Magnolia Wreath Birthday Greetings

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My mistake turned into creativity…this autumn wreath started out with dimension and definition. I stamped this Magnolia Wreath from Concord & 9th in SU Crushed Curry and then added the highlight leaves in Cajun Craze. Then I thought I would add Nuvo Copper Drops as accents. Well I did not like the Copper drops on the card. So I tried to quickly scrape them off but it left a smear of copper. I took a…

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Count My Blessings

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These past few weeks we have truly been counting our blessings. Yesterday on the corner of a busy intersection there were people holding signs that said “Honk for the Electrical Linemen” and “Honk if you’re Thankful”. The horns are honking all over the place. The remarkable part is this is at the corner of where some of the worst flooding has occurred from Hurricane Irma. It is a wonderful reminder that there is always something…

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Renovation Celebration Sale!

We are finally entering the final week of our home renovation project. While the project has moved swiftly we are not use to living in such disarray. We cannot wait to get order back in our lives! As part of the renovation I had to move everything in my craft room. Next weekend we will need to move it all back. So I am having a Renovation Celebration Sale – when you buy one item…

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Recovering from Irma and Painted Harvest

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My last posts were made over Labor Day weekend when my husband and I were in Chicago to help our youngest son move. We flew back from that trip on Tuesday to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Two weeks ago today we sat in our home experiencing the wrath of Irma. It was very stressful as we watched this storm shift further and further west bringing the storm to hit head on where I live in…

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