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Gingerbread & Tuscany

Gingerbread & Tuscany “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” (Robert Steinbeck, adapted from Robert Burns) Today didn’t turn out exactly as planned. Miss Amelia had a check-up with her pediatrician today, so my day started later … Continue reading

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Good Morning!

This is for my friend Darrah – “Goooooood Mornin’! Good Mornin! We’ve talked the whole night through! Good mornin’, good mornin’ to you!”  Ah, Singin’ in the Rain with Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. And did I mention Gene Kelly? … Continue reading

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Fall Silhouettes

This isn’t at all what I set out to create today.  My plan was a card with Autumn Accents leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday catalog, but somewhere along the way my plan got drastically changed.  I love the way … Continue reading

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Musical Thanks

I found a fabulous card using the sponging and reverse masking techniques on Heather Telford’s blog, and decided to use the idea for a thank you card. I created a reverse mask for the edges of the card, then sponged … Continue reading

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Tissue Box Card

Even though I make covers for my tissue boxes, I still tend to pick tissues in pretty boxes.  And the latest box kind of matches the gnome cover I made for the January blog hop.  When I got it out … Continue reading

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A Sigh Is Just a Sigh

Being the only female in a house full of men has its advantages and disadvantages.  They outnumber me and we’re always going in four different directions, so keeping the house looking the way I want it is next to impossible.  … Continue reading

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Dream Big!

My dear husband is, among other things, a real estate broker.  He has lots of interests, so he turns the things he enjoys into income producing ventures.  So, today, we “house-sat” for a friend’s open house.  Now, my mom was … Continue reading

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Sponging over Embossing

I got the greatest idea from Stephanie McKinnon.  She sent a note with her swap, but I think I left it downstairs.  The idea of the embossing and sponging was originally from Jackie Topa, but the layout and colors were … Continue reading

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