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A Muse Lounge Challenge #22: Dashes, Dots and Doodles!!

Here is my card for the AMLC #22.

Little Tree

I “removed” the wooden base from the tree and I drew in the snow on the branches and the ground. It’s hard to tell in the picture but I also added a bit of glossy accents on the bauble and used a little […]

Christmas Cards

A couple of cards today…

Rustic Christmas

Card stock: PTI (Kraft), Bazzill (Black) Patterned paper: October Afternoon Stamp: Inkadinkado Ink: ColorBox chalk, Tim Holtz Distress Other: MM (tree), unknown (twine) Embossing folder: Sizzix

Braddy Christmas

Card stock: PTI, Bazzill Stamp: Impression Obsession Ink: Versamark Embossing powder: Hero Arts Brads: […]

OLW30 – Card Two

Ok, another one from me.

This card was my inspiration:


And here is my card:

Bigger Tree

Card stock: PTI Stamps: Hampton Arts (circle), Hero Arts (square) Ink: SU! (white craft), Memento (Tuxedo Black) Embossing powder: Hero Arts – white

Other inspiring cards can be found here.

And another little morsel […]

One-Layer Wednesday 30: Inspiring Minds

Once upon a time, in the days before I had a kid, I worked in the greeting card industry. I started out as a sales rep and much later on I became  National Sales Manager for Canada.  This little nugget of info is “Thing One”.

One of the blogs I like to read regularly […]

Craft room

Up there on the left is where you can see my craft room.  Well, my OLD craft room.  Earlier this summer, we played musical rooms and decided that the master bedroom would become the craft/playroom, the very small craft room would become our son’s bedroom and our son’s bedroom would become our room.  Got […]


I’m happy to say that we don’t have any of the real kind here yet, but here are a couple of cards that feature the kind I prefer.

Snowflakes 1

Card stock: PTI, Bazzill Stamp: Stampendous Ink: Versamark, Tim Holtz Embossing powder: Hero Arts Embossing folder: Spellbinders – Impressabilities Punch: Martha Stewart Other: […]


The card company I used to work for got a lovely mention on Print and Pattern today.



I’ve been a little remiss about posting cards other than for the OLW challenges.

So, without further ado, a plethora of paper.    A gaggle of greetings.  A cornucopia of cards.  A murder  of crows.


Card stock: PTI – Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy, (Green – unknown) Stamp: Hero Arts Ink: SU! – Night […]

One-Layer Wednesday 28: Colour Me Bad

Edited to add: Bahb asked to see a pic of my little guy.  How about a short video instead? Here’s the kid singing   “A Well Respected Man” by The Kinks.  Yeah, I have no shame 😉

Where do you get your inspiration?  I get mine from all kinds of places –  magazines, clothing, […]



I hope you can read fast, because I am typing this at the speed of light.  Too much to do, and we are off shortly to visit a friend in that country to the south.  I will also be picking up *cough* a few *cough* *cough* crafty items I ordered online and […]