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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Happy Hauntings!

I have been waiting for over a year to use this gorgeous paper collection.  It's the Happy Hauntings collection by, surprise surprise....Graphic 45!!  I love the vintage images and all of the beautiful oranges, purples and distressed tones.  I made 12 cards using the 8x8 paper pad, some of the 12x12 sheets and both chipboard tag elements.  The card base I used is the Recollections black card base.  I used some orange and black seam binding and of course decorated the insides, too!  Happy Halloween everyone!!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

A birthday to Imagine.....

My brother in-law had a birthday last month.  Not only does September remind me of the first days of school, which was one of the most exciting times of the year for me as a kid, but my brother-in-law was born in September and just happens to be a teacher!  Well, actually, he's head of curriculum at the school he works at.  His new office was a little bare, so I decided to make him an ABC Primer wall hanging to represent the school he works at and the 6 levels of character that they live by.  I love school stuff.  When I was a kid, I LOVED shopping for my new school supplies.  I loved pencils.  I wanted lots and lots of pencils and notepads.  I still get a warm fuzzy when it comes to school supplies...and believe me...I'm DONE with school!  Here's the project made my brother in law.