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Entries from April 2009

Friends Forever

April 10th, 2009 · 15 Comments

Kristina chose a very dramatic color combination for her inspiration challenge this week (#49). I wasn’t sure how to put these colors together, but I’m pretty happy with the end result. I used Beate’s Weekend Sketch #76, hosted by Laurie, for the layout of the card. The card was made out of textured Basic Black […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

An Unhurried Sense of Time

April 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I recently joined a wonderful online community for SU! Stampin’ Addicts, where I found a great sketch challenge today (SASC6). This was the perfect layout to showcase that great sentiment in the Sense of Time set from the Occasions Mini catalog. I stamped the large clock image several times with Chocolate Chip ink on the […]

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Tags: simply delicious

For a Dear Graduate

April 8th, 2009 · 7 Comments

My dear friend Gill, whom I have known since she was four years old, is graduating from college next month. I made this card for her with her school colors: black, red, and white. The layout is (almost) that of today’s sketch challenge on SCS (SC223). Hopefully I didn’t break too many rules by using […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Julie Warner

April 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I’m a couple days late with my FS challenge card, but I found such a neat layout in justwritedesigns‘s gallery that I just had to CASE: Dad’s Day Argyle. My version is less whimsical than hers (no dotted or stitched lines), and the colors are a little more subdued. Instead of using a multi-color inkpad, […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Flower Pot Card

April 6th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Lots of Flower Pot cards in the SCS gallery today, thanks to the Technique Lovers Challenge (TLC215). I followed the given instructions to create my Tangerine Tango pocket card in the shape of a flower pot. The flowers were cut out of Summer Sun card stock with the daisy flower sizzlits die, and I embellished […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky