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Viola Mahr
Singapore
a simple girl with a love for handmade beauty
Interests: music, handmade craft, graphic design, cooking, sewing, housekeeping :)
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Dear Ladies, I am pleased (I guess...) to share the news that I've made the decision to move from Typepad to Blogger. From this day forward, read new posts and browse the archives at: www.violamahr.blogspot.com I will be doing a post up there in a moment, so scoot over and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Erin Cobb is a great photographer who is not paying me to do this post; I'm doing a review on Clean Color because it changed my life in the last two weeks (kind of), and when I find a good thing, I like to share it! =) If you are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Often it is the shortest lives that go the longest ways and reach out the farthest to the most people. I didn't know Joshua Eddy till his earthly work was done. It was through the sharing of his life testimony that I got to read his writings and received an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Viola Mahr
Thanks Aunt Cherry I hope you are doing super yourself! :)
Toggle Commented Jun 15, 2012 on what's been happening around here at Viola Mahr
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I just can't decide if I deserve to have a blog or not. Why do I keep one when I never post? I make cards sometimes.. (sometime being in the past). I leave cute things on my desk so they can get all dusty and make me sneeze.. (thank you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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* Due to technical issues my post did not go live on time as scheduled; I sincerely apologize! It is up now (obviously) =) * Welcome to another NinaB Designs blog hop. The NBD team and I have something exciting for you today. The challenge was for us to make... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Welcome to the NinaB Designs's 2nd blog hop! We had a great time last month and we just want to thank you for your enthusiasm and encouraging words. The NBD team has new projects to show you today featuring NinaB Designs Spellbinders™ Paper Arts (Home Sweet Home and Sewing Elements),... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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This fun card was created with stamps and dies designed by Nina Brackett........... she is super talented and super sweet! The leafy stems were stamped with Happiness Is... and for dimension, I stamped a few extra stems, trimmed out the leaves, and adhered them with foam dots. By the way,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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These three cards were embellished with die-cuts created with Nina B Designs' Spellbinders™ Home Sweet Home dies. this one uses the two pieces of the house-shaped dies. Super cute and very fun to add details to! The roof was made from kraft cardstock, and the lower half was cut from... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Hi! I'm creating a few more projects to share and doing some blog designing, but in between i decided to post a couple of (un-professional) photos from my sister's wedding two weekends back. I know, I had a sister married last december, but this is a different one =) disclaimer:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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**Winner is MICHELLE! More info on Nina's blog HERE. Thanks everyone who joined in the hop!** Welcome to the first-ever Nina B Designs Dream Team Blog Hop! I think I'm just about the only one on Nina's brand new Dream Team that didn't get a post in on the day... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Hello! I have a card to share with you today, filled with Crafty Secret's goodies. I love the "Vanilla" and "Rose Oil" stamps that came in the Vintage Labels clear art stamp set. Also, I used patterned paper from Love Mail creative scraps and stamped the green border on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Hello! It's been forever since I posted some craft-related thing on the blog. I just went to check my feedburner list and was astonished to see that there are 365 subscribers. Thank you to all of you and I hope my post today will make my long pause in blogging... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2012 at Viola Mahr
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Flowers flowers everywhere. One of my big sisters was married this past weekend and it was so good. My awesome sisters did a whole spread of home-made goodies and the wedding cake along with the buffet meal. And my amazing Mama did the flowers. I just puddled around helping abit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Some exciting news from Crafty Secrets! A brand-new CD full of lovely designs you're sure to enjoy. It's G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S my dears........ you are going to LOVE IT!! It's full of beautiful patterned papers and images, overlays, and designs... suitable for printing on any kind of paper you like. For myself,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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HAPPY NOVEMBER! :) here is my card for The Craft's Meow november release! you will LOVE all the stamp sets Lisa and her creative team have worked so hard to design. This card uses Vintage Greetings... lots of cute snowflakes in the set (two of which you can see in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Vintage Ornaments: a new stamp set to be released November 1st at The Craft's Meow. Full of lovely vintage-style stamps with sentiments for the holidays. I picked out the "For you" sentiment and circular ornament stamp to create a scalloped border on this card. can't get a minute to upload... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Previewing "Season's Greetings" for The Craft's Meow November release... this set is FULL of sentiments in the loveliest fonts. I used the large frame to stamp on the background (Webster's Pages patterned paper) in green, and added a banner strip with some lace, ribbon, a sparkly gem, and pearls. Also,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Previewing a new stamp set for The Craft's Meow's November release, a fun and cute set called "The Merry Best" -- I picked two of the baby snowflake stamps in the set and stamped away to create a patterned background as you can see in the photo above. and a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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well my dear, I read your blog BECAUSE you don't post too much about your work!! seriously, your quilting is lovely, but is sooooo way out of my league.... for the life of me i couldn't quilt. it's the pretty things i admire on your blog, along with your TOTALLY ADORBS boys! :)
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Welcome to the October challenge for the Crafty Secrets' DT! This project was SO FUN!!! Let me show you .... Each of the DT members used a tutorial that you can find HERE to create a paper sack from an envelope. And we each got to pick a theme, so... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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I'm SORRY my post is up late!! Why do I always do things like this! I used some of the cutest-ever leaves from Fruity for You .......... .......... the most cunning little fence from Fall Fun ............ ....... and this wonderful little sentiment from As We Gather Together. Some flowers,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Hello my friends, today I have my last September card for Pixie Dust Paperie. If you have not taken a look at September's kit, Tecolote, go check it out now. And my post for this brad-y-licious card is here on the blog. Hasn't this been a fun month using this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Hi and happy weekend! :) Something is wrong with these photos, but...nevermind. Ok, so this card set is really not quite "me" ......... but all the same I loved working with what I had in the Pixie Dust Paperie kit! hard to believe September is almost over and my month... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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Warning: this is officially known as "retro-fail"... I tried. at least I think I did :) the only thing that came to my mind when I thought of "retro" was: red. So I made a red card. Duh me! Cherry-patterned paper from Crafty Secrets' Vintage Patterns CD {I can't wait... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at Viola Mahr
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