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Stockings were hung by the chimney with care…

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Classic Christmas images… Stockings on the mantle…  Love it…

 

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Festive fireplace gives the perfect stamps and framelits to make that image come to life on paper!  As we head into the Christmas seasons, I hope you can reflect on happy memories and make new ones this year.imageHead on over to see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!

 

Fall Leaves

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If you’ve been following these little calendar posts, you will probably have noticed that I am a FAN of the Lighthearted Leaves stamp set (and coordinating framelits).  HUGE FAN.

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So, It was a no-brainer when trying to decide what to use for October…  And, the corrugated cardstock!!  LOVE IT.  The background lines are from the Chalk Lines stamp set…  You notice, that cover for the calendar is the same everything…just a different background paper color… imageHead on over to see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!

Oh Happy Day

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Oh Happy Day!!  July 4th is definitely a happy day!  It is when we can reflect on the freedoms we so enjoy….  and it also gives us time to pause and reflect on how we earned that freedom… by the sacrifice of so many… past and present…  I am so thankful…image

 

 

This little Banner Banter set is perfect for little flags.  I LOVE banners…  So festive.imageSpend some time with those you love enjoying the freedoms we have… and remember to thank someone who continues to sacrifice so we can enjoy those freedoms…

Go see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!

 

Summer time is HERE

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To a teacher, the arrival of June always means the arrival of relaxation, lazy days, and sweet, sweet summer.  (well, with littles, that’s not always the case, but life IS less hectic during the summer).image

 

 

So, I love using this leaf stamp from the Lighthearted Leaves stamp set (now retired) in a bit of a ‘non-traditional’ way (pinks???).  But, I love it!!  It’s cheerful and bold and fun…  all that summer is.  imageHead over to see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!

Spring Flowers!

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I’ve lived in Hawaii long enough that I am now able to recognize the subtle change in seasons. (I admit, the first couple of years, I really couldn’t tell much difference.)  And, although there isn’t the drastic vision of a tulip emerging from the cold ground as a sign of spring on it’s way, that idea of spring flowers still seems to be a ‘March’ image in my mind.  SO….  I just had to use these flowers for March!image

 

 

These are from the Garden in Bloom stamp set.  It’s a 2 step set, so it is super easy to get the insides and outsides of the flower 2 different colors.

And, that little stapler will continue to be one of my most favorite tools.  It’s perfect for attaching the banner punch out here…  imageAnd spring always makes people ‘happy happy’!

Anne and Cheryl have some exciting things for you today!

Beeeeee mine

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Beeeeee mine

 

 

I love this little bee!!  It has such a cheery smile… so it was a MUST for this February Post.

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The stamps are from the Honeycomb Hello stamp set.  The little polka dot  hexagon background adds the perfect amount of texture and color to the page…  And, of course, you cannot forget the bling in the heart punch-out…

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Go see what Anne and Cheryl have for you!  And, happy Valentine’s Day to  you!

Happy WONDERFUL Christmas

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I LOVE WREATHS.  Especially fresh ones.  Except where we live, we can’t buy it very early cause it won’t last long…  And, even fake ones take a beating on my front door (it gets direct sun for much of the day).  BUT… not ones on PAPER!!  This Wondrous Wreath stamp set is SO much fun to work with!!image

 

And, with the photopolymer stamps, it is SO easy to line up the layers of the wreath to make the different colored leaves and berries!  Lots of fun to make!

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Happy Christmas Decorating to you!  Hope you are able to spread cheer wherever you go.  And, have a Happy WONDERFUL Christmas!

Go see what Anne and Cheryl have made!