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Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday night. The 5th week of the month at the Paper Players is always an Anything Goes this week. We hope that you will join us with your new project this week. It could be a 3D project, a scrapbook page, a card, any style... literally - anything goes! We do hope that you will join us. Of course, for me... it had to be an outrageous Halloween... I mean, seriously, tomorrow is Halloween! Card recipe: Card stock: Cajun Craze, Basic Black DSP: Wicked Fun..... love this... the black dots are all furry feeling :-) Stamps: From... Read more →

Feel Good Friday

Hi Everyone. Happy Friday. I hope you all had a good week. Those of you who have read my blog for a while will know that I get really excited when I find members of the next generation who are leading the way in showing tolerance, kindness, compassion, etc. This young man is a perfect example of so many of these things. His story brought tears to my eyes. - good tears, of course! Magnus Knudsen's 5th birthday On a personal note, still spending time with my honey! Isn't life grand :-) Don't forget to come back next Friday -... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Wednesday night - or as Cherie would remind us, Happy Hump day. Tomorrow is the official start of my time with my honey! Oh! Yeah! Can't wait. Two who weeks of not rushing to get up in the morning, or work email, or conference calls... oh! bliss! Tonight's card showcases the fabulous Deck the Halls DSP, a stamp set I got from Flourishes and, of course, the wonderful Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon. Which, I might add, I ran out of unexpectedly on the weekend - right in the middle of a card. aaaarrrrgggh!!!! When I have... Read more →

Hi Everyone. happy Wednesday. I hope you are all having a great week. Some of you may remember that I asked that we include some Hannukah, Kwanzaa, and Spanish language cards for this holiday Operation Write Home card drive. I made a couple of Hannukah cards. I wanted to share those with you tonight. Now, if you want to see some really special Hannukah cards you need to visit next week when I showcase Beth's Operation Write Home cards. Her cards were amazing. I decided to use the clean and spare lines of the Israeli flag as my inspiration. Of... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Tuesday and welcome to Technique Tuesday. This week I have a quick video for you. Many of you comment on my ribbon knots on my cards and have asked me to show you how I do them. This video tutorial is complementary to the bow tying video that I did a few weeks ago. You can find that video at this link. Tying a knot in a single piece of ribbon, is really easy, there are just a couple of key things to remember. Once you learn how to do this, I promise you, every ribbon will... Read more →