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Entries from June 2008

Sweet Bird

June 6th, 2008 · 6 Comments

When I saw Beate’s sketch challenge for this weekend, I thought of this sweet bird image from the Touch of Nature set. I also wanted to practice my watercoloring, so I stamped the bird in Basic Brown ink on watercolor paper (about 3″ x 2″). I first put down some Soft Sky ink with my […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Happy 4th!

June 5th, 2008 · 3 Comments

When I saw this week’s Color Combination challenge on SCS, I immediately thought of Independence Day. I decided to make a 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ card out of Blue Bayou card stock. I also used a 4″ x 4″ piece of textured Soft Sky and a 2″ x 4″ piece of Whisper White card stock. With […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Be Yourself

June 1st, 2008 · 4 Comments

Kristina Werner posted her 10th Color Inspiration Challenge last Friday, but it took me a few days to come up with a card. In the process of making the card, I discovered that the rub-ons don’t stick to felt flowers very well. They work just fine on paper (and other surfaces), though! The sentiment was […]

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Featured Stamper: Maren Benedict

June 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Maren Benedict (aka mmbc) is today’s Featured Stamper on SCS. I’m so happy I get to swap GSG cards with her; her work is awesome! This may be the longest card I have ever made! It measures 9″ x 3-3/4″ and is made out of textured River Rock card stock. I CASEd Maren’s Inspired Friend […]

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Tags: clean & simple