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Francis Ames
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Fresh and Elegent
So I went and searched for a new card challenges and found one. The Card Concept blog has a bi-week's card challenge and so I choose to enter this card for the Card Concept # 74 I used Mellisa Frances papers and embellishment, purchased a few years back at ...

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Spring Lovelies
I was recently hit with a respiratory virus last week. It was rough but that staying up all night coughing meant I could go online and check out the latest crafting challenges. Here are a few of my  card creations. Sadly I missed the deadline for one.  This...

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Valentine's Day Remembered
What a blessing it is to celebrate Valentine's Day with my Sweet Heart. Each year it's different for me and I don't take for granted what I have shared. So here's created a layout using SEI papers and embellishments. The picture above does not do it justice...

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Happy 40th Birthday!
So I turned the Big 40 last month and can honestly say I had a blast. I even took sometime to do my favorite thing, Scrapbooking!!!  I went to Splitcoast Stampers and looked for a fun challenge and came across this sketch. I used this sketch and adopted it ...

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Wild Thing!
I have decided recently to participate in a card making sketch challenge at Splitcoast Stampers and thought share it. So this was the sketch. So I went through my stash of papers and stamps and voila I found the right combination. So my Wild Thing card is a...

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Rocking Birthday Card
So I decided to join a few more challenges this week and tried to combine several Split Coast challenge requirements into one project. Why not?  When I first saw the below Splitcoast Stamper's Sketch Card , SC616 , I wasn't sure what could I create.  The ci...

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Happy Halloween!
So I made a Halloween greeting card inspired by and used Mojo Monday's sketch MOJO471 . What's so neat about this card is that I used nothing but scraps of paper and left over stickers. A while back I began to organize my crafting supplies following Totally...

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On the Move!
So I made several layouts using SEI paper and embellishments and created various interactive transportation pages. They are basic layouts but I had fun making the car, plane, and boat move by just pulling the tab on the left Pulling the tab to the left make...

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Nautical cards
So I made a few nautical themed cards from the DCWV paper packet by cutting out the pocket cards. Used the background paper and cardstock. I think they came out great.  If you like any of these they are available for purchase online. Just click on the store...

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AHOY there!
AHOY! Fellow scrapbookers. More nautical themed layouts this week.  Don't worry next week the theme will be transportation.  Here again I used the DCWV paper packet and 1 DCWV cardstock base to make the banner. I had left over letters that I used "Y" for "H...
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