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Another Fun….

…blog personality test thingy!  This one I saw on Mary-Jo’s blog!  It’s a little weird but most of them are!!!


You Are 12% Weirdo


Your thinking is so in line with the mainstream, it’s pretty freaky.
Have you ever considered running for political office?
You’re so normal, people can’t help but feel comfortable with you!

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Do You Like Tetris?

This is completely Non-Stamping related! It’s just a funny my friend Brooke sent me this morning!  I Love the game Tetris, but I’m not sure I would like to play it this way!  Enjoy!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

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Can I Play Today???

I sure hope so!  I haven’t stamped since before Christmas.  Life just has been in the way.  My plan for today is to finish the January budget, pay some bills and PLAY!!!!  Here is something really cute I found on another friend’s blog!  I thought you might like it as well!

This was inspired by the children’s book, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" by Laura Joffe Numeroff. Hope you enjoy!

 
If You Give a Girl a Stamp
By Tracy Harp
If
you give a girl a stamp she‘ll want to make a card…she’ll need an ink
pad to go with it. She will spend hours pouring over colors trying to
decide just the right one to buy. In the end she’ll decide she just
can’t choose so she’ll buy them all.
Then she’ll remember she’ll
need card stock to match the ink so she’ll quickly add four packs of
assorted paper to her list, oh and white, vanilla, black and kraft!
Thinking
about certainly celery, purely pomegranate, pale plum and pumpkin pie
will make her hungry so she’ll go to the kitchen for a snack. While
munching on cookies she’ll realize she needs ideas of what to do with
the stamp. She’ll go to her computer and google rubber stamping.
She’ll
find a site called Splitcoaststampers. Wow!! So many techniques and
ideas and a gallery that never ends. She’ll spend hours gazing at
beautiful cards and projects. Her eyes will become dry from staring at
the computer screen. She’ll go to the bathroom for some eye drops.
On
the way, she’ll pass her family sitting at the kitchen table waiting
for dinner. She’ll quickly heat up some leftovers and try to pretend
she hadn’t forgotten. While talking about the days events, her son will
bring out the school pictures he had gotten that day.
That will
remind her she wanted a digital camera to take pictures of her cards so
she can start her own SCS gallery. She’ll convince hubby of all the
reasons the “family” needs a new camera. He will finally agree and
she’ll head to the store to buy one.
On her way home she’ll pass by
Joanns and remember she needs an Ott-Lite to go with the camera she
just bought. While shopping for a light she’ll see aisles of paper,
punches, embellishments and ribbon. She’ll pick out a cart full of
items but realize they don’t carry THE punch she saw used on a card she
saved to her favorites. She’ll return home and go back to
Splitcoaststampers to find out where to get THE punch.
Her search
will lead her to someone’s blog where she’ll see a Starbucks bottle
made into a cute candy container. That will remind her she has some
bottles in the recycling bin so she’ll go to the garage to rescue them
from the trash.
While in the garage she’ll see her son’s bike which
will remind her she needs to buy a new helmet for his birthday.
Thinking about birthdays will remind her she wanted to bake some
cupcakes for him to take to school.
As she walks to the kitchen
she’ll pass by the table and see the stamp. The stamp will remind her
that she wanted to make a card and she’ll probably want some…

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This came through on an email of one of my online stamping groups!  It is so funny, I just had to post it here!!

"You know you are addicted to stamping when….."


You know you’re a stamper when you have glitter all over your face

when you look down and realize you are wearing Chocolate Chip and Certainly
Celery – not brown and green

you take a piece of SU! card stock with you to the paint store so you can
paint your walls your favorite color

When you buy the Starbucks frapachino’s or altoid’s just so you can make
gifts with the containers

everything you see in the store you say "I could stamp on that"

you have a copy of the SU! catalog not only on your coffee table, but in
your car, at your nightstand, and in the bathroom!

you buy a candle you don’t need in the color you don’t like just to have the
little decorative metal tag to use for dry embossing or as an embellishment
on a card

when you sleep with a notebook on your nightstand to wright down ideas that
come to your mind when your in bed

Your vacation luggage to Kauai holds more stamping supplies than clothing

Your carry on luggage holds quick WOW projects to complete while waiting to
board the plane and in flight

Your annual CHA tradeshow trips to the Anaheim Convention Center do not
include Disneyland side trips

the neighbor across the street asks if I ever sleep because when she gets up
during the night she sees my stamp room light on

Friends and family look forward to receiving their hand stamped BD and
holiday cards

you go on a long weekend retreat to the Sierra mountains with church friends
and volunteer to bring a stamp project for an afternoon activity

your children see someone they don¹t know
smiling at them at McDonalds and ask you, ³mommy, is that one of your
stamping ladies?² and when you say ³no², they yell at her – ³hey lady, you
should come to our house and make some cards

You know you are  stamper when…. you see someone’s beautiful outfit and
you just KNOW you can replicate it for a card

When you shop for paint colors, you think in terms of "mellow moss" or "so
saffron

You go out in public with ink stains on your fingers and glitter on your
face

when your children ask you if they should wear their Night of Navy pants or
the Brocade Blue ones with the Real Red shirt

when you describe the sunset as Almost Amethyst with hints of So Saffron

Even the dog is sporting a stamped Halloween costume (stamped of course)

When you have enough sets to insulate your house

when your dinner table is completely covered with stamping projects at all
times

when you say to a potential mugger – "Stop, I have a heat gun

when you know glitter is handy for locating your lost husband or children at
the mall

when you promise to go to bed after you finish this card; no really after
you finish THIS card; and it turns into never

when you use your double sided tape to hem a skirt

when you go shopping with a friend and say "Oh, I Iove that Really Rust
blouse

You try to stamp anything that does not move very fast, including children
and pets

You feel you need a 12 step program but do not really want to be cured( I
use this one ALL the time)

You have a kitchen table that can not be eaten at without moving a large
tote of supplies

Seeing the top of your stamp area has not happened for months

You have stamps that have not been mounted

You have to have all 48 colors of stamp pads, markers, paper and the In
colors and neutrals

The camper has general supplies including Stampin’ Spots, paper, paper
cutter, and 2-4 stamp sets

When you walk by a card in the store and say to yourself,  "I can make
that!"

when…your husband has to specify "that
bangy thing you use to set eyelets" when he wants you to hand him the
hammer

you smooth out your nails with sanding
blocks because you know where THEY are, but you have no idea where your
nail file might be

you buy 3 bottles of nail polish and
never use them on your fingers, but you’ve got all your new rubber stamp
wood blocks sealed so they don’t get stained with ink

you accidentally refer to your blow
dryer as a "heat tool

you buy Swiffer dusting refills or
Bounce dryer sheets without any housework in mind

you report to your family that the
weather forecast today calls for a clear Soft Sky, possibly Going Grey
by mid-afternoon

Linda Rhondstat is not the first thing
you think of when you hear the words "Blue Bayou

your husband comes home and tells you
his new boss’ birthday is coming up, and he really wants to make a great
impression, so he asks YOU to make the card

when you spend more time in your stamp room than
you do in bed

you go to sleep planning card layouts

when you spout item or page
numbers from memory

when every card you see you say, Oh I have
that set it is one of my favorites

you teach your maid (not that I have one) to stamp and she no longer cleans

when you save your "frills" from purchases to
uses as embellishments on your cards

your kids go to grandma’s house and ask for stamps and punches and she gives
them postage stamps and makes a fist

you tell your husband you’d like to paint the dining room mellow moss, you
buy a new sweater that is apricot appeal and giving directions to a stranger
you tell them to turn left just after you pass the brocade blue house on the
corner

you see a molded design on a styrofoam take-out container and think it would
make a great card

you go to Michael’s or the SBS and buy MORE paper just because it’s on sale
(even though your shelves, storage, whatever is bursting at the seams!!)

looking at your hands w/out ink on them looks wrong

when you are looking at the dress of the woman in front of you at church and
note the color combination to use to make a card!

(I actually did this and wrote down the comparable colors

…you take your color coach to the paint store with you

your customers write checks out to you as Stampin’ ____

your kids leave notes on your stamping desk instead of any other surface in
your home

your purse is the mini catalog bag that you got at convention

You have more money invested in stamps and inkpads than clothes in your
closet

you play dominoes with friends and even the husbands refer to the
> domino colors in Stampin’ Up! Colors

you ask your husband to pick up a stalk of certainly celery from the grocery
store

when your kids start making art projects out of the extra rubber from
cutting out stamps AND then you start stamping with it.  And yes I have done
this.  Makes a great mosaic…..

when you save every conceivable type of packaging (cardboard boxes,
acrylic/plastic cases, etc.), because you just know you can turn it into
something fabulous one day

You buy a table cloth because it looks like one of our designer series
papers

You know you are a stamper when an advert comes on TV promoting an upcoming
( tonight ) current affairs program talking about a white ant infestation
doing lots of damages to homes in some area ( don’t know where yet ) and
your 24 year old son says.

"Hey mum don’t forget to lock your stamps away somewhere safe.  You don’t
want all those white ants to come to this area and gobble up all that wood".
I should have told him I have lots of unmounteds anyway

You know you are a stamper when you are at work at an auto assembly plant,
you look at a new car with a new color and think, "Wow, Not Quite Navy!"

You know when you’re a stamper when, you go out to dinner and YOUR
HUSBAND and he confiscates all the chip board coasters for you so you
can use them later to make books out of them. What a guy, you just
gotta love a man who takes care of his stampaholic wife

….you look at eveything from clothing tags to soup
can labels and ask yourself: How can I use this in my
art?? LOL

You know you are a stamper when you buy clothes to match a stamp set or buy
a stamp set to match your clothes

You know you are a stamper when you stare at other people and try to
identify the SU colors of their clothing.

You know you are a stamper when your husband says, gee, this is even
prettier than a Hallmark card and cheaper too (if only he knew the truth).

You know you are a stamper when you’ve covered a boo-boo with another layer
or some ribbon, LOL!

You know you are a stamper when you can recall all the dates of SU events,
promotions, catalog distribution, mini catalog and SAB dates but cannot
remember the birthdates of your sister’s three kids, or for that matter her
birthday either.

You know you are a stamper when you have "scoped" out all the stamping
stores located in or near (within 100 miles) of your vacation site.

You know you are a stamper when you try to figure out how to get your
step-son to let you stamp the cast on his broken arm. Would embossing get
too hot?

You have boxes of empty coffee cans, pull tabs, baby food jars and starbucks
bottles….you aren’t recycling…you’re saving them to stamp on them and
give them away as gifts.

…you are moving into a new house and you can pack EVERYTHING in SU boxes!
Yep, it’s true!  And that kraft paper that comes in our boxes was FABULOUS
to use rather than newspapers!  LOL

Even your 9-year old granddaughter "sees" the world in SU colors.  "Look
Grams, that truck is Yo-Yo Yellow!"

You know you are a stamper when you don’t throw away your paper trash
(cereal boxes, cardboard inserts, yogurt containers, water bottles) because
you can make a stamped gift from it or use it for chipboard on a stamping
project.

Or leave the clothes at home to make more room for the stamps in your
suitcase for vacation!!

You know you are  stamper when…. you just paint your nails clear, because
you always have ink on them anyway.

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Newspaper Funny!

I read this on Anna’s blog this morning!  I thought is was so funny!  It actually made me think of my BIL.  He is a police officer back home! 

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Then I saw this funny card on Sherry Cheever’s blog!  It’s so funny how the two could go together!!!

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