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Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. It's the awesome Sandy's turn to host our Paper Player challenge this week and she has a great sketch. In fact, I loved this sketch that I made several cards using a variation of it. Here's Sandy's sketch: I decided I wanted to use the Simon Says Stamp July card kit Sailing for my card. This set really struck a chord with me because Lou and I love to sail - well, cruise really! I love sailing, but Lou and I cruise :-) Here's my card: I stamped the ocean onto Whisper White card stock and... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Monday. I hope you all had a great weekend, I know we did! It's always a good weekend when I get to spend some quality time in my craft room and it was made even better by the fact that I was making cards for our 2015 Cards for a Cause card drive. I saw this great sketch across at MatchTheSketch I had an idea for the sketch, but I needed to turn it on the vertical in order to make it work with the new stamp that I purchased for the card drive. It's a Penny... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the very talented Laurie's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a great theme challenge for us: Now CAS and frames.... there were so many places I could take this but, as I am making cards for hospitalized kids - I wanted to do something a little more fun. When Lou was in Australia recently, he bought me some new stamps from a local company and I love that they feature native animals. I got to thinking about this fun emu and remembered that I had a pair of wooden... Read more →

Hi Everyone, happy Saturday. It's the always talented Deepti's turn to host our Addicted to CAS challenge this week and she has a great code word for us: We really hope you play along with us and if you do, there is a chance that you could win our sponsor prize this week. 4 digistamps from Once I saw the Chevron code word, I knew that I wanted to use my chevron stencil but that I didn't want it to be overwhelming. So, I pulled out my finger sponger, dipped it in Crushed Curry ink, and used it sparingly... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Thursday. I promised to let you have the details of the card drive for 2015. I have created a pdf for you and have also put the details in my blog post. As you have until October 3rd to get your cards to me - lots of time after kiddies go back to school :-), please could I ask you to leave me a comment - or send me a quick email - and let me know whether you will be participating. It helps to give me an idea of how many of my wonderful blog readers... Read more →