A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card

A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card September is a month I associate with loss, so as soon as I saw Elephantastic’s challenge to make a Remembrance / Sympathy card, I knew I wanted to create something beautiful, uplifting, and comforting. Interior of Card I used these challenges as inspiration during the design process: Anything Goes Challenge Blog Week 14: Say It With […]

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Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chunk Coffee Cake

    Strawberry Almond Chocolate Chunk Coffee Cake This week, while flipping through our cookbook collection, a photo from William’s Sonoma Holiday Favorites caught my husband’s eye. The picture that whetted his appetite was an Apricot-Almond Chocolate Chunk Coffee Ring. However, my husband isn’t a fan of apricots, so we tweaked the recipe here and […]

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Vintage Treasures

Vintage Treasures from Sharon at Amelia Rose Cottage I have always loved art and trinkets that remind me of another era. Perhaps its because I grew up in historic areas surrounded by old homes filled with treasures from the past. Perhaps its because, over the years, I’ve found myself lost in one too many novels that have […]

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It’s My Birthday But You Get The Gift!

Birthday Card by Anna Nikander This month, I celebrated another birthday. Among other things, I received some beautiful cards from my friends at Scrapbook Place! Birthday Card by Mary Kirchherr Now, to commemorate the occasion, I’d like to give you, my awesome followers, a special gift to thank you for the joy you bring me each […]

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Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

Chocolate Almond Cheesecake If you’re looking for an elegant dessert to serve for a special occasion, why not give this Chocolate Almond Cheesecake a try? My husband recently surprised me with this dessert – he presented it to me as an alternative to a traditional birthday cake – and it became an instant favorite among […]

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Thru A Kitten’s Eyes

Thru A Kitten’s Eyes I took this photo of Tsunami a few weeks after he arrived in our home. He had finally acclimated to his new environment and begun to explore the world around him. One day, he discovered that he had grown just enough to discover a ledge he had never noticed before.  “What’s this?”  […]

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Words To Inspire: Sympathy Card

Thinking Of You – Sympathy Card This week, Challenge #17 at Sentimental Sundays is Words To Inspire. For this challenge, I created a Sympathy Card because it’s during times at loss we need words of inspiration and encouragement the most. Inside The Card I used the following products on the card: DCWV Patterned PaperCTHH Black Dye InkCTMH […]

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