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Entries from May 2009

True Thyme and Wintergreen

May 26th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I was feeling nostalgic and looked through my retired Christmas papers to find the wonderful Wintergreen Designer Series Paper. On this card, I combined it with Sage Shadow and True Thyme (which is a retired In Color). The layout is a slightly modified SFYTT by Jen del Muro (5/23/09). I stamped the house image and […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Rock On, Dude!

May 25th, 2009 · 16 Comments

I had no idea if I was ever going to use this Chit Chat rub-on, but when I saw the colors in Kristina Werner’s latest color inspiration challenge (#53), I thought these would make a great “dude” card. The sketch is Fall-To Layout #43 on Natasha’s clean & simple stamping blog. The white background panel […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Featured Stamper: Mercy Kerin

May 24th, 2009 · 12 Comments

My fellow Great Swaps Girl, Mercy Kerin, is today’s FS on Splitcoaststampers. Her designs are just fabulous, and I couldn’t wait to CASE one of her cards! I picked this Kind Friend card from her gallery, and applied the colors from Dawn’s latest Raspberry Suite Color Challenge (#7): Raspberry (I used Pomegranate), Artichoke, and Celery. […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Faux Pinwheel Card

May 23rd, 2009 · 5 Comments

Happy Memorial Day weekend! Time to get out the patriotic red, white, and blue! I used Weekend Sketch #82 (the challenge is hosted by Mary Jo Albright this week), which was just the perfect layout for my pinwheel. The faux pinwheel was a Workshop Wow challenge on the demo side of SCS (WW104), and I […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Faux Pinwheel Tutorial

May 23rd, 2009 · 6 Comments

This is the first video tutorial I’ve posted on my YouTube channel (verastamps). It will show you how to easily create a perfect faux pinwheel for your card or scrapbook page by using grid paper. Let me know what you think, and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask! Thanks for stopping by! […]

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Tags: tutorial