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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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All Squared Away….again.

A few weeks ago, I shared a card made with the All Squared Away Stamp Set.  As I was writing that blog post, I thought of a great way to use that stamp set….and I’m finally getting around to sharing my idea with you! Mini cards!  The square design just seemed destined to go on… Continue reading All Squared Away….again.

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6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

I returned from my vacation on Tuesday....and one of the first things i did was go in my craft rom to figure out what I was going to do for my Facebook Live that was scheduled for later in the evening.  I had 4 hours to think of something...well less if I wanted to actually… Continue reading 6 x 6 One Sheet Wonder – Pansy Petals

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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

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What’s Black & White and…..

I'm sure many of you know this old joke....What's black and white and read all over?  (the answer is the newspaper)....but today the answer would be....the new 2021-2022 Annual Catalog that Stampin' Up! launched yesterday.... and the card that I am going to show you today..... It might look like a regular card, but it's… Continue reading What’s Black & White and…..

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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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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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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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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

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Fun with the Postage Stamp Punch

Cutting Paper not your thing?  I have an almost perfect solution...use a Punch!  Specifically the Rectangular Paper Punch!  And these cards go together so fast, that I have more than one to share with you.  The first one I made I used the Flower and Field Designer Series Papers that is one of the FREE products… Continue reading Fun with the Postage Stamp Punch