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HI Everyone. Happy Monday. Well, today was supposed to be the start of my staycation. MMMM... I ended up working all day, so was not able to get into my craft room. However, I do have a card I made yesterday using the theme across at CAS on Fridays I've used this set from SU several times with a softer, girly feel. This time, I decided to add a little drama and use my colored pencils on black card stock. SOmething I never do.... but think I will be doing again :-) I embossed the image using white embossing powder... Read more →

HI Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous Joanne's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and it's Tic-Tac-Toe week! For my card, I went straight across the middle: die-cut, spring, birthday. One of my favorite things in our wetland are the wild iris that come up every Spring. We have watched them multiply over the years. My Mom loved a vase of iris flowers in the kitchen and when I saw them growing in our wetland the first year we were here, I felt as though Mom had organized for Mother Nature to place them there - because... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. I hope you are all keeping safe and well! It is the fabulous Sue's turn to host our Addicted to CAS challenge this week and this is her code word: Texture has so many interpretations! For this card, I decided to go with layers. I stamped the script layer and then the Eiffel tower and then added the woman and then the polka dot dress.. I think all of these layers = texture :-) Here's my ard: For me.. there is something about a stylish woman and the Eiffel Tower. Not that women can't be stylish... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous Claire's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week - and here is her sketch: I decided it was time to bring out my favorite stamps and paper - oh and a little gold metallic watercolor paint! I began by watercoloring a background and then die-cutting an oval. I pulled out an old stamp set because the sentiment was perfect for the paper and image. Here's my card: I hope you will play along with us this week. We would love to see what you create using this fabulous sketch. As always,... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. When I did my blog post yesterday, I said I would be back today with my Paper Player's card.... however, I forgot yesterday was Friday and not Saturday! The joys of having a day off work and how great a long weekend feels! So, I will be back tomorrow with my Paper Players card. In the meantime, here is a card I made for the Less is More challenge this week For my card, I decided to use the main image from the Simon Says Stamp card kit for March - a set called Stronger Together.... Read more →