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A new granddaughter

Yeah, I wish I could say this was my big news, but no.  Although Peter said to me yesterday, “Grandma?  I want my Daddy to have another little boy.  Mama and Daddy and me need to discuss it and come … Continue reading

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Hello, spring!

That is just wishful thinking, pure and simple, as we got 3 or 4 more inches of snow the other day.  On the positive side, we’ve had bright, sunny days.  But on the negative side is the temperature — last … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bokeh

You’ve been seeing this technique everywhere, so I thought it would be perfect for a February camp card.  Bokeh (pronounced BOH-kay or BOH-keh) is the out-of-focus blur in a photograph, especially from points of light.  (Think of a lit Christmas … Continue reading

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Still irresistible!

As I was getting birthday cards in the mail this weekend, I ran across this card that I had never shared here.  I think I made it back in December, when I first played with the Irresistibly Yours Specialty Designer Series … Continue reading

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Double-time Painted Petals

I’ve been busy with preparations for the upcoming Inkspiration Saturday.  It’s just 2½ weeks away, so the paper is flying!  I’m so happy to be working with an excellent Design Team for this event:  many heads make great ideas, and … Continue reading

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Just sayin’ hello

m4s0n501   I know it’s been done before (even by me!), but when I saw a card with hand-tinted embossing on it, I had to give it another try.  The card by Lydia Fiedler (probably better known by her blog, … Continue reading

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Blue doilies

Our focus this month in stamp camp is backgrounds.  And a skill I think every stamper should master is random, all-over stamping.  It didn’t come easily to me — until I watched someone demonstrate the “trick.”  I shared it in … Continue reading

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Grain Sack Heart

I’m finally getting around to posting the details about this card, from the Stamp Review Crew Valentine Free for All blog hop of a few weeks ago. My inspiration for this card was Ann Drake, of On Sutton Place, a … Continue reading

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Rusty heart

I look at the supply list for this card and have to ask myself why I thought this would be a good swap card at Leadership!  And of course, this was the card that still needed some assembly after I … Continue reading

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Gosh, you’re adorable!

I didn’t set out to create another card in purple and yellow for last week’s Leadership swaps, but that’s what happened.  I used this layered “scribble” flower on a camp project last month and wanted to play with it further.  … Continue reading

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