Heartfelt Thanks

With the holiday season over, it is time to send out cards for all those thoughtful gifts even if we are halfway through January!  This card uses a mix of stamps ‘Autumn Acorns’ and ‘Red and Goldie’,  from Ellen Hutson and Avery Elle respectively. To make my scene I pulled out my stamps and played […]

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Neat and Tangled round 3

The MISTI (stamping tool) is pretty awesome and is a life-saver when making multiples of the same card.  So with the intent of making holiday cards “easier” this year I stamped the same card three times and began coloring the sweet boy and girl images from ‘Lumberjack Love’.  I couldn’t do it.  I colored all […]

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Polaroid pups

This card showcases adorable pups from ‘Party Time by Lia’ stamp set by Hero Arts.  The card as a whole uses analogous colors – three or more colors that sit next to each other a 12 segment color wheel.  With that in mind, it takes the use of these mini polaroids  by Mama Elephant and […]

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Gorjuss Birthday

I’m a huge fan of these Gorjuss stamps.  They have them in full size and recently released miniatures in their previously released images too.  I love the images rubber stamps produce, these have the added benefit of attaching to an acrylic block versus a wooden block – meaning I have an easier time placing my […]

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Anniversary invite: stamped

I’m creating three different style of invites for an anniversary party.  I’m making them all to be ‘flats’ – an A2 style card that doesn’t open.  All of the invite information will go on the back of the flat leaving me to decorate the fronts as I wish!  The first set were stamped and then loosely […]

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Bring on the Cake!

Abigail, my niece, is turning 1!  The kid has it all – a sweet smile, sunny disposition, and a fan club. 😉  In honor of her upcoming birthday I’ve created a zipper panel card so I can send her college fund money.  What?  I can’t help it.  Have you seen the price of school these […]

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Sadie’s book: week 1&2

My cousin is a shutterbug, one of the few I know who actually manages to make it in family photos too!  When she announced that she was pregnant I began to plan a project life baby book for her.  The challenge of this book being, her and her husband did not find out the sex […]

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Somebunny loves you

Every month Ellen Hutson hosts a ‘Mix it Up’ challenge in their CLASSroom using products of one designer in combination with Ellen Hutson products.  Personal opinion: I like the inspiration, I like ‘stretching’ my stamps, and I certainly like the challenge of putting things together I might not otherwise would have combined.  Plus, I needed to make […]

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Polaroid tags

This cute polaroid frame by Amy Tangerine is 3″x4″ and perfect for tags!  I cut out two pieces of Canson paper slightly larger than my die cut and stacked together them before running them through my die cutting machine.  The top paper cut perfectly while the bottom paper was essentially embossed.  This second layer was used […]

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Merry and Bright

As part of my New Year’s resolution, I decided I’m going to be better about documenting my year.  This scrapbook page commences that effort as I start a hybrid book that will contain traditional scrapbook pages, project life layouts, journaling, and some calligraphy.  I shall name this project –  Daunting! 😉 Ever fall in love […]

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