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Patchwork

February 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s been such a mild winter so far here in Maryland that some days it already feels like spring. The warm temperatures have inspired me to create with spring-like colors. For Lori McAree’s January Release Party Challenge, I made a patchwork background by glueing 3/4″ squares of patterned paper on a 3″ x 4-1/2″ piece […]

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Calm Seas & Smooth Sailing

January 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I am looking forward to another year of Jen del Muro’s “Sketches For You To Try” and hope to create cards for all 12 sketches this time around. January’s sketch was a great starting point for my father-in-law’s birthday card. He loves sailing! There are still a few days left to participate in this challenge. […]

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For Rachel

September 17th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Here’s a 7″ tall birthday card I made today, using the first Viva la Verve sketch of this month. I paper-pieced the birthday cake from Verve’s Birthday Bash stamp set with striped Bella Birds designer paper and colored the candles with Copic markers. It was the perfect image for trying out my new Liquid Pearls, […]

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New Centenarian in Belgium!

July 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We are celebrating the 100th birthday of my great-aunt Louisa today! She has lived in a convent most of her life and worked as a hospice nurse until she retired. She doesn’t like to be in the limelight, but I hope she won’t be too uncomfortable today. At least she’ll be surrounded by lots of […]

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For My Sister

June 22nd, 2011 · 4 Comments

It’s a shame I can’t just drive to my sister’s house and drop this birthday card in her mailbox, because then it wouldn’t be arriving too late. Sorry, sis! Hope you have a wonderful, warm, and sunny day in Belgium today! The Dutch sentiment could be translated as: A birthday is a day that floats […]

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