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Alcohol Inked Maple Leaf

November 9, 2021

Welcome!  Have you experimented with alcohol inks to make fun colorful backgrounds?  If so, how often do you actually put them to use in your cardmaking? Admittedly, we haven’t mastered that step yet, but we are trying!  Today’s card is the result of using one of those backgrounds and we think it worked perfectly. Focal Point: Using the solid maple leaf die, cut one leaf from a Yupo…

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Diecut Inlay Leaves

October 25, 2021

Hello Friends! Have you ever tried the diecut inlay technique? It’s really just a fancy name for paper piecing, but we find it relaxing and enjoyable – somewhat like putting a jigsaw puzzle together. It’s definitely a great way to use up small scraps of cardstock. We have an autumn-themed birthday card to share with you today using this technique. Focal Point: We selected a rust-colored cardstock to…

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Front Porch Welcome

September 4, 2021

Hello friends! Have you ever seen a new product release that just spoke to your soul and you knew that you just had to have it?? That’s how we felt about the Capturing Summer Collection from The Greetery and today we are sharing a card we made using many of the products from this collection. Is there any better setting for a welcome home card than a rocking…

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Hello Toadstools

October 22, 2020

Hello and welcome!  We are happy that you stopped by. We recently bought several new stand-alone layering die sets from The Greetery and finally had time to play with them.  We absolutely love how easy it is to create layered dimension with these beautiful products!  Today we are sharing a card that we put together featuring a few of these new die sets.  We are entering this card…

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Grateful For You

October 18, 2020

Welcome!  We are grateful that you stopped by and hope you are well and staying safe.  It was another beautiful autumn day here in Western New York so we thought it would be fun to play with the Pumpkin Patch stamp and die set from Honey Bee Stamps.  Our post today is all about having fun with die cuts and while this was not a fast card to…

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Autumn Greetings

September 30, 2020

Hello and welcome!  We are so happy that you stopped by.  We used a bunch of new products to make today’s card and we are pleased with the results – what do you think?  This pretty autumn branch was created using the Bittersweet Bouquet stamp set by The Greetery.  The background was created using Tim Holtz’ new Crackling Campfire Distress Ink with a stencil we created using masking…

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I’m Grateful for You

September 19, 2020

Happy Saturday friends!  We are happy you stopped by and hope your weekend is off to a good start. Today we are sharing a clean and simple (CAS) card we made using the Autumn Border digital stamp set by Rachel Vass Designs.  It was relatively quick to put together and we used minimal supplies. Focal Point: The digital image was printed using a laser printer onto 80 lb.…