Wrapped & Ready
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Wrapped & Ready

Years ago I bought a huge jar of Twinklets Diamond Dust from the craft store. It’s the same stuff that is used to make fake fruit look suga...
New Helmet and a Ride
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New Helmet and a Ride

For the last couple of months I been searching for a new helmet. I been using a boring gray full faced one since I started riding on the bac...
Little Snowy a chubby snowman.
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Little Snowy a chubby snowman.

I made this card for The Stamp Shack Sketch Challenge #3 (to access the Creative Corner you must have a Shack Plus membership). When it was...
Squished
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Squished

I have a thing for snowmen, especially the playful chubby kind. When I came across this stamp ( The Whole Gang from Inky Antics ) I had to ...
Jake once more...
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Jake once more...

Riley and I were looking though some pictures of Jake as a puppy and I just had to share this one. He loved to lay under the kitchen chai...

Rapture of the Road...

I want to pass along the news that I no longer have a separate motorcycle blog (Rapture of the Road). All my adventures of learning to ride...
Our fur baby is the big 2!
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Our fur baby is the big 2!

Look at the big two year old! Jake, our spoiled dog had a wonderful birthday. I took him to have his nails done (trimmed). Then we walked a...
Snowflakes
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Snowflakes

We finally received snow here in Colorado Springs and it put me in the mood to make some holiday/winter cards. For both cards the image is...
Community Blogger Award
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Community Blogger Award

I just wanted to say thank you to Liz Frazier from Rippin-Kitten.com for giving Rapture of the Road the Community Blogger Award. ‘The Com...
My Friend Ronnie
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My Friend Ronnie

A few weeks ago I received this really exciting email from Jackie over at Inky Antics . She asked me if I would be willing to make more dis...
Baby Oil Problems
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Baby Oil Problems

Lately I’ve been using baby oil to blend Prismacolor Pencils instead of Gamsol. Well, I’m switching back to Gamsol! When I began to blend t...
Ride to Pueblo
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Ride to Pueblo

Yesterday my brother in law and I joined some of the Mountain Shadow Riders (MSR) members for a ride to Pueblo . This was my first group ri...
Christmas Mice
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Christmas Mice

I had a little extra time to play with some new stamps that I bought last week from my local stamp store (Simple Pleasures). I went to SP to...
Virtual Swap
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Virtual Swap

This is a card I made using images that Nancy ( directmailscrapper ) sent me for a Virtual Swap she posted at The Stamp Shack . I was reall...
I-25, Bouncing Helmet & $10,000
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I-25, Bouncing Helmet & $10,000

I’ve been trying to ride as much as I can before the snow comes along. The weather here in Colorado has been fantastic for November, Thur...
Gobble Gobble
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Gobble Gobble

This past weekend I had to run to Wal-Mart to pick up a new round corner punch. When I was using the punch I had, the guide broke in half....
Mistakes, Changes & Riding
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Mistakes, Changes & Riding

Have you ever sat to make a quick card and ended sitting for a couple hours trying to get it right? I had such a terrible time with this ca...
Copics, Watercolors & Scallops
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Copics, Watercolors & Scallops

I’ve been struggling with the decision if I should jump on the Copic craze. I saw this tutorial No Copics... No Problem that Julie posted ...
Breast Cancer Awareness Ride
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Breast Cancer Awareness Ride

Last weekend (6 Oct), Mountain Shadow Riders (MSR) sponsored its annual Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Ride and I didn’t have a chance to po...
Uplifting Occasion
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Uplifting Occasion

This is another one of those stamps that I’ve had for some time. The stamp is Uplifting Occasion by Penny Black , I always liked the little...
A little break...
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A little break...

Riley and Austin are on their two week fall break, we spent the last week in Illinois visiting grandparents and family. We usually have a he...

I’m tired of being jerked around!

A couple weeks ago I took my bike in for service and they made some adjustments. I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks trying to get ...

Matchbox Twenty

Okay so I’ve been a huge fan of Matchbox Twenty since their first CD. Tomorrow (October 2) they release a two disc-album with six new track...
The unenviable happened once again.
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The unenviable happened once again.

Ugh… I dropped my bike once AGAIN, that’s twice! Today I was out driving downtown Colorado Springs. I was headed down Cascade (which dead e...
Moose-rable
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Moose-rable

I realize that a moose is usually used for a masculine card, and this moose is masculine since his name is Lester (Inky Antics) but I love...

Rapture of the Road

Okay I think I have my new blog is ready for viewing... I'm pretty excited about it. Take a peek and let me know what you think: Raptu...

I'm moving...

My blog posts... that is. I’ve decided to start a new blog about my motorcycle journey. I’ve been moving over all the post pertaining to m...
Blending with Baby Oil
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Blending with Baby Oil

When I color my critter images I use Prismacolor Pencils blended with Gamsol. Lately I’ve been noticing that more and more ladies are choos...
Filling Up... ugh!
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Filling Up... ugh!

I took my bike in Tuesday for the 5,000 mile service and although it was huge expense I was really impressed with the fantastic customer se...
Mom's Butt
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Mom's Butt

I just love the new Ronnie Walter Collection from Inky Antics … I can totally relate to these images! Every time I see this stamp (Glancing...
Ha'ROAR'ween is coming...
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Ha'ROAR'ween is coming...

It’s time to pull out the Halloween stamps and this is one of my newer stamps. This little critter is House Mouse Stamp of the Month for Se...
130 Miles Today
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130 Miles Today

Do you believe it… I put 130 miles on my bike today! That is one huge accomplishment for me and I did it alone! The weather was perfect and...
New Rubber and Pebbles
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New Rubber and Pebbles

A few weeks ago Riley and I meet some friends at Rubber Stamp and Scrapbook Expo. The Expo had a couple new vendors, one of those vendors h...