Sunny and Cheerful April Birthdays with Stampin’ Up! and Altenew

These are the birthday cards that my friends and I made for the charitable organization that we support, Pilots for Patients. These are the ones made for April. Making these cards is a blessing, but it’s also been a great way for me to

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Embossed Vellum Technique with Concord & 9th

This beautiful card started with a technique idea – Embossed Vellum. I knew I wanted a bold image behind the vellum to stand out. I found the perfect one in the Concord and 9th set Happy Words.
Starting with a base of soon-to-be retired

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Delightfully Inspired by Nature – Gina K Stamps and Pencils

If someone could tell me why I forget how happy card making makes me from day to day, I’ll send this card to them. 🙂
So, it’s only been three weeks since my last post. I do apologize. Every now and then my mind

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Quick Easter Card with The Paper Players – PP386

This week, I’m playing with The Paper Players. I needed a last minute Easter card and this sketch layout was a great inspiration.  I’m using more paper from the Celebrate Easter 6″ X 6″ paper pad from Echo Park.

This card went

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March Birthdays – Stampin’ Up! Foil Frenzy

Last time I saw you, my girls and I were headed to NOLA for Phantom of the Opera. We had a fantastic time! Nine of us in the streets of the French Quarter on St. Patrick’s Day! The show was everything I hoped it

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Good Friends Are Hard To Find

My girls and I are heading to New Orleans tomorrow to take in Phantom of the Opera. I am so excited! And, yes, indeed, Good Friends ARE Hard to Find! I am so blessed with an abundance of good friends.
I had to

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Throwback… Wednesday? Emboss Resist

I’m feeling a bit under the weather this week, but I’m committed to bringing you a new post on my blog every Wednesday.  I reached back in my card archives and found one of my favorites! The technique used on this card is called

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Altenew Enchanted Louisiana Iris for PP383 and FMS327

I’m back with another Copic colored floral card.  This one, I’ve entered in to two challenges.  I’m playing again with the Paper Players and I’m playing over at Freshly Made Sketches this week.

This card goes together with a new-to-me paper crafts

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February Birthdays – Echo Park Jack and Jill

I created this set of birthday cards for a charitable organization with all unavailable product that I had in my stash.  I am really feeling good about using stuff up!  Use the layout and color combo as inspiration!
These cards used

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Paper Piecing with Beth Duff Designs (Snarky Sentiments Challenge)

Beth Duff Designs is a startup stamp and vinyl design company that I found just a few days ago on Instagram.  Are you on Instagram?  Find me here.
BDD just named their Spring Design Team and is gearing up for their new product launch

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