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Entries from May 2008

Featured Swapper: Lisa Henke

May 24th, 2008 · 3 Comments

I am catching up on the Great Swaps Girls challenges, since I just returned from a three-week vacation in Belgium. This card combines both the Featured Swapper challenge (yay, Lisa!) and color challenge of this past week. I found this wonderful window flowers card in Lisa’s SCS gallery, and decided to use the One of […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Together Forever

May 24th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Here is a 5″ x 5″ wedding/anniversary card that I created using Beate’s Weekend Sketch. Very simple, yet elegant, thanks to the lovely Porcelain Prints Designer Series paper. I used both sides of the same double-sided sheet on the card. The white scalloped edge was created with the 3/16″ Corner Rounder Punch (guide removed) and […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Featured Stamper: Dawn McVey

May 22nd, 2008 · 7 Comments

One of my Great Swaps friends was last Sunday’s Featured Stamper on SCS, so of course I had to participate in the challenge. I looked through Dawn’s wonderful gallery and picked her Gratitude card to CASE. I decided to keep the layout and colors, but change some of the stamps and embellishments on my card. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Kristi Reynolds

May 17th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Here’s a quick, cute birthday card I CASEd from Kristi Reynolds when she was the Featured Stamper on SCS. My card was based on her Wild Wasabi Birthday card, and I only made a few changes (color being the most obvious one). I really like how she used the gingham ribbons on her card. This […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Wild Bananas

May 14th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Wild Bananas was a Color Combination Challenge on SCS last January. Everybody was making cards with Wild Wasabi, Barely Banana, and Blue Bayou. I happened to have Designer Series paper with two of these colors, so that’s what I used on my entry. I took one 4-3/4″ by 3-1/2″ piece of double-sided DS paper and […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky