Merry & bright

Today is the Online Card Class Wrap Up. I managed to squeeze in one more card inspired by these classes. If you didn’t happen to purchase the class, Crushing On Cardstock, you still can on the website here. I used a My Favorite Things large die for this card. I cut the die from a …

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Inlaid die cut cards

Most card makers know that Jennifer McGuire is the queen of inlaid die cut cards. Well, who better to learn from then the queen herself. During the virtual classes, Online Card Classes, we were provided with some beautiful examples and a full look into her process. Here is my homework The die cut is from …

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To Crimp or Not to Crimp?

Recently I participated in Crushing On Cardstock. It was a virtual card making event hosted by Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner. This was an absolute value for money. Here is my “homework” from Day 3. There was a little cheating involved as the class technique involved scoring and pleating card shapes. The scoring is no …

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Online Card Class

This week has been filled with fun….mostly. The un-fun part was updating my blog. Having classes with Jennifer McGuire, Kristina Werner and a slew of guests was WAY fun. Because if part one I didn’t get to create as much as I wanted. That time is over! I have a lot of catch up to …

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Tropical Blues

Good Morning, this is Kathy. I hope you all are well. Does anyone miss traveling? I sure do and this beautiful stamp set from LDRS reminds me of a tropical vacation. The Tropical Floral Slimline and coordinating die are part of the LDRS summer collection. It is a big and beautiful stamp that is perfect …

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Fall Colors

In a few weeks I am heading to Door County, WI with my sister in law and hope to see the start of fall colors. we don’t get to see fall colors in AZ and I do miss them. However, I don’t miss what comes after! Today’s card features another background made with Nuvo Drops. …

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Is Summer Over?

I know there are many of you (especially up north) that want to hang on to that last ray of sunshine. But after this summer in AZ I am looking forward to a little fall weather. This week I have been creating backgrounds using Nuvo Drops. I love the outcome. At first this one didn’t …

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Halloween is Coming!

So today I am continuing with my Nuvo Drops background technique. I love finding different uses for products I have and this one is a good one! Nuvo Drops are normally used for small embellishments but for the past couple days I have been using them for backgrounds. On this particular background I used a …

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I Had to Have It

You know that feeling…. A new stamp release comes out with a whole family of gnomes or a snake that you HAVE to have. Or how about that one patterned paper with the perfect red pattern that went with your daughters Christmas dress from 1994? As a crafter we all have stuff that we had …

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Christmas in August

This past week we have seen some thunder storms in Phoenix. For me it is always nice to hear the rain and thunder. However, rarely do we get snow. As a matter of fact I can’t remember seeing snow. Growing up in the Midwest we saw more snow than any other type of weather (or …

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