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Entries from February 2010

Lattice Medallion

February 27th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Before you go thinking that I came up with this cool medallion look (created with the Lattice Bigz Die), please check out Kay Kalthoff’s fabulous Fancy Irish Tote! I just had to CASE her idea for the shoebox swap I’m attending in Laurel, MD today. The color combination I came up with was influenced by […]

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Tags: clean & simple

StampTV Sketch Challenge

February 16th, 2010 · 8 Comments

I found an interesting sketch on StampTV and made a quick card with it. The image was stamped with Memento black ink and cut out with a Nestabilities die, then colored with Copic markers and two Stampin’ Up! markers (because I didn’t have all the colors I needed in my small Copic marker collection). I […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Grow Old with Me

February 15th, 2010 · 3 Comments

The buttons you see strewn across this card were added for another Gina K. February release party challenge (Bunch o’ Buttons). I don’t use buttons that often because they aren’t very USPS-friendly, but they sure look great on cards. These were adhered with little pieces of Scor-Tape, torn to size. The Inspiration Mosaic background was […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Laurie Tirone

February 14th, 2010 · 4 Comments

I love this sentiment and simple image by Penny Black. They were just perfect for making little note cards to my husband when he worked from home and I didn’t. I was reminded of this stamp when I saw this CAS card in SCS’s Featured Stamper HamiltonGal‘s gallery, so I went ahead and CASEd it. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Sung from the Heart

February 13th, 2010 · No Comments

I had a great time (lurking) at the Gina K. February release party on Thursday. This card was made for one of the party challenges (a sketch challenge). I used some of the new digital paper that I purchased/downloaded that night (the rest of my order has already been shipped!). Throughout February, 25% of every […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky