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Barbara @ Take Out Paper Arts
The Arizona Desert
Dedicated paper crafter who likes easy to do and projects to "take out"
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It's August in Arizona, so it's hot, hot, hot! We have these huge monsoon rain/dust/wind storms that provide much needed rain. It's also the time that those of us still in Arizona tend not to be outside a lot. So, it's one of the times when I can spend more... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Take Out Paper Arts
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For the last 3 months I've spent time preparing to run the 2014 Hospice Regattas National Championship at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club (SPYC) that brings together sailors from many our of 28 member charity regattas to race for 3 days. In 2013, the National Hospice Regatta Alliance (NHRA) raised almost $1.5 million that went directly to hospice care. Check out the organization at our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/NationalHospiceRegattaAlliance. My card is a thank you to all the volunteers. Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Thank you for joining us for the September Pals Blog Hop. This month we are showcasing projects made with the Stampin' Up! tools we love. You should have just left stop number 2 on the Pals Hop - Shirley Sumption at Look at My Cute Stuff. If so, you are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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See my creation as the featured stamper on Mary Fish's Stampin' Pretty. Stop by my sale. Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Whew! I just finished cleaning out my crafting space and YOU are the winners. More than 100 retired SU! stamp sets (wood, clear, mounted, unmounted), punches, paper, accessories and miscellany are ready to go to new homes! Email me at barbara@takeoutpaperarts.com if you are interested or if you would like... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Arizonans eagerly await the summer monsoon because we haven't seen rain since February and everything is looking a littled parched. The monsoon started a bit late this year, July 22, but it was a BIG ONE! There were rushing streams in the desert in areas that are marked as 100... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Shhhhhh!!! Don't tell my husband, but here is my anniversary card for him. It's a bit early -- our anniversary is not until July 10, but when this week's challenge of utilizing STARS was posted, I knew this was the perfect idea for the card. We were at Lowell Observatory,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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I am President of a local professional women's organization. We are very lucky to have members of a smaller chapter than is dicsontinuing operations join us. Here is my personal welcome note the the members coming over to our chapter. Thanks to the new members from Paradise Express Network. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Graduation time is in full swing in Arizona and we are fortunate to know lots of young folks graduating from high school. This digital tag will be modified to have the school colors for each of the graduates. It's a simple, colorful, and "handmade" way to make the graduates feel... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
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After a very long absence, Take Out Paper Arts returns to the blogging scene. My re-entry was inspired by the wonderful DigiChallenges hosted by the Stampin' Pretty Pals. Here are my entries for the current contest. Three fine young adults that I know and care about a lot are graduating... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2013 at Take Out Paper Arts
Great card -- I love the snowflakes. That's where I like to see them -- on a card!!!!!
Toggle Commented Dec 9, 2011 on Playing Along with My Pals at Kween Bee Kreations
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Welcome to Take Out Paper Arts where the focus is on clean, trendy and simple Stampin' Up projects Wow! Is this exciting or what? A super fun challenge --- Puttin' on the Ritz plus a BLOG CANDY EXTRAVAGANZA! One luck Pal will be selected as this week's winner and will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Welcome to Take Out Paper Arts where the focus is on clean, trendy and simple Stampin' Up projects Join the Pals Paper Arts team tomorrow and see how you can play along AND be eligible for our BLOG CANDY EXTRAVAGANZA!! Each member of the Design Team will be sending ONE... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Welcome to Take Out Paper Arts where the focus is on clean, trendy and simple Stampin' Up projects This week's color challenge has a dynamite combination of colors -- Cherry Cobbler, Always Artichoke and Very Vanilla. Quite dynamic and fun. I wasn't quite in the mood to do a holiday... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at Take Out Paper Arts
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Welcome to Take Out Paper Arts where the focus is on clean, trendy and simple Stampin' Up projects What are the Pals up to this week? Busy as ever. But that doesn't stop us from creating new cards in response to challenges. Stop back tomorrow and see what clever things... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at Take Out Paper Arts
Debbie -- Very wonderful tags that I am sure the recipient will keep since they are so pretty -- the pearls really make it special. Happy Thanksgiving.
Margaret -- a beautiful and understated card that really does "pack a punch." The pearls really stand out and make it special. Happy Thanksgiving.
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Welcome to Take Out Paper Arts where the focus is on clean, trendy and simple Stampin' Up projects First, Happy Thanksgiving to all Take Out Paper Artists. I hope you are surrounded by family, friends and happiness today. Another fun challenge to contemplate as you relax after Thanksgiving dinner! I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2011 at Take Out Paper Arts