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Quilted Christmas for a homespun holiday

I’m almost certain that in a past life I was an 87-year-old woman who loved nothing more than cozying up in a hand-stitched quilt by a roaring wood fire in my little log cabin. So, it’s no wonder that the first time I…

Fun with Flowers for the InKing Royalty Blog Hop

Welcome to InKing Royalty’s March Blog Hop! Stampin’ Up!’s Occasions Catalog and Annual Catalog are filled with amazing products that help you celebrate spring with style. With floral stamp sets, dies and printed papers, you can’t go wrong as you have fun with…

Fishing for a birthday card

Sometimes, despite all efforts to build a well-rounded paper-crafting inventory, you just can’t find the right paper, image, sentiment or embellishment for a specific project. This was my dilemma when I was trying to come up with a birthday card for a male family member. Nothing…

Doily darlings for any occasion

Work and life have been a little crazy lately, but I’m happy to be back on the blog. Thanks for not giving up on me! Even though I haven’t been blogging, I have been able to make a few cards, which I’ll share over…

Grateful for you for PPA 259

I love color challenges, so when I saw this week’s PPA Challenge, I was excited to give it a whirl. Here’s the challenge: Starting off, I was sure I was going to use my Celebrate Today stamp set and Balloon Framelits Dies. Things changed, though, when…

Missing Austin

Most of the year, my son lives in Arizona where he goes to college. During breaks, his primary residence is with his dad in Texas. Because I live in Montana, I don’t get to see him as often as I want to, although I try to make as…

Sweet and simple memories for the July Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for July! This month we are excited to show off the new 2015 – 2017 Stampin’ Up! In Colors: Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe and Watermelon Wonder. The In Color product line includes cardstock, Designer Series Paper, ribbon and…

Spreading the love with Pretty Petals

I’m happy to say we’ve finally finished our move into the new/old house! I was wrong to think, though, that the work was finished, which is why this blog has been silent for a bit. We moved to a house with acreage and are trying…

Quadruple dipping and PP 247

In case you haven’t noticed (despite the 1 million stamping blogs out there), today is the first day you can order from the NEW Stampin’ Up! catalog! Here it is, in all it’s glory:                   It&#8217…

A Tale of Two (Happy) Accidents for PP 246

I love the Striped Scallop Thinlits Die. And when I say “love,” I mean, looooooove. You may have already guessed this, since I’ve used it for several projects posted on this blog: here, here and here. When I saw the latest Paper Players Sketch Challenge, PP…