T stands for tea cup card and Inchie

Hello and happy T day to you and the T gang over at the Altered Book Lover. This card was inspired by the challenge over at Atlantic Hearts Sketch. and by the theme at International Art and Soul: Tea Party. I couldn’t get the lighting to photograph what the colors really look like, but I’m […]

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Friday Smiles, Clusters and a Get Well Card

Here we are at Friday again so I’m joining in with the group at A Stitch in Time. This week I tried my hand at making clusters out of recycled tea bags, paper, and other bits and pieces. I watched a video HERE for inspiration. I have small pieces of “stuff” sorted by color already […]

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T for Tugboat, Dolphin, Crush,Card, and Inchie

Happy T day to the Altered Book Lover crew! My hubby, my daughter, and I went fishing recently on a beautiful sunny day on the Chesapeake Bay. We didn’t catch any fish, but we enjoyed trying. We passed a tug boat and It got me wondering, what is it about tug boats that make me […]

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Nautical Card For July CCC

Here is the sketch and the card I made for the July Card Chain Challenge: I’m late in my reveal as the month of July slipped away from me. This card was mailed to Dawn in New Zealand 7/13, so she probably hasn’t received it yet. I used the napkin technique and ended up with […]

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Hello Silhouette , Black and White Floral and Inchie

CAS on Friday: Anything but white and TGIF Silhouettes challenge and Shopping our Stash: Black and white, are the sites that inspired me to make these two cards this week. The Purple card was made with a die from Stampin Up and layered on handmade paper. The black and white card the die is by […]

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Swap-Bot Paper crafting Magazine plus Project

Here is the card I created and the magazine I’m going to send to my Swap-bot partner. I thought it would be fun to send a preowned magazine along with one completed project inspired by something inside the magazine to each other. I picked the “Create Vintage” issue by Scrapbook trends and found a card […]

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T stands for Tornado Warning

As if their isn’t enough going on! Yesterday we had a huge wind storm with tornado warnings. Thankfully my yard fared well with only small branches down. Here are some pictures from my neighborhood that have quite the mess to clean. One neighbor had a tree go right through the middle of the house (last […]

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Cow, Cats, and flowers

Hello everyone! Since church was canceled yesterday and everyone in my household was happily doing there own thing, I made cards in my craft room. I started with the drawing at Sketch Saturday, to add lot’s of dots at the Allsorts Challenge, and last, to use a farm animal from My time to craft. I […]

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Easter and Black Background

Two very different entries on one post today. The first is for Festive Friday where I chose Pastel colors, flowers, and a cute animal. With Easter coming up quickly I thought of this sweet bunny stamp. I took a picture of the stamp as I think it’s the only one I own where the rubber […]

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