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Hi Everyone. Happy Tuesday night. Couldn't resist the play on words tonight....:-) Quick edit...I noticed new colors of card stock in the clearance rack.... Here's what is there right now.....Almost Amethyst, Bordering Blue, Brilliant Blue, Brocade Blue, Cameo Coral, Creamy Caramel, Green Galore, Lavendar Lace, Mellow Moss, Pale Plum, Pink Passion, Pixie Pink, Really Rust, Summer Sun, Yoyo Yellow - all 2.49 preferred pricing. Tonight's card highlights "Deck the Halls" DSP and ribbon bows. I used the fabulous sketch from Sweetsunday sketch challenge. I really do find that circles on a square card challenge me.. consequently, I force myself to... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Monday night. OK.... So, I couldn't resit showing you a card using the new Dark and Dreary stamp set, along with the cobweb embossing folder. Both of these things will be available in the new Mini catalog on September 1. I love creating halloween cards, especially when I can add little things like sparkly - yet gloomy - candleabra, shiny spiders and really thick cobwebs! Here's a close-up for you, so that you can see where I used my glitter pen... on the candle flame and on the crystals. I stamped the candleabra image three times and... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday night. The challenge at the Paper Players this week is - anything goes. So, literally - a 3D project, a scrapbook page, a card - whatever it is that you are drawn to create this week, we'd love to see you post it to the challenge blog. We do hope that you will join us this week. For me.... I used the Stamping411 sketch - it was such a cool sketch, that I decided to combine it with our Paper Player challenge this week. I loved the idea of an oval on the horizontal. It also... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Friday night. Oh! YES! It's Friday - and I got to spend a couple of hours in my stamping space! Tonight's card is another card using the clean and simple fall to layout that I have used a couple of times this week. The card was created for the Stampin Royalty challenge. The challenge is to create a monochromatic card using only neutrals. Wow... Love that theme - and felt that I had the perfect sentiment and stamp for a monochromatic neutral card! Don't forget to click on the link and check out the fabulous inspiration and... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Thursday night. It is... I am pleased to tell you... almost the weekend! Also, you only have a couple more days to play along with the Paper Players and our inspiration challenge. It's really simple.... pop along to ThePaperPlayers challenge blog and join us - we would love to see what you have created. Before I get started tonight - shout out to Beth! I got a parcel from Beth today with her cards for the Operation Write Home Holiday card drive. Woooo hooooo.... WTG Beth. She created Chanukah (Hanukkah) cards, Spanish Christmas cards as well as... Read more →