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  • Tropical Streamertail Card

    I’ll never forget the first time I saw a Red-Billed Streamertail (aka “Doctor Bird”, the national bird of Jamaica)…I was on my honeymoon in Ocho Rios and this crazy thing that looked like a giant fly carrying a snake buzzed past my head.  I had seen tons of hummingbirds before, but these things were everywhere […]

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  • Summer Melon Picnic Pockets

    Looking for a cute and simple way to dress up your next summer barbecue?  Watermelon decor is super trendy right now and these melon-themed picnic pockets are perfect for holding utensils or some summer treats for your guests. Start by trimming pieces of Emerald and Fairway Stardream Metallic Cardstocks to 5″ x 11″. Trim Gold and Pink Sapphire Mirrisparkle Glitter Cardstock to 3.5″ […]

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  • Handmade Travel Journal

    Oh, how I miss travel.  My husband and I used to plan at least two week-long trips every year that would take us all over this beautiful country…and then we had a baby.  For the record, it was totally worth it, but I can’t wait until it’s a little easier to travel with my son […]

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  • Lace Butterfly Spring Fold Card

    Ready for another Create-A-Card sneak peek?  This pretty “Lacy Butterfly” die will be coming to HSN on July 11th from Crafter’s Companion and is perfect for all of your girliest projects. I chose to use my die-cut on a spring fold card base…the card folds flat for mailing, but will “spring” up when you remove […]

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  • Floral Lattice Center Step Card

    When I think of summertime and lattices, I always think of morning glories.  Growing up, my parents had a pretty amazing vegetable garden with a lattice on one side for climbing cucumbers.  I remember finding a pack of morning glory seeds once and just casually throwing them in the ground at the base of that […]