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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Craft Fair!

The craft fair in New Bedford was this past weekend. Luckily we had planned to be down here anyway, since we lost power in Fitchburg on Thursday night from the ice storm. It was a nice craft fair, but not too many people stopped by. I enjoyed talking to the women one either side of … Continue reading »

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Wicked Card Challenges

Here in New England, things are “Wicked” — “Wicked Cool,” “Wicked Awesome,” “Wicked Fast,” etc. On SplitCoast there is also a monthly Wicked Demonstrator’s Challenge. It contains a color challenge, a sketch challenge, and a technique challenge. Below are the cards I made for the December Wicked challenge. They both use the colors in the … Continue reading »

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Christmas Cards

My husband and I were at the grocery store the other day, and he said, “I have to go buy some cards.” I just looked at him for a minute, and then said, “Are you kidding me?” “No,” he said, “I need some Christmas cards.” “I can make Christmas cards.” “You can?” “Yes, I can.” … Continue reading »

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Hanukkah Gelt

I love all of the cute little things you can make with the scallop circle punch over the peppermint patties. I’ve made them for Halloween, Valentine’s Day, and even St. Patrick’s Day. So of course I thought about making some for the Hanukkah craft fair. And you know what? THey didn’t look good with the … Continue reading »

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Color-Me Cards

One of the items I had been meaning to make for this upcoming Hanukkah craft fair was some “Color-Me Cards.” What are they? Color-me cards are generally made for kids, they have a front with an outline image stamped on it that can be colored in. They are usually packaged with crayons, too. I came … Continue reading »

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You’re on My Mind

I have to tell you, I think this color challenge may have been the hardest one for me yet. The only color of these that I ever use is Certainly Celery. It is the only one that I have the full-sized ink pad of! Here are the colors that Kristina Werner chose for this week’s … Continue reading »

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Teacher Gifts

I would like to publicly thank Dannie Graves for making my life easier this year! She has these fabulous monogrammed stationery sets with a holder on her blog that completely solved my dilemma of what to give Eve’s teachers for the holidays! She even has a great video tutorial on how to make the portfolio … Continue reading »

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Stampin’ Up Announces Retiring Stamps!

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Stampin’ Up just announced which stamp sets will be retiring at the end of this catalog! Stamp Sets in Alphabetical Order Stamp Sets in order by page number Fall-Winter 2008 retiring stamp sets are available for purchase December 9, 2008 – January 18, 2009. Buy your favorites today before … Continue reading »

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Hanukkah Window, Take Two

Yep, still making items for the Hanukkah Craft Fair. One more week to go! I was going to make some more of the Hanukkah Window cards that I posted earlier. But I had my Big Shot out, so I thought I would incorporate the ever so beautiful Top Note Die into the design. This wasn’t … Continue reading »

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A Few More Challenges

I love SplitCoast Stampers. It is full of the most wonderful, creative, thoughtful women I have ever “met.” Among other things, it has a wide variety of weekly challenges for papercrafters. This card combines two of the challenges — Tuesday’s color challenge and Wednesday’s sketch challenge. The color challenge this past week was a neutrals … Continue reading »

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