Delish Macarons

Delish Macarons

Hello my crafty friends! I hope your all are surviving the bone chilling month of January. I'm here in central California where we have finally received plentiful rainfall! I'm ever so grateful for each drop, but even more so when a bit of heavenly sunshine peeks...

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The Ton Stamps Anniversary Release & Hop

Hello, Friends! I am ecstatic to once again be a guest for The Ton Stamps! Today we are hopping along for the 2017 Anniversary Release. There are so many great designers enlisted, so I invite you to kick back with your cup of joe and be prepared to be inspired as you...

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That Perfect Moment

The past year seems to have been a rough year for many, myself included. Not that the sun didn't shine on so many occasions, but a few markedly memorable events provided some choppy waters. This year, I am not waiting for any perfect moment. I will be taking moments,...

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You Had Me at Hello

Hello creative friends! I am over on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink. blog today with the My Favorite Things Wavy Coloring Book Background. Shimmer and glimmer brought to you by Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and the Spectrum Noir Clear Sparkle Pen. It is super...

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BRI #Hashtag Stamps Blog Hop

  Welcome! So glad you popped in today! I have to admit, I have help keeping my home functioning through all the busy-ness of life. Many moons ago I owned a quilt store and while that consumed much of my time (aside from being a wife and mother). I just couldn't...

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Honey Bee Feathers

Once in a while I stumble upon a stamp set that is non-descript in season or holiday, is simple and spectacular simultaneously. That is precisely how I feel about the Ten Things stamp set by Honey Bee Stamps, LLC. Without really thinking I slapped these babies on my...

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Make a Wish

I get asked regularly, "What do you do with all these cards?" Friends, I use them. Every one of them. My girls snag a few for their friends on occasion, but mostly I make them as I need them for birthdays, thanks and otherwise. If I am making something because the...

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Don’t Fry About It.

Sometimes I make a card and set it aside for when the inspiration strikes to blog about it. Today is just one of those days. I made Don't Fry About It months ago. In light of the stresses that have arisen in the last few days I feel the need to say, friends, there is...

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Scabby Snacks Treat Box

Scabby Snacks = Ew! All fun and games for classes full of first and second graders! Mama Elephant's Gable Box was perfect for this little class treat. I went through my 6" x 6" paper pads and pulled 60 pairs of Halloween/Fall colored patterned papers. Each box...

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Botanical Birthday

Botanical cards are always beautiful to my eye. This card, with Altenew's Botanical Garden stamp set is no exception. Flowers, watercolors - yep, that's my bag these days. For this card I began with watercolor paper, Gansai Tambi watercolors and of course, my favorite...

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Stay Fabulous & Giveaway Winner

Happy Wednesday, my friends! Only a few more days to the weekend, yay! We can do it, we can do it, we can do it! Today's card again features The Ton Stamps recent release. I'm telling ya, there is so much goodness within this release that the cards I've made with it...

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Brushed Merry & Giveaway

Christmas. Could it be that it is drawing near already? This is the one holiday that I look forward to and dread, simultaneously. I have been seeing holiday sections in stores and even hearing holiday music. I can't do it people! At least give me until Halloween! I...

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Squirrels Run Slower in Heaven

Hello! Thank you for popping in for a visit today! Furry friends are sometimes more than that. If you are lucky enough, they become family. Unfortunalty, when we lose one, we may grieve for them as we do any loss in our lives. The Ton just released a great stamp set,...

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The Ton Fall Release Blog Hop

Friends, by now you must know how much I adore all things The Ton! I am thrilled to be a guest for their FALL 2016 RELEASE blog hop. I have created two cards for you here, but rest assured that I have more to post with the new release over the next short while. In...

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Coloring Books to Cards

Raise your hand if you color in coloring books, or would like to. Now, how many of you think why - what will I do with that? Just leave it tucked away in the book? I think that way. Please tell me I am not the only one! A while back I participated in the 30 Day...

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