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Mother’s Day Bouquet Card

April Showers bring May flowers ... and planning days for May celebrations.  On days full of snow and rain, I am able to spend time in my craft room planning for the upcoming holidays without feeling guilty that I should be working on my never-ending yard.  This week, I attempted to create a Mother's Day… Continue reading Mother’s Day Bouquet Card

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Seasonal Expressions Farewell

I always hate when I miss out on something that I had on my wish list or "saved in my cart".  I always tend to wait until the last minute, completely forget to place my order, and I miss out on some amazing products. Well, my friends, the end of the season is nearing, and… Continue reading Seasonal Expressions Farewell

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Watercolor Color Dare Card

For this week's Color My Heart Dare challenge, we are required to use Eggplant, Pewter, and Goldrush.  You would think that these colors wouldn't complement each other, yet, I found many examples in nature where these colors beautifully enhance one another.  For this challenge, I choose to create a simple card where the colors complement… Continue reading Watercolor Color Dare Card

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What’s Important to You?

You are unique, special, God made, one-of-a-kind!  Have you ever considered recording what makes  I am so excited to offer you this limited time The Important Thing album bundle created by Close to My Heart that allows you to highlight and record what is important to you.   Based on a journaling model inspired by Margaret… Continue reading What’s Important to You?

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Hearts & Clovers

In case you were not aware, St. Patrick's Day is coming. 🙂  This week for my Die-Namite Blog Hop project, I created a charming card using our Basic Hearts Thin Cuts to create a four-leave clover.  I had so much fun making the card for the blog hop, that I decided to create a few… Continue reading Hearts & Clovers

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Birthday Time Layout

Birthdays are major events for some, happy days for others, and a way to celebrate another year on earth with your family and friends.  This "One Year Older" layout is a great way to showcase those photos celebrating another year blessed.  Throughout the month of March, I will be posting birthday themed projects using our… Continue reading Birthday Time Layout

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Color Dare Easter Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare allows you to choose colors from a Tic-Tac-Toe board featuring the palette from the "Make Waves" collection.  Since Easter is coming much sooner this year, I decided to begin making a few cards to send to family and friends.  I was inspired by a card I found in a… Continue reading Color Dare Easter Card

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Sparkly Scrap Card

Each quarter, a new Seasonal Expressions catalog arrives and I purchase packs of papers for my workshops and personal projects.  This can amount to a plethora of paper.  I made it a personal goal this year to use up ALL of my paper supplies each quarter BEFORE another idea book arrives. If you are like… Continue reading Sparkly Scrap Card