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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Baby Criss Cross Card

I needed a baby card for one of the women at work who adopted a baby girl earlier this year. I decided to make a Criss-Cross Card, because I haven’t made one in so long. Stamps: Every Little Bit, A Word for You Ink: StazOn Jet Black, Crumb Cake, Pretty in Pink Paper: Crumb Cake, … Continue reading »

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Kente Cloth Dresses

We are almost at the end of Black History Month, and we have had a variety of celebrations at school throughout the month. We started it off with the African-American Read-In, and will be finishing it up tomorrow with a soul food lunch. One of the ways that the students could participate was by making … Continue reading »

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Online Stamp Class from Stampin’ Up!

Just getting into stamping? Want to brush up on your basics? Stampin’ Up has the answer for you! The Basics is a digital “class” that you download and work from at your own pace. With videos and PDFs, it shows you a variety of techniques and tools. There are 34 different projects with instructions and … Continue reading »

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More Digital Freebies

Such bright and springy digital downloads from Stampin’ Up this week, including TWO freebies! These downloads work with My Digital Studio and any other digital scrapbooking program that allows you to import PNG and JPG files, which is most graphics programs, and even Microsoft Word! Clicking on the pictures will take you right to the … Continue reading »

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Wood Grain Birthday

I needed one more wood-themed card to send out as part of the rewards for my husband’s Kickstarter project. (A HUGE thank you to those of you who supported this and helped make it possible!) The oval stamp from Best of Birthdays looks like it could be a carved wooden sign, so I started from … Continue reading »

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Thank You Chicken

I was a little scared of this week’s sketch from Pals Paper Arts. There were an awful lot of pieces, and nothing was jumping out at me. Then my mom asked if I could make a thank you card for the neighbor who watched her house while she was out here visiting. Since the neighbor … Continue reading »

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Henry Says It’s Your Birthday

I am squeaking in just under the wire for the Nacho Average Challenges color challenge today. I love these bright, primary colors! I thought of making a child’s card as soon as I saw these colors, and what’s more fun than a Marina Mist elephant? I used my Water Color Wonder Crayons to color him … Continue reading »

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Fashionably Late

I am so honored to have had this card chosen as an honorable mention in last’s week’s Seize the Birthday challenge! Of course that made me super excited to play along with this week’s sketch! It is the first week of a new sketch, so it is back to feminine birthday cards. I just got … Continue reading »

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Smarty Pants

My favorite Sale-a-Bration set by far is Patterned Occasions. It is cute, punny, and versatile! When I saw this adorable card by Jill Franchett, I just had to make it! I changed it a bit, since I will be making it with my after-school kids’ class, and I wanted to make sure that there was … Continue reading »

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Hello There & Organizational Downloads

If you liked last week’s organizational downloads from Stampin’ Up, then you are in luck! There are a few more this week, in addition to someother goodies. These downloads work with My Digital Studio and any other digital scrapbooking program that allows you to import PNG and JPG files, which is most graphics programs, and … Continue reading »

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