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Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulously talented Nance's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a Clean and Simple Challenge with a theme: I know that it is Autumn/Fall, but I was really compelled to create a Christmas card and wanted to use the holly leaves from the Mistletoe and Holly set from Papertrey Ink. Here's my card: The design team have created some fabulous inspiration cards for you. I hope you will check out their cards and then come back and play along with us. Claire Broadwater Jaydee Joanne James Laurie Schmidt LeAnne... Read more →

Hi Everyone Just a quick post tonight... with apologies to Jaws :-) Thanks to my amazing blog friends, we are certainly going to need a bigger box for our 2015 Cards for a Cause submission than I thought. The final box of submissions arrived today and I cannot tell you how grateful I am to you amazing ladies. Here's a photo of the packages that have arrived - not including my contributions: Everytime that we do a card drive, I am in awe. Some of you participate because you really connect with the cause; other's because you want to share... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's my pleasure to host the Paper Players challenge this week and I have color challenge for you: When I saw Cucumber Crush I thought it would make a fabulous green for Christmas and when I saw it with Real Red and Crushed Curry, I thought it would make an great Christmas color scheme. Then, of course, I had to pair it with the Bird Crazy stamp set and accessories set from Tim Holtz. Here's my card: I really loved pairing the image with the hat and parcel accessories - and the whimsical sentiment. Somehow that... Read more →

Hi Everyone, Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous Joanne's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a wonderful theme for us: I don't often make Halloween cards, but I saw this fabulous owl called Fright Night and paired it with a background stamp called Widows Web - both available from Fun Stampers Journey. I began with a black base and stamped the cobweb in gold ink. Whilst that was drying, I stamped the owl onto x-press it card stock and set about coloring him with copic markers. I really wanted his eyes to stand out and... Read more →