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Wanda G
Northern California
I am a Creative Professional - Designer, Photographer, Blogger and Social Media Expert. Specializing in Paper Crafts and Cardmaking
Interests: Photography, Paper Crafting, Blogging, Coffee, College Football and hanging out with my creative friends.
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Happy Saturday! Yes, it's me again!!! My final post of the week! I think I'm gonna go have a drink now! LOL. It's been super fun all week sharing cards from lots of my favorite companies and interacting here with all of you. THANK YOU for making it a great week for me!! You guys are the very best. Thanks for the awesome comments and for the blog love. I feel it. I totally do. I hope you have a great weekend! This is my final post introducing and featuring the new May 2017 release from Papertrey Ink. Today's feature... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hellooooooo! Welcome back to the home stretch of this crazy and fun week of posts!! Happy Friday! I am still enjoying sharing new projects from the May Papertrey Ink release! Today I'm featuring Sun and Moon stamp set and matching dies! This is a gorgeous celestial stamp set with detailed and delicate details, and pretty wrap around sentiments. The inspiration from the other designers, quite frankly, blew me away! Be sure to head over to the Official Papertrey Ink blog to see more about this set. I really thought of the big sun stamp as a flower mandala. That's what... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! At Papertrey Ink, it's Throwback Thursday time! I'll be joining in throughout the year as we feature stamp sets from previous releases! It's a fun way to get new inspiration from stamp sets we already have and love. Or a good way to find new stamps to play with too! Today we are featuring the Rainbow Stripes Die Set! Be sure to click over to the Papertrey Ink Blog for even more inspiration from other design team members! I'm happy to have you here today! I have two posts today! Both are Papertrey Ink so scroll to see... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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What day is today?? LOL!! Thanks for hanging in there with me yesterday with THREE blog posts!! I hope you found something fun and inspiring along the way! Yes, I'm back again!!! I told you I was busy this week! It's been FUN. So many new stamping toys to play with. Today is another day of inspiration from the brand new May 2017 Papertrey Ink release! And, today's card has a lot of....sole! The new stamp set I'm introducing is called Heart and Soul, and it's perfect for the athletes and hikers in your life. Really innovative and creative stamps... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi there friends! Oh Gosh! I have three blog posts today!!! I hope you're hanging in there with me! I don't know whether I'm coming or going!! I am part of an awesome Hero Arts Blog Hop today and it's my third guest designer date for MFT Sketch Challenge, and I'm also here to introduce you to a brand new Mini Kit from Papertrey Ink! YAY! This mini kit is called, appropriately, "Out of this World" and it's full of really fabulous planet and space themed items. It's SO MUCH FUN!! I'm imagining party favors and invitations and cool cards... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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Today I'm sharing my third card as the guest designer over at the My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge for the month of May! I always love to join the wonderful gang over at MFT! CLICK HERE to go to the sketch challenge page. So...what is the Wednesday Sketch Challenge? Each week MFT shows us a new layout to jump start our creativity. This week is challenge #333. You can create cards, scrapbook layouts, home decor, treat containers, mixed media, etc. using this week's sketch! Be sure to link your project at the MFT blog for a chance at the... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi creative and crafty friends! For the next week I have a ton of cards to share!! It's Papertrey Ink Release Week and I have several cards to show you, made with the new release! The new release went live last night! CLICK HERE to see all the new products! Today I'm featuring a bunch of the new products and some clean and classic style stamping. Please be sure to pop over to the Papertrey Ink Official Blog to see everything from all of the designers this week. Check back often!! Thank you for coming by today. First up is... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hey there my crafty friends! Welcome to my stop on the Hero Arts Summer Catalog Blog Hop! YEAH! The entire catalog of new stamps and dies is now for sale in the Hero Arts Store. I know we've all been waiting! There are soooo many fun, cool, and creative stamps and dies. Surely something for everyone! I was lucky enough again to be able to create with this release early, and some of my cards are in the new catalog. I love that! It makes me super happy. And now, I can finally share my cards with all of you!... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hello creative and crafty friends! Today is day FOUR of the wonderful May 2017 Release Week Festivities for Papertrey Ink! Yahoooo! And, happy Saturday! I hope you have a glorious weekend planned full of fun in the sun! It was a gorgeous week here in Sacramento and we have been planting flowers like crazy and eating lots of yummy strawberries and fresh asparagus. Spring is in FULL swing and it's lovely. The new release from PTI this month has some really cool and unique items. On trend and so fun to create with. There is a new Make it Market... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! Today I'm sharing my second card as the guest designer over at the My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge for the month of May! I always love to join the wonderful gang over at MFT! CLICK HERE to go to the sketch challenge page. So...what is the Wednesday Sketch Challenge? Each week MFT shows us a new layout to jump start our creativity. This week is challenge #332. You can create cards, scrapbook layouts, home decor, treat containers, mixed media, etc. using this week's sketch! Be sure to link your project HERE at the MFT blog for a... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi crafty pals! Happy Monday, and welcome to my stop on the blog hop today! We are celebrating the new release from Reverse Confetti, and also celebrating their four year company birthday! Yeah! Over the years Jen has become a friend to me and I have so enjoyed watching her company grow and I totally enjoy seeing all the beautiful and fun designs that come out. I have a ton of RC in my crafty stash, oh yes!!! The new release for May 2017 is awesome. I love it all!! So excited that I was invited to be part of... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! I'm happy to finally be able to announce that I will be the guest designer over at the My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge for the entire month of May! YAHOOOO! This was planned some time ago and I'm so excited that now I can share some projects with you and join the wonderful gang over at MFT! CLICK HERE to go to the sketch challenge page. So...what is the Wednesday Sketch Challenge? Each week MFT shows us a new layout to jump start our creativity. This week is challenge #331. You can create cards, scrapbook layouts, home... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi friends! Welcome to the Hero Arts "My Monthly Hero" May Card Kit blog hop! I'm so happy to see you today! Happy Monday! I haven't blogged in a few days and it's good to be back, especially with this project! Hope you had a fun, creative weekend! And Happy May! The year is whizzing by, that's for sure! Best wishes for an awesome week ahead! The Hero Arts Kit this month is full of ocean themed products to get us ready to kick off Summer! The Kit features awesome stamps, loads of dies, cool and interesting papers, sequins, and... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! Today I'm here to share some projects made with the lovely new 2017 Papertrey Ink Anniversary Stamp Set! It's called Grand Finale - and it's a beauty! What is an Anniversary set you ask?? Well, the anniversary stamp set is released once a year, and is a special customer appreciation set that can only be purchased with PTI reward points. Rewards points are earned by shopping all year with us at PTI. CLICK HERE to see how it works! This new set is so beautifully modern and pretty. I love all the florals, and the leaf motifs are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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This is my SECOND post for today! Scroll down after this one to see my post for PTI Throwback Thursday featuring Dot Spot! Dang! That's a lotta blog posts this week! Thank you for coming by each day to see all the new projects! CLICK HERE for all the new items! So, this post is my fourth and final release week post for the new Papertrey Ink April 2017 release! Today I have two cards to share with you in this post. Both of these have a kind of vintage and feminine feeling to them. And, they would be nice... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! At Papertrey Ink, it's Throwback Thursday time! I'll be joining in throughout the year as we feature stamp sets from previous releases! It's a fun way to get new inspiration from stamp sets we already have and love. Or a good way to find new stamps to play with too! Today we are featuring the Dot Spot Stamp Set! Be sure to click over to the Papertrey Ink Blog for even more inspiration from other design team members! I'm happy to have you here today! I decided to make a masculine birthday card with the Dot Spot set.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hey friends! Welcome back to day three of my introduction of all the new Papertrey Ink April Release projects and products! Thanks for joining with me during this fun week of sharing and creating! I've been having fun showing you everything and sharing all the projects I've been working on. The release went live last Saturday. CLICK HERE to see all the new items. You might want to grab a cup of coffee (or a pot of coffee) since I have FIVE projects to share today! What??? FIVE? Yep, you heard that right! (You may have seen a few of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hello everyone! Today is my second of four posts this week introducing the brand new Papertrey Ink April 2017 stamp release! WAHOOOO! Today I am sharing two cards I made with new stamps and dies from the collection. CLICK HERE to see everything new! I literally have been sitting on these cards for a couple of weeks and it's so fun to share them with you now. One card is made using the latest edition to the Psalms collection and one card was made with a super cool and hip set of circled symbols. Thanks for joining me again today!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Good morning and Happy Monday! Did you have a nice Easter? It was pouring rain here in Sacramento again and I felt bad for all the people who had picnics and BBQ's planned for the day. We had a really lovely and peaceful Easter Holiday and I hope you did too! The Papertrey Ink New Release for April went live on Saturday (CLICK HERE TO SEE IT ALL) and this week I will be sharing all of my projects made with the brand new items. I'll be posting the next four days in a row and I hope you will... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Wishing you and your family a very Happy Easter 2017! Blessings and love from the Guess Family! Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hello creative and crafty friends! Today is day FOUR of the awesome April Release Week festivities for Papertrey Ink! YAY! This new release is beautiful, with lots of florals, pretty sentiments, and all kinds of fun stamps for birthdays. There is also a new kit from the fabulous Betsy Veldman! CLICK HERE to go to the PTI Official Blog to read all about everything going on this week. All of the new products will be available for purchase in the PTI Store on Saturday the 15th at 10pm EST. Wonderful! Today I'm happy to introduce two new products from the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! I'm happy to be here blogging today and sharing something fun. I've been absent for a bit. I've been super sick for about a week and a half now. Boo. Allergies led to a cold which led to a nasty bout of bronchitis. Whenever I get sick, it always settles in my lungs. So I have cooties. Just finally starting to feel a bit stronger today. The worst part is all the coughing, which has kept me up all night so I'm really loopy from lack of sleep. The other bad news about that is that I missed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi friends! Happy Weekend! I hope that fun things are in store for you this fine Saturday! I have something really cool and fun to share with you today! I was graciously offered the chance to try out and test drive the new Tonic Studios Tim Holtz Stamp Platform. The fine folks at Tonic and Scrapbook.com sent me one so I could review it for all of you! I have to say that this tool was one of the buzz worthy items at CHA in January and I had the chance to watch Tim demo it. I wanted one from... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi everyone! How is your week going? I am here today to share a project and introduce you to a new stamp company started by my friend Cindi and her daughter Lara! HUGE congrats to these two lovely ladies. You may know Cindi already as the genius behind Savvy Stamps! Well, she launched her next new company at CHA this year and the images and stamp sets are AWESOME! The new company is called Flora & Fauna Clear Stamps! Woot! I was so excited to see the catalog and all the drawings. The style is cute and quirky and sweet.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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Hi friends! Welcome to the Hero Arts "My Monthly Hero" April Card Kit blog hop! I'm so happy to see you today! Happy Monday! Hope you had an awesome weekend! The Hero Arts kit this month is yet another fabulous kit (of course!) Lots of beautiful products with a feminine and fashion theme! The Kit and extras all feature lovely stamps, ink pads, cool papers and embellishments, Nuvo Drops, lots of great dies and sooooo much more! The products all work together beautifully and you can mix and match what you decide to buy from this collection. I chose to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at A Blog Called Wanda
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