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Cherylynn (Second Childhood)
A middle-aged woman living her second childhood through color!
Interests: Rubber stamping, paper crafting, scrapbooking, gardening, hiking, playing with color.
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Cherylynn (Second Childhood) is now following Joan B
Apr 9, 2012
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Effective today, January 3, 2012, I am moving my blog posting over to blogger. You can find the new (and improved) blog here: http://www.secondchildhoodcreations.blogspot.com/ And to entice you to come check it out, here's a sneak peak of what you'll... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2012 at Second Childhood Creations
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Happy New Year and Welcome to 2012! After a wonderful, long weekend playing in the cold and snow, I'm back (somewhat!). I thought I'd be posting a card today to kick off the New Year but I'm having some technical... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2012 at Second Childhood Creations
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Okay, so I'm a day or two early but this will be last post of the year so I thought I'd end it looking forward to the new year. The Dreamweaver Dream Team Challenge for this week was New Years... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Okay, as promised, here is my first attempt at the Burgundy and Gold challenge for Dreamweaver's blog. Please definitely go check out the other Design Team creations. They are incredible! (I am working on getting their blogs linked over here... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Merry Christmas one and all, I think I must be dreaming or else Santa brought me a wonderful early Christmas present! I am so excited to announce that I've been invited to be on Dreamweaver's Design Team for 2012! Since... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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The great thing about challenges is that they CHALLENGE me to work within some predefined parameters. And I have to tell you, this week's Dreamweaver sketch challenge really did challenge me. Here is the sketch: The challenge was to use... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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I lucked out today! The challenge this week on the Dreamweaver blog was to use a stencil and CASE a Dream Team member for inspiration. And the Ways to Use it challenge on Splitcoaststampers called for using stencils! So I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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My "go to" paper this holiday season has been Graphic 45's A Christmas Carol so when I saw today's Splitcoaststampers sketch challenge (362), I immediately went to that paper (good thing I bought several sheets from Lisa at Stampin Cat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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I absolutely love the Karen Stolper Stick Chick images from American Art Stamp. They are fun and whimsical and so easy to color! I first paste embossed the Dreamweaver Plaid stencil with glossy red embossing paste to create the background... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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I have ADHD! Well, maybe not in every aspect of my life but when it comes to creating Christmas cards I can't make more than 3-4 of the same before I get bored. That's why I love challenges, they keep... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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This week on the Dreamweaver's blog, the challenge was to use silver and turquoise. I had fun with this challenge because I was able to use 3 different forms of "silver". I first paste embossed the Dreamweaver ornament stencil with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Okay, I bet you saw this coming...but here is the actual card I posted to SCS for my Clean and Simple Challenge this week. I love that it was a color challenge and not a sketch challenge. It again used... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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So...I made this card for Splitcoaststampers Clean and Simple Challenge 146 which was a color challenge using kraft, brown, red and vanilla. However, when it was all done, I'm not sure it qualifies as Clean and Simple because of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Since I've been posting so many Dreamweaver stencil cards lately, I thought I'd take a break and post some of the Christmas and Holiday cards I've been working on this year. This card is inspired by today's sketch on Splitcoast... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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I think I'm having a day like many today--ROUGH! After having an incredibly wonderful and lazy weekend with my husband I am finding it hard to get into gear. I had a great idea for a card using Dreamweaver's Rooster... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! I hope this begins is the start of a wonderful, happy and healthy Holiday season for all of you. To end my blogging for this week, here is card made using double-sided mounting paper,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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I was so excited when I came home yesterday. Mr. Brown left me a package! AND inside was a set of the new Color Solution Alcohol Inks from Dreamweaver! So, like any obsessive crafter, I had to immediately take them... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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As we begin this wonderful week of Thanksgiving, I'd like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for sharing with me this little creative outlet of mine. I truly consider my love of creating a blessing. It brings... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
Cherylynn (Second Childhood) has shared their blog Second Childhood Creations
Nov 17, 2011
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Have you seen the new Je t'adore paper from Making Memories? I have to admit, I fell in love with this collection. And my favorite has to be Floral Ledge. I just love rose pattern and the rose/peach colors on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Hello again, Another day, another bit closer to actually being able to breathe! Life is good! As promised, here is another interpretation of the Dreamweaver Floral Heart stencil. This uses traditional colors. I did another one with Victorian colors that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
Evelyn, Oh what a sweet request. I'll definitely work on it. You know me, I just never think any of it is special enough for people to want to emulate! Hope to see you soon (maybe mid-March!) Cherylynn
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2011 on You Make Me Smile at Second Childhood Creations
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Here is the last of the 4 embossing paste cards we'll be doing at Stampin Cat on January 22. This one uses embossing paste, glitter and markers! Very cool and very easy technique! And for those of you not keeping... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations
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Another really wonderful thing about using Dreamweaver stencils and embossing paste is that you can use dark cardstock. This card really shows takes advantage of that. The stencil is BRAND NEW from Dreamweaver and will be officially launched at CHA... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2011 at Second Childhood Creations