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Entries from December 2008

Howdy!

December 19th, 2008 · 8 Comments

One of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator is that you’re able to pre-order a couple of hostess sets before the arrival of the new catalog. I knew I had to have the (level 2) A Little Somethin’ set when I saw its great images, just waiting to be punched out! I used […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Sharing Sweet Stems

December 19th, 2008 · 7 Comments

I’m thrilled I get to share a sneak preview of the Spring-Summer 2009 Idea Book & Catalog with you today! This is the first card I made with the Sweet Stems set and the luscious Raspberry Tart Designer Series Paper. I used the layout from SCS Sketch Challenge 206; the three circles were perfect for […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Stems & Silhouettes

December 17th, 2008 · 12 Comments

This is my favorite Stampin’ Up! wheel, and I thought of it (again) when I saw the picture for Kristina Werner’s color inspiration challenge this week (#35). I used the layout of SCS sketch challenge 207 for this quick and simple card. All stamped images were clear embossed on this card. Two outline images from […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Painting with Bleach

December 14th, 2008 · 6 Comments

Even though I haven’t used my Summer by the Sea set as much as I thought I would, I am sad to see it made the retired list this time around. So I wanted to make a quick card (translation: no watercoloring) with it before it goes, and Jen del Muro latest SFYTT sketch fit […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Enchanté

December 9th, 2008 · 7 Comments

When I saw Kristina Werner’s latest color inspiration challenge (#34), I immediately thought of the beautiful (retired) Enchant√© Designer Series Paper. The sheet I used in the background has stripes in Pale Plum, Perfect Plum, Sage Shadow, and Certainly Celery. I cut a Top Note out of Bordering Blue card stock, which was the only […]

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Tags: truly elegant