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Hi Everyone. Happy Monday. One of the first stamps that I wanted to get when the Stampin' Up! 2013/2014 catalog was released was held back for a while. However, the minute it became available I added it to my next order. That stamp was World Map. You can get this in either wood mount or clear mount and it's also available as an MDS download. Now, I love MDS and, in fact, my sentiment for tonight's card was made using MDS. However, there are some things you just can't do with MDS. The technique I used on tonight's card is... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. The fabulous Ann has a great Tic Tac Toe challenge for us at the Paper Players this week. I decided to go vertically right up the middle of the board. So..... thank you, embossing and pearls! I had made a card last week that has a cut out heart and I was left with the positive piece of the heart. mmmm..... that got me thinking! I decided I was going to use that popped on a card. I took the flower and leaf stamps from a Simon Says Stamp set and stamped the different flowers in... Read more →

It's all about OWH!

Hi Everyone. Happy Friday night. Well, it's a wonderful thing. All the cards are packed, posted and have been received. The prize winners have been chosen and the blog candy winners determined. I cannot tell you how thankful I am to all of those wonderful women who donated their time, their money and their immense talents to this summer card drive. Take a bow ladies: BETH CAM CAROL CINDY COLLEEN DORIS GILL JANET JEANNE KELLY LISSIE LYNNE MARCIA MARILYN MAUREEN PAMELA RACHAEL SANDY With the wonderful creations from these fabulous ladies, along with my cards, we gathered a total of............. Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Tuesday. Hope you are having a great start to the week. So, I am finished. FINITO. All cards have been prepped, sorted, stamped, tucked, put into protective plastic sleeves and posted off to OWH. ALL of them! Huge thanks and shout outs to BETH, CAM, CAROL, CINDY, COLLEEN, DORIS, GILL, JANET, JEANNE, KELLY, LISSIE, LYNNE, MARCIA, MARILYN, MAUREEN, PAMELA, RACHAEL AND SANDY. These wonderful ladies all supported this fabulous cause and I was so proud to pack up all of their beautiful creations and send them along to OWH with a check and a prayer for each... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Monday. I hope you are all enjoying this truly glorious fall weather! I have another card to share with you tonight. I saw another great color challenge across at dynamic duos and a fabulous sketch across at ART I didn't just do fulfil the color challenge at dynamic duos, I also managed to fit in the "dessert option" with wet embossing. I decided a masculine card was in order..... the crumb cake and black just felt masculine to me. Here's my card: I really love the sketch and think the color scheme is very sophisticated. I wanted... Read more →