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Entries from May 2010

Happy Journey

May 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

If I were a scrapbooker, I would probably create scrapbooks of my travels. This new stamp set and paper from Stampin’ Up! would have been perfect for them. Since I only make cards (but loved the images so much that I bought the set anyway), I decided to make a “happy journey” card with my […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Featured Stamper: Cathleen Torina

May 16th, 2010 · 11 Comments

I spotted a card made with Waltzingmouse Stamps in FS ctorina‘s SCS gallery and thought mine deserved to finally see some action. I abandoned the autumn theme by using the colors from Kristina Werner’s first Reader’s Choice color inspiration challenge: baja blue, kiwi green, rose, pale pink, light gray, and white. When I first saw […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Surprise Birthday Cards

May 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I feel like I’m still celebrating my birthday, thanks to the lovely cards I’ve recently received. Aren’t they beautiful? Kelli Lisa Becky Thanks so much for extending my birthday celebration, dear friends!

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Tags: cards from friends

Featured Stamper: Lori Tecler

May 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

My stamping buddy and fellow Great Swaps Girl Lori was chosen as Featured Stamper #170 on Sunday. I really admire Lori’s style and always looked forward to making her card at shoebox swaps we both attended. I found this cute blue and orange (my favorite color) card in her gallery: Go for It. My version […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Can You Hear the Ocean?

May 13th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Of course it’s just a myth that if you hold a conch shell to your ear, you can hear the sound of the ocean. My sister-in-law (who loves the ocean) is celebrating her birthday this week, and this Gifts from the Sea stamp set had the perfect images for her birthday card. I used the […]

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Tags: clean & simple