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Mother’s Day For Motherless Dau...

Mother’s Day For Motherless Daughters
This Sunday is Mother’s Day.  It can be a difficult day for many, including those of us whose mothers are no longer living.  One thing I’ve done each year since my mother passed (ok, I did forget one year…) is to send a Mother’s Day card to one of her best friends.  My mother & Kay traveled often together, including several cruises. [...]

Easter Gifts – Post It Note Hol...

Easter Gifts – Post It Note Holders
I wanted to make something for our sisters who live out of town.  So it had to be easy and (fairly) inexpensive to mail, since I was sending eight of them out.  On Pinterest, I found this project & thought it was cute. It also seemed like it would be inexpensive to put together, fairly inexpensive to mail and would withstand going acros [...]

Christmas crafts

Christmas crafts
Ok so recently, I found some new Facebook groups (ugh…  they are SO not like the more (normally) drama free, cozy message boards from days of yore…) devoted to Cricut (an electronic home/hobbyist/personal die cutting machine).  With the recent release of the Cricut Maker, people new to Cricut are buying them up & trying to lea [...]

Halloween cards 2013

Halloween cards 2013
I made two of these. One for one of my sisters & one for my sister-in-law. The “outer” paper is from Spooksville by The Paper Studio. The “inner” paper is digital – from Harvest Moon Halloween Mega Kit (Jessica Sprague). But I “lightened” it by only printing it at 38%. The bat on the inside is a [...]

Three Halloween cards

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Tools used: Cricut: A Frightful Affair cartridge Crop-A-Dile (eyelets)   And for a grungy look (this was actually my favorite one)…

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