our Birthday Card Club  featuring the new Quietfire Design Digital Files
 Cupcake cut file with Cuttlebug swiss dots and a Darice embossing folder

Happy Family Days inside Spellbinders Floral Ovals

 Digital Happy Birthday inside Digital Flourished Leaf Oval

Digital Cupcake inside Spellbinders Decorative Labels one.

The cards are in the mail, so I hope they get them before they read this!

(shameless ad)
Quietfire Design Digital files will be available in the Silhouette Online Shop,starting in September!

Comments and questions always welcomed!

Tuesday, July 23, 2013


 All I managed to make today was a mess.
You see here, in the lousy photo, the new stamps I can't show you, and cards that have filled the circular file!
They are lovely stamps, and you will see them soon.

I got a new stamp gear that somehow moved itself out of the photo- it is on my desk somewhere- that is square. Some day I will find time to play with it.

My love affair with Cameo continues tho there is no sign of her here.

Are any WOYWWers digital cutter designers?
I'm looking for guest designers to do two posts a month for Quietfire Creations Blog.

If you are an established blogger who uses a digital cutter that takes SVG files and might be interested, leave me a comment or email(in my profile) with your blog address and we will chat!
Here, on the right you see my latest roommate- the paper rack I got at the Goodwill for $8.50.
I have a rule,
If something comes in, something must go out

...so there has been wild reorganization, tears and now I can't find anything!

Obviously these photo's are NOT STAGED!
Wondering why you are looking at my desk? Because it is What's on Your Workdesk Wednesday.

Comments and questions always welcomed.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Staying Alive.... How Old Would You BE......

July in my little mountain town needs a few extra days.
Add in CHA and 17" of rain since July 1, and you can create your own excuses for my lack of blogging.

Forgive me in advance, as there are also several things in the works I can't show you  yet.

My love affair with Cameo continues as we work on our relationship together.
It's been so wet, I've had to iron my paper to get it to cut!

This card is going off to an 80th Birthday Party.
Every element on this card was on my desk!

The Lovely Flourished Rose is part of the new Floral-Thank You Set by Queitfire Design.
The deckled oval was cut with my Cameo Digital cutter to fit the quote.
The inside is stamped from the Happy Family Days set, and thermal embosses in Queens Gold (thanks Yogi!)

Please don;t give up on me! and be sure to check Quietfire Creations often for lots of inspiration while I am MIA!

Comment and questions always welcomed!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

WOYWW 214( who's counting?) and Week in Review. Love Much- the video!

No staging. Ha!. It is what it is. Why am I showing you my desk? WOYWW
At our monthly Fiber ARts Alliance meeting we did surface design with alcohol ink and paper fabric? fabric paper? It's on the left. Fun.
I've been turning everything into a rosette. Don't stand still or you will be liable!

Details on the card at Quietfire Creations. Have I mentioned I'm in love with my Cameo?
Right now some of our Digital Cut Files are Free!

Scroll down and see what I did with my cut files and hat for the 4th
If you are not tired of my comings and goings with Spellbinders click here.

and now, what  you've all been waiting for
LOVE MUCH, the Video

It's 30 minutes, so get a cuppa and some tissues and enjoy!

Comments and questions always welcomed!

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Be Free!

Every year I have great plans for this hat!
Suddenly it is the morning of July 4th, and time to go to the parade and I'm rummaging through my holiday stash to find something red, white and blue to put on my hat.
This year, it was pouring at 10:00 am  parade start at 10:30, so it was going to be more of an umbrella event!

New in my life is Cameo, my digital cutter, and Quietfire Design Digital Cut files!

All that you love in rubber, now almost instantly downloadable to your   cutting software. You can draw with it too, if your machine takes pens, and print and cut!

The flower is made from Little Flowers.
I stacked them, and made the center from grunge paper, held together with a brad.
Once you have the files you can size, resize and alter the shapes to your hearts content.

and the stars from Little Stars and Pennant. I stacked them with a bit of glitter glue and sewed them on with an E bead center.

My sad little pennants I cut from some ribbon- it's still raining!!!

and what you don't use makes great confetti!!!

Right now, both files are a FREE download!

Email me or leave me a comment if you need digital help!
Comments and questions always welcomed.

Many Thanks to all who contacted me to ask about my Fire Fighter son. He is fine, tho saddened as we all are by the loss of 19 of our finest young adults. Prayers and Healing Light to all.