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Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day!

(Hi Mom — if you are reading this, close it now! This card is on its way to you for Mother’s Day!) I have a clean and simple Mother’s Day card for you today. I used one of the stamps in this month’s My Paper Pumpkin Kit and plenty of yellow, my mom’s favorite color. … Continue reading »

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Baby Bear with Flowers

I think the Bear Hugs stamp set may be the most versatile of all of the stamps in the Occasions catalog. It can be used for so many different events! This card would be great for Mother’s Day, a new baby, even a birthday. How cute is that little bear? Stamps: Bear Hugs Ink: Crumb … Continue reading »

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Box Full of Flowers

My mother-in-law is starting chemotherapy tomorrow, so I wanted to make her a card that would cheer her up. What could be better than a box of flowers? Stamps: Secret Garden, Starburst Sayings Ink: Real Red, Coastal Cabana Paper: Real Red, Whisper White, Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper Stack Other: Secret Garden Framelits, Starburst Saying … Continue reading »

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Rhinestones & Glitter Mother’s Day Card

My husband wanted a very special Mother’s Day card for his mom this year, so I used this week’s sketch from Unscripted Sketches to make one just for him to give her. I thought that wavy line through it would look amazing in rhinestones. I added to the bling factor by using some glimmer paper … Continue reading »

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Such an Amazing Mother

Tammy has a really fun sketch challenge for us over at Nacho Average Challenges this week. It’s got a great space for an image of words. I wanted to use the very versatile but retiring Amazing Family stamp set, along with some of the retiring designer series paper. I picked the bright and fun Quatrefancy … Continue reading »

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Green & Blue Flowers for Mother’s Day

Happy Passover to those of you who are celebrating! I hope that you had fun and meaningful seders. Tammy has another great sketch for us today over at Nacho Average Challenges. When I saw those three stripes across the top, I immediately thought of ribbon. I was really happy when I realized that I had … Continue reading »

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All Dressed Up with Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper

I had time to play along with this week’s Color Challenge over at Splitcoast Stampers. The colors are Basic Black, Pistachio Pudding, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pool Party, Sahara Sand, and Summer Starfruit. Do they sound familiar? They should! Those are exactly the colors in the Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper which is available for free during … Continue reading »

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You’re Such an Amazing Mother!

Another great sketch from Freshly Made Sketches this week. I like the nice big area for stamping, as well as the chance to use a bunch of Designer Series Paper. Sweet Sorbet, the Designer Series Paper that you can earn for free during Sale-a-Bration, was just perfect for this card. It is such a nice … Continue reading »

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Retiring Stamp Set Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the 5th Annual Stampin’ Addicts Retiring Stamp Sets blog hop! This is the first stop on the hop, but if you have just come from Debra’s blog, that’s okay too. All of the blogs link in a circle and you will be able to find your way back to wherever you … Continue reading »

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Daffodil Delight Mother’s Day

I wanted to make a triple time stamping card with my after-school class, because I thought the girls would be pretty excited with trying a new technique. (They were.) I figured that Secret Garden would be a great set for this. (It was.) And I wanted to make my mom a Mother’s Day card with … Continue reading »

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