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Happy Birthday Cardinal Card

At first look, this looks like a Christmas Card. We have a family member who just loves cardinals and the special symbolism behind them like this: “Cardinals are seen during all 12 months of the year. … Native American lore holds that if you have encountered a cardinal, expect good luck to follow, possibly in 12 hours, 12 days, […]

A Poppy Birthday Card

It was midnight and I remembered I needed a birthday card! Eeek! So I sat down and tried my hand at water coloring some poppies on a piece of sample watercolor paper.   The next morning I saw what I painted and I am now not sure if they really are poppies! They kind of […]

Watercolor Roses Cards

This past week I decided to play around with these new watercolors I had just received. I ended up making a page of roses. I had never made roses like this before and they are a lot of fun to create! After the page was dry I got the idea to use the paper to […]

One more day until…

… the Fred, She Said Blog Hop! I hope you are excited as I am. You don’t want to miss all the inspiration and prizes tomorrow. Todays card has the lovely Pumpkin Bouquet DIGI by Fred, She Said. I think it looks nice with the doily die cut. Not much to say today. I am […]

Fred She Said Pumpkin Bouquet

Today is a continuation of my happiness that Fall is coming. This summers hot weather has just been draining. I am so thankful for the 80 degree temps! Now I did hear that the pumpkin prices will be high this year due to Hurricane Irene destroying a large part of the crop. I hope I […]


Hey friends! Today I made a card for the new Squigglefly challenge called Waterworks! It’s SUMMERTIME, and it’s HOT. Water. Need water! Some ideas: Watercolors, water splashes, water themed images…you get the idea! Let’s see how YOU incorporate WATER into your cards this week! How did I incorporate water?  Well I watercolor this new image […]

Squigglefly – Button Blowout!

Well I’m back! For today anyways. I know I kind of… disappeared for awhile. I have just been busy and hot. It is just too hot to make any thing so I have been keeping busy reading, teaching and making plans. Hopefully this week I will get my master bathroom painted. Yes we are still […]

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