Congratulations tasty truck card with moving drive mechanism
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Truck Pull Card…with Moving Food Truck!

A neighbor friend is opening a bistro in the area this month, complete with food trucks! We all couldn't be more excited, and I knew I wanted to make a congratulations card! One of the best advantages of creating your own cards is the ability to personalize cards specifically for your recipient and the occassion. I couldn't help… Continue reading Truck Pull Card…with Moving Food Truck!

Birthday Watercolor Card
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Watercoloring until the Rain Stops and the Rainbow Appears!

With all of the rain we were having here in Pennsylvania this weekend, I was inspired to bring out my paint brushes and play with some watercoloring techniques. I don't often do much watercoloring. I can be a bit messy in my small craft closet ha ha! So when my inks and brushes emerge and… Continue reading Watercoloring until the Rain Stops and the Rainbow Appears!

Colorful Bloomtangled card Thanks 3
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Bloomtangled and Grateful

A few weeks ago, I saw my name under a "winners" tab for the STAMPlorations May Blossoms card challenge which I had submitted one of my creations. I couldn't believe it! They generously gave me a choice of a floral stamp or die which a designer had used for a project. I love all kinds of… Continue reading Bloomtangled and Grateful

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Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O

Making masculine cards can be difficult. There are So. Many. Rules. No florals. No bright colors. Less is more. No thank you! Too many rules for any crafter to remember!! So let's break them. Who would have thought breaking the "no florals for masculine cards" rule would have such a nice result?? How to make… Continue reading Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O

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To Receive a Handmade Card in the Mail; Birthday Card Love

Sending birthday cards is my jam. It's the perfect time to let someone know I'm thinking of them and I get to use my passion! I've moved around enough to not always be close enough to friends and family, and calling and texting sometimes needs a little changeup. And let's be honest: there is something… Continue reading To Receive a Handmade Card in the Mail; Birthday Card Love

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A Designing Journey to Brilliant Lightbulb Cards with Watts of Power

A Designing Journey to Brilliant Lightbulb Cards. Do I sometimes find myself going down roads that I'm just not feeling? Of course, and I'll share with you some of those avenues while I worked my way toward two cards I'm happy to share and send.