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A Giraffe Parade

Giraffes are the tallest mammals in the world...anywhere from 15-20 feet tall.  So of course if you were taking a close up pictures of their heads, you would’nt see any of their bodies....just like my card! And don’t those cute little giraffes look like they are in a photo?  That would be creative use of… Continue reading A Giraffe Parade

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Animal Outing Thank You

It’s been a long week and for some reason I’ve had trouble getting back into a schedule after my vacation last week...which is why you are reading this on a Saturday.  Finally got my act together and got my mind out of vacation mode.  But I did have fun earlier this week with a few… Continue reading Animal Outing Thank You

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Simple Stamping

Stampin’ Up has been encouraging the concept of “simple stamping”....just using paper and ink to make a card.  No fancy cut outs, not along of layering, skip the bows, the fancy embellishments, etc.  That is kind of hard for me....because I really like adding all the extra’s.  But for first time stampers and for those… Continue reading Simple Stamping

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Hey, Valentine!

This is the last of my fun cards....and just in time for Valentine’s Day too! The card I’m sharing today is also from the Hey, Love Stamp Set.....you can see it below: This is one of the cards that the crafters in my Card & Chat class made and there was some discussion about who… Continue reading Hey, Valentine!

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I’m Ape Over You

And I’m back!  Ready to share another fun Valentine.  Because this is a fun valentine, I decided to have a little fun with the color of the ape.  I’ve actually seen the ape image I used on this card is multiple colors....the traditional brown or gray, but also bright pink, blue and purple.  But I… Continue reading I’m Ape Over You

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Feels Like Spring!

Our weather last week was unusually warm....in the 70’s!  So I thought maybe Puxatawny Phil, the famous Groundhog in Pennsylvania is right and warm weather was on it’s way.  Until we got to this past Saturday....that 70 degree weather became 32 degree weather.  So in hopes of bringing back the warm weather, I thought it… Continue reading Feels Like Spring!

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Fun Valentines

Today I am sharing another fun valentine.  I hope that this card will make the person who opens the envelope smile....because I had fun making it.  It “otter” make them smile don’t you think? That little otter is kind of cute.....looks like he’s dreaming about his valentine to me! This is the stamp set that… Continue reading Fun Valentines

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Watercolor Valentine

Grab some watercolor paper, an Aqua Painter and an ink pad and you are ready to create something fabulous!  Well, OK, you will also need to have a few extra heart pieces that are leftover from making other cards. You have been making cards, right??  If you’ve been making Valentine cards for several days like… Continue reading Watercolor Valentine

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A Trio of Butterflies

When I was getting ready for last Card & Chat class, I decided to break out the butterflies.   We did some watercoloring using Aqua Painters and ink pads to make this butterfly card that I blogged about last week.  But then I decided to show how to use the Aqua Painters in a different way.… Continue reading A Trio of Butterflies

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You Can Do Anything!

I am celebrating today! And not only do I have one thing to celebrate....I have TWO things to celebrate. First -- One year ago today, I signed up to be a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator. I had no set plans to really do much except get my 20% discount for my new crafting hobby. But I… Continue reading You Can Do Anything!