Purrrfect Birthday

Purrrfect Birthday

Today, I am coming to you from a throughly rain saturated California!! So thankful for all this rain, we desperately need it. I have to admit, I could use a full day of sunshine. Crafting is a pretty darn good substitute though! Do you have a kitty lover in your life?...

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Dare 2B Artzy New Release Hop

Welcome to Dare 2B Artzy's Blog Hop!! We are excited to be celebrating the new stamp and die release, as well as the new Totally Tracy Chipboard! Also on board are new design team members, like myself. Fun projects, new faces and prizes, oh my! If you started from the...

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Dare 2B Artzy Birthday Bliss

Hi, hi friends! Coming to you today with a new design team that I have joined. The Dare 2 B Artzy company was one of the first stamp companies I fell in love with when I got into card making. Their designs are often reminiscent of the trendy Zentangle style. Head on...

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The Ton Golden Poppies

I'm a California girl. I love the sunshine, the endless beaches and dipping my toes into the Pacific. Okay, so not exactly. I do enjoy the ocean, but I love the San Joaquin Valley more. I love the heat, the sweet smell of orange blossoms and the sound of wind machines...

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Strong is the New Pretty

Strong is the New Pretty. And we have no shortage of this mantra in our house with four daughters. Each are strong, independent and fierce. A couple have a little more firecracker than the others, but they come by that naturally (insert cheesy grin here). We celebrate...

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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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