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What's Next to My Kitchen Counter


On Saturday, my daughter Crystal and I were shopping and found these great letters on sale at Hobby Lobby for 98 cents each. She had seen this idea on Pinterest so we tried it out. I love how fun this makes my china cabinet look.

There was also a card on my Kitchen Counter today (along with a broccoli and rice casserole in the crockpot). I cased THIS wonderful card in the Featured Stamper Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers (Julie Dinn is the Featured Stamper). Crystal and I also made lots of fabric rosettes yesterday and I thought one would look great on a card.


I am so in a Christmas Spirit! Hope you had a great weekend. Hugz!

Comments

  1. Cute idea with the letters, Nancy. You have the best time crafting with your daughter. I'm turning green. :-)
    You two made some very pretty rosettes, too, and your card is so pretty.
    I'm trying to get in the Christmas spirit. Maybe after Thanksgiving it'll hit me. I sure hope so.

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  2. LOVE your letters!! What a fabulous way to dress up the house. Darling flower too!

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  3. Love the merry, very clever and so cheerful! Pretty card, the rosette really sets it off!

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  4. Love the way your china cabinet looks - so festive. Your flower is so cool. Is the center mesh? Love the burlap too.

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  5. I agree- your china cabinet looks awesome with that festive banner, and what a bargain!! Love that pretty card too - the burlap accent adds to the earthy look! Very pretty!

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  6. Beautiful Christmas decorating, Nancy. I love the fabric rosettes. I have never made them, I need to look for a tutorial on them. Great job, my friend.

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  7. Love the Merry-it makes your hutch look so festive. I did something for decorating I pinned on pinterest too to my hutch. I will have to take a picture....you've inspired me. Not only that-on Sunday I had my crock pot going too!!! Love my crock pot. lol Your card is absolutely fabulous, great texture and color and oh so fabulous flower. Love it!!!
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  8. Those letters look fabulous on your china cabinet and I love your card - brilliant fabric rosette and lovely embossed background.
    Pauline
    x

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  9. fabulous card nancy.gorgeous design and i love your fabric flower and your christmas wording banner looks stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

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  10. Beautiful card, and lovely letters! What a steal at 98 cents each. Great eye!

    Happy Thanksgiving, Nancy. May you and your family create some wonderful memories for the years to come. (I sure do miss visiting you here! I'm sorry it's been so long.)

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  11. flower is so wonderfully done, fabulous card ..superb decoration with MERRY.. 98c -> 98^^^^^^^^^^^
    -samir

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