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I love living just blocks from the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan, in WI. I am a wife to Greg(for 49 yrs in 2021), mother to Heather and Amber (love my girls), Gamma to LJ, daughter to Marion (deceased in 2012 at 88 y/o, lived a life glorifying the Lord), sister to Paul and Samantha, aunt to Paula, Shelley (and fam) and Jeremy (and fam), Tuffy, the parakeet (2021) and most of all...a child of God, saved by grace through Christ Jesus. Life is a gift! Eternal life, a BLESSING!!!

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Monday, September 27, 2021

PIP Challenge 2139

Polkadoodles is our amazing sponsor for this week's challenge!

Be sure to pop over and see all the 
fabulous digis, stamps and 
supplies that they have!  
Go check them out now!
We REALLY appreciate them!

So...where is my project/card??? Good
question!! Our family was on vacation,
on an island, so no time to create...then 
we got home and I went in for a knee 
replacement! Boy am I beat! 
(this is after surgery 9/24/2021)
The surgery went well, on Friday...now on
Sunday I am hurting some but it's all good.
BUT...needless to say, no stamping or 
playtime for me. Therapy starts tomorrow.
OWIE! lol!! I'm so thankful for PIP's 
design team. They keep us going! 

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Monday, September 20, 2021

PIP Challenge 2138

I'm in the middle of nowhere on an island...
Yep, that's right...it's called Grandma's Island
in Phillips, WI. Privately owned, 13 acre island.
It's truly a piece of heaven and it does have
WiFi. Soooo, I hope this all gets posted. lol!
I am posting a few location pics at the bottom
of this post so everyone can see the beauty!!
Our amazing sponsor this week is
Jan's Digi Stamps is kindly offering a
$10 Gift Certificate. Without our amazing
sponsors the challenges wouldn't happen. 
Here's my card for the week!
This card was created for one of my best buddies
and my Florida travel pal's birthday this past
week. Gerri and I travel to FL for 3 months in
the winter, and husbands join us for a month
right in the middle. Enough about that, now 
about the card. I printed this wonderful image
from Jan's Digi Stamps. It's been colored with
Copics with some sparkle pens added to some 
of the flowers. I made the sentiment and added
some delightful, matching little hearts to the 
sentiment panel. A little bow out of twine, some
random dots in the background and layers to
complete the card. Basically easy but lovely...
I think. lol

Now here are a few of my Island photos.
Heading to town

Grandson chillin'

From the Grandma's Island Sign

Good Morning

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Monday, September 13, 2021

PIP Challenge 2137

This week's sponsor is PIP Challenges and 
we are offering a 
$5 gift code from Mo's Digital Pencil

Here's my card for this challenge:
As much as I love MO Manning I decided
to use My Favorite Things stamps and dies.
I cut out three squares and sponged on 
a variety of inks. I colored the cute bears
with Copic markers and after I die cut them
I added them to the squares with pop dots.
I stamped and raised the sentiment and
finished the card with some layering.

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Monday, September 6, 2021

PIP Challenge 2136


Another great  challenge with our wonderful sponsor

CAS-ual Fridays Stamps

Here's my project!
I seldom, or if ever, make a slim line card
but this stamp and die set seemed the
perfect pair for a slim card. I created a 
cloud stencil for the sky and colored the
images with Copics. I added some white
ink to the balloon and waxy flax/twine for
the string. The images were raised up with
mounting tape. 
The stamps and die cuts
are from CAS-ual Fridays,
We love our challenge sponsors!!

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 for this challenge: