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Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. I was traveling all of last week and I cannot tell you how wonderful it is to be home. The days were long and tiring and even though the bed was comfortable, it wasn't MY bed and I was missing my furry things, too! I also missed crafting and have the next three days off work to catch up on housework - and crafting! Now. On to our Addicted to CAS challenge for this week. It's the turn of the fabulously talented and always awesome Kylie to host our challenge this week and she has a... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. It's the fabulous Sandy's turn to host our challenge at the Paper Players this week and she has a great sketch for you: I love this sketch and immediately knew what I was going to use for the elements: Fine Feathers and Moon Lake ... they seemed like the perfect combo for the sketch. I began by die cutting a circle using my Lil Inkers Stitched circles with Soft Sky card stock. Once I had the hole placed where I wanted it, I placed a piece of x-press card stock under neath and made a faint... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Tuesday. I have a quick post for you tonight showcasing several different Stampin' Up! goodies, including my new favorite thinlets - Hello You. I love these - they are just the perfect size for cards and the "hello" was perfect for the Casethissketch challenge. Here's the challenge Isn't that a great sketch? So versatile. Anyway, the minute I saw it I immediately thought of the Corner Garden stamp. This would give me the corner elements that I needed and allow me to spend some quality time coloring the images. There are multiple ways you can color the... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Monday. Today's card was made using the Sieze the Birthday theme and the sketch from Retrosketches. The toppings choice from Seize the Birthday was to use arrows and/or hearts. Well, I decided that I had some rather nice arrow paper that had been included in my SSS February card kit that would work perfectly with this toppings choice. Once I saw the retrosketches sketch and I knew that I could use my new Hugs dies from PTI... I mean.... how could I NOT buy a set that focuses on hugs? Me! I couldn't resist it :-) As... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. I hope you area all having a great weekend. It's the fabulously talented Joanne's turn to host her first Paper Players challenge this week and she has a challenge that is right up my alley :-) A clean and simple challenge with a theme: My regular blog readers will know that birds.... and clean and simple... are a challenge that I couldn't resist! I decided to use some of my new SU goodies and was excited to ink up the kingfisher (?) from the new SAB set - A Happy Thing. I paired that with some... Read more →