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Entries from May 2008

Featured Swapper: Jimmi Mayo

May 31st, 2008 · No Comments

As a kid, I always enjoyed doing those “Find the Difference” games in magazines. Well, you should be able to spot the differences between Jimmi’s Sassy Dahlia card and mine pretty easily, but the biggest difference is that my flower has an extra petal! I don’t know what happened, but after following the Dahlia Fold […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Graduation Spinner Card

May 30th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s that time of year again – the end of the school year! I wanted to teach a spinner card at my stamp class this weekend, and I decided to make it a graduation card. It’s really fun to see that graduation cap spinning from side to side! The design is clean and simple. I […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Double Challenge

May 28th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I like combining the color combination and sketch challenges on SCS because I usually don’t have the time to make two different cards. So, here is my entry for CC168 (Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, and Sage Shadow) and SC178. The finished Sage Shadow card measures 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ and has the fold at the top. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Faux Silk

May 27th, 2008 · 6 Comments

If you signed up for my stamp class this month, you are getting a preview of one of the cards we’ll be making. The technique I used for the background panel is called faux silk. First I ran the Forever Flowers wheel with Chocolate Chip ink over regular tissue paper and colored the flowers and […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Summer Time

May 26th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Here’s an unusual bold and bright card from me for today’s TLC challenge on splitcoaststampers.com. We had to pick three old challenges and combine them to make a card. The color combination I chose (Summer Sun, Real Red, and Pink Passion) ended up being a bigger challenge than I expected it to be. The technique […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky