The inside of the two similar cards in the last post. This is the Mother’s Day one. I’ve omitted the hearts for the friendship card. I really like this saying. Seemed just right. :)

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You Light Up My Life (Throwback Creation)

A throwback to a masculine lightbulb card I made. previously.

Since I’m recovering from being sick and haven’t been in the craft room, I thought I’d take the next few posts to show cards I previously created and didn’t post to social media. Some of them were or are listed on my Etsy shop and some have sold privately. . . . I had fun creating this masculine card with retired materials from SU. I inked and distressed the edges and used Distress Stickles on the filament inside the light bulb. Thought I’d “grunge” it up a bit. . . . #thelittlewhatnotshop #constantlycreating #masculinecards #lightbulbs #youlightupmylife #summerstarfruit #sudsp

 

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Progress on My First Gorjuss Girl Diamond Painting

Progress on my first diamond painting (or what to take to do on vacation!)

When the cat’s away at board meetings, the mouse will do her crafts! After a few hours today and yesterday, my #diamondpainting canvas is much improved! Newbie that I am, I still don’t know whether to work from the center out or the outside in…but I’ve figured out that I’m faster and more accurate with tweezers than the sticky pick-up tool! My #gorjussgirl is coming along nicely now. August deadline no longer a question. (Which is good, since I’ve bought three more designs – two of which will be gifts.) Any hints on how to frame them? . . . #constantlycreating #thelittlewhatnotshop #newhobbies #gorjussgirls #halloweentheme #justlikecrossstitch #crossstitchjunkie
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1954 Train Layout Scrapbook Page, Revised

An update to my train layout. I realized I’d forgotten to carry over the year from the red version. As the layout was different (other than the photos), I had to find a new location for it too. #thelittlewhatnotshop #heritagescrapbooking

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New “John and Sadie” Page for Our Heritage Project

Pics to be attached later, but here’s another heritage page for our big project. I’m letting the beautiful K&Co Ancestry papers carry the load. The other side of the layout will look the same, though without the relational tag at the top and gems at the bottom. #thelittlewhatnotshop #constantlycreating #heritagescrapbooking

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RAK Card #2 Going to Canada

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I had to send two RAKs (Random Acts of Kindness craft happy mail) to Canada this month, so of course I had to make a card to send too. This is the second one. I used Stampin’ Up Tangerine Tango cardstock for my card base and retired SU DSP for the two layers on top. Hubby helped me figure out the mathematics for dividing the top paper into thirds since I had an odd size. The sentiment was cut out of a craft magazine from the UK.
#su #tangerinetango #retired #dsp #ukmagazine #magazinefreebies #thelittlewhatnotshop #customgreetingcards #flowerpapers #wildflower #stampinup

RAK Card #1 to Canada

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I needed to send out two cards with RAKs (Random Acts of Kindness for craft happy mail) this month. This is the first one; they’re both going to Canada. I embossed my Stampin’ Up Tangerine Tango cardstock card base with the Swiss Dots embossing folder and added “Hello” patterned paper from a UK magazine on top. On the right-hand side of the card, a little embossed bird is visiting his butterfly friends. I’m not sure which embossing folder he came from, but he’s cute! The yellow butterfly is from Tim Coffey and K & Co, and the smaller butterfly is a random punched piece.
#tangerinetango #swissdots #embossingfolder #hello #magazinefreebies #butterflies #timcoffey #kandco #thelittlewhatnotshop #butterflycards #hellocards #customgreetingcards #embossing #quickandeasy