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Sue
Interests: learning, upholstery, reading, painting, sewing, teaching, papercrafts, to name a few
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The only place that Ive seen that particular case is Walmart, but anything that is a size that works for you should be fine. I used those boxes because I already had them on hand...
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2015 on Because I need more... at random.on purpose.
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I hope the past week has treated you well, and that you didn't miss me too much (all three of you, lol)... I've been doing family stuff and that's more important than all of the other stuff, so I know... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Hippity, hoppity - I'm running late! More like the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland than the Easter Bunny, right? I've been promising Easter projects, so here they (finally) are: These are little holders for Hershey nuggets - they will... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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So the question du jour is: If you make cards, are you a tortoise or a hare? The ways to use it challenge on Splitcoast today is to time how long it takes to make a card and determine if... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Last Thursday the Ways to Use It challenge on Splitcoast was "Triple Play" - use as many "threes" as you want to/can on your card. I ended up making three cards for the challenge - do I get virtual bonus... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I keep saying that I'm going to give you some information on how I organize all of my stuff, but I haven't done it yet, so today's the day! I'm basically just going to give an overview, with a closer... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Yes, the trees are greening up and the air is warmer and the sun is shining and life is good... The color challenge this week is Wisteria Wonder, Smoky Slate and Whisper White. I've been wanting to try this technique... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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...is one of my favorite Stampotique stamps, drawn by the very talented Jill Penney. I made a card with him late last night, even though I should have gone to bed. It was one of those have-to-execute-while-it's-in-my-brain moments, ya know?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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...keeps me from blogging! My cousin and her daughters were in town this week, so I've been off playing with them a bit... I did make a couple of cards before then, though. The first is another card for the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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After yesterday's melancholy I thought it would be nice to share a couple of happier things: Stamp: Penny Black Micey Day; Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black; Paper: Stampin'Up! Pretty in Pink cardstock, Close to My Heart Precious Paisley dp; Accessories/tools: Prismacolor... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I know - weird title for a post. Let me 'splain... In the church I spent the early portion of my life attending, there is a strong push to send young men out into the world to spread The Gospel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I can't believe it's already time for Daylight Savings Time! I thought it happened closer to (or actually in) April! No matter - it is what it is, and it means spring and summer are a-comin'! I know that the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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St. Patrick's Day is a-comin', and I felt the need to make something related to it, so when I was looking at this week's Queen for the Day (Shoe Girl, as she's known on Splitcoast, or Lisa, as she's known... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Sometimes I see a card in the gallery on Splitcoast that just makes me smile... The featured stamper for today's challenge is Becky (SCS name bpnaz), and her gallery is LOADED with beautifully colored people and animals on some of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Skating under the wire here again... This fortnight's Jingle Belles challenge was to use washi or other decorative tape to make a holiday card. I've had some decorative packing tape for several years and never used it for anything, so... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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True to my resolve to be brave this year and a) try new things and, b) do things that I've put off for too long and, c) do things that I used to enjoy but haven't done for far too... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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In my enthusiasm for yesterday's project, I failed to notice ALL of the information for the Free For All challenge. It was supposed to have a St. Patrick's Day theme and use a tutorial...oops! I remedied the situation last night... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I don't know if this post will make those of you in the frigid northeast feel better or worse, but here's the project du jour: Springtime in a (mini) pizza box! Today's Free for All challenge was to do one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Hello again! I took some time this morning to make a card for yesterday's Splitcoast challenge to use numbers on a card, and today's challenge to use three or more of these colors: Baked Brown Sugar, Crisp Cantaloupe, Coastal Cabana,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Good morning, and happy Friday the 13th! I'm hosting the Queen for the Day Challenge again today over on Splitcoast, honoring redlynny. I discovered her just after Christmas, and LOVE her style! I added this card to my favorites folder,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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On a roll, apparently... Here's today's offering: The challenge was to incorporate music into a card. I've had this wheel f..o..r..e..v..e..r... It's Jazz, from Stampin'Up!, unmounted now, of course, and it retired eons ago. Ditto the Quirky Alphabet (also SU!)... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I told you I'd be back! I considered waiting until tomorrow to post this since I posted earlier today, but the deadline to link up for the Jingle Belles challenge is this evening and I missed last week, so here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I had this post ready to go yesterday, but forgot to hit "publish" instead of "save as draft" - doh! I'll probably be back this afternoon with more, but here's this, in the meantime... I was cleaning up after making... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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I started the week off right - TWO challenges in one card! Behold: The Clean and Simple challenge was rainbows, and the Try a New Technique challenge was embossing folder stamping. The tutorial for that technique is HERE. I may... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at random.on purpose.
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Hello, again! Did you miss me? I missed a LOT this past week or so - crazy busy! Anyway, here I am again with a couple of cards I managed to make in the midst of the madness: The "ways... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at random.on purpose.