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Entries from April 2008

Holiday Blitz

April 29th, 2008 · 6 Comments

You may be wondering why I am posting a Christmas card in April. You see, I am doing the 2008 Holiday Card Challenge on Every month, I make 10 cards so that I have a nice shoebox filled with cards by the time the holiday season rolls around. I got the Holiday Blitz stamp […]

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Tags: clean & simple

GSG Color Challenge #1

April 26th, 2008 · 9 Comments

Here’s another card for a Great Swaps Girls challenge: the first color challenge (Certainly Celery, Regal Rose, and So Saffron). The card also matches the layout from Beate’s weekend sketch challenge. I wanted to use my For a Friend stamp set and the Time Well Spent butterflies were such a perfect match. I used the […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Featured Swapper: Jackie Pedro

April 24th, 2008 · 10 Comments

Last July I was invited to join a great group of talented stampers who are also Stampin’ Up! demonstrators: the Great Swaps Girls. Recently the GSG started a blog, and it features weekly challenges. I made this card for the first GSG Featured Swapper challenge, where we get to choose a card made by Jackie […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Wax Paper Resist

April 23rd, 2008 · 6 Comments

For this card I again was inspired by Kristina Werner’s Color Inspiration challenge. This time I also managed to combine it with today’s Demo Challenge on, which was to use the Wax Paper Resist technique. You can find a great tutorial for this technique on SCS. Per Kristina’s challenge, the colors I used were […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Silke Ledlow

April 20th, 2008 · 7 Comments

I am a big fan of Silke’s work, and was very happy to see her picked as today’s Featured Stamper on SCS! I immediately knew that I wanted to CASE her recent color blocking card, and so I did. I stamped the Essence of Love flowers in VersaMark on So Saffron card stock and embossed […]

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Tags: clean & simple