Last month was busy, busy, busy! Cub Scout day camp, a quick getaway to Erie, and then Cub Scout overnight camp. It was, mostly, fun times. It was also rainy, challenging, caused a bit of homesickness for all of us, and when we were home I felt like the laundry was never ending!!! One last time away before summer winds down and school starts, but we're staying at my mom's so it's almost like home and a washer and dryer are included in the accomodations :)
I did manage to steal away one evening to recharge with some girlfriends and attended the Stamp Scrap Art Tour's Pittsburgh stop. We had a blast at the Make and Take and picked up some cute stamp sets :)
Repeat Impressions StampsThe stamp set I used on these cards is from Repeat Impressions. I purchased the uncut, unmounted, stamp sheet....lots of stamps for a great price!
|Repeat Impressions, Plate 9700 Contain Yourself Series|
I did have a mission prior to leaving for the stamp show.....masculine images. My husband has suggested that I make some cards that aren't so "girly." I'm hoping if they are "boy-ee" enough I can still put some glitter on though ;)
Mission accomplished! The Repeat Impressions set will work well. It will be easy to mix and match the stamps for tons of versatility.
Rubber Cottage StampsI immediately knew this vintage pickup truck image from Rubber Cottage Stamps needed to make an appearance on some cards soon too :) They have some great vintage image stamps!
|Rubber Cottage Stamps - Old Pickup #1159FB|
Dare 2 B Artzy StampsThe cute little owl set I scored from from Dare 2 B Artzy will make a nice addition too.
owls and hot air balloon stamps sets that I had a hard time choosing. Fortunately my friend bought a few too, just in case I need to change it up ;)
Three hours of crafty fun, a quick dinner beforehand, and great company to boot?! Oh yeah, it made for a great little escape :)
The House That Stamps Built DCC730
Pile It On #31
What are your favorite stamp/craft getaway ideas? Do you stay local or make it a weekend trip?
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