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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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For Pat and Marilyn

June 12th, 2011 · 9 Comments

Thanks for your concern, Pat and Marilyn! I’m still here, just not stamping as much as I used to. It took a Mojo Monday sketch to get me in the mood again. Thanks for stopping by! Stamps: Hope Blooms, Happy Hello (Verve Stamps) Paper: Pure Luxury White, Smoky Slate (Gina K. Designs); Marjolaine (BasicGrey) Ink: […]

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“Royal” Anniversary

April 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

William and Kate picked a wonderful date to get married: my sister’s 22nd wedding anniversary! Thirty years ago, Charles and Diana chose to get married on my parents’ 20th wedding anniversary. The apple does not fall far from the tree! Of course I wanted to make a “royal” anniversary card for my sister and her […]

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Misting with Markers

April 16th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Whenever I design a card for a shoebox swap (as this one for today’s get-together in Fort Meade, MD) I try to come up with something quick and easy, yet appealing. I decided to use the misting with markers technique with this floral image from Gina K.’s Stenciled Spring set. Love the effect, especially when […]

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