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marsala beef and mushrooms

ingredients: 1/2 lb skirt steak salt pepper thyme 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pint crimini mushrooms (sliced) 2 cloves garlic (minced) 1/4 cup marsala wine baby arugula directions: prep the mushrooms – clean off the dirt and slice.  prep the … Continue reading

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sweet dreams banner

i’ve been wanting a banner above my bed for quite a while now.  banners are really in right now, fun, and simple to make.  i also don’t have a headboard above my bed so it would fill the space nicely. … Continue reading

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pinterest inspires again

i was, as i so often am, poking around on pinterest and found a great abstract painting.  so i made my own.  and then a second one.  and then a third. the large canvas was the first one i made … Continue reading

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a couple of birthday cards

there are a lot of summer birthdays in my family, which calls for a lot of fun, summery birthday cards.  with a plethora of banners. :)   for the first card, i used a lot of distress inks.  for the … Continue reading

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congrats card

this time of year, congratulations cards are mostly focused around graduations.  however, a friend of mine recently bought a new home, so here is her congrats card.

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farewell card

it’s always hard to say goodbye to friends who are moving away.  cards help! banners are a really popular embellishment item in paper-crafting right now.  needless to say, i’ve been using them quite a lot!

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