11/27/2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING...

 

Happy-thanksgiving[1]

 

Blessings to you and your family.

Sending love across the miles,

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11/26/2014

REMEMBER OUR MILITARY...

 

We sincerely appreciate the service of our Military...

Remember our Military

and remember them throughout the holidays...

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I coated the Dog Tags with Crystal Effects...

Dog Tags

Stars

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: For Your Country Stamp Set #134219-Wood / #134222-Clear, Four You Stamp Set #130535-Wood / #130538-Clear, Garden Green Cardstock #102584, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Always Artichoke Stampin' Pad #126972, Trim the Tree Designer Series Paper Stack #135824, Crystal Effects #101055, Neutral Candy Dots #130934, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

Military S&A1

Military S&A2

 

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Thank You

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11/24/2014

ONLINE EXTRAVAGANZA!!!

 

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11/21/2014

GIVE THANKS...

Autumn is the hush before winter. (French Proverb)

Give Thanks

I punched a hole in each corner to thread the ribbon through...

Give Thanks2

After die-cutting and embossing the leaves,

I curled them with my finger for a little dimension...

Give Thanks3

A sliver of color around the greeting is enough...

Give Thanks4

 

Rope

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  And Many More Stamp Set #134273-Wood / #134276-Clear, Tangerine Tango Cardstock #111349, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Autumn Accents Bigz Die #127812, Woodgrain Embossing Folder #127821, Modern Label Punch #119849, 1/4" Handheld Circle Punch #134364, White & Tangerine Tango Two-Tone Trim #135838, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

Give Thanks S&A

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11/19/2014

MORE THANKS...

...from thankful me...

Lots of Thanks

 

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Lots of Thanks Stamp Set #129687-Wood / #129690-Clear, Cajun Craze Cardstock #119684, Pear Pizzazz Cardstock #131201, Regals Designer Series Paper Stack (Cajun Craze) #130139, Cajun Craze Stampin' Pad #126965, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Autumn Accents Bigz Die #127812, Regals Candy Dots #130932, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Very Vanlla Medium Envelope #107300.

Lots of Thanks S&A

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11/17/2014

TRULY GRATEFUL...

Sunday after church we went to the Heathman Lodge (Hudson Grill) for lunch. While seated and waiting for our food, I admired the mural, painted high above on the wall. We eat there often, so I've looked at the mural many times, but with Thanksgiving just days away (11 to be exact), I decided to take a picture to introduce the theme of today's post...

Thanksgiving

On the far left, and out of the view of my cell phone camera, Indians cook a meal over an open fire while the family on the right shares a feast together. At a glance, both the painting above and my card below, reminds me how much I have to be thankful for, especially this time of the year.

Thankful for...

I punched the "dots" out of Soft Suede Cardstock with the Cupcake Builder Punch, and put a dab of Crystal Effects on each dot so they would look shiny and dimensional... I thought of making dots with the Cupcake Builder Punch, and my friend Jean Fitch thought to add the Crystal Effects.

Thankful for...2

Soft suede dots

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  Truly Grateful Stamp Set #131730-Wood / #131733-Clear, Cajun Craze Cardstock #119684, Soft Suede Cardstock #115318, So Saffron Cardstock #105118, Very Vanilla Cardstock #101650, Soft Suede Stampin' Pad #126978, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Oval Collection Framelits #129381, Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker's Twine #135639, Cupcake Builder Punch #121807, Crystal Effects #101055, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Very Vanilla Medium Envelope #107300.

Thankful for...S&A

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11/14/2014

THANKFUL...

Even though the weather reports have been dreadful all week (ice and snow everywhere), I'm determined to celebrate AUTUMN, and all its beautiful colors, throughout November.....

Thankful

And besides, it's the time of year to be thankful...

Thankful2

 

Dots

SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Truly Grateful Stamp Set #131730-Wood / #131733-Clear, Soft Suede Cardstock #115318, Old Olive Cardstock #100702, Very Vanilla Cardstock #101650, Brights Designer Series Paper Stack #130134, Soft Suede Stampin' Pad #126978, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Autumn Accents Bigz Die #127812, Fancy Fan Embossing Folder #127751, Scalloped Tag Topper Punch #133324, Baked Brown Sugar Thick Baker's Twine #135639, Brights Designer Button #130028, Brights Candy Dots #130931, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Very Vanilla Medium Envelope #107300.

 

Truly Grateful S&A

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11/13/2014

WINTER BLIZZARD...

Here I am with a lineup of pretty autumn cards to show you, and there's a blizzard all across the USA. The beautiful fall leaves in my yard are covered with snow and ice!! 

Fall Leaves and Snow

Never-the-less, the autumn card I had previously posted with tomorrow's date is scheduled to load at 1:00 AM and that's the way it's going to stay!  Burrrrrrrr!

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11/10/2014

MISS YOU...

I've enjoyed hearing from many of you who own the FOR THE BIRDS STAMP SET. In spite of that, most of you have admitted that you have yet to put ink on the rubber. Perhaps this little birdie will motivate you to do some stamping with one of the eight stamps in this cute-as-can-be set...

Miss You

In order to get the embossed stripes to go in opposite directions, I had to turn the red cardstock on its side...

Miss You2

Priority Mail

Miss You3

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: For the Birds Stamp Set #132001-Wood / #126407-Clear, Marina Mist Cardstock #119682, Real Red Cardstock #102482, Smoky Slate Cardstock #131202, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Soft Sky Stampin' Pad #131181, Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine #113439, Stylish Stripes Embossing Folder #132174, Stampin' Pierce Mat #126199, Paper-Piercing Tool #126189, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

For the Birds S&A2
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11/07/2014

BEST WISHES...

Christmas Top

I still have several Autumn cards to show you, but wanted to post this Christmas card in case you're gathering ideas for a slightly different twist...

Tree

Here's a front view to get a better look...

Tree2

I used a 3/4" square punch on each side but only punched 3/8" deep.

Use your imagination. A different size or shape will also work...

Tree3

This inside view helps make sense of the whole thing...

Tree4

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: Petite Pairs Stamp Set #128706-Wood / #122497-Clear, Garden Green Cardstock #102584, Whisper White Cardstock #100730, Silver Glimmer Paper #135314, Trim the Tree Designer Series Paper Stack #135314, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Tree Punch #135859, Cupcake Builder Punch (Tree Ornaments) #121807, 3/4" Square Punch (retired), Stampin' Dimensionals #104430, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

Tree S&A

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Christmas Bottom

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