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You Make Me Smile

August 29, 2020

Hello crafty friends!  We are happy that you stopped by.  We used a variety of products to make today’s card – some old and some new. We paired the Cosmos Flower Frame die from Simon Says Stamp with their brand-new Outline Leaves background stamp and we are pretty happy with the results. Focal Point: The Cosmos flowers were cut using Strathmore Bristol Smooth cardstock. After running the die…

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Thinking of You

August 25, 2020

Hello crafty friends & welcome!  We are so happy that you stopped by.  Today we are sharing a project that we created this past weekend.  We had a super-fun crafty day together (we have been isolating to stay safe, but just needed some Sister/craft therapy, and it was just what the doctor ordered)!  We spent the day getting inky and made tons of new alcohol ink backgrounds.  Then…

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Go Wild

August 12, 2020

We have a soft spot for adorable critters and these peeking giraffes by Whimsy Stamps are just too cute for words! The Foliage Frame slimline die from Trinity Stamps set the lush jungle scene and the stitched alphabet die from Heffy Doodle paired well with the overall look we were going for.  Focal Point: This stamp set comes with three adorable giraffe images. We stamped them onto white…

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You Light Up My Life

August 9, 2020

Hello friends and welcome!  We have had quite a bit of happy mail delivered the past few weeks (Shhhh….) and have been itching to try out our new products.  This gorgeous foliage set from Papertrey Ink called “Growth” was first on our list!  It is absolutely perfect on a slimline card, and we are so happy with the finished project!  Focal Point:   The plants, pots, lamp and…

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Toad-ally Awesome

July 26, 2020

Hello and happy Sunday!  Today’s project was created using a few new products that we recently ordered from Rubbernecker and Miss Ink Stamps.  We think the result is TOAD-ALLY adorable. 😊 Focal Point: The frog and mouse images were stamped onto white 80 lb cardstock using My Favorite Things Extreme Black ink which is copic-friendly. The images were colored with alcohol markers and shading was added with colored…

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Congratulate with Flowers

July 14, 2020

Hello and welcome crafty friend!  Thanks for stopping by to take a peek at our blog post today. We were chatting via Skype earlier today about fun products that we are looking forward to playing with once this social distancing order is lifted.  We both agreed that the first thing we want to do is use our alcohol inks.  The last time we got together and pulled them…

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One Scoop at a Time

July 11, 2020

Welcome!  We are happy you stopped by. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!! We have had a very long stretch of hot summer weather here in Western NY so it was only fitting to make a card showcasing something cold and delicious! We think the images on the new “Coffee & Ice Cream” digital set by Graciellie Design were perfect for the task. Focal…

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Pinwheel Love and Hugs

July 8, 2020

Welcome!  Thanks so much for visiting today. We have been on a mission to incorporate more patterned paper in our cardmaking and the card we are sharing today uses a lot of it!  We saw a larger version of this basic pinwheel design on some packaging while at the store and thought it would make a cute element for a card.  In order for all our patterns to…

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Celebrate – Happy 4th of July!

July 4, 2020

Happy Independence Day to our fellow USA crafters!  We think today’s card sets the red-white-and-blue mood for the holiday and showcases one of many beautiful floral images by @gracielliedesign (this one came from the Querida Amiga digital set).  Head to her shop to get in on the BOGO SALE! Focal Point: The flower image was resized and printed on Bristol Smooth cardstock by Strathmore Zig Clean Color Real…

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Change the World

June 27, 2020

Hello and thanks for stopping by!  We appreciate that you are here. Do you love MEGA sales??  If you do, then head over to Gracielle Design and take advantage of her end of month mega sale where you can get ALL 4 of her latest releases at a 50% discount.   Today’s card was made using elements from the “Words of Hope” set which is included in the MEGA…