Card making

♫Keep Your Eye on the Grand Ol’ Flag!♫

July 4th, the birth of American Independence… Fireworks, parades, BBQ, watermelon, homemade ice cream, APPLE PIE! Here’s a card to commemorate the day! “The foundation of American life rests upon the home and the family.” ~ Herbert Hoover From my family to yours, Happy Fourth Ya’ll! Wendy Challenges entered: Cute Card Thursday Challenge 432 – Add… Continue reading ♫Keep Your Eye on the Grand Ol’ Flag!♫

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The trouble with truffles…

  I love old movies, especially from the 30’s and 40’s! They way they dressed, hair and makeup…SHOES! The Women inspired my card…Don’t you love that quote?! Be happy! Dress up and eat CHOCOLATE! Wendy Challenges entered: Muse Challenge #172 Challenge 199 CAS Retro Rubber Challenge 41 Club Scrap 06-16 Tool Challenge  

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What a boon, what a do-er, What a dream come-a true-er was he!

♪With and eye like and eagle and as tall as a mountain was he!♫ My crazy daddy and his birthday antics! I can only imagine what he was like as a kid! I made a pair of birthday cards for the parents, mom was out of town on her birthday. They would be so cute in… Continue reading What a boon, what a do-er, What a dream come-a true-er was he!

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C’est chic!

I’ve been inspired by my Aunt Barbara,  I love the way she decorates! Isn’t her living room so inviting?! I want to sit on every seat just to appreciate all the clever arrangements… Her birthday is Friday, so I made some Paris themed cards in her honor. I’ll pick my favorite to send to her! Joyeux… Continue reading C’est chic!

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♫ I love a rainy night…♫♪

Yesterday it was raining, the house was quiet and I was all by myself. I had good intentions, I was going to clean up my messy craft room. I can’t create in a clean space, what was I thinking?! I start picking up and get distracted. Something interesting catches my attention and before I know… Continue reading ♫ I love a rainy night…♫♪

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Throw Me Some Kisses Mister!

Welcome to my stop on the Club Scrap Valentines Day blog hop, there’s a whole lotta love in this post! There’s also a Linky Party on the Club Scrap blog for you to share your own Valentine creations. Link up for a chance to win a cool Club Scrap logo t-shirt! The hop features the… Continue reading Throw Me Some Kisses Mister!

Card making · Club Scrap Monthly Card Sketch Challenge

January 2015 Card Sketch Challenge

Happy New Year! I’m trying to keep my creativity flowing so I’m participating in Club Scrap’s monthly card sketch challenge. No rules, just try to follow the sketch as closely as possible. The more the merrier, so check out the link for more info! There’s a drawing for prizes at the end of the month… My… Continue reading January 2015 Card Sketch Challenge

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Club Scrap’s December 2014 Reunion Blog Hop!

Welcome! Today’s hop showcases Club Scrap’s December 2014 Reunion kit. I am loving the tree stamp images in this collection. After I saw the collection spoiler, I had to order all of the stamps! Luckily I am a Club Scrap Lite member and the tree stencil was included in the lite kit this month;). Of course… Continue reading Club Scrap’s December 2014 Reunion Blog Hop!

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Lakes Blog Hop!

Welcome to my stop on the Club Scrap Lakes Blog Hop! I was inspired by two artists this month, +Kay Williamson and +Jennifer McGuire. After I saw Kay’s card and Jennifer’s video, I had my “Aha!” moment… Kay’s dangling fish embellishment on her card from the Club Scrap Blog post  The Basic Art of Coloring Jennifer’s video… Continue reading Lakes Blog Hop!

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Graduation 2014!

Big excitement for the class of 2014, GRADUATION! We received five graduation announcements this year. I made these cards with the Cricut Wild Card cartridge and used card stock to coordinate with school colors. The “For the Graduate” envelopes fit inside a #10 sized envelope, perfect for mailing. Everybody loves getting mail, especially if it… Continue reading Graduation 2014!