Authentic or Faux — My Forsythia Struts Its Stuff

Igot so excited when I rounded the house this weekend to find my forsythia bush blooming! I immediately cut several stems to take the place of the faux flowers I wrote about only days before on my post “Five Tips for Displaying Faux Flowers.”

This cheery card is a perfect way to brighten someone's day. . . complete with a little shaker surprise!

Country Cuteness from Mom’s Garage

I took an old canning jar, a partial can of off-white spray paint, twine and twigs and quickly whipped up a cute little country-style home decor.

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“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”

-Margaret Atwood

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    Cards & Crops

    A Boo-tiful Color Throwdown Card

    I’m playing along with the Color Throwdown card challenge again this week and decided to continue the Halloween groove I’ve been in lately with a cute little monster card. I used several shades of gray and added in the aqua and lime green for a nice color combination. The papers are from several different sources, as are the stamps; and as usual, I inked all the edges before adhering. I trimmed the front of the card short for an added bit of interest and added a dark gray sheet on the inside of the card. I also added some lime green sparkles for the monster’s eyes and lime green twine…


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