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Materials needed:
1 piece of card stock your choice in color
Ink pad to match your color card stock
Scrap of white card stock
Trimmer
Score board
Scissors
Small scalloped circle or oval punch
Sticky strip
Stamp set of your choice, I used a retired stamp set from last years sale-a-bration
Jr. Legal pad that you can have cut at Staples ( you have them take off the small end and then cut in half).

Out of card stock cut one piece 8 1/4×2 1/2 and another at 2 1/2×2
Take the smaller piece and score at 1 7/16 and 1 11/16
Fold
If you wish you can ink the edges of the card stock to give it dimension
Take smaller piece and wrap around the top of the note pad and sticky strip in place.
Sticky strip note pad to the base piece of card stock
On scrap of white stamp your small image or treating
Punch out with the decorative punch and adhere to the top of note pad.
WALLA! You are done.
Enjoy Brenda

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Our Son

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I wanted to introduce our son Patrick.
We got Patrick as a foster child when he was 11 years old, and he is now 18 years old.
About 4 years ago me and my husband Vern. decided that we wanted to adopt Patrick as our own son. Patrick was ok with that but he wanted to keep his own name. . So there for we did guardianship with him and he was able to keep his name. Patrick had a tough beginning to his life but has grown emencly in the 7 years he has been with us. He is a great kids and we love him very much.

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Up, Up, and Away!

Materials needed:
Chocolate chip, night of navy, pacific point, real red, Daffodil delight card stock
Whisper white card stock cut 8 1/2×5 1/2
Scrap of whisper white card stock
Twin
Big shot
Cloudy day textured impressions embossing folder
Stazon black
Candy dots
Real red ink pad
Dark blue & Brown marker
2 1/2 circle punch
For the birds stamp set
Large oval punch
Sponge dabber

Fold whisper white card stock in half
Cut pacific point card stock 5 1/4×4
Run through big shot with cloudy day embossing folder
Adhere to whisper white card
Punch out 3 circles from real red, daffodil delight, and night of navy.
Cut red and blue circles in a moon shape and adhere to the yellow one.
Cut a basket out of chocolate chip and draw on lines with brown markers.
String twin from ballon to basket attaching with snail.
Attach to card with snail and add birds to the side with dark blue marker.
Stamp it’s your birthday from, for the birds stamp set in black stazon
Punch out with large oval punch. ink the edges and center with a spong dabber and real red ink pad.
Attach to the balloon and add candy dots.
ENJOY!
Brenda

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Let it Snow!

Materials needed:
1/2 sheet of whisper white card stock
Snail
Rhinestones
Pacific point card stock cut 8 1/2×5 1/2
Chocolate chip card stock
Black. Card stock
Black and orange markers
Northern flurry textured impression folder
Best of snow stamp set
Circle punches 2 1/2, 1 1/4, &1 3/8
Big shot
Marina mist ink pad

Fold pacific point in half
Run through the big shot with northern flurries textured embossing folder
Punch out 3 circles out of each punch size with whisper white
Stamp let it snow on largest circle in Marina mist ink
Cut out arms out of chocolate chip card stock
Then assemble snowman putting arms under the middle circle
Draw on buttons, eyes and mouth with black marker and nose from orange marker.
Cut our a black hat and put on rhinestones and then put on snowman.
And lastly add rhinestones to the snowflakes and stamped image
ENJOY!
Brenda

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So cute, so cute

Don’t you just love cute things?
Well I do and here is one I just have to show you. My cute little puppy dog Sophia Sue Wilkinson or for short Sophie.
She is 5 years old and she was bought 5 years ago for my husband for Father’s Day.
Introducing Sophie Bophie!

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Mr. Snowman

Materials needed:
3- 8 1/2×11 sheets of whisper white card stock
Spritzer filled with illuminate refill and alchole
3 black brads
Brown marker
Blue marker
White ribbon
Silver glitter paper
Blue card stock
Black card stock
Big shot
Candy dots
Black sharpie
Orange card stock
Snowflake punch
Scissors
Trimmer
Sticky strip
Embossing folder, your choice
Piercer
Heavy glue
Rhinestones

Instructions:
Out of whisper white cut
one 4 1/2×6 1/2
One 6×8 1/2
And one 7 1/2×10 1/2
Then the first one score at 1 1/2, & 3 the short way then turn and score at 1 1/2, 3, 4 1/2 & 6
Then score the second one at 2 & 4 on the short side, turn and score at 2, 4, 6, & 8
Then the last one score at 2 1/2, 5, on short side turn and score at 2 1/2, 5, 7 1/2, & 10
Fold on all score lines and cut slits on opposite sides of each box and cut off the end 1/2 inch tab at top and bottom.
Use sticky strip to assemble boxes
When all are together stack on top of each other using sticky strip
Punch 3 holes witha piercer and add glue and black brads
Color chip board in brown, cut out arms and add to sides with glue
Color ribbon blue and add around neck securing with sticky strip, fringe edges.
Run black card stock through big shot with textured embossing folder and cut out a hat.
Add a strip of silver glimmer paper across the rim and add a snowflake
Add to the snowman
Take a black sharpie and color in 2 rhinstones and 5 candy dots black.
Add to his face and then cut out and roll a carrot nose, and add to his face with strong glue.
When all dry take the spritzer with illuminate and spritz snowman all over.
Let dry and you are done
Enjoy Brenda

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Let it Snow Card

Materials Needed:
Whisper White Card stock cut 5 1/2×8 1/2
Another piece o whiper white card stock 8 1/2x 5 1/2
Piece of marina mist card stock cut 5 14×4
Northern Flurry textured embosing folder
Rhinstones
Snow day stamp set
Marina mist ink pad
Night of navy ink pad
Chocolate chip ink pad
Dazzling Details
Big Shot
Trimmerr
Scissors
Snail adhesive
Dimensionals

Fold whisper white in half
Take piece of marina mist card sr\toclk and run through the big shot
Adhere to the whisper white card stock with snail
Out of the other piece of whisper white cut out a snow mound and put on dazzling details, let dry.
Adhere to the bottom of the card
On the rest of the whisper white stamp the snowman out of marina mist and add the feachers of the snowmans face.
Add the arms out of chocolate chip, scarf, hat, and buttons from night of navy ink pad
Cut out snowman and put onto card with dimensionals
Stamp a few snow flacks arounnd the card and add the rhinstones to the snowflaxes.
WALLA!
You are done
ENJOY!
Brenda

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYBODY!
Hope it’s a great one.
Brenda

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Snowman

Materials needed:
Whisper white card stock 3. 12×12 sheets
Red ribbon 2 inches wide
Black card stock
Pumpkin pie card stock
Glittery black card stock
1/2 inch circle punch
Crop-a-dile
2 large pearls colored red and glittered
Red sharpie
Scissors
Trimmer
Score board with a styles
Sticky strip
Glue gun, glue sticks and non stick mat
1 1/4 inch punch
1/4 inch silver ribbon

Cut whisper white card stock 12×2 and you need 3
Cut whisper white card stock 12×2 1/2 you need 3
Cut whisper white card stock 12×3 3 1/2 you need 3
For each rosette; with long side of the paper at the top score each piece at 1/2 inch
Then fan fold each piece, connect them together with sticky strip.
Place circles on your mat and squish them down and together.
Put hot glue in the center and squish together put more glue in the middle and add the the whisper white circle.
Turn and repeat.
Do this for all three, punch holes and connect together with silver ribbon, add a nectar long piece at the top for hanging.
Add red ribbon around neck
Add eyes, nose and mouth on each side
Cut out hat from black glitter paper, you need 2, add red ribbon onto hat.
Put on each side of snowman attaching with sticky strip. ( leave the silver ribbon big the middle of the hat.
Make a flower using 1/2 inch circle punch and a pearl colored red with a sharpie and adding glitter
Enjoy!
Brenda

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Tips and ideas

Do you use use clear mount stamps? Do your clear blocks get messy?
Well to clean them use a paper towel and some hand sanitizer. Put the sanitizer on your block and clean with a paper towel. When it looks clean put It under the water to wash off the hand sanitizer. And WALLA you have a clean block.
You can also use this technique to clean your craft mat.
Enjoy
Brenda 🙂

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