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Entries from August 2009

Squares Aplenty

August 30th, 2009 · 5 Comments

It’s the end of August and I still haven’t made my 10 cards for the 2009 Christmas Card challenge on SCS. I may end up making 9 more of this card, since it was pretty quick to put together. Natasha’s Fall-to Layout #57 was just perfect for this square ‘Christmas Cheer’ postage image from the […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Diamond Fold Card

August 29th, 2009 · 6 Comments

Here’s a fun fold that I found out about by doing the demo challenges on Our hostess linked to a YouTube video by Chris Walker that shows exactly how to score and fold this 4″ x 12″ piece of card stock. I did some masking with the Christmas ornament images from the Tree Trimmings […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Eastern Blooms Thanks

August 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments

Dawn’s latest color challenge was a tough one! I combined her 15th Raspberry Suite color combo with the latest sketch challenge on SCS (SC243). I pulled Groovy Guava back out of retirement for this card; it was fun to use one of the old In Colors again! In order to clear emboss the single flower, […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Platinum Flower

August 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Look how gorgeous my Pretties flower turned out by sponging Platinum shimmer paint all over it! It dries very fast, too. Something else I altered: the (white) Bride Specialty Paper I used for the background. I sponged Rich Razzleberry ink on top, and the design resisted the ink. The layout I used is Jen del […]

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Tags: truly elegant

For My Bicycle Guy

August 22nd, 2009 · 6 Comments

My husband is really into bicycles and he just got a brand-new one. Since his birthday is next week, I knew I had to dig up any bicycle stamp I had for his card. By omitting the basket and flowers from the Time for You bike image, I managed to create a masculine card with […]

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Tags: simply delicious