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If At First You Don’t Succeed…..

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again.  And that’s what I’m going to do....try again with the Varied Vases Stamp Set and the three columns.  I found a different  card layout...still had three columns, but also a another box across the a little different than the first one.  Maybe this would be… Continue reading If At First You Don’t Succeed…..

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Ahoy! Let Love Be Your Anchor

This past Saturday, June 9, 2018 my daughter’s best friend...they have known each other since kindergarten (30+ years ago)...was married in a ceremony on the beach.  It was a beautiful ceremony for a gorgeous bride and her new husband.  Since their wedding was on the beach...they had a beach-y theme too....Let Love Be Your Anchor.… Continue reading Ahoy! Let Love Be Your Anchor

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It’s A Beautiful Day!

Every time I see this sentiment It’s a beautiful day from the Love What You Do stamp set I’m reminded of the song from the television show, Mr. Rogers.  My daughters loved to watch this show and would often sing along: It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood A beautiful day for a neighbor Could… Continue reading It’s A Beautiful Day!

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It’s a Shimmery Day!

One of the things I love about some of the new designer series papers that Stampin' Up just released besides the pretty colors is that it shimmers!  Hold it up to the light and wiggle it back and forth and you can see that some of the flowers have a little shine to them so… Continue reading It’s a Shimmery Day!

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In the world we now live in that is full of technology....computers, iPhones, iPads....when we want to get in touch with someone, we reach out by emailing, texting and using facebook and instagram, etc.   Rarely do people write letters and send cards anymore and it’s actually quite sad. From someone like me who think… Continue reading Hello….Friend!

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Lemon… it’s Orange Zest time!

I don’t want to think about how long ago it was, because then I’d feel old, but when my husband was serving in the Navy, his ship pulled into port in Naples, Italy just before Christmas.  The squadron he was attached to arranged a “Wive’s Trip” for anyone who wanted to go meet the ship… Continue reading Lemon… it’s Orange Zest time!