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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, Cross Stitching, Crocheting, Card Making, Scrapbooking
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Hi there! Nice to see ya today! Hope your first week of Summer is going great! We are in another 100+ heat wave all week so we are staying inside and crafting! Ha! We went to the Farmer's Market last weekend and the fridge is chock full of yummy summer fruits and veggies so we are all set! The one good thing about summer?? FALL is next! Lol. I'm not a summer person at all.... How about you?? What are you up to? Hope you are doing great! Today I'm sharing my second card I made for the new Pretty... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
Hellllooooooo! Happy Monday! It's my turn over on the Doodlebug Blog today and of course sharing here too! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! We had perfect weather and we enjoyed dinner out one day and a great sermon at church. It's all good!! I am loving the newest collection from Doodlebug - My Happy Place Collection - and the infinite combinations of colors and themes!! I especially love that everything is grounded with graphic black and white... This collection really has something for everyone! I made two cards using lots of elements from My Happy Place.... Here are my... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends! Welcome! How was your week? Hope you're doing great and enjoying Summer-time! I'm here today to share a card as part of a big three day new release blog hop with Pretty Pink Posh! Yippee! All the new supplies, stamps and dies are already for sale in the PPP Store! Be sure to read to the bottom of my post for prize information and links to the other bloggers! So my card today features....Construction Trucks! What? Wanda, what are you up to girl? Trucks! The absolutely mostest cutestest trucks! I never thought I would stamp or say that!... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone! How are you? Things are good here in Sacramento and we've had the most perfect weather the past few days! We had a good weekend and we've been out in the front yard planting more flowers. Life is good and it's full on Summer now! I'm enjoying some iced coffee as I type this out. Lucky is passed out in a sunbeam on the floor.... I hope things are going great for you too. I have something very exciting and fun to share today. It's one of those posts that have tons of pictures (so grab some coffee... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone!! How are you this fine Monday?! I hope you had a delightful weekend! Did you get in some crafting time? Or maybe some time outside in the sun? We had a good weekend and it's hard to believe it's already Monday again! I have something really fun to share with you today! After a very long wait, there is a beautiful new collection from Doodlebug! Yay! It's called My Happy Place and I am obsessed with the color palette!! For my first project, I made something I hardly ever make - a mini album scrapbook!! Oh, what a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends! Happy Friday! And it's definitely TGIF - which means The Greetery Inspiration Friday! I am sharing this card over on The Greetery Blog today and of course I had to post it here too! How are you my friends? How was your week? The first official week of Summer!! I had a very busy week but that's okay with me. I am enjoying being busy. Our weather has been perfection here and I'm so grateful it's not been super hot yet. We are celebrating 29 years together tomorrow for my husband and I (wow)! We met on a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Whew! We made it to Friday! What a week it's been! SOOOO many projects and so many blog posts and fun stuff! Thanks for coming along and hanging out with me all week! I have one more post for the week - let's finish it off right! As you know, I'm one of the guest designers for the Concord & 9th May 2022 new release. Yay! I have two final cards to share with you, both made with brand new products. Everything is already available for shopping at C9 and it's my pleasure to share some inspiration with you! I... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi crafty friends! One last reminder! It's The Greetery Release Day! AWESOME! THE GREETERY NEW RELEASE IS FOR SALE THURSDAY, MAY 26TH AT 10AM EST! CLICK HERE TO SHOP! ****I'm sending this message out early this morning so you get notice asap. Trust me when I say that you will want to shop early! 10am EST! There is a surprise waiting for you on The Greetery Website!! And it's a good one!! ****I am always incredibly grateful when you use my shopping links! THANK YOU! It helps me out so much more than you know! Have fun shopping and creating... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends! Welcome to Day Two of ideas, projects and product reveals for the gorgeous new "Garden Variety" release from The Greetery! The anniversary celebrations are continuing! What did you think of yesterday?? Do you have a favorite item yet? I love this release!! The only word I keep thinking is FRESH! Guess what? I have three more cards to show you today! I am SO excited! Today is day two, the final day, of reveals. All of the new items will be available for shopping tomorrow, Thursday May 26th at 10am EST! Start making your list now! And there... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi there! It's a very exciting day! We are here to celebrate the three year anniversary of The Greetery! Congratulations to Betsy! I am so honored to have been part of this awesome company since the very first release. It is a true joy to work with The Greetery! And I am so happy to celebrate this occasion! It's release week! Today, the team is kicking off a brand new, beautiful release from The Greetery! The new release is called "Garden Variety" and it is perfect for early Summer and anyone who loves flowers and gardening! It's all so very... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hello my sweet and crafty friends! I'm here to share a super fun project with you! I think you're going to love it! I am so excited to share my Cute and Crafty Shadowbox project!! Have you seen the awesome Doodlebug shadow boxes and inserts? What a cool concept! I knew right away I wanted to make one for my craft room. So of course I chose the Cute and Crafty Insert!! This came together so quickly and easily and it looks cute on the shelf in my room. I also think this would make an excellent gift. There are... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone! I have some exciting newsssss! There is a fun and fabulous new release available from Hello Bluebird! Yipppeeee! New stamps, dies and the adorable critters we all love from Hello Bluebird!! I am lucky enough to be a guest whenever there is a new release and I get so excited because I know it will bring a big smile to my face. The new release is NOW available now for shopping only at the Hello Bluebird Website!! I made three bright, cheerful and colorful cards to share with you today. Lots of Copic coloring and some ink blending... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi gang! Happyyyy Fridayyyyy!!! Oh man, it's been 95 degrees here already! Not ready! But Summer is coming! Hope you had a great week! Good to see you! I am a guest designer for Concord and 9th's beautiful May 2022 new release. Yippee! I have two projects to share with you today made with the new goodies. Everything is already in the store for shopping so I hope you find some inspiration and maybe something that you want to create with. My personal favorite thing from the new release is the Picked Posie Dies and Stamps. Pretty, modern, classic florals.... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone!! Happy Monday!! I wanted to pop in real quick and check in with ya! I've been busy busy busy crafting here behind the scenes and I have so much fun stuff to share with you! My last two posts for last week and today have been delayed by the companies for various reasons - mostly having to do with logistics and products etc. SOOOOO I've got those things on pause. LOTS of good things are coming soon! It's making me crazy not sharing! Ha. On a very very positive note, there will be a new release from The... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everybody! Hope your week is going great! I've been crafting night and day the past 2-3 days! I have so many projects and cards to make and share! Stay tuned! Today's project is something completely new and different for me! I made a resin/paint/wax project a couple weeks ago! My first one (except for the one I made in a class to learn how)! SO EXCITING! I have been a stamper and card maker for 28 years!!! Yikes! So I loooove making paper things of course. But I have been an overall crafty person since I was very small.... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends! Happy Monday again! How did that happen? And how is it May already? I hope you had a really nice weekend! We have been super busy lately and I love that - getting out and doing fun things and going places. It's been so good to get fresh air and be amongst other people having fun! Last week we went to a two day conference at church and it was AMAZING! The first day we were at church from 7:30am to 10:00pm! I think I'm still tired! LOL. Saturday we went to a beautiful Spring Market and out... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone! Happy Happy Happy Friday! I've got something fun to share today! Welcome to my stop on the awesome Pinkfresh Studio April 2022 New Release Blog Hop! If you're new here - welcome! This hop is so great - so many stops - so much inspiration! The link to all the stops is at the very bottom of my post so be sure to see everything! This new release, as usual, is full of gorgeous florals, beautiful hot foil plates, Innovative dies and more! They never seem to run out of ideas! Yay! I'm featuring a new floral set... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Howdy cowgirls!! How are y'all today!? I hope you're having a lovely day so far, full of sunshine and laughter! Today, I'm up on the Doodlebug Blog with a project featuring an older collection - called Down on the Farm! It's ADORABLE and happy and fun! So many cute themes from this collection and it's perfect for scrapbooking too! Farm animals and gingham and themed for Summer!! I have several friends who have horses and love horses, so I decided to go with a horse themed card and gift box for my project today. Yee haw! My finished card... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Ahoy, Mateys!! Happy Weekend!! Do you have some fun stuff planned? We're going to a big craft fair event tomorrow morning outside in the fresh air and I am so excited! Then church after (we go to 7pm service)! Today is all about getting caught up on chores and laundry and all that jazz. I'm here today with a super fun and silly card made with adorable stamps from Rubbernecker! I picked these up at the Stamp and Scrapbook Expo a few weeks ago and have been anxious to color them in! I hope they make you smile - I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi friends! Happy Monday! Did you enjoy a nice weekend? Did you celebrate Easter or Passover? We had a really lovely Easter weekend! We did tons of church activities and rested and enjoyed a rain shower and it was all good! We also binge watched every episode of The Gilded Age on HBO! Gosh, it was soooo good. If you were a fan of Downton Abbey then you have to check out The Gilded Age too! The same writer/creator as DA and this time the story is set in 1882 New York City. Marvelous!! This week is pretty busy here... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
HE IS RISEN! Happy Easter 2022! From our home to yours! Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi everyone! Happy GOOD Friday! Easter weekend is here, can you believe it? The year is whizzing on by so fast! It will be Summer in a minute. I love Easter and I'm excited for all the activities and moments this weekend will bring. I have one final Easter project to share with you before the holiday comes and goes. I made this pretty cross to put in our bedroom. I used my favorite color and some pretty flower transfers. It was a quick and easy project and I love how it came out! I started with a wooden cross... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hi crafty friends! Happy Monday and Happy Easter Week! I'm up on the Doodlebug Blog and here on my blog today to share some cute Easter carrots I made with the Doodlebug Hippity Hoppity Collection! Just in time for some Spring and Easter crafting. These fun paper carrots would be great at each place setting for your holiday table, or little gifts for friends and co-workers. They are super easy to make and fun too! I filled my treat carrots with chocolate eggs and can't wait to give them away! CLICK HERE for the simple directions to make the shape/template.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hey everyone! Happy Friday! Hope you have a great weekend!! I am popping in today to quickly share a card I made with the BEEEEEE-utiful new collection from Simple Stories! It's called Full Bloom and I'm in looooove! I will probably make some more cards later, but I wanted to share this one in case you want to check out the collection for your Spring and Summer cardmaking and scrapbooking! This finished card is an A2 white card base. I layered and mixed and matched elements from the collection, and some of my older supplies...and just a touch of vellum.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda
Hellllloooooooo friends! I'm here today to send you some seeds of kindness!! Remember a couple weeks ago I made the cute market cart card with the Honey Bee Stamps new release?? Well, today, I'm using more goodies from their new release! Yay! My two cards use the brand new Seeds of Kindness Stamp Set and the Seed Packet Die. I love anything that has that vintage seed pack vibe and these stamps are SO pretty! I made two cards that are basically the same - one in yellow and one in red. My finished cards are A2 card bases in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2022 at A Blog Called Wanda