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Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. My apologies, but this is going to be a very short post. I have a hardware failure on my iMac and it is where all of my photos - and photo editing software are stored. Luckily, I had primed this post prior to the hardware failure. I need to get hold of Apple tomorrow to see how long my Macbook will be out of commission. In the meantime, here is the fabulous LeAnne's challenge for the Paper Players this week. As this is the 5th week of the month, it is a Tic Tac Toe challenge.... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. It's the very talented Susan's turn to host our Addicted to CAS challenge this week and she has a wonderful code word for us: We hope you will play along with our monstrous challenge this week! If you do - and you are the lucky winner - we have a great prize for you from our wonderful sponsor: If you are looking for some inspiration - you have to look no further than our amazing design team creations - including our guest designer for this challenge - the very talented Mandy Ashley I decided to have... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Friday. I am sad to say that this is my last turn as guest designer at Just Us Girls. I have had such a fun time with this wonderfully talented group of ladies and want to thank all of them for having me play along. I was glad that this was a 5 week month, as it gave me one extra week to play along :-) Here's the great challenge for tonight I used one of my Altenew sets to stamp the flowers. Once I was happy with the flowers, I ran the front panel through my... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Wednesday. It is officially hump day and we are on our way to the weekend. I don't know about you - but I am SO ready for the weekend. I did get some special time in my craft room this weekend and wanted to make a start on my Christmas cards. With the weather we are having, I am reminded that - although we haven't had Halloween or Thanksgiving yet.... winter is very definitely on his way! I love the multi-layer Winter Cardinal set from Altenew and thought that the sentiment would work well with the music... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Very quick post for you tonight. Case this sketch has another great sketch on their challenge blog this week: Based on the sketch.... was I tempted to use my "Express Yourself" set again - it seemed a perfect fit. However, I held myself back and decided to do some watercoloring instead. I am really enjoying playing with the Penny Black Berry Kissed stamp for watercoloring - especially with my zig clear brush markers. Here's my take on the sketch: With this card, I really wanted to berries to pop - so added just a little strip of Pumpkin... Read more →