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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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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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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…..

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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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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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