Flower Shop and Pals Paper Arts challenge

The Pals Paper Arts Challenge closes in a couple of hours yet I wanted to squeak in with my spin on the color challenge.  I don't especially like pastels.  It probably is the result of living through the eighties where everything was peach colored!  However I do love Coastal Cabana and wanted to give this challenge a shot.  I created this card to send to my goddaughter to wish her luck as they start back…

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Weekend Happy Hour

Thankfully the weekend is finally here.  It was one of those weeks FILLED with the unexpected.  While it was all handled through the cooperation of great colleagues it was draining.  So I crafted a very quick card to celebrate it was finally Friday night using Stampin' Up's Happy Hour stamp set.   Happy Hour is such a versitile stamp set.  It can be used to create invitations, celebration cards or used just for a little…

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Mojo Monday meets Gingham Garden

Today I created a Clean and Simple (CAS) Thank You card inspired by the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge (MOJO305) designed by Julee Tilman.  I love using sketches to inspire me.  This card was super easy –  and could easily be created using DSP paper scraps. The sketch shows stitching around the edges of the card to create a border.  I used the Framed Tulips embossing folder to create the border on my card.  Then I pulled out…

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Begin the week with Happy Day

  It is Monday and for many of us that means heading back to work today.  I feel like it's a Happy Day as I look forward to the week.  My oldest will be coming home this week before he heads back to UF for the Fall semester.  And my youngest is preparing for his senior year in high school, so there is much excitement and enthusiasm flowing through our household.  But you came to…

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