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Unread 01-25-2017, 12:04 PM   #3641
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No problem, Lesley!! He deserves some special treatment for sticking by Ryan after his accident, so he earned that card!! Hope he likes it!! That rooster reminds me of Foghorn Leghorn!! LOL
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Hiya my seestahs!!!!! Today is FRIDAY!!!! WHooooo-hooooo!!!! So happy today! We are celebrating Brooklyn's 2nd birthday tonight with cake and ice cream.

Question: Do you know of any good tutorials on creating background scenes for stamped images? Like on my card today, I have a couple sitting on a bench. I created a gray kind of cloudy sky with the bench sitting on a grassy patch. I kept thinking that a background of some sort with trees, buildings, etc. would be cool to add, but I wasn't sure how to. Have you seen any tutorials on backgrounds?
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Here are the February VSBN Challenges. February 2017 VSBN Love is in the Air


Lesley, hope you can play some of them.
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Hi Sharon! Thanks for passing along the link! I may have some time to try this.

How is everyone?

The hubster had surgery (shoulder replacement surgery) on Tuesday and I'm on FMLA taking care of him. He is having trouble keeping the pain under control. I have to give him shots......that was hard for me to do this morning. Didn't like stabbing him!!!!!

On Tuesday, it was around 65 degrees out. This morning, we got about 2 inches of snow and it is very cold and windy out! Welcome to PA! LOL!

Hope all is well with everyone! Love you gals!
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Well, we had the 64 degree weather yesterday and then about 6 inches of snow and 40-50 MPH winds today, with more cold temps tomorrow, but at least we might have some sun - then back up into the 40s on the weekend! Crazy weather!!

Sorry to hear about Mark being in pain - I didn't have shoulder replacements (only rotator cuff surgeries on both my shoulders), and THAT was hard to come back from, so I can totally sympathize with your hubster. Will keep him in my prayers - you are looking at some tough weeks ahead, sorry to say! I just took oral meds for my pain, glad it wasn't shots!!! That had to be hard for you!!!


Have a hostess club on Sunday, and 2 weeks later, am planning a card class since the girls who just come for a class haven't had one since OCTOBER!!! Hope they are ready to come for this one!!


Hugs to all, and wishing Sylvia a Happy Birthday today too - hope it was a wonderful day!!
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Yes, Happy Birthday, Sylvia! I had all good intentions of mailing a card! LOL. That s what I do make cards; some how, hard to get them in the mail! Hope to do better.

Lesley, I can't believe you can give DH shots! I couldn't do that. Hope everything is going well for a quick recovery for him.

Sue, our weather is crazy. 50s, then 70s, now cold again, and drizzley . We need rain, it is just messing out. Gray and cold out. Well that is weather report here! LOL

Happy Valentine's Day tomorrow. DH took me out to breakfast after we went to gym. Tomorrow, I am busy with Bible study and errands, so just celebrated today.

Hope everyone is doing well. Sue have fun at the workshops.
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Lesley, you are a brave soul - I do not think I could give anyone a shot!! EVER!

Yes, Sharon, our weather is also see-sawing up and down like yours, but ours are lower numbers, LOL!

Hostess club yesterday was good - we did a reflection card with Beautiful You, a diecut card with the Bloomin' Heart thinlit dies, and a twisted pop up card, which turned out to be a bunch of fun!!



My Valentine's Day will be going to the gym, and then taking my neighbor, Maria, out to lunch. Neither of us has a DH anymore, so we are just celebrating - period! LOL


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Hi gals!!!! I am missing everyone here!

Sue and Sharon, thank you so much for the birthday cards! You all made me feel very special! My boys and wives and grandkiddos all came over for pizza, cake and ice cream. I love having everyone over. We ate, played Apples to Apples and laughed a lot!

Darren and Rebecca found out yesterday that they are having a GIRL!!!! YAY!!! Another Granddaughter!!!! I'm in girly HEAVEN! I bought some cute things for the baby today while waiting for Mark while he was having PT. We have so much to look forward to with the new baby due in July and Ryan and Denise's wedding in September. Bridal showers, baby showers......ai-yi-yi! I'll be broke by Christmas! LOL!

How is everyone? We had temps of 74 today! WHAT????? I had so prayed for a super huge snow storm for my birthday, but God had other plans. We had the doors and windows opened today.......beautiful out!

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Congratulations there, Gramma!!! Another girl, how wonderful - a cousin for little Brooklyn to play with - they will probably be very close growing up and BFFs for sure!!

Glad your birthday was a lot of fun - I am glad we didn't get snow though! Was also my oldest DD's BD that same day, and I got to go over their house for a fantastic seafood dinner cooked by her DH, followed by some ice cream cake - was great!


Scrapping tomorrow night for a couple of hours, then Card class on Sunday - also ready for that! Another beautiful weekend, except for some showers on Saturday evening, and a drop in the temps on Sunday, so a good day for a brisk walk!


Have a great weekend, everyone! Hugs from Greenie!
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Hi girls...how are you all!!

Greenie...I was wondering if your still a SU dealer?
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Hi Jan, yes, I am still a demo for SU, (I think the last gal on the bus who is still with them) and sent you a PM just now - let me know how you make out, okay??

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Hi all! Guess what!!!! It's snowing today!!!! YAYAY! I'm doing my happy dance!!!! I prayed in February for a snowstorm for my birthday. God heard me, though it was all in HIS timing! HA! I'm so happy today! It's Friday and we get to play in the snow for the weekend!

How is everyone? I miss the whole gang being on here more often. I wonder where everyone is.

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Hi all! Guess what!!!! It's snowing today!!!! YAYAY! I'm doing my happy dance!!!! I prayed in February for a snowstorm for my birthday. God heard me, though it was all in HIS timing! HA! I'm so happy today! It's Friday and we get to play in the snow for the weekend!

How is everyone? I miss the whole gang being on here more often. I wonder where everyone is.

Have a terrific day and weekend! Hugs to you alllllllll!
Stop it, Stop it now, I don't want snow. LOL We are suppose to get some tomorrow, but our ground should be warm enough, from the 60-70 degree weather we have had, for it to melt when it hits the ground. At least that is what I am hoping.

Where is my burger? I have been waiting for you to deliver it.

Have a great weekend, camping season is almost here.
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Hello Everyone,

Haven't been here in awhile and wanted to say "Hi". Seems like my life gets busier every day. Never enough hours in a day. I know we all have the same amount of time, but I think my clock is going faster. (Could it be that I am going slower?)

I hope all of you are doing well. I had a sinus infection for a couple of weeks. It was pretty miserable.

Grandkids are growing like little weeds. Jude just turned 4 and the two "wittle" girls will turn 2 this summer.

The fur babies are good. Tucker, my Frenchie, he thinks he is a kung fu dog. I have gates up so they do not have full run of the house. He runs and jumps doing a karate kick at the gates. He has broken one and bent the hasp on another one. Yesterday I was in the kitchen and I hear him running down the hall and boom-a Karate chop to the kitchen gate. I look over and he has his collar caught on the eye on the gate, just hanging there. Thankfully I was there to see it or he would have hung himself.

A friend of my grand kids, hung himself early Monday morning. I have really been down about it. A good kid and he had the best sense of humor. I feel so bad for his family. He was in the Marines and he suffered from PTSD.

What do you think about Lesley wanting snow? Do you think we need to put her on top of the bus to ride so she feels every flake of snow?

I have to get busy here. You all have a great weekend.

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Hey Shirt.....I'm getting my snowshoes on and will be headed your way shortly. It may take me a little while to get there. Hope the burgers don't get too cold! Have Tig gas up the grill for when I get there! Heehee!

Now, what's this I hear about having to ride on top of da bus????? As long as I have me Hot Chocolate and me hat and glovies, I'll ride atop da bus. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! LOL!
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Good Monday Morning, y'all! How is everyone????? Is anyone riding along with me? I'm on top of da bus for now, so's I can't see who is in riding IN da bus. If I lean over toooo far, I might just fall off and y'all would leave me in your dust!!!! O.O Heehee!

Nothing especially new to report. It's getting warmer out, but there is still a good amount of snow on the ground.....which I'm loving. There is a hard crust on top of the snow and when we let the dog out, it's kinda fun watching her slide down the hill since she can't break through the hard crust. I think she loves it as she slips back up the hill and does it again!

I did a little bit of crafting yesterday. I got my Prismacolor pencils out along with the baby oil and played some. I haven't done that technique for quite a while. I had fun watching the blending come together. AND, Denise played with my Copics and we discovered that when you do a background....like grass or a sky....that if you color it with one color, then go back with a color slightly lighter and get the background really saturated, it will take out all the brush strokes and make is really blended. If you want it lighter, blend it with the 00 Blender pen. If you want it darker, blend it with a darker color marker. My skies and grass areas were always turning out blotchy with just the one color. Now I know!!!!

Well, have a great day, my sistahs!!!! Hugs to you all!!!!
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OK, just hopped on the bus and trying to catch up with everyone - seems like everyone is so busy anymore, that we hardly have time to catch a breath and ride the bus anymore!!

Jan, hoping you were able to make a connection with a Canadian demo to get your cardstock - let me know how you made out!! Hope it is not too awful cold up there - are you the ones sending all the snow and cold winds down here?? You need to stop that - Spring has arrived!


Sharon, I know you and your DH are always busy - hope your weather has been kind to you this past few months! We had warm temps in February (like May!) and then March came through with a snowstorm (much to Lesley's delight, NOT MINE) that ended up being a snow , then freezing rain and sleet, then some more snow on top then the FREEZING temps came in and everything was solid as a rock! Thank God it is melting now with temps in the 40s and 50s mostly - Hope Spring is here to stay!


Shirt, I know what you mean about the time going so fast- maybe WE are the ones who are moving a little slower now! LOL. Glad to hear you are finally feeling a little better - those sinus infections are the pits!! That Tucker is going to get himself into trouble it sounds like. Good thing you were there when he got stuck on the eye of the gate!!! So sorry to hear of your grandsons' friend - that PTSD is horrible and they are not doing enough for the veterans who suffer from it - my brother has it plus he became an alcoholic to "drown his memories" I guess. He has been in and out of the hospital a lot from episodes he has had, but he can't seem to stop himself from drinking and his liver is shot - I worry everyday I am going to get the call I am afraid of.


So, Lesley, YOU are the one responsible for praying for the snow and nasty weather we got last week!! I know you love it, but would just rather it came in smaller doses and without any ICE involved! Glad you learned some new tricks with your copics - have you tried the new watercolor pencils yet? easy peasy - with either a blender pen or an aqua pen or paint brush, and has a look close to coloring with copics!!


Went to the Delaware Stamp and Scrap art tour on Saturday, but behaved myself and did not spend too much - I am becoming very selective in what I get since I have so much and not enough room to expand . Plus getting ready for some traveling, so saving my money for that! Coming up - A night of scrapping on Friday, a card class on Sunday, my John's 18th anniversary on April 3rd, then leaving on my trip - we are flying into Phoenix, then on to Grand Canyon, then Lake Powell, and Zion National Park - that starts on April 5th. I come back a little before Easter, then have a scrap-booking weekend up in the Poconos the following weekend! Of course I still have Daria everyday after school, so the merry go round never stops around here - I think that is what keeps me young!


OK< my "epistle" is written - sorry if I bored you all on the bus - is that why everyone fell asleep??? Crank up the music and let's rock and roll, sistahs


Saying Hi to everyone I missed, and sending prayers and hugs to all!
Love, Greenie
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I finally posted some cards and I can't believe that it's 6 months since I last did that! Where does the time go??????

Lesley, You are really getting good at the copic coloring...I need to start practicing that in my spare time... (smile, spare time...what's that?)
I'm retired and still can't find extra time... I ask myself all the time, How did I ever work 6 days a week?

Sue, I gather with what you said in your last post...(with trying to behave yourself with crafty buying....that maybe you won't be going to the Allentown show? How about you Lesley?

I hope to go...but I really shouldn't be buying anything more either. (But It's so much fun to go..)

If I may, a quick prayer request...
My grandson left today to go to school in Arizona...
Long way from here where we live...

He is driving from Pennsylvania to Arizona...and This grandma is a nervous wreck. Please say prayers for his safety...Thank you...

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Hi Jill - and Lesley -

I probably will not go to Allentown this year as it is a couple days before I leave on my trip to the Grand Canyon, UNLESS someone else is going and asks me to accompany them. We will see -


I have not posted any cards for a LOO-OOONG time and am hardly ever on SCS - quite a change from being on there more than 50% of my day years ago - just don't have the time anymore - if I do have time, I am trying to keep up with making family birthday cards!!


Will be praying for your grandson's safety on his way to school - an odd time to be leaving as most classes are nearing the end of the regular semester, but school is different than the semesters we used to follow with online courses and such. Wishing him the best of luck - at least the weather there is nicer than here in the winter!!


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Jill, already prayed for your grandson.

Sue and Lesley and Jill, I am envious of the craft shows near you. Never any here anymore! Used to be some in KC, but not anymore. Maybe, I could look at going sometime to Tulsa as I think they have something.

I have a prayer request too. My BFF for almost 60 years is back in hospital in MICU, under sedation. Don't know what is wrong. She has been going through this for two years, off and on now. We thought she was better. They have never diagnosed it. They thought Parkinson's, or Lupis, but, thankfully not. Anyway I would appreciate your prayers. Her name is Carolyn.
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Hey, Sharon,Most of the craft shows are an hour or 2 away, some better than others, of course. Where you are is a lot closer to Stampin' Up, though I never went to any of their conventions - too expensive with travel, hotel, and convention fees - I just go and look around! LOL I have so much stuff now, I am really buying a LOT less - don't think I made it to any of the stamp shows last year for one reason or another. Still using "stash"!!!


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Hey, Sharon,Most of the craft shows are an hour or 2 away, some better than others, of course. Where you are is a lot closer to Stampin' Up, though I never went to any of their conventions - too expensive with travel, hotel, and convention fees - I just go and look around! LOL I have so much stuff now, I am really buying a LOT less - don't think I made it to any of the stamp shows last year for one reason or another. Still using "stash"!!!


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OH, okay, now I understand!! Makes sense - I make cards and sell them for $3 apiece - that is how I get my pocket / gas money at the times of the year I send them into my son, John's work, my friend's DD's work, where I used to work, my dentist's office, and friends - especially around Valentine's Day, Mother's and Father's Day, and graduation. I always send in BD, wedding, anniversary, sympathy, and get well cards too at these times. Helps a lot if they are in a buying mood - after all, Hallmark cards are made in China and cost a bundle anymore!!
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Hi gals!

Sue and Jill, Debbie and I are going to Allentown on Sunday, 4/2, I think. Denise is also going. We are going to a scrapbook day on Saturday.....can't wait! I'm getting so excited!

Sharon, I will be praying for Carolyn and Jill, I will be praying for your grandson. I so appreciate being able to post prayer requests here with the knowledge that we will pray and follow through. Thank you, my friends!

Have a terrific day!
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Unread 03-22-2017, 05:53 PM   #3665
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Going to check this Friday night if anyone is going to Allentown on Sunday April 2nd (the only day I can go) -MAYBE I can make it - we shall see! Miss catching up with you guys!!!
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Thanks for the prayers. My dear friend passed on to be with the Lord yesterday. I was with her and her family when she passed peaceably. Was so quick and unexpected, although she has not been in very good health for a couple of years. She was well enough in between for her and DH to go on our last cruise in October. I am happy she got to go. Just wanted to let you know.
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Oh, Sharon, so sorry for the loss of your dear Friend, Carolyn. I am glad you were with her and her family, and I am sure it brought them immeasurable peace, and hopefully to you too. Will be praying for comfort for all of you, knowing she is with Jesus now and no longer suffering. Peace!
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Sharon, I'm so sorry to hear of your friend! Praying you up, GF!
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