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Entries from April 2009

Oh, So That’s Why They Call It a Window Sheet

April 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I noticed that today’s Sketch Challenge on SCS (SC224) was the perfect layout for me to use another printed window sheet. This time, I was really going to make a window with it! First I adhered two 1″ strips of Sweet Always Designer Series Paper to a Pumpkin Pie card and glued a 4-1/2″ x […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Warhol Wannabe

April 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment

When I saw Jen del Muro’s sketch for this week (4/11/09), the Warhol technique immediately came to mind. But since I was going to stick with the colors from today’s combination challenge on SCS (CC214), my card ended up as more of a Warhol technique wannabe. Christine picked the colors from the Bella Birds Designer […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Clearly Thanks

April 13th, 2009 · 3 Comments

How’s this for a fast card? It took me forever to try and get a decent picture of it, though! The reflection of the printed window sheet was hard to deal with, but I did the best I could. Here’s a picture that shows off the double-sided textured DSP card base (Parisian Breeze Specialty): The […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Inge Groot

April 12th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Beth chose a very talented artist from the Netherlands as today’s Featured Stamper on SCS. Van harte gefeliciteerd, Inge! I was quite intimidated by Inge’s awesome watercoloring, but I gave it a shot. I picked her Are We there yet? card to CASE and pulled out my old (retired) Time for You set. I stamped […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Easter Wishes

April 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Inspired by the layout of MaryLou Cacciatore’s Merry Christmas card in the Spring 2009 Take Ten magazine, I created this quick Easter card. I stamped the image with black StazOn ink on a tag made out of Stampin’ Up! watercolor paper. The edge of the tag was sponged with Lovely Lilac ink and the image […]

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Tags: clean & simple