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Make Madness 2018 – Day 12 | Mini Lined Envelopes

Today I wanted to make something using the paper I dyed on Day 7 of Make Madness 2018. So I grabbed my We R Memory Keepers Envelope Maker and made several mini envelopes.  So much fun. I love to line … Continue reading

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Make Madness 2018 – Day 7 | Kool Aid Dyed Polka Dot paper

Nothing makes me happier creating beautiful papers with color and shimmer.  If it sparkles and shimmers then I’m sold.  Back in December I discovered a Youtube video by Hermelinda Z. Aguilar where she demonstrated how to dye paper with Kool … Continue reading

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Quest 47 begins today.

I turn 47 today and you know what that means.  QUEST 47! To Review and warning – this is a bit of a long read:  This idea began over a year ago when I was reading a blog where the … Continue reading

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Checking in…

Hi there.  Remember me?  I know it’s been ages (June!) since my last crafty post (I promise I’ll be back), but I’ve had a very busy summer taking care of dogs (my other passion, next to crafts). AND while I … Continue reading

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Summer Challenges

I’m a sucker for challenges and lists with things to accomplish and conquer.  I don’t always complete the challenges (or lists of things), but I love to dive in the proverbial deep end and give it my best shot. Since … Continue reading

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Day 22 {Make Madness} – Part 2 – Carving Stamps

  Day 22 of Make Madness – Carving Stamps   I first have to say that this book, Carve Stamp Play is excellent.  Julie does a wonderful job of describing all aspects of stamp carving from what materials to purchase, … Continue reading

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Day 22 {Make Madness} – Carving Stamps

  Day 22 of Make Madness – Carving Stamps   Today I’m going to try to carve my own stamps.  I’ve followed Julie Fei-Fan Balzer of Balzer Designs for many years and when she produced her own book on stamp … Continue reading

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