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Merry Christmas Trees

First there was one cute little tree made from scraps. Dolled up with ribbon, pom pom ribbon, glitter get, sparkles and a button with baker’s twine just to make it right. Suddenly there was a forest of pretty trees! Wouldn’t you love to visit a forest like this? Had a little help during the photo […]

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Christmas SCRAP FUNN Layout

Sometimes scraps are just what I need to make something a little less traditional, like this! For the title, I used alpha scraps like some Houndstooth Dimensional Elements! There are a few no longer available lots-o-dots alphabet pieces, too, and Cricut letters – see below. Banner is from CTMH’s Artiste Cricut Cartridge – the darker pieces are on […]

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A Christmas Story You Will LOVE

In 1959 my mother-in-law Lucille Gunn wrote a darling Christmas story. It was called Santa’s Long Pants.  She wrote it for my husband’s Cub Scout troop as a Christmas play. I can only imagine how cute he was and how happy my mother-in-law was when the play was preformed. In 1973 my mother-in-law asked me […]

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Pears and Partridges

Meet Pears and Partridges. I love this paper. It reminds me of some the rich beautiful wrapping papers I have known and adored. Look at those lush greens and vibrant rich reds! Be still my beating heart! This is great for Christmas, sure, but you can use this for much more! Do you remember the […]

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Stamp Sampler

I’ve been known to make counted cross stitched samplers, but not in a LOOONNNNGGGG time. If it much more likely to find me stamping – like I did here. This was a Christmas present for one of my fabulous daughters. It is from Proverbs 31 and reminds me of her greatly. This was SO much […]

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