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Entries from May 2010

Folded Paper Frame

May 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Here’s a friendship card I made after seeing the Folded Paper Frame tutorial on SCS. This frame works great with double-sided patterned paper. For the multi-colored background I used the Depth of Field technique from the June 2009 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. I basically stamped the elegant heart image with a light, medium, […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Reverse Nestabilities

May 27th, 2010 · 12 Comments

I knew I had to try this Reverse Nestabilities technique after watching the wonderful video tutorial Gina K. posted this week. Although it looks like a window card, the stamped image and sentiment are still on the front of the card. The Pacific Point panel is adhered with dimensionals to create the depth effect. The […]

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Tags: clean & simple

iTunes Gift Card Holder

May 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Wouldn’t this card make a nice iTunes gift card holder? Of course you can’t see the inside (I haven’t prettied that up yet), but I followed the instructions found in this old SCS Try a New Technique challenge: TLC165 – Gift Card Holder. I started out with a 5-1/2″ x 12″ piece of textured card […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Best of Luck!

May 22nd, 2010 · 6 Comments

Just having fun with my beloved Up, Up & Away stamp set and combining a few challenges: Verve’s Ready, SET, Stamp challenge and this week’s sketch challenge on SCS (SC281). This would make a nice graduation or retirement card, I think. I paper-pieced the hot air balloon and colored the basket with a Copic marker. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Happy Bike to Work Day!

May 21st, 2010 · 2 Comments

Thanks to my sweet friend Jennifer I had exactly the right stamps for today’s card. My husband enjoyed riding his bike to work today (as did many others on this national Bike to Work Day) and I wanted to surprise him with a “bicycle card” when he returned. I hope he likes it! The sketch […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky