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Entries from August 2008

Quick Yet Elegant

August 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Here’s a quick 5-1/4″ square Pink Pirouette card I designed for my stamp class last weekend (after starting with a View-Master card, we needed something quick and easy). We used the Scallop Edge Punch on a 2-7/8″ x 2-7/8″ piece of Kiwi Kiss card stock to create the fancy border. The Say It with Scallops […]

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Tags: clean & simple · truly elegant

Chalkboard Flowers

August 15th, 2008 · 4 Comments

I love the mixed fonts and the sayings in this new level 1 hostess set, Best Yet. I stamped the sentiment in Night of Navy on Very Vanilla card stock and punched it out with the Wide Oval Punch. Then I trimmed the left hand side even with the edge of the card and clipped […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Glowing Butterfly

August 14th, 2008 · 6 Comments

I fell in love with this gorgeous new vintage set as soon as I saw it! Too bad I don’t know exactly how to pronounce it, as the set is called Flores Suaves (and is only available from the Hispanic supplement, Celebrando Creatividad). The Designer Series Paper I used is also from this Hispanic catalog. […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Blintz Base Card

August 10th, 2008 · 5 Comments

I was inspired by a card I saw on my friend Pat’s new blog to try this origami fold. You can find the tutorial in the TLC179 – Blintz Base thread on The butterfly stamp set is new in the Fall-Winter 2008 Idea Book & Catalog. It’s one of the freebies Stampin’ Up! gave […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Featured Stamper: Kim Teasdale

August 10th, 2008 · 4 Comments

It’s always nice to discover a new gallery on SCS with the Featured Stamper Challenge. This week we’re CASEing cards made by blondie090277, and I chose a card from this wonderful Basic Silhouettes Gift Ensemble. The branch image from the new Eastern Blooms set reminds me of the Garden Silhouettes stamp, and we learned a […]

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Tags: simply delicious