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Gretchen McElveen
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Hi there! I hope your holidays are off to a good start! How is that Christmas shopping going? :) It seems like each year I give at least a few gift cards to friends and family, so I came up with an easy way to make my own gift card holder. And today I want to show you how to do it! Here's what you'll need: Patterned paper (I used the Be Merry papers here) Stickers (I used the Be Merry Title Stickers) Corner Maker 12-inch Rotary Trimmer Tape Runner Now let's get started! A standard gift card measures 3.5... Continue reading
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Hello! It's Gretchen from the Design Team! Have you started decorating for Christmas yet?? I LOVE decorating for Christmas! Every year I am overly ambitious thinking that I am going to hand make all of my Christmas cards and also make all kinds of decorations for home and work. Needless to say, I usually bite off more than I can chew and don't ever get everything finished as planned. I am slowly learning that simplicity is key when it comes to my hand made cards and decorations! In the spirit of simplicity, I have an easy decor project for you... Continue reading
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I have to admit that I kind of stink at scrapbooking Christmas. I can't explain it, but for some reason Christmas is the one thing that I drag my feet to scrap each and every year. Well as I was looking through the new Enchanted Power Palette the other day, all of the reds and greens in it really jumped out at me! Have you noticed this?? This line is full of beautiful red and green papers and embellishments! And all of a sudden I got inspired to scrap something Christmas-y, so I got busy!! I think one thing that... Continue reading
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I have to admit that I am kind of obsessed with Creative Memories new Enchanted line! I can't get enough! I love the colors in this line, as well as the whimsical patterned papers and fun embellishments. Oh and the bling! I love the bling!! Last weekend I made a few cards using the Enchanted Power Palette. I used a variety of the patterned papers and the title stickers make great sentiments. And of course I had to add some flowers and bling to each card too! I can't wait to share them with you. I used the foam squares... Continue reading
looooove these!!
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hehe, made me smile!!
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2011 on Give a Girl a Camera... at Gettin' By
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geez louise woman! you have alot of readers! add me to the list! :)
Toggle Commented Jan 15, 2011 on yoooohooooo! at Stephanie Howell
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still lookin' good!! i hope the move goes smoothly!
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2010 on iphone pics and sneakity sneaks. at Stephanie Howell
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excellent!!
Toggle Commented Sep 11, 2010 on be back soon at Stephanie Howell
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lookin' good momma!!
Toggle Commented Jul 26, 2010 on oh summer?? at Stephanie Howell
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so when are you going to come back to Birmingham, AL and run with some of us Scrap Etc girls?? CONGRATS on your first 5k!! when is your next one?? hehehe
Toggle Commented Jul 20, 2010 on Layout share: 32:38 flat at Cathy Zielske's Blog
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love the layout Stephanie! i have been on a grey kick myself lately!
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2010 on Documentary Blog Hop! at Stephanie Howell
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holy crap! (and i mean that in the nicest way of course!) how fun! :) :)
Toggle Commented May 25, 2010 on not sure how to put this :):) at Stephanie Howell
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oh my! CONGRATS!!
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2010 on and just like that... at Stephanie Howell
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Mar 15, 2010
your family is beautiful!!
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cute stuff Stephanie!
Toggle Commented Dec 10, 2009 on the girl's loft at Stephanie Howell
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Jimmy is just chillin' in there with Brian Williams. Acting like he works there or something. good stuff!
Toggle Commented Oct 14, 2009 on back to the real world at Stephanie Howell
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yay! congrats Lisa! {belatedly!}
Toggle Commented Sep 26, 2009 on Race Report. at Gettin' By
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great layout Stephanie! looks great over on the JB blog too! :)
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2009 on the ranch at Stephanie Howell
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happy birthday!!
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Disneyworld: Where utter foolishness by grown adults is totally acceptable {and kind of encouraged}. :) you should see some of the stupid pictures Lee & I have from Disney! and remember: we have no kids!
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:)
Toggle Commented Jul 18, 2009 on it sneaks up on me at Stephanie Howell
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sweeeeeet! so glad he is back safe and sound! thank you for his service!
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i love it all! i saw your sweeeet picture in the latest CK! :)
Toggle Commented May 29, 2009 on Soda Fountain at Stephanie Howell
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