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I tell you, life is so busy!  We have had revival at church for the last six evenings and the church 60th anniversary.  School is finally down to the last 7 days of instruction and 3 test days!!  I don't know if I should jump for joy, let out a big sigh, or cry.  Cry????  Yes, cry.  I like things to stay the same.  I am the one who cries as an old year passes and a new one comes in.  Cry when someone in the family has a birthday.  Oh well.....

Yay!!!!  Pictures to share of cards!!!!!!!  I had these on my phone.  I am not a "techy" person.  So getting these here has been a major accomplishment!

This one is using a retired set from SU!   I love this set!  Daughter-in-love #2 asked if I would make her a card for  her a card for a baby shower.

This card was created using the new Numbers of Years and Large Numbers Framelits Dies from SU.  As soon as I saw this set in the catalog I knew I had to have it! The front of this is a CASE from Pinterest.   I created this card for a friend who will not recognize her age! :)  Mean, I know!  She has been 29 for.........

....TWENTY-FIVE YEARS!  I really thought I should have bought her some silver instead of making a card.  I love the Timeless Textures set from SU.  I tried so hard to ignore it, but once I used it in Club I knew it would become a favorite....along with all my other favorites! :)
 

My Brother-in-love had a minor knee surgery.  So I grabbed my Gorgeous  Grunge set and this cute set from SAB.  This chick was also cute on Easter bags for the family!!
 

My pastor's wife had a hip replacement.  This was one of the cards I sent to her during her recuperation time. (Patty Bennett has a card similar to this on her blog.)   I sat on the fence with this set.  This was made using the Cups & Kettle Framlits from SU.  The stamp set that goes with this has become one of my "loves".
 

Ahhh......Son #2 just turned 30 this month.  I saw this idea on Pinterest.  Thought it was a great guy card!
 

Granddaughter A just turned eight!  I love the retired lined note book paper stamp.  I do not use it as often as I should.  The cupcakes make me hungry!!! 
 
Daughter #7 bought a Beta Fish.  His name is Prickly, because when his fins are fanned out the look like sharp barbs.  We tease her and tell her Tarter Sauce would be a good name!!!!!
 
Today we will celebrate Grandson K's birthday.  He is three!!!!  I borrowed this set, but think I will have to buy it!  The black dinosaur was stamped on Shrinky Dink.  Remember that!  Fun stuff!!!!!!  Any, I need to add a sentiment!
 (all the cards above were made this month!)
 
Thanks for being patient with my blog!  I will try to do better and get caught up with pictures! 
 


Comments

  1. You really need to open an Etsy shop and sell your cards. They are absolutely just beautiful! <3 :)
    Yaaay to buying the betta! Aren't they just so beautiful?

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Who puts a band-aid on my knee?
Who holds me close so tenderly?
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There’s no one like mother.

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My mother’s gentle love, my mother’s gentle love
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I’ll bless her all my days for all her gentle ways.
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