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Storybook Scrap Card

If you are like me, you have a pile of paper scraps that are never quite large enough to use on a project, but you save them just in case you need them.  Since I have made it a goal to start using up my supplies, I took out all off my Prickly Pear paper… Continue reading Storybook Scrap Card

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Quick & Easy Tag Card

A while back, I bought the Tagged with Love acrylic stamp set and I have been itching  to use it for the Color My Heart Dare challenge.  I was so excited to see that this set was one of the exclusive stamp sets chosen to bring back for our July Stampaganza. This card is simple to… Continue reading Quick & Easy Tag Card

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Happy Hexagon Flower Card

I often get asked, "How do you come up with ideas for cards?" Honestly, I truly believe that I am not a creative person.  I love to look online at beautifully created home decor and find that it is a good day when I have the dog toys and dirty socks off the floor and… Continue reading Happy Hexagon Flower Card

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Live, Laugh, Love with Watercolor

I love the look of watercolors, and though I have not perfected this medium, I do love that it is very forgiving.   This week's Color My Heart Dare challenge gave me the freedom to experiment with my  watercolor palette and use lots of colors on the flowers from the Live, Laugh, Love Stamp of the… Continue reading Live, Laugh, Love with Watercolor

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Quick & Easy Floral Card

Sometimes you need a last minute card and it can be difficult to find a design that doesn't take tons of time or try your patience.  The whimsical flowers in the Live, Laugh, Love Stamp of the Month are perfect for this kind of card making project. This week, I joined the Color My Heart Dare… Continue reading Quick & Easy Floral Card

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Dreamin’ Big Penny Slider Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare uses all of the warm, summer tones of our Dreamin' Big paper collection. Each of our paper packets includes a set of Picture My Life (PML) cards, which are awesome, but are sometimes hard to use if you don't scrapbook. This week, I decided to find a way to… Continue reading Dreamin’ Big Penny Slider Card

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Irish Blessings Treat Box

Having a small bit of Irish blood (from my grandmother) is something I am proud of and celebrating St. Patrick's Day is almost as fun as celebrating Christmas.  I made this little treat box for this week's Color My Heart Dare and plan to make more to give to family and friends this week.   At… Continue reading Irish Blessings Treat Box

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Tea-rrific Tea Party Treat

For this week's Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I used the  Tea-rriffic stamp set to create some fun tea party treats. One side of these little treats holds a tea bag while the other holds a 3 x 3" note card, plus there are cookies in the center.   These little treats are perfect  for your own… Continue reading Tea-rrific Tea Party Treat

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Always Be You Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare required a bit of creativity using Pixie, Saffron, Whisper, and White Daisy. These are not color tones I usually put together, but I am always up for a challenge. As always, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this card at the bottom of this… Continue reading Always Be You Card

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Black Magic Rose Card

I have always wanted to try "Black Magic"- a technique where you use colored pencils on Black cardstock.  This weeks Color My Heart Dare gave me a reason to try it out for the first time. At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this… Continue reading Black Magic Rose Card