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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Golden Razzleberry

I was excited to have a chance to do the Stampin’ Addicts Color Challenge today. It is a stunning group of colors that I never would have thought to put together — Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Brushed Gold, and Black. As I was trying to decide what to do with the gold in particular, I … Continue reading »

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Eve’s Creations!

Eve has been doing a lot of stamping with me this summer. It’s a great way to spend time together, especially with all of the rain we have been having. I am happy to share three of her latest creations with you. (Eve is my 6-year-old daughter, for those of you that may not know, … Continue reading »

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Congratulations Nancy!

My best friend from high school just had a baby, a second little boy. I wanted to make her something to celebrate his arrival, so I thought it would be a perfect time to try the Top Note Wallet. There is a great video tutorial for this on Stampin’ Addicts. Here is what the outside … Continue reading »

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Friends & Flowers

When I saw this week’s Mojo Monday sketch, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with that big circle — use my scallop circle die to make it into a big flower! I really like the summery bright yellow of the new Crushed Curry, so I used again for this week’s Mojo Monday, even … Continue reading »

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Final Deal of the Week!

Stampin’ Up just announced their final Deal of the Week for July. Whoo-hoo! Another punch on sale! I love this punch! This a fantastic punch! I used it last Valentine’s Day over and over. And for only $10.99, how can you go wrong? You can take a look at a few of the projects I … Continue reading »

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S’Mores!

We’ve been having a great time this summer, hanging out at the lake, fishing, roasting marshmallows, and eating S’mores. When I saw this sketch on the Stamping 411 challenge, I knew just what stamp set I was going to pull out! I grabbed my Under the Stars set, with its matching Skeeter wheel, and went … Continue reading »

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Summer Fun!

I had such a great day today, hanging out at the lake with good friends, that I just have to post a fabulous summer card. How yummy does this drink look? This was a really fun card to make and to send. It can be used for birthdays or many different occasions, just by changing … Continue reading »

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Shaving Cream Technique

Another fun technique we did with reinkers at my last class was the shaving cream technique. This is a little bit messy, but has a great result! To do this technique: Fill an embossing tray or paper plate with shaving cream (foamy, not gel) Smooth it flat with a plastic knife Place several drops of … Continue reading »

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Happy Bird-Day!

Wow, I am really loving these new In Colors! They work so well in so many combinations. I made this card for Friday’s Color Combo Challenge over on Stampin’ Addicts. The colors were Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo, and Crushed Curry. To make the base of this card, I used the new Clear Square Scallop Bigz … Continue reading »

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Honey of a Day

It has been a crazy day for posting on my blog, but how could I pass up this super cute Mojo Monday sketch? A square card with a playful circle in the middle? I love it! I thought it was a great time to break into my new Crushed Curry Designer Series Prints Pack, which … Continue reading »

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