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Entries from February 2008

Celebrate Spring

February 28th, 2008 · No Comments

I love this new Summer Picnic DS paper in the Occasions Mini catalog. It really makes the card! This was a card I made for a swap with a spring theme. I used a few other new items from the mini catalog, i.e. the Lots of Dots jumbo wheel and the Old Olive poly-twill ribbon. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Always Time for You

February 27th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This cute bike image is from the Time for You stamp set in the Occasions Mini Collection. I fell in love with this stamp set immediately, because this image reminds me so much of my mom’s bike (except for the crossbar). The bike was stamped with Jet Black StazOn on watercolor paper (cut into an […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Gelukkige verjaardag, papa!

February 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Today is my dad’s 71st birthday, and this is the card I sent to Belgium last week. I was happy to hear it arrived today, on the day itself, just the way he likes it! I stamped the argyle three times in Old Olive ink, using my favorite tool: the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig. The word window punch […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Wonderful Polished You

February 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I made this card for a new catty (Stampin’ Up! Spring/Summer Collection 2008) swap with the ladies of the GreatSwaps group. We all picked a new stamp set from the catalog, and I chose Wonderful You. I also used a new background stamp, Twill, to create a subtle background. The bottom panel was created with […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This is a card I made for a Valentine Day swap. I thought it would be neat to stamp the heart from Time Well Spent in multiple pinkish colors and use the cut-out hearts to make some kind of wreath. The heart on top of the vellum scalloped circle was adhered to the card with […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky