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Saturated Canary Challenge

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Hi Again, I finally made a Card for Saturated Canary I just love Krista Smith’s ImagesI’ve been wanting to do one the challenges but just haven't gotten the time, but today I didso Here it is,  Sorry I don’t have anything exciting to talk about.. Got most of my Christmas shopping done, yay!so here is my card , hope you like itThank you for stopping by and have a great dayHugs Norma Jean

Another Dangle Charm Swap

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Hi Everyone, Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend, I’ve been bored out of my mind, hubby is hunting so between playing on the computers and trying to make some Christmas cards.  I made another dangle charm for a swap on Life on the Scrap Beach  this one is Christmas either Vintage or Toyland themeThought I would try Vintage and this is what I came up withalso made a tag to go with it..thanks for stopping by..hugs Norma Jean

wow long time no post

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Hi Everyone, I haven't posted anything on my blog for such a long time, been busy working after 10 hr’s days and 2 hr’s drive time, I don’t feel muchlike crafting.. but I have been making Dangle Charm for Swaps at the Life On the Scrap Beach and Mini Albums Scraps Both are greatsites for all kinds of Swaps.  Today Is Thanksgiving and I'm staying home all by myself, hubby is hunting and I just want to stay home, not much into overeating and watching people sleep afterward. Plus I don’t get much time off from work so I'm enjoying these days off, hopefully to clean and craft..here are some of the dangles Ive been making, the ones I got in return are just beautiful..Christmas Dangle and Tag to go withI got another one I made will post picture after get it uploaded on computer, Im hoping to make some Christmas Cards todaytoo, Hope everyone has a Good Thanksgiving and thanks for stopping by

A few things Ive been doing

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Hi Everyone!!!  wow been awhile since I posted anything, just been working and doing a few craft things, lately I'm into these dangle charmsover at life on the scrap beach, and I actually made a card for my daughter’s birthday which was the 21st of sept, my Baby is no longer a teenager, she is 20 now and I sure miss her being little, I feel so old now…lolI'm just going to post the things I've been making I might come back and add my card to a few challenges, My Mom and Dad Cemetery marker finally got placed Thursday, that was very hard to see, but the marker is beautifulI know my mom would like it..so first is the card I made, then the dangle charm and tag to go with itThank you for stopping byHugs Normajeana few card challenge putting this card inPeople-Digital tuesdayAnything goes—Creatalicious

Dangle Charm

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Hi Everyone, once again its been awhile since I posted anything, these work hours are killing me and my craft time, but Idid manage to sign up for a Swap over at Life on the Scrap Beach, this a Great site for swaps, Its takes me awhile to getup the guts to sign up for something since this one isnt due until sept I thought I would give it a tryWe Had to make a tag also, I took the pearl dots off and added lace trim, but forgot to take a picture..well its pouring and thundering right now, better get off puter just in casethank you for stopping byHugs Norma Jean

WOYWW

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Hi Everyone!!, boy its been a long time since I posted on WOYWWbut I thought before I left to work I would show you my messy deskand the paper rack I made using a  wire storage thing I bought That I didn’t like set up the way it wassuppose to be , haven't had to much time to craft lately but I'm trying so here is my desk for this weekI got some chip board cut up I want to make a mini album of my Mom and Dad very soonThank You for stopping byHugs Norma Jean

Birthday Card

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Hi Everyone, Well I should of went to work today, I only have a few vacations days left, but I woke this morning feeling very sadI still cant believe both my parents are gone, yesterday was a week for my dad and today is 2 weeks for my momso my husband and I went to the cemetery this morning and got them flowers , you can put up shepherd Hooks and Hanging Baskets so I got a double hook and two hanging baskets, It looked nice.On a happier note yesterday was my sister’s birthday and I made her a card, which Im putting it in a few challengesI used Copic’s to color and the flowers and corner piece is fromWild Orchid CraftsChallenges I'm entering areLovely-Haenglar-only –Card for a GirlJust magnolia and Hangler – Butterfly'sThe Stamp Man—butterfly's and dragonfly's CCEE Stampers—PinkSweet Stampin - something new something old- Image is old, the corner metal thingy is newThank you for stopping byHugs Norma Jean

CRICUT 360

There is a new challenge blog starting July 1st, I'm super excited about this one, I have a Cricut expression and don’t use it that much , because I really don’t know a lot about it… so this will be great to challenge me to try new things..here is the link to the new blog   Cricut 360also on the blog now is a chance to win a cartridge  by spreading the wordso go spread the word!!Hugs Norma Jean

More Sad News

Hi Everyone, Im so numb don’t know what to say after I tell you, On June 19th six days after my mother passed, My Father has also Passed AwayI just wanted to let my blogging friends knowNorma Jean

SAD News

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Hi Everyone, My Mother Passed away early this morning. It still hasn’t hit me yet completelyShe was a wonderful person and mom, and our family will miss her, My Mom just hated herpicture taken and I truly wish I had more pictures of her now, just take pictures of your loved ones even if they hate their pictures taken..this is the most recent one I have when she met her great granddaughter for the first time.My Mom leaves behind a Husband, 2 daughters, 6 grandchildren ,and 5 great grandchildren..Hugs Norma Jean

A Card for My Mom and a Few Challenges

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Hi Everyone, Today I was in the mood to Color and Craft I didn’t get a lot done but I still was in the mood..I made this Card for my Mom , who is in the hospital again. She has a lot of health Problem and they are gettingworse, don’t know whats going to happen, She’s 86 and a fighter..its just so hard for my Sister and Me and our Family’s, She gets so ill and we thinkthis is it, but then she bounces back..(which is a good) but it does take a toll on ones emotions .So I decided to use this card for a few Challenges also, I think Im getting better at coloring Hair with the copic’s , Now I got to work on the rest..The Challenges I’m Entering Craft Your Passion –Anything GoesBearly Mine –Anything GoesStamp Something –Something Punchedmagnolia Stamp Lovers-Anything goesSassy studio designs-stitching  real or fauxfrosted designs –stitchingThank You For Stopping ByHugs Normajean

Some Challenges

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Hi Everyone, I finally got my Card done a decided to enter it in a few challengesI Had a lot of fun making this card.Don’t have much news to talk about, My Girls and I are going to New York next Saturday for a few daysto see My son, their Brother and the little one, cant believe shes walking now.. they grow so fast..Here are the challenges I enteredSomething with Wings--Through the Craft room doorPunches--Whoopsi Daisy3 items from posted ininerary--Desert Island Crafters ChallengeFlowers--Paper PrettiesFlowers--ABC Craft Challenge3 different embellishments--Card Making Mama'sThank you for stopping byHugsNorma Jean

WOYWW

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Hi Everyone and Happy Wednesday, Yay almost the weekend well guess this is going to kinda of a short post, woke upa little late this morning, I just wanted to sleep..This Saturday I'm going to a little stamp show, been going the pastfew years .. I cleaned my craft room a little last night, on my desk is some new paper I bought and a image I have colored, but stillneed to make the card..Go Check out Julia Blog for WOYWWits always fun checking out others work area’sThank You for stopping byHugsNorma Jean

All That Scraps Challenge

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Hi, Hope Everyone is having a Good Weekend so Far, I am, got a new sewing machine, made a card andjust kind of enjoying being lazy.I'm Fairly new to the All that Scraps Digi’s  But I'm telling you, I just love these images!! And thought I would give the Challenge blog a try, every card I make lately I want to use these little Girls.This weeks Challenge at All That Scrapsis to Paper Piecing, and this is one of my favorite things to do So here is my Card for this weeks ChallengeThank you for stopping byHugsNorma Jean

My New Toy

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Hi Everyone!!, Happy Saturday so glad I didn’t have to work today, got to make a card, which is a reason formy new toy, I’ve had this sewing machine for like 20 years, hardly used it, but the stitching was all messed uplast yr. got it clean and adjusted I thought, well same problem happen just got sick of it.. so went to Joanns lookingand ended up Buying.ThisI just love it, all the different stitches and its so easy to use..I’ve got the best Husband Ever!!thanks for stopping byHugs Norma Jean

WOYWW Happy Wednesday

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Hi Everyone, and Happy Wednesday!!Wow yesterday Morning on the way to work, I actually didn’t mind the hour drive, I got to see the most amazinglighting show..I havent posted much stuff lately, during the week I don’t do much at all, kinda of tired after work, but I have been trying on the weekends thou.. My workdesk is a mess as usual…LOL  But this week over on Julia’s blog WOYWWI thought I would show, my growing copic collection and my flowers from Wild orchid Crafts They have the most beautifulflowers!! I love that store  prices are great and shipping is super fast..well here is my desk for this week, I havent posted at woyww in awhile but always love looking at everyone’s deskThese are my newest I got for Mother’s Day from HubbyThis is the newest picture of my Grandbaby she turned 1 on April 1st  and my Girls and I are finally going tosee my Son and her at the end of the month, its been since Christmas.. its been the longest time we have gone .. I miss her and my son so much!!Well…

Saturday Sketch

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Hi Everyone!!  WOW talk about late, I saw this sketch and really liked it , and I needed to make my moma mothers day card, and now its Thursday and I'm just getting done with it.. I rotated the sketch , not to sureif I like how it came out, but hubby and one daughter said they liked it, so I thought I would just leave it aloneso here is the Sketch and my Card , the challenge is for Saturday Sketch ChallengeThank you for stopping byeand Happy Mother’s DayHugs Norma Jean

Couple of Challenges

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Hi Everyone, I made this tag for two challenges both are new to me, and both look like really cool sites .the one iscalled the craft room door which looks great a lot of info on that site, you need to join so go check it out looks awesome place to learn.well anyway im using this tag for One Stop Craft Challenge This week its to show stitching either real or faux, I went withReal..And also using it for a challenge at Through the Craft Room Door it’s a really cool site.Thank you for stopping byeHugsNorma jean

Made some bracelets

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Hi , Wow its been awhile since I posted anything, I so lost my mojo, but I think its coming back a little at a timeI made a couple Bracelets , I wanted to share The first one is a button bracelet, One on my niece’s showed mehow to make these, and I just love making them.. and the Second one is from some beads my hubby bought me forChristmas, and yes I'm just making one now…lol These are all buttons, except for the one pearl dot thingy on the yellow and green flowerthe button I bought at Joann’sand this is the bracelet I made from the beads my husband got me.I hope everyone has a great weekend and thanks for stopping byhugs Norma Jean

Birthday challenge blog!!

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Hi Everyone, there is a New Challenge Blog starting today Called Birthday SundaesGo check it out for all the details, this looks like a really fun challenge blog.I love Making Birthday Cards, so I'm hoping I can Do this Challenge every week.The Card I made, is for my Grandbaby, her first Birthday is coming up on April 1st.I’m Sad thou because my girls and I wont be able to make it to New York for her birthdayI just hate living so far away, Because I got so sick with the stupid flu I used a lot of vacationtime at work.. so we have to miss it.. soo sad..I guess I will show my card now, I hope you like it, I have a cricut expression and I really need to learn how to use it..because the Once upon a princess cart is so neat. so much stuff to make with itThank You for stopping byHugsNorma Jean

Something Green

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Hi Everyone and Happy Sunday, it’s been awhile since I have posted anything, the past 3 weeks I've been sick with the Type B influenzaand it seems like I'm never going to get well, went back to doctors Friday and got some blood work done.. got some more issues going onthan the flu. so back to doctors Monday for more blood work…But anyway. I’ve been wanting to make a card for the card makin mama'schallenge blog for a while now… it’s a pretty simple card but I wasn’t up to much more.. the challenge this week is Something Greenoh I want to think sunny and warm temps…lol  so tired of cold and snow!!well thanks for stopping bye and hope everyone has a great week!!Hugs Norma Jean

I Made a Card woo hoo!!

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Hi Everyone, Just a Little post . Wow I haven't made anything in awhile, I miss crafting..I whine a lot about the hours I work, but grateful I have a job, but it really gives me no real freeTime. My weekends are full of doing other things or just being lazy. I had all these plans to make some valentine craftsbut only got a card made today for hubby.. and it’s a very simple one at that.. I didn’t even make my kids stuff.. I'm so bad..And this week has not been to good, had a bad tooth ache and had to get a root canal done, and it still hurts today.This is the card I made for hubby.. I tried using more browns but what is a valentine with out a little pink..heheheI wish everyone a Happy Valentines DayHugs Norma Jean

WOYWW

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Hi Everyone, wow its been a long time since I posted anything.. I got to blame it on work..lolMy Craft room has been a total mess for months now. and little by little Im getting it cleanedI want to start crafting more, got so many ideas for mini albums..over christmas my girls and I went to new york to visit my son and daughter-in-law and my sweetGrandbaby she is getting big and she’s so much fun.. I miss her so much and so do my girls they lovebeing auntie’s..I wish I took the before pictures but I forgot.. so these two pictures are after.. first is my paper.. don’t be fooled thouI have a 2 boxes full of scrap paper I still have to go threw.. and then my desk you can see it…lolmy next is the other drawers in my room that have to be cleaned, I’ll take before pictures of thatbut here are the two pictures..and don’t forget to stop by julia’s blog for WOYWWThanks for stopping byeNorma JeanAnd I even labeled my paper for Christmas, Halloween, valentines, girly-baby paper, then misc. and s…