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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Goodbye 20, Hello 21 !

 I did it again. I spent $20 to sign up with Close To My Heart and I get $21 CTMH cash to spend plus 25% discount on my orders. :) I probably won't buy enough to stay active at the end of the quarter, but hey, I get a great discount in the meantime!


Want $21 to spend when you sign up for $20 and get 25% discount?

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Ends January 31st, so hurry!

:) Janis
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Monday, January 25, 2021

Crafting Happiness Ch#81 Anything Goes

 Good morning!

We've been working on things around our house, so I haven't had any crafting time last week. This week Bonnie has surgery and then a couple days later, another procedure. So, crafting may not happen this week either.  Please keep Bonnie in your prayers.

Our weekend project for the house:
THE STAIRS

Before


During


See all those decorative cutouts? Guess who painted inside all those lovely areas? And guess what paintbrush I used. :) It wasn't hard. Just took a while. Next we will work on painting the trim and actual stairs themselves.

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I thought I'd share some of my favorite projects from the past with you today.

My challenge blog, Crafting Happiness Challenges, is having an Anything Goes theme this week! You can enter up to 5 cards per blog/email, but you have unlimited entries available for non-card projects. To inspire you, here are 3 projects I've created. (Links to the posts included for details)

Simple Card (and cute kitty)



Crochet blanket




Enjoy your week.
Until next time!
:) Janis

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

"Deer" Friends - I crack me up sometimes


My Besties pre-colored image
Circle and scallop circle dies
Freshly Made Sketch #39

Thank you for swinging by today!
:) Janis

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Messy Journal Page & A Little News Update

 Happy Tuesday, everyone!
I want to share Messy Journaling with you today
and then I have a little bit of news for you.

Don't forget the current challenge at Crafting Happiness Challenges is FARM FRESH this week. Interpret any way you like.


Day 7 of 100 Days of Bible Promises


Products used for these pages:


I do love coloring with crayons and chalk.

Now for some news...



I have left Facebook. Shocker, I know. 

Used Stamp Sets for Sale Soon
I need to de-stash some lovely stamping and crafting goodies. I'll be posting some things here for sale and see how that goes. More details about that later.

Pinterest is one of my alternative ideas to share my crafts out in the world. This was something I did years ago, and just let it slide to the back burner. May be time to get that going again.

Thank you so much for stopping by today.
I would really LOVE to hear from you in the comments.

:) Janis

Friday, January 15, 2021

My Besties card

A little My Besties cuteness from my stash 
that I haven't shared with you yet.


My Besties pre-colored image
Freshly Made Sketches #21
flowers & pearls
stitched and scallop circle dies



Have a wonderful day!
:) Janis

Monday, January 11, 2021

B - Brrrr

  Hello my friends!

B - Brrr


Ingredients:
Various pattern papers
Cricut, Teddy Bear Parade cartridge
Foam Tape
Dies from Amazon
Cardz TV Stamps, Snow Day stamp set

Join in the fun and link up your projects this week at 

Brrrr, stay warm!
:) Janis

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Let's Craft and Create Ch #167 (option - cheers to you)

Hi, everyone!
Today starts a new challenge over at...

The theme for this month's challenge is:
ANYTHING GOES + (OPTION)
CHEERS TO YOU

My Design Team project:


Ingredients:
Gold embossed pattern paper
Woodgrain pattern paper
Gold shimmer ribbon
Cricut cuts from Close To My Heart images
Foam tape
Distressed ink around cut images

Our challenge runs from today to the last day of the month.

I hope to see your project linked up at 
for a chance to grab a top 3 spot 
or win this month's prize!

Hugs! 
:) Janis


Monday, January 4, 2021

A - Animals

  Hello my friends!

Crafting Happiness Challenges
The theme this week is:
A - Animals


Print and Cut image from the Cricut library
Carta Bella, Gone Camping 6x6 paper pad
Foam tape to adhere image

Funny tidbit - I made this card accidentally upside down. So whoever receives it will have fun finding out it doesn't open the way they think it will. LOL

Join in the fun and link up your projects this week at 

Happy New Year!
:) Janis

Sunday, January 3, 2021

#3 De-Stash Giveaway

Hi, everyone! Hope your New Year has started off right!

Thank you to those of you who entered my De-stash Give Away #2. 

The winner from #2 De-Stash is
#3 Cuttin Scraps
Congratulations!!

Time for De-Stash Give Away #3!!


Since January & February seem to be cold and flu season, I thought this stamp set from my stash may come in handy for one of y'all to have around for those "get well" cards you may be making.

Please understand, these items are used.
Shipping to USA only.

You can enter ONCE.
Don't worry. I'll be posting new link ups often.

All you have to do for a chance to have it for your own 
is link up any recent project you've posted
to your blog (or Split Coast Stampers) --
a different project from one you may have previously 
entered into an earlier giveaway --and have a USA address.

The winner will be posted later this week.

I'll be having lots of these de-stash giveaways, so check back often to see if you've won and if a new link up is posted. (Check the page tabs above for the latest link ups and winners)

Good luck!
:) Janis

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#1 De-Stash (closed)
#2 De-Stash (closed)
#3 De-Stash (you are here)

Friday, January 1, 2021

Happy New Year!!

 

Welcome to 2021! 

Can you believe it?! I still remember the 1999/2000 with all the hoopla about changing the year format in banking programs from 2 digit to 4, and people panicking about doomsday.  Some people were filling their bathtubs with water thinking everything was going off grid when the date changed, and stocking up their pantries. 

But not our family. We rang in 2000 at Alligator Point in Florida. It was wonderful! We went camping with all our children and their cousins, aunts, and uncles. We had a blast! It was the type of vacation that's never forgotten.

And now it's been 21 years since all of that. One day we'll look back on this 'Rona pandemic and remember how crazy it was too.


Ingredients:
cut file from Lori Whitlock
gold paper for some of the stars
pattern papers from Close To My Heart
gold shimmer ribbon (it curls nicely, by the way)
Folds flat for mailing


Thank you for visiting!
:) Janis

Enter my de-stash give away!
Details HERE

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

#2 De-Stash Give Away

Hello my crafty friends!

Thank you to those of you who entered my De-stash Give Away #1. 

The winner from #1 De-Stash is
Congratulations!!

Time for De-Stash Give Away #2!!



This time I'm passing along this adorable stamp set and coordinating dies.

Please understand, these items are used.
Shipping to USA only.

You can enter ONCE.
Don't worry. I'll be posting new link ups often.

All you have to do for a chance to have it for your own is link up any recent project you've posted to your blog (not the same one you may have linked up in a previous giveaway post) and have a USA address.

The winner will be posted this weekend or early next week.

I'll be having lots of these de-stash give aways, so check back often to see if you've won and if a new link up is posted.
(Check the page tabs above for the latest link ups and winners)

Good luck!
:) Janis

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Coffee & Cameras

 


My Besties pre-colored image
Rose Paperclips & Toothpick Banners from stash
Freshly Made Sketch #57

Be safe tonight if you're going out.
:) Janis

Monday, December 28, 2020

Have an Ice Day!

  Hello my friends!

I'm not real happy with this card, but I'm going to throw it up here on the blog anyway. 


Ingredients:
Ice Skate from Cricut library
Sentiment from Cardz TV Stamps
Sentiment die from My Creative Time
Martha Stewart Snowflake punch
Background papers from Hobby Lobby

Join in the fun and link up your projects this week at 

Baby It's Cold Outside!
:) Janis

Crafting Happiness Challenges #77 New Year or Any Celebration

 Hello my friends!
Crafting Happiness Challenges
This week - New Year or Any Celebration



Ingredients:

Cricut cartridge, Teddy Bear Parade
Carta Bella, Snow Much Fun pattern papers
Stitched Rounded dies - Amazon
Inking around the edges
Cardz TV Stamps, Very Merry stamp set
Pearls
Foam tape

Join in the fun and link up your projects this week at 

Enter my de-stash give away!
Details HERE

Happy New Year!
:) Janis

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Sketch Week Continues! Card Creation # 6

Enter my de-stash give away!
Details HERE


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My Besties pre-colored image
Freshly Made Sketch #7

Thanks for visiting!
:) Janis

Saturday, December 26, 2020

#1 De-Stash Give Away!

Hello my crafty friends!
I've been slowly de-stashing my craft items. 
Would you like some? 

Please understand, these items are used.
Shipping to USA only.

Link up any projects you've posted to your blog recently. Make sure you include your email when linking up so I can contact you if Mr Random chooses you.

You can enter ONCE.
Don't worry. I'll be posting new link ups often.

The chosen entry needs to contact me in a timely manner. 
(within a week)

Good luck and have fun!

De-Stash Item #1

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Sketch Week Continues! Card Creation #5

 

My Besties pre-colored image
Freshly Made Sketch #5

Enjoy the quiet of the weekend.
:) Janis