Thursday, December 17, 2009


I have no idea who made this stamp but figured you all would love to have one if we ever find out who issued it.

But the boots HAVE to go!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Milltown Obsessions House

Obsession is right. I have been on a binge looking for house stamps. Maybe it's because I want to move so bad. I hate it here in Michigan and have for a long time. It's too cold and I don't drive much. The closest stamp store is an hour away! What is up with that?? Altho, if I put all my stamps together, we could have a stamp store in theory. I just would not sell any to ya. But I might let ya stamp in my garage (you can sit on the boxes of flooring until I get it laid).

I never heard of this company before so if you have any info, let me know-the stamp is dated 1994. It is definitely out of business per Little Bit. I want more, please and thank you. Isn't this house incredible? I could live on the porch for a start. I miss my gramma's porch from back in the 60's but I do have one that spans the front of my house. It just ain't cool like this. And I don't really want to look at the neighbor's pot belly or hairy butt crack, either. So I stay in the back. And watch the dog tear up what is left of the lawn.

ETA-I found this stamp and paid under 12 bucks for it! It's huge!!! I want to live in it!! No mortgage either.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

House (Unknown)

Does anyone know who makes this stamp? There is nothing on the wood to give me a clue. I want to know if there are others in the series so I can make a city. If you think you know who manufactured it, or if there are others similar, let me know. The wood is a little banged up but I got it for 2.95! It doesn't look as if it was ever stamped, either.

At least there is no mortgage or need to get one on it. I like that!

Edited to add-This is Stamp Cabana.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

House Mouse Fruit Bowl

I love grapes. Any color, any style (altho seedless is better). But I won't buy grapes from Mexico. All the food scares in recent years have made me wary of Mexican produce unless I can scrub them well. So grapes must be US grown. You also won't get me to eat a banana from anywhere. I hates them! They are kryptonite! I'd rather die of starvation!

The possibility exists that this is a newer stamp. I don't know the title or the date but it's probably not a Stampa Rosa version as those were indexed in black. So we will assume this is fairly new. But it's too cute for words. Honestly if these mice toss as well as they seem to do and mousie can catch like that, maybe they should try out for the Detroit Lions. Looks like a completed pass to me. And no interception. We need a quarterback (even if I hate football, I do feel some empathy-just not a whole lot).

ETA: This stamp is called Fruitful Day. Thanks Curt in Carmel.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Normal Family

Out of the mouths of babes. Is there any such thing as a normal family? If so, will you adopt me? I know this is a fairly new stamps and can be had at Hobby Lobby but it's always sold out. When Lent is over, it will be mine from somewhere on the Internet. As long as I can find free shipping, I will be adding this to my collection.
There are several dozen of these wonderful kid quotes out there and it is my intention to have them all. I think I have about 8 and a wish list is on my messy desk. Funny, but there isn't a quote yet for messy that I know of. Is messy normal or a sign of a bigger problem and a whole other ball of wax? Anyways, if you want to adopt me, I will share my stamps and bake you bread. And I am a pretty good kidlet attendee. All I ask is that you don't break my heart. Cause that hurts too much.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Stampin' Up Asian Kimono Set

Okay, I can live without this set (no, you can't). I really have too many stamps (no, you don't). I am broke (so what?). I can find some designer paper and make this image of the kimono folded up pretty (you can't even fold towels square). An empty mail box is a good thing (an empty mail box will kill the mailbox by starving it). I'm trying to be good (bwa ha ha). What is that echo I keep hearing saying the opposite of what I mean? (dumb de dumb de dumb).

This is an old set I assume is discontinued. (the more you want it, right?). It's purdy (the more you want it, surely). Resistance is futile (you can't have it-so there!). Dibbity dibbity dibbity.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Old Church And Cemetery

I love old cemeteries. They have stories to tell. Some are better than others and some are boring. You won't find my story in a cemetery, tho. I plan on being cremated and spread over left field at Tiger Stadium. Or shot into space with the grenade launcher my daughter has threatened to purchase just for the occasion. I will either be a home run or go out with a bang-my next life will be interesting.

This stamp reminds me of the cemetery in Frankenmuth, Michigan. It's on the backside of a church with a tall spire that is many decades old. I have done this footrace many a time in July called the Volkslaufe (The People's Race) that runs thru town, over wooden bridges and just as you come back from the farmlands, you cross thru the cemetery and round the church before heading back down a hill into town and over another wooden bridge. It's a grand way to spend the Fourth of July each year, assuming you can outrun the inevitable tornado warnings or flooded Cass River. Stay for the fireworks, too.

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Kliban This Is The Life

Boy, when you got 96 Mackerels to spend on a USED stamp, you must be having a pretty decent life.The bidding started at 3.75 and escalated up the ladder pretty quickly. That amount of money would keep my kitties in canned yummo's for many many weeks. I wonder if the bidder gets carried away or if it makes no difference as long as he/she wins? I will leave the craziness for others. There is a good chance I can find lot of other kitty stamps and fill up a flat rate box much cheaper.

Besides, this kittah should be on a diet.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Penny Black Witch

This stamp was bid up to 29.00 dollars on EBay this weekend. I saw it at the last minute and knew it was out of my reach. I like witches. I've been called one on a few occasions. Been called another word, too. Some people have very limited vocabs.

There was no actual name on this nor a year that the seller could discern. I think it's from the late 1990's because the artwork is similar to a few I do have. Perhaps this same artist did them by season as the others are mostly spring or winter. All this is missing is a broom stick and a ramshackle house.

Friday, January 9, 2009

PSX E712 Beautiful Cat

If only my real cats were as elusive as this rubber one. The real ones are just so whiny lately. I can understand Loki being like he is-after all he is pretty sick with cancer. But the other two just bug him and me all the time. The constant swatting and howling-all are "fixed" and none are related. And all get plenty of attention. I wish I were so lucky that someone would actually notice me. Slug boy doesn't.

I don't have a release year for this but I have seen other similar PSX cats, so maybe it was a family of cat stamps for a few years. This certainly looks real, doesn't it? And it does not have to be fed or have clean litter or shots.

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Northwoods Door With Sled

I must have bid on this stamp two dozen times. As far as I can tell, it is a new 2008 stamp, so why it's being bid up to $40 or more dollars is beyond me. I never got it. I see in the current Stampin' Up catty, there is a similar stamp. Trouble is, it's the only set I would spring for from this sad catalog. I never saw such a boring bunch of bound pages as this one was. I have ordered the newest catty for later January 2009 delivery-but if it's crap, no more for me.

I would love to have this stamp simply because it would layer so nicely with pop dotted images. And it would settle right in with my house stamps, too. If anyone knows the stamp number or real name, be sure to leave the info in the comments space. I had a major computer foul up and am on a new machine but so many of the "lust" stamps I had photos of are on the back up and I have not had the time to transfer them. Just be sure to come back and see if I have found anything new and interesting once in a while. My blog gets so lonely without peepers.

ETA-Phyllis Bayliss let me know the item number on this. P1886 and called "wreath sled and birds".