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Holiday Cheer Blog Hop

Welcome to the Holiday Cheer Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our Holiday Cheer monthly special. If you have come here from Darlys Recker’s blog, you are on the right path!  When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at the end to move to the next blog. This blog hop… Continue reading Holiday Cheer Blog Hop

All Occasion Card, Card, Close to My Heart, Holiday Expresssions, Join My Team, Online Classes, Shimmer Brush, Stamping Techniques, Thin Cuts, Workshop

Cupcakes & Cards with Boutique

It's time to Create with Miss. Carrie and learn how to make these beautifully designed Boutique cards to give to anyone who needs a little extra TLC.  This month, I am offering two options for my card making class. You can choose to come to my Cupcakes & Card class at the local library, or… Continue reading Cupcakes & Cards with Boutique

All Occasion Card, Birthday Card, Card, Close to My Heart, Sale, ShinHan Markers, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), Stamping Techniques, Thank You Card

You Are Awesome Card

Do you know someone who is just amazingly awesome? I believe that it is good to recognize those who have blessed you with their friendship, willingness to listen, and ability to tolerate you.  This week, I created a card that you can give those awesome people using the a sentiment and little girl image from… Continue reading You Are Awesome Card

Awards, Card, Close to My Heart, Color My Heart Dare, Embossing Folder, Embossing Powder, Sale, Shimmer Brush, Thank You Card, Thin Cuts, Weekly Challenge

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

Autumn Layout, Blog Hop, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Embossing Folder, Fundamentals, Scrapbook Layout, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), You Are Here

Feel So Blessed SOTM Blog Hop

Welcome to the Feel So Blessed Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the September Feel So Blessed stamp set. I have enjoyed using the sentiments of gratitude on this stamp set for both cards and scrapbook pages and I know you will, too.   If you have come here from Kathy Burrows’ blog, you are… Continue reading Feel So Blessed SOTM Blog Hop

All Occasion Card, Blog Hop, Card, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Flower Market, Fundamentals, Sale

So Hard to Say Goodbye Blog Hop

Welcome to the So Hard to Say Goodbye Blog Hop!  This week, we will be featuring products  from the Annual Expressions Idea book that are retiring on July 31st.  Many of our stamps, paper packets, tools, inks, and embellishments will no longer be available for purchase, so make sure you fill your wishlist before these… Continue reading So Hard to Say Goodbye Blog Hop

Card, Fundamentals

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

Awards, Card, Watercolor Pencils

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

Card, Stamp of the Month (SOTM)

Simple Embossed Thank You Card

Thank You cards leave my home often, so each week I create two or three to add to my bin. This card is extremely simple to make, yet the layers of cardstock, dry embossing, and sparkling gems make delightful. By changing the color or the sentiment on this card, you can create it for any occasion.  At the very… Continue reading Simple Embossed Thank You Card