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Birthday Shake Up

In May I purchased Queen & Co’s Birthday Squares Bundles shaker card set. I have been playing with the set. You can have a lot of fun with these. First I’ll share my finished cards. Then, if you are interested in the quality of the product, read on for a walk though of the “deficiencies.” […]

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Beautiful Music

One of my BFF’s has her birthday at the end of December. She celebrates 50 years of a life well-live. She is a grand friend. She is a music lover and a wonderful pianist. So this year I made her a 3-D card. I am sure that you have seen this design elsewhere in the […]

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Happy Birthday to Me!!

Yep, today is my birthday! May 22. I am celebrating 48 years. I consider it a joy, a good thing to celebrate birthdays. God has given me many wonderful journeys–some low, some high. I will celebrate later today with old friends and a number of favorite goodies. And while I will not be eating the […]

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Cards with Clear Card Stock

This week the team at The Cutting Cafe is making cards and boxes using Clear Cardstock. The first card uses Birthday Number Candles. I opted to cut trough the top layer of cardstock, but without the flames attached. Additionally, I cut the numbers out on a scallop card. The next step is to attach the […]

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Going Fishing — Digi Fishing!

I am continuing my play with digital stamps. This time I have a twist for you . . . Oh. My. Goodness. I made a digital stamp! I did draw this fish by hand first. My darling techie hubby was going to help me fix it up in Photo Shop. But I was too impatient […]

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Water Lily and Water Colors

I am giving another try to the digi stamp and coloring. I asked my artsy daughter to assist me with blending. She kindly pointed out that her bowl of colored pencils is more than colored pencils. Some of them are “water color” pencils. She taught me how to add water either to the pencil tip […]

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Adult Coloring and Texture

Have you delved in to the adult coloring book phenomenon? It’s not for me. I cannot sit still. I am (and have been for a long time) fascinated by the crafters who color digital stamps. Digi Stamps (for short) are just that. Instead of an inked imaged, they image (or stamp) is printed via computer […]

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Crafting Cards

Today I am sharing a number of cards that I have made for my own personal use as of late. May is a busy month of gifting for me personalizing. This post has a lot of pictures. I hope you find one card that you like and perhaps I will inspire you. Lately, I have […]

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Here is a fun, new design that is circulating the internet craft community. It is called a “Pop-Up Card Box.” When the card lies closed (flat) it measures 6.5 inches square. Not sure how I would mail this card tho. Maybe in a bubble mailer. Splitcoast Stampers has a tutorial here and a video tut […]

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Playing With Digis

I gave another go at digital stamps. I just used colored pencils. Nothing fancy. I found wonderful stamps at Beyond the Fringe Crafts. Carmen has great designs and she is really nice. I printed each stamp twice and layered various parts of each stamp. I really like this moving truck. I cut some of the […]