12/03/2014

CHRISTMAS CARD...

Giving a handmade card is especially magical at Christmas...

Merry Christmas

Very Merry...

Merry Christmas 2

I trimmed the bottom edge with Paper Snips...

Merry Christmas 3

And a matching envelope seals the deal...

Merry Christmas 4

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12/02/2014

LAST DAY!!!

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12/01/2014

TAKE NOTE...

 End of Year

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11/30/2014

GRATEFUL...

Our family had such a wonderful Thanksgiving. We gathered together for breakfast at 9AM, followed by the big meal at 2PM, then seconds at 8PM. We didn't go to our separate homes until 10:30 PM! There were so many blessings and so much GOODNESS, for which we were all very GRATEFUL...

Grateful

This simple bow tops the card...

 Grateful2

I used my old square punches to achieve the perfect layers...

Grateful3

...and extended the Autumn theme with the leaves...

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The leaves can be tucked inside the recipient's envelope.

 

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11/27/2014

HAPPY THANKSGIVING...

 

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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.

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11/24/2014

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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

 

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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.

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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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