Green Journal, Easter Egg, Coloring with Sharpies

At Art Journal Journey the theme is “Green” I had fun digging out scraps to create with. Notice the animals in the embossed tree ~ I love this stamp! Big Egg & Small egg ~ Happy Easter! I used three different embossing folders and six different cutting dies to create this card. Here’s what’s funny […]

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Friend, Bird-day, and snowman inchie

Once again making a CAS has tested my patience in the craft room. After three attempts to get this Bird-day sentiment right I didn’t get mad I got even, and ripped him off his wooden block (tee-hee) and the fourth attempt worked perfect! Sometimes a stampers gotta do what a stampers gotta do. The theme […]

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Be YOU tiful

My blog roll this morning started with a special post from Stamplorations about Turners Syndrome. This blog hop is intended to educate the public about this medical issue, and how girls who survive to birth are little miracles. I’m not part of the blog hop, but I thought I would post a link for you […]

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Peace in the New Year

Here I used the largest snowflake in the Festive Flurry set by Stampin Up. I inked it in Bermuda Bay and embossed it in Holographic embossing powder by PSX. The challenge this week at Less is More is to create a one layered off centered card. The idea to use a snowflake came from Addicted […]

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Surfs up! LIM261

The theme this week at Less is more is “Down Under” I need to remake this card now that I figured out what to do.  I was running out of time so I’m posting my idea and then I’ll update my post when I remake the card.  I tried the surfer in a few different […]

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Winter Birthday Wishes LIM#258, CAS#74

  Another shot at CAS and can you see my indecision?I made this card two ways, to the right first and then centered in the middle.  While I like how both of them turned out, stamping in the middle seems the safer (more balanced) less creatively risky way – Using the words safe and risky […]

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Batty In love, LIM # 236

This week at Simply Less is More ‘The Eyes Have it!”.  The challenge is to focus on eyes.  I thought of this bat stamp from paper smooches that I bought and haven’t played with yet (imagine that!)  I used crystal effects to give his eye some dimension, but it doesn’t show in the picture very well.  Thanks […]

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Hooray! Volleyball card for LIM #164

The challenge this week at Less is More is to create a card using “three” of something, and also to leave a comment on three different blogs to encourage fellow card makers.  Finding which cards to comment on was easy as they have sooo many talented stampers to choose from.  I actually made the background […]

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Life’s Sweet, LIM #163 Stenciling

The challenge this week on Less is More week #163 is masking or stenciling.  I chose a fruit border stencil by Delta.  I used my ink daubers and played with four different colors to create this “Life’s Sweet” cherry card.  It needed some bling, but I wanted to keep it as flat as possible so […]

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Less is More #28 OLC use ink

Wow ~ have I missed crafting and posting on my blog! We had a terrific fun filled summer with three weeks left to go I couldn’t help but sneak away to play.  I find trying to do a one layer card (OLC) challenging with a great combination of frustration and enjoyment!  For the OLC Less is more […]

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