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Entries from March 2010

Corduroy Technique

March 30th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Shhh! I’m not supposed to use glitter in the house (I stamp in my kitchen), but I just couldn’t resist the corduroy technique featured in the April/May 2010 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. After creating the sparkly background, I made the rest of the card very simple. Of course, I had to use my […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Pierced Patterns Technique

March 15th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I happily renewed my subscription to the Technique Junkie Newsletter last month and found this lovely pierced patterns technique in the February/March 2010 issue. You may not recognize the large flourish image from the Baroque Motifs set in the pierced background of this card, but that’s the stamp I used to make it. I stamped […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Hello Sunshine

March 8th, 2010 · 6 Comments

I didn’t quite finish all the Verve Spring Fling challenges I wanted to participate in this weekend, because a wonderful thing happened to me on Saturday night: Beth Silaika aka MyPrecious picked me to be Featured Stamper #161 on SCS! I was too excited to stamp all weekend, not to mention trying to comment on […]

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Tags: clean & simple · news

Verve’s Spring Fling Sketch

March 6th, 2010 · 6 Comments

I’m trying to get a few cards made for Verve’s Spring Fling challenges this weekend. This card was created for the sketch challenge (VSMARSF2), hosted by Amy Sheffer. Amy’s layout called for a big circular image and the pretty one from Accent Notes fit perfectly! I replaced the smaller circle with the flower from the […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Lang Zal Ze Leven

March 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Where I come from, we sing this Dutch birthday song called Lang zal ze leven (you can hear it here on YouTube) instead of (or in addition to) the world-famous Happy Birthday song. The person I made this card for is celebrating her 19th birthday and because she’s a very talented musician and singer, I […]

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Tags: clean & simple