January 21, 2018
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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May 22, 2016
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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April 18, 2016
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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December 8, 2015
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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November 28, 2015
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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November 10, 2015
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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June 1, 2015
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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January 6, 2014

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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March 19, 2012
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 […]

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August 16, 2011
My Guy, My Guy, My GUYS

Today I am playing along with Jalisa at Patches of Pink. For this week's Link-Up Party, Jalisa has invite us to link up anything you have been working on recently or that you create specifically for this post, but it must represent something that makes you HAPPY!! My immediate family makes me Happy. My Groom and my yougnest Son […]

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