Cardmaking and Card Challenges · The Crafty Crab

Happy Valentine’s Day!

This is the first time I’ve posted in months…OK, it’s really been over a year. Yikes. I’m becoming more active in my card making, and plan to be posting more regularly. I hope I remember how to do this! For my husband’s Valentine’s Day card this year, I was inspired by MFT Color Challenge #39: I wanted something… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!

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In the Making: October

Yep. I skipped right over September. It was needed. I cleaned, tidied, de-stashed, de-cluttered and got my creative juices ready for autumn. October has been the perfect opportunity for me to try out some new tools and methods, and that’s just what I’ve done. All.In.One.Card. My mom’s birthday is next week. She’s a wonderfully creative… Continue reading In the Making: October

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In the Making: August

It’s hard to believe the last of the summer is upon us already. We have prepared for several fairs this season, and it’s shaping up to be a very busy fall as well.  We’re definitely due for some R&R for Labor Day, but first, I have two new projects to share with you! I have used my… Continue reading In the Making: August

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In the Making: July

What a busy month it’s been! Multiple birthdays, celebrations, a day trip to Lancaster, PA…I could go on, but let’s get right to it! As a new monthly contributor for Die Cut Crazy Mag, I have found myself spending more time on the details of the cards I create. I also think about repurposing tools… Continue reading In the Making: July

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In the Making: June

This is super late….I have not been a good time-juggler this summer. I’ve been going, going, going and am sure I could use some down time. Stat! Hope you’re all enjoying the summer so far and that you find a balance between charging ahead and recharging! Just a few snaps of what I was working… Continue reading In the Making: June

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Here Comes the Sun

I’ve been running around for several weekends now trying to dismantle an old brick patio and rebuild a new paver patio. It may or may not have killed us. But, it’s done. And we did most of it. Aside maybe for that really important part – the leveling. We didn’t trust our skills, and seeing as how… Continue reading Here Comes the Sun

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Paper Crafting Projects: A Recap

A new opportunity has had me thinking that it’s time to reinvigorate my old blog. What better way to do that than to recap some of my favorite projects from the last several months. Read on, and I hope you enjoy! Shown first, below, is a greeting card I made initially for a craft fair (The Market… Continue reading Paper Crafting Projects: A Recap

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