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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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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 – Part Two

I was fussy cutting again….and using the In the Wild Designer Series paper again too! This time I used a different tiger, turned my card the other direction and chose different patterns of the paper to use. I am just trying to show the versatility of this paper and how you can use the same… Continue reading In the Wild – Part Two

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Hey Birthday Chick – Let’s Bend not Fold

I have a the  fun card for you today.  Most cards fold in half.  Traditionally, there is a fold on the left and you open the card to read it, like you open a book.  Or it might have the fold on top and then you would flip it up to read the inside.  This… Continue reading Hey Birthday Chick – Let’s Bend not 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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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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Sweet as a Peach Pinwheel Card

Sometimes I feel like my head is spinning because I have so many things going on at once.  So this Pinwheel Card is the perfect card to share today.  It’s a fun fold card with four different sides. And if you look down from the top, it looks a bit like a pinwheel. But if… Continue reading Sweet as a Peach Pinwheel Card

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Turtle Friends Fun Fold

I had so much fun playing with the Turtle Friends Stamp Set yesterday that I've been playing with it a little bit more.  If you missed yesterday's post you can see it here: Turtle Friends….. . The card I shared in that blog post has a "belated" birthday message.  But what do you do when you… Continue reading Turtle Friends 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