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Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance

So many computer problems last week that I didn't get this out (big sigh).  .BUT.....Today is the start of a brand new week, so hoping it will be better!   Today I have a fun card to share with you....a Pop-Up Card using the new Butterfly Brilliance Stamp Set and coordinating Brilliant Wings Dies.  Not only do… Continue reading Pop Up Card with Butterfly Brilliance

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Seashells by the Seashore…..

Who remembers the tongue twister...She sells seashells by the seashore?  Can you say it three times fast?  Me neither.  Who likes to collect seashells?  Me!  My happy place is the beach.  I love to sit and watch the waves and I also love to walk the beach and look for shells.  I have a very… Continue reading Seashells by the Seashore…..

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Nothings Better Than…..

So...how would you fill in the blank?  The stamp set I used to for today’s card is called Nothings Better Than and the stamps in the set give you four choices for an answer....Cookies, Chocolate (my choice), Cocktails and Coffee.  Personally, I think I would have added Crafting in there somewhere.  I spent a few… Continue reading Nothings Better Than…..

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Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

This is actually a re-make of a card that I made in 2019 when I was visiting my daughter in Seoul, South Korea.  I had packed a few stamping supplies so I could stamp on the long 17 hour flight, I didn’t end up doing that....those seat trays are tiny!  But I did make quite… Continue reading Fine Art Floral Fun Fold

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Simple Black and White

When it's been a busy week, all you want to do ia make a simple card.  And this one fits the bill.  Not only is it simple, but it's just basic....and by that I mean Basic White and Basic Black. The True Love Designer Series Paper is perfect for this quick and easy Black and… Continue reading Simple Black and White

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Pierced Blooms Twisted Easel Card

As I write this I am sitting in my craft room and listening to hits from the 60’s and what should come up but Chubby Checker’s “The Twist”.  You can listen to it here: Chubby Checker’s The Twist.  I am taking it as good omen that I just happened to be writing my this post… Continue reading Pierced Blooms Twisted Easel Card

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Art Gallery Bridge Fold

I love to try new things, especially when it comes to making cards. And making Fun Fold Cards.  You might think that I’ve done a lot of fun fold cards and how could there be more...but here is another one.  I've seen cards with this fold before, but this is my first time trying and… Continue reading Art Gallery Bridge Fold

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Snail Mail Fun Fold

Want to double your fun when making cards?  Use a Fun Fold Design and choose a fun set of  Designer Series Papers.  Like this card: Sometimes it can be hard to come up with some more “man-ly” type cards.  But when I saw the snail with the mustache and little bow tie, I knew he… Continue reading Snail Mail Fun Fold

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Snail Mail….slowly but surely

Our mail has been sooooo slow lately....it was pretty bad back in December which everyone attributed to all the holiday mailings, people buying gifts online etc, but it’s now March...yes already!) and it is still taking letters 2-3 weeks just to go across town. It really makes the words Snail Mail seem so appropriate. But… Continue reading Snail Mail….slowly but surely