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Halloween Envelope Art – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

Halloween Envelope Art

Oh my! I saw a blog post on Simon Says Stamps featuring envelope art and fell in love.

Head over heels in love!

And now I am hooked.  And if you really think about it, it a another way to … Read the rest

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Art Impressions Autumn Window Card – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

Art Impressions WindowFall is slowly coming here in Las Vegas and it is very welcome.  We have had a hotter than average summer and I am looking forward to being able to spend the morning sitting out in my backyard.

I usually … Read the rest

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Art Impressions Halloween Card

Art Impressions Halloween

I love these Halloween stamps from Art Impressions.  I am having a blast practicing my colored pencil skills which are pretty basic.  I am in awe of some of the beautiful artwork I see using them.  And maybe someday  I … Read the rest

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Bo Bunny Falling Leaves Card

Bo Bunny Falling Leaves Card

I sure am looking forward to Fall and the cooler weather.  It seems like it has been a longer, hotter summer season here in Las Vegas and hopefully the end is in sight.

The Bo Bunny Falling Leaves stamp set … Read the rest

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Carolees Adornit – Today is the Best

Carolees AdornitI just love these pre-printed watercolor sheets from Carolee’s Adornit series.  I cut them into 3 x 4 inch squares and there are all ready to go along with my colored pencils.  They are the perfect size to tuck into … Read the rest

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Pink and Main Fall Bouquets Card – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

Pink and Main Fall BouquetsCooler weather has finally come to Las Vegas.  Although to be honest we consider 92 degrees to be cool.  But after having the summer of 105 plus heat 92 feels pretty good.  I know crazy right?

For us it is … Read the rest

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Lawn Fawn You are Jawsome – Distress Oxide Inks

Lawn Fawn

What better way to spend a morning than trying out some new items that made my way into the crafting palace.  And with the temperatures hovering around a cool 112 degrees here in Las Vegas it is the perfect time … Read the rest

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Sizzix Trick or Treat Clear Box Party Favors

 

Sizzix Trick or Treat ClearI stumbled on these cute little clear boxes while I was poking around Amazon the other day and thought these would make the cutest little party favors to handout to friends and family at Halloween.

And of course I … Read the rest

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Avery Elle Floral Bouquet – Zig Clean Brush Markers

Avery Elle Floral BouquetWahoooooo

Guess what just arrived in the mail.  My Zig Clean Brush markers.  I bought the 36 color marker set which I thought would be just enough colors to use on any project.  I watched a ton of youtube videos … Read the rest

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Lawn Fawn Trick or Treat Shaker Card – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

Lawn Fawn Trick or Treat

I love this time of year.

The cooler weather means more time sitting outside in the backyard while I work on my computer and watching the hummingbirds flit around.

And of course creating some Halloween cards to send to long … Read the rest

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Lawn Fawn Get Well Soon – Distress Oxide Ink

 

Distress Oxide

 

A pretty fun and cool way to use Distress Oxide Inks is to get them wet and sprinkle them across your cardstock.

All you need is the Distress Oxide Ink colors of your choice, craft mat, water, and … Read the rest

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BoBunny Monster Card – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

BoBunny MonsterI so look forward to this time of year. The temperature is cooling and the leaves are starting to turn beautiful colors. And of course Halloween is right around the corner.

We live across the country from our friends and … Read the rest

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Lawn Fawn Trick or Treat Bag Tag – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

I loved making these cute treat bag tags.  And it didn’t hurt that I love candy corn.  And might have, sort of,  kind of, sampled at least half the bag.  I have no willpower!  LOL

I made these little treat … Read the rest

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Sizzix Trick or Treat Mini Coffee Cups

Sizzix Trick or TreatI love making table topper party favors.  I wanted to make some favors for an upcoming Halloween party we are hosting.

The mini coffee cups are the perfect item to decorate and fill with yummy candy.  So I made several … Read the rest

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Hero Arts Coffee Cup – Distress Oxide Ink

Hero Arts

Hi guys!  Welcome back to the ongoing Distress Oxide Inks testing ground.  LOL

I recently purchased 6 Distress Oxide Ink pads and have been experimenting with different ways to use them to create unique backgrounds for my cardmaking.

For this … Read the rest

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Echo Park Perfect Autumn Kraft Card

Echo Park Perfect Autumn CardI am so ready for the heat of the summer to change to cool Fall temperatures.  Keeping that in mind I was shopping at Scrapbook.com and found some really cute autumn stamp sets that just kinda leapt into my shopping … Read the rest

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Zig Watercolor Markers – Avery Elle Floral Bouquet

Avery Elle Floral BouquetAnother day, another way to play with my new Zig Clean Color Brush markers.

Fortified with my morning cup of coffee goodness I got to work making some cool watercolor backgrounds.  I flicked some water drops using my water

This … Read the rest

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Medallion Thank You Card – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

Make A Medallion Thank You Card - 2 Crafty Little SistersHere is different style card using the Make A Medallion Stamp Set.

It is 2 stamps that can be stamped together to make a two toned medallion or used separately to make endless variations.  And the color combinations are endless … Read the rest

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Bundle of Joy – Kaisercraft Peek a Boo Stamp Set

Bundle of Joy Baby ShakerConfession time.  I might have a wee bit of an addiction when it comes to making shaker cards.  I am just having to much darn fun making all different sorts of cards.  And I wont even fess up to how … Read the rest

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Baby 3×3 Notecards – Kaisercraft Peek a Boo Stamp Set

Baby 3x3 NotecardsGood morning!  I just got my first cup of coffee and am settled into the crafty palace for a morning of creating.  I tell you life does not get any better than this. LOL

The first item I do while … Read the rest

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Strawberry Thank You Card – Clear Card

Strawberry Thank You CardAs you might know, I love spending my morning sitting outside on my patio.  I have a basket with a pad of paper, pen, my Happy Planner, phone, ipad, and my calendar.  I also have the all important first cup … Read the rest

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Eleganza Birthday Card – 2 Crafty Little Sisters

Eleganza Birthday CardIt felt so good to be able to play in my crafting palace once again.   We have been gone on vacation for the last 2 weeks and while we enjoyed our time in France it sure is nice to be … Read the rest

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Lawn Fawn Happy Trails – Distress Oxide Inks

Lawn Fawn Happy Trails

Another day of playing around with the Distress Oxide Inks that are sooooooo popular right now.

Today I pulled out a bunch of stencils and just sponged on the colors over the stencil.

I then spritzed a fine mist of … Read the rest

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Hero Arts July Kit Watercolor Card – Zig Markers

Hero Arts July KitAfter taking a small vacation to escape the heat here in Las Vegas, I was so excited to get my Hero Arts July Monthly Kit containing stamps and coordinating dies.

After some plotting and planning I decided to use the … Read the rest

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Baby Boy Congratulations Card – Kaisercraft Peek a Boo Stamp Set

Baby Boy CongratulationsWe decided to escape the heat and drive over to San Diego.  It is a 6 hour drive and the temperature promised to be about 40 degrees cooler than our home.  We last visited San Diego about 10 years ago … Read the rest

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