Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bird-day Greetings!

When I got to the technique class today, Mom pulled in at the same time.  She mentioned that she had several loads of “stuff” to bring in – which I thought was a little odd, because all anyone really needs … Continue reading

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Just in time!

My UPS man came today with the last item from my Holiday Mini Catalog preorder.  It was a super crazy day, but I wanted to put this together and post it before I hit the sack. Ink:  Versamark; Paper: Cherry … Continue reading

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Notably Embedded

I learned lots today.  First, my definition of “everything is out of the house and it’s ready to be cleaned,” is a lot different from my dear husband’s definition.  We’re cleaning out a house that’s being listed, so I went … Continue reading

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Safe Travels

I was reading an article the other day about how to be safe when you travel.  One of the topics was bedbugs.  This creeped me out, but I kept reading.  The author suggested that you carry a picture of a … Continue reading

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Earthquakes and Hurricanes

WOW – what’s up with the East coast?  Earthquake on Tuesday.  Hurricane this weekend.  Good grief.  Actually, we’re really blessed in my area of Virginia.  The earthquake damage was extremely minimal (a chair in the backyard fell over) and Irene … Continue reading

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Accordion Flowers

The first time I saw these little accordion flowers, I thought, “They’re so cute!  I should make some.”  So I tried, about a year or so ago.  The accordion part went very well.  Putting it together?  Not so great.  Oh, … Continue reading

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No Glitter Escaped…

…during the creation of this project! So many people were involved in creating this.  My original idea for this card (embossing the punched border) came from Judy.  She and her granddaughter made an anniversary card with that technique, and I … Continue reading

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