Handmade Valentine’s Day Cards

February 14, 2011 by · 5 Comments
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Happy Valentine's Day!  I have been having so much fun making Valentine's Day cards for my friends and family. Here are a few of the Valentine's Day Cards I made this year: After scanning the vintage early readers for cute images, I used my sewing machine to sew the images onto cardstock that I had previously folded and scored using my bone folder. Next I glued patterned paper to the inside of the Valentine using rubber cement to cover the exposed string and make the Valentine look more neat and clean. For this Valentine, I printed off  a Niagara Falls WPA poster image...

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Happy Birthday Kacey!!!

June 30, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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My friend Kacey's 28th birthday is  today.   I wanted to make him something that I knew would make him smile on his birthday.  He is the kind of guy who appreciates a handmade craft even if it looks like something a child made.  This is the card I made for him.  I tried not to make it to girly.

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DIY Upcycled Notebooks

April 8, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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Recently I have been into making small notebooks.  They are perfect for writing down quick lists or random ideas.  I keep the one I made for myself in my purse at all times.  Let me know what you think.

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DIY Valentines aka The Start of my Doily/Mod Podge Addiction

February 16, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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I know Valentine's Day has passed but I couldn't resist posting these cute Valentine's I made for friends. For this Valentine I used a Martha Stewart edge punch to create the lace look on the valentine.  I made the envelope from this cute love paper that I downloaded from Paper Crave for free and the label is also a free download from Creature Comforts.  I love free printables!  I actually found both of these a while back and was...

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