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Seasonal Expressions 2 Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasonal Expressions 2 Blog Hop,where we will be featuring products from our amazing Seasonal Expressions 2 catalog .  If you haven't had a chance to view this catalog, you can do so online or receive one free when you place an online order in May.  If you have come here from Krista Hershberger’s blog, you are on… Continue reading Seasonal Expressions 2 Blog Hop

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My Weird Scrapbooking Life

In honor of National Scrapbooking Month, I have decided to try to post more scrapbook pages.  As I created this layout, I realized that I have some really weird scrapbook habits. So, in honor of a month dedicated to scrapbooking, I have decided to share my top ten habits of "weirdness" with you.  (Maybe you… Continue reading My Weird Scrapbooking Life

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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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Tone-On-Tone Thankful Card

Monochromatic cards can be the most stunning cards, but they can also be difficult to create as you try to find a balance.  This week's Color My Heart Dare challenge is "Pick your own Red" using Poppy, Ruby, Cranberry with optional Gold. As I attempted to mix various red tones along with some tone-on-tone stamping, I came… Continue reading Tone-On-Tone Thankful 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

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Color Dare Valentine

It's time to join the Color My Heart Dare Challenge! This week's challenge is to use all and only Glacier, Charcoal, Bashful and (optional) Silver. I chose to create this whimsical Valentine's Day card using some paper from the Chelsea Gardens and Gimme Some Sugar paper collections.  You can find a list of all of… Continue reading Color Dare Valentine

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Favorite Christmas Card

Sometimes you create a Christmas card you put so much love and effort into it, you don't want to give it away.  That is the way I felt about this card.  I truly enjoy how it came about and love the end result so much that I had to share it with others.  This week,… Continue reading Favorite Christmas Card