WOYWW 7, Cat Chat, Updates

I thought I would start today’s post by sharing a second photograph I took of Tsunami that captures his full reflection in my coffee table – in part, because it’s one of my favorite photographs I’ve taken in a long time, and in part, because you’re going to need something beautiful to feast your eyes […]

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2010 One World One Heart Winner & Special Announcement

Thank you for celebrating One World One Heart with me – the response to this event has been beyond my wildest dreams! As you know, I am very appreciative to all who read my blog – I cherish your support, your e-mails, and your comments. Today, however, I’d like to extend a special thanks to the 343 people who […]

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SSDS Blog Hop Sketch Challenge: Celebrate

This weekend, Stamp Scrap & Doodle Saturdays has been hosting their very first blog hop. It’s been so much fun visiting the Design Team’s blogs in my spare moments! As part of the festivities, they kicked off Feb 12th with a versatile sketch challenge that has been floating around my head all weekend. Finally, I spent […]

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Sophisticated Valentine’s ATC

Today I wanted to create a sophisticated ATC for Valentine’s Day, so I combined two challenges – The Little Paper Shop’s Red Black and White Challenge with the Little Red Wagon’s Challenge #15 – Red With Bling – and created today’s ATC. I created the stunning red background by laying decorative transfer tape over white cardstock and adding black […]

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Multi-Challenge Christmas Card: Decorated Tree!

It’s hard to believe that three days before Valentine’s Day, I am sitting at home making Christmas cards – but who could resist Susie & Vickie’s Christmas Club Challenge #3, which called for cardmakers to feature Christmas Trees this week? And, as Samantha from ABC Christmas Challenge asks, “What’s a tree without Decorations (and a little Ribbon) too?” So, in my […]

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Bah Humbug #5: Holly

Holly Christmas Card

This week’s challenge at Bah Humbug is Holly. For some reason, this was my hardest card to create yet. I’m not sure if I was because I wasn’t feeling particularly Christmasy this week, or because holly elements seemed hard to come by, but I really scrounged through my stash to find elements for this week’s card! Once I found […]

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Sir Stampalot’s Moving Challenge

I designed today’s card to celebrate Sir Stampalot’s move to their spacious new shop in Peterborough, UK!  We’ve Moved combines older stash (a My Mind’s Eye Frame Up, a Paper Bliss House, black and white cardstock) with new toys (CTMH’s Around The Block Stamps, CTMH Black Archival and Dye Inks, and Skittles) for a dash of old school charm. If you’d […]

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Little Black Heart Multi-Challenge Card

Please don’t think I’m dark and twisty (yes, I’m a huge Grey’s Anatomy fan!) but recently, I’ve been preoccupied with little black hearts. You see, while organizing my chipboard, I came across the cutest little hearts from Magistical Memories and thought it would be cool to create some non-traditional Valentine’s with them. So, I broke into […]

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