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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, November 28, 2022

PIP Challenge 2248

 The challenge this week is sponsored 
by PIP Challenges and they will be giving away a 
$10 Gift Certificate from Sweet n Sassy

Here's my card for this challenge:

I used an older SnS stamp set to create this
card for a dear friend. I used the Lawn Fawn
die cut Pivot Pop-up to make the interactive 
part of this card. It made this card pretty simple.
The fun little critters were colored with 
Copic markers. I had lots of layers and that's
basically what took the most time. 

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Monday, November 21, 2022

PIP Challenge 2247

 I want to thank our wonderful sponsor

Be sure to pop over and check out all the fabulous digis they have!  In fact, gcheck them out now!

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A big THANK YOU to our 
sponsor for this challenge!
Be sure to visit our sponsor's website and begin creating
some of your own awesome creations! 

Still time to get involved with the 
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge 

Monday, November 14, 2022

PIP Challenge 2246

  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.
Be sure to pop over and see all her amazing
sets and ideas! Such a talent! 

Here's my card,
So, I decided to make this fun digi into a
shaker card. Well, as I began to start I realized
that I had no idea how to make one...it's been
too long. Soooooooo, I had lots of screw ups. 
Apparently I found using a digi for this type 
of card isn't as easy as an actual stamp...BUT,
I think it turned out ok. I colored my snow
family with Copics, adding a touch of Sparkle
pen to the globe base. I put some sequins
in the shaker and that was about it. I did have
some shaker cups handy, which helped. 

I will be entering this card in the following 
(top pick)😄

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A big thank you to our amazing sponsor,

Jan's Digi Stamps

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Challenge Card

So, here I am in another challenge. It's been
forever since I played along with some but I
have some time this week since I crammed
everything in the past 2 weeks, health wise. 
I am entering this card into:

Here's my entry.
I used a Sweet 'n Sassy set for the image,
and the inside sentiment (I forgot to take 
a pic). The "there's no place like home"
came from an old A'muse set. I used
a circle die cut to make a peek a boo spot
for my hot chocolate gal. She was colored
with Copic markers and I raised the 
pattern paper (Circle) with a thick mounting
tape and then raise my little lady.

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Monday, November 7, 2022

MFT Sketch #618 Challenge

 Well, I was unable to be creative for my own
PIP Challenge but I was able to join in with
Here's the sketch to follow...
Here's my card...
I embossed the white card front and
used daubers to add some ink. I used an
older MFT set, can't remember the name
or if it's even available yet, but I love it! 
I colored it with Copic markers and 
added a sparkle pen to the snow. The 
scarf, hat, and coat were paper pieced.
I heat embossed the sentiment to a dark 
gray tag. I used mounting tape to raise up
the images and sentiment. 
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PIP Challenge 2245

Another great challenge over at PIP Challenges
with our amazing sponsor
Varada Sharma
VS has such beautiful images! It's 
awesome that she is kind enough to sponsor 
PIP Challenges! Be sure to visit her site!!

Sorry to say, I was unable to prepare a 
card. Minor surgery on Wed. and two
messed up attempts on doing Varada's 
images justice. Apparently my creative
juices are still in la la land. I couldn't 
believe how badly my coloring was/is. 
So, instead of making her wonderful 
image look horrible, I am taking a pass.
Thank goodness for PIP's awesome 
design team.

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A big THANK YOU to our sponsor 
for this challenge:
Be sure to visit her Etsy shop and pick out
some beauties for you creative talents!

Still time to get involved with the