Monthly Archives: April 2012

A Little Vintage “Faux” You

This was a technique on recently, and I thought it would be fun for technique class Thursday.  It’s called “Faux Patina.”  (And for those of your who play Words with Friends or another online Scrabble game, “Faux” would be … Continue reading

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Carrying Over!

Many items from the Occasions Mini Catalog are being carried over.  The information isn’t totally specific, but I know the items on the list will be available through May 31.  By then, I’ll know whether they’ll be in the main … Continue reading

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Watercolored Roses

I think this will always be one of my favorite stamp sets.  I love yellow roses and I love to watercolor, and this image reminds me of the “old time rose bush” at my parents’ house.  It’s the Elements of … Continue reading

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Garden Thanks

My mom (who is one of my biggest supporters, even when I’m grumpy.  I love you, Mom!!!) volunteered to write thank you cards for door prize donors at a luncheon we attend each May.  I told her I’d give her … Continue reading

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A Day Without Coffee

…is a sad day, indeed!  My daily minimum is two cups a day, and this morning, my curling iron broke while I was rushing to get ready.  (My grandmother would say I was being “hoodly.”)  It fell on my second … Continue reading

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A Million Thanks

…mostly to my parents and teachers for teaching me to speak and write correctly.  I know I still make mistakes, but for the most part, I get all my nouns and verbs and commas and apostrophes in the right places. … Continue reading

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Simply Kindness

It’s hard to think up catchy titles for blog posts – especially after midnight!  I’ve always had a problem writing titles, even in elementary school.  Since this card uses the Simply Soft and Kindness Matters sets, “Simply Kindness” seemed to … Continue reading

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Just Believe Sketch Challenge

I simply must dump some old files and photos from my computer.  I was creating a scrapbook page with My Digital Studio, and it was taking forever.  I’m sure it’s because I have a lot on my laptop.  I had … Continue reading

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So Grateful

I’m grateful for so many things that if I started listing them, it would take days.  Today, though, I just want to say how grateful I am to my friend Kathy for introducing me to Stampin’ Up!®, and my upline, … Continue reading

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Get ’em while you can!

Stampin’ Up!® has released the latest list of retiring stamp sets.  I love it when this list comes out, because it means lots of new stamps are coming to the new catalog!  I can’t wait to see what will be … Continue reading

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