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Christmas Card Swap

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At the end of June I shared the card I made for the Christmas card swap. I managed to snap pictures of the cards before they were packed up a couple of weeks ago. Now that we have moved across the country and are house hunting, I have some time to get them posted here. I have to say, we saw a beautiful home yesterday and it has a built in stamping area but no pool. We are looking at a house with a pool today and another home, then our decision will be made.Here are the cards from the swap.by Susan Hackneyby Jamie Schnirch, ??
by Terri Tank, Norma Chiaramonte
by Brokenburr
by Kay Fulton, Catie Palmer
by Alice Leal, Deb Waterhouse

Florida CHA.... Does that mean SWIMSUIT?!?!?

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This was a Cosmo Cricket blog entry that I thought was hilarious.Blog Post
If you are going to the Craft and Hobby Association trade show in Florida. Or, if you are just having fun by the side of a pool or on a beach this summer, you will most likely enjoy this post!

Eric, Lindsay and myself will be staying in a condo in Florida for the show. There is a pool. Those four words are scarier to me than almost any others! Yes ladies..... we are talking SWIMSUITS!

So, after listening to much complaining about my thighs and current swimsuit options, Lindsay sent me the following email. WARNING: Go to the bathroom first, especially if you've had four kids like me. I laughed so hard I nearly had an accident and had to run frantically, making it in the nick of time, whilst in the middle of reading this!
When I was a child in the 1950s the bathing suit for the mature figure was boned, trussed and reinforced, not so much sewn as engineered. They were built to hold back and uplift and they did a g…

Crazy for Cupcakes

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I made this card for the participants of the glitter & bling swap. The color of the picture is a little off but when I lighten it, the coloring on the cupcakes is too washed out. The razzleberry and suede are not quite that dark.

Stamps: Crazy for Cupcakes
CS: Confetti White, Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede
Ink: Soft Suede, Rich Razzleberry
Misc.: Melon Mambo ribbon, rhinestone brads, crystal effects, dazzling diamonds

Glitter and Bling Swap

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These are the cards I received from the glitter & bling swap. It is funny how similar two of the cards are but they are both beautiful. In person you can see the shiny glazed sparkle on the Crushed Curry cards. I'm loving the new In Colors.Diane Clark-Sutton, Jane Hignite






Loni Holt, Sue-Lynn Bock






Virginia Haverick, Wendy Leftrick