Julie Butler - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Julie Butler - Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator

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Friday, October 29, 2010

The week that was

Wow, what a fun week it's been so far.   Tuesday I went over to a friends studio to stamp.  I was struggling to get an idea for team training swaps so just fiddled around a bit and came up with the little yellow box in the photo below.   I have since modified the basic idea and come up with something great (will share after training).  The rest of the week has been much of the same.   Playing around with concepts and ideas, lots of blog surfing as well.   The other yellow box is destined for the mother of one of my friends who is having a rough time after the death of her former husband.  I intend on filling it with a few goodies for her.

Today I tried my hand at a top note box, using Danielle's design from  her Just Add Ink tutorial.   I used Blushing Bride, Chocolate Chip and Very Vanilla cardstock, versamarked the blushing bride and then used the chocolate chip ink for the words.   I'm really pleased with how it turned out.

On a sadder note, we just discovered that my 13 yr old son's much loved goldfish Splash has just departed for fish heaven.  Splash had been in our family for just over 2 years and was the catalyst for our fish habit.  We now have 8 remaining goldfish and I imagine another one soon.   Obviously he is quite sad and tonight we will be giving him the proper burial - in the "coffin" designed and made by my boy just this afternoon

Anyway, thats me for today - im hoping to enter the Just Add Ink just add birthday challenge so have my thinking cap on for inspiration.  



  1. I am so sorry for the loss of Splash, but it looks like you are giving him a fitting send off in his casket. Well done!

    Glad you enjoyed Extravaganza Julie. It WAS a fun day!

  2. Thanks Paula - he did a pretty good job of making the casket I thought

  3. Tell James he did a wonderful job of lil Splashy's casket - Splash would be proud. :)