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Inked Embossed Background Card

I know that it has been over a month since I last posted a tutorial.  I have been working hard to create some new projects and "trying" to create some process videos you can watch.  Please understand, I am trying to learn and we have limited internet at my house, so finding an offline editor… Continue reading Inked Embossed Background Card

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It’s All Sunshine & Roses ~ A Color My Heart Color Dare Card

Sometimes we all need a little "pick-me-up" and, after the week I have had, I needed to be able to retreat to my workspace and create something that would bring me a little sunshine.  I was inspired by the bright color choices in this week's Color My Heart Dare Challenge, and I hope that they… Continue reading It’s All Sunshine & Roses ~ A Color My Heart Color Dare Card

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Send a Welcome Home Card & Join the Color Dare Challenge

I miss the days when you welcomed someone to their new home with cards, casseroles, and containers of cookies.  This week, as I looked at the inspiration board for the Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I was inspired by the welcoming feel of the papers chosen and decided to bring back the tradition of sending… Continue reading Send a Welcome Home Card & Join the Color Dare Challenge

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Shake Things Up! – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Shake Things Up! CTMH Technique Blog Hop where we will be featuring a few of our Shaker Card products.  If you have come here from Annemarie Julian’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… Continue reading Shake Things Up! – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

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Seasonal Trees Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasonal Trees Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the November Seasonal Trees stamp set.   If you have come here from Haley Dyer’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… Continue reading Seasonal Trees Blog Hop

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Color Dare Scary Day Card

You would not believe how excited I was to see how many people participated in our last Color My Heart Dare challenge.  If you haven't had a chance to visit, you must stop by and see all those amazing creations.  I hope you are you ready for another challenge, because this week we are playing with… Continue reading Color Dare Scary Day Card

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Thanks & Giving Anniversary Card

'Tis the season for fall colors, fall stamp sets, and, this week, an anniversary.  Since I believe in "using what you have", I decided to create this gorgeous card using a few of our fall paper collections and the Thanks & Giving stamp of the month. I ♥adore♥ the simplicity of this card using the combination… Continue reading Thanks & Giving Anniversary Card

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Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

Our Hello Pumpkin collection is just so stinkin' adorable, even for those of us who do not celebrate Halloween. This week, I decided to join the Heart2Heart Holiday Expressions challenge and create a pumpkin perfect birthday card for one of our newest family members. (UPDATE: I become one of H2Hs October Darlings with this card.… Continue reading Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

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Masculine Color Dare Card

Have you ever had one of those days where no matter how much you try to get something to work, it refuses to cooperate and becomes the bane of your existence?! Well, that is exactly how I felt when I was trying to create a card for this week's Color My Heart Dare Challenge. This… Continue reading Masculine Color Dare Card

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Color Dare Create Card

Hello, my friends! As you know, I truly enjoy the weekly challenges from the Color My Heart Dare blog and this week we were challenged to a Tic-Tac-Toe where we were to choose three colors in a row/diagonal from this color palette.       I chose to use Peacock, Eggplant, and Saffron for my… Continue reading Color Dare Create Card