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Entries from September 2008

Scalloped Circular Card

September 10th, 2008 · 22 Comments

Ever since I got the large Sizzix scallop circle die, I’ve been wanting to make a circular card with it. I found that the scallops really help stabilize the card, whereas a truly circular card sometimes doesn’t want to stay put. I folded a 11″ x 5-1/2″ piece of Whisper White card stock and ran […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Big News: Online Ordering from Stampin’ Up!

September 9th, 2008 · No Comments

Starting today you can place your Stampin’ Up! order online anytime, day or night! Just use the Shop Now button on my Stampin’ Up! website at your own convenience. Orders totalling $150 or more (before shipping and taxes) will receive Stampin’ Rewards, which are equal to the Hostess Benefits outlined in the catalog. The online store is […]

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Tags: news

Finally, Big Scallop Circles!

September 7th, 2008 · 6 Comments

I’m thrilled with my new Stampin’ Up! Big Shot die cutting machine! It cuts through several pieces of card stock at once. I made these large Chocolate Chip scallop circles for my 10 Holiday Card Challenge cards in less than a minute. The regular circles were cut out with the Coluzzle. For my September cards, […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Soot Stamping

September 7th, 2008 · 8 Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve done any soot stamping, and I thought this train image would be great for this technique. Never mind that I set the first piece of card stock I used on fire (really be careful with those edges!). Perhaps I should have read that warning in step 1 of SCS’s […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Featured Stamper: Denise (aka card crazy)

September 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I really shouldn’t check the Featured Stamper challenge before going to bed on Saturday night. I couldn’t resist staying up late, choosing a card from Denise‘s gallery (I picked this one) and making my own version. The color combination consists of Kiwi Kiss, Perfect Plum, and Whisper White. I chose similar images and added a […]

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Tags: clean & simple