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Betty Benton
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  • Chapala, Jalisco
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Crafting Surprise!


I got a wonderful surprise at church yesterday. A friend, Joy, had been to the States for a visit and while she was there a friend of hers, Carol, gave her a box filled with crafting goodness to bring back with her. Our monthly group of card makers is going to love, love, love this unexpected gift! Carol sent us twelve Stampin' Up stamp sets (all new to us!), card stock, ink pads and three SU catalogs for inspiration. We can't just order crafting supplies online and have them shipped here because of extremely high custom duties so a gift like this makes us giddy with happiness!

You should have heard the oohs and aahs as I and another stamping friend looked through all these goodies. What fun it is going to be to have all these new stamp sets when we meet again on the first Saturday morning of February! Thank you, thank you, Carol, for such a fabulous gift, and also to Joy for making room in her car to carry this terrific batch of goodies back with her.

While I'm blogging I guess I should share one of my latest cards with you. This was made for my friend Faith, who loves to celebrate birthdays with her family and friends by sending personalized cards. This one is for her brother-in-law who, along with Faith's sister, served as missionaries in Australia for six years.


Take care all. It's still chilly here but the sun is back and helps to warm up the house when it shines through our floor to ceiling windows!

Betty
 

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At 12:20pm on January 30, 2017, Bonnie said…

Hey there my new friend from Mexico. It means so much that you like my sympathy entry, BeeBee!

At 1:33pm on March 20, 2012, Lynn Harrower said…

Hi Betty.  Thank you for giving me the info on the CB folders.  It went right on my wish list!

At 5:59am on February 12, 2012, Michelle Orsborn said…

Hi Betty, thank you for commenting on my "Springtime" card, I appreciate your kind words.  It was fun to do a different kind of card, I am glad that you liked it!  Have a great Sunday!

At 7:22pm on February 10, 2012, Kellie Porcaro said…

These are wonderful gifts,I should be so lucky,,Great job!!!!

At 8:26pm on January 31, 2012, Gayle Chrvala said…

Hi Betty, thanks for your comments on my pearly valentine challenge card.  I appreciate that you stopped by.

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Triangle Trifold (my ladybug card)

Posted on June 25, 2009 at 9:00am 2 Comments

Here's the link for this tutorial on Splitcoaststampers.

Tutorial for Spring Cards

Posted on May 18, 2009 at 5:30pm 1 Comment

Go to Spring Card Tutorial

I make mine smaller (4 1/4" x 8 1/2") to fit in a standard invitation envelope. Also, I use a lighter weight double sided paper so I usually have to put a glue dot at the bottom of the triangle where it meets the bottom piece of the card.

Hope this helps!

Tutorial for Tri-Fold Card

Posted on April 30, 2009 at 11:06am 1 Comment

Go to Craftiblog for instructions.
 
 
 

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