Emerging from the fog (er… winter)

I think I’m finally (albeit slowly) emerging from this brutal, late-blooming winter. I’m finally feeling as though I have a bit of energy. It’s amazing what a little sun will do, huh? The spring is always like a new year for me — it signifies a clean slate, starting over and beginning again. I have to say I think I like the start of spring even better than a fresh new year — because it means sunshine, flip flops and beach time are right around the corner! Do you like my card today? I thought it was appropriate. It uses the amazing stamp set called Crazy About You. Tons and tons of greeting card possibilities with that set and if you add the Hello Life thinlits to your collection you have even more options! Want to know a trick to get those teeny, tiny word pieces out of your die? Wax paper! Just make sure you put the wax paper in between the die and your cardstock. Works like a charm. You may still need a piercing tool or something sharp to poke a corner or two to get it started, but so much easier than fighting with the cardstock

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Could it be?

So there’s nothing like a little sunshine to make you feel like you can conquer the world again — or at least post to your blog! 😉 Amazingly the temperatures got up to almost 50 degrees today. I can actually see grass in the backyard (just one small spot that is in the center of all the drifts but I’ll take it!). Anyway, I thought I’d pop on here and say, “Hi.” After all, I do write here, occasionally. I also thought I’d pop in with some gratitude for the beautiful weather provided today. That’s why you’re looking at a Thank You card today. This one was actually from my Stamp Club To Go program. Each month I provide a list of products we use to complete four “stepped-up” cards. Stamp Club members place their orders online and then I send them all of the pre-cut supplies and instruction sheets to create the four projects at home. This winter the “to go” problem has been popular — not much else to do when you’re buried in five feet snow banks than to stamp, right? This card was from last month’s kit. We used the Painted Petals stamp set from the

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