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Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

Quick and easy cards…who likes them?  I do!  There is something to be said for having one BIG stamp that covers the entire card front.  Stamp once, do a bit of coloring, add a little embossing and put it all together.  This is the result.  I made this card for a special friend who lost… Continue reading Daisy Garden – One Stamp Card

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Nothings Better Than….Cookie Monster!

It’s time for another Take Me Back Tuesday!  A project from awhile back that I forgot to share, or maybe with a retired product or two.  I'm trying to encourage you to not let all your supplies sit in a closet or a box.  There is someone, somewhere who would love a piece of "Happy… Continue reading Nothings Better Than….Cookie Monster!

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Fun with Vellum and Alcohol!

This card is for everyone who loves the Expressions in Ink Designer Series Paper. This paper is simply beautiful.  Vibrant colors and designs.  It is hard to describe, so let me just show you: Did you know that you can make that same ink splotched design and it’s as simple as having a few supplies:… Continue reading Fun with Vellum and Alcohol!

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Take Me Back Tuesday – Pretty Perennials

I was looking through all my pictures on my phone.  I take alot....like thousands.  I am especially bad when I take a trip....I'll have hundreds by the end of the day.  I love to look at them because it takes me back to all the fun memories.   But since we have not traveled in… Continue reading Take Me Back Tuesday – Pretty Perennials

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What’s Cookin’? – Dutch Door Fun Fold

My Mom came for an extended visit in May and after two weeks with us, she decided that she was ready to make the move from Arizona to Virginia and live with my husband and me.  I think it was the homecooked food that persuaded her!  She is always asking either "What's for dinner? or… Continue reading What’s Cookin’? – Dutch Door Fun Fold

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In the Wild….Take One

Just a little quick tip today……You do not have to own a stamp set that coordinates with a particular set of Designer Series Paper to be able to use it to make cards. That is precisely what happened with this set of Designer Series Papers called In the Wild. As you can see, there are… Continue reading In the Wild….Take One

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Hand-Penned Fun Fold

How many times have you needed a card on the spur on the moment and thought...."I don't have time to make one".  Well now you do!  The card I am going to share with you today is not only quick and easy, it's very versatile.  Just by changing the one stamped image and sentiment, you… Continue reading Hand-Penned Fun Fold

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Turtle Friends…..

So.....if you have been reading my blog you might have noticed that my posts lately have been rather sporadic....or just plain missing.   There is a major change in my life....a good one....but it’s meant that I’ve had a little....sometimes a lot....less time to get things done.  Important things to me that help keep my… Continue reading Turtle Friends…..

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Pretty Perennial Triangle Pocket Fun Fold Card

I have finally gotten back to playing with paper...which for me is making cards.  I saw this front triangle pocket card design and thought I’d give it a try.  It was much easier than I thought and I love that it makes the card look like an envelope.  And I think the design is a… Continue reading Pretty Perennial Triangle Pocket Fun Fold Card

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Pansy Patch Quick and Easy Card

I love pansies....the vibrant colors, soft petals...they are beautiful to use in landscaping....unless you have rogue bunnies in your yard!  A few years ago I bought about 80 pansy plants at a local high school fundraiser to fill a rather large flower bed in front of my house.  I planted them one afternoon.  They looked… Continue reading Pansy Patch Quick and Easy Card