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Entries from July 2010

It Takes Two to Tandem

July 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Never been on one, but this was the perfect image to put on my 16th wedding anniversary card to my bicycle-loving husband. I stamped the image and the teeny tiny sentiment on the die-cut with the help of the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig for perfect placement. I was very much inspired by my friend LeeAnn’s Old Fashioned Quilt […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Gill Did It!

July 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

My good friend Gill (aka my “kid”) got her driver’s license last week and I couldn’t be happier for her. I made this card to congratulate her, using this week’s color and sketch challenges on SCS. It gave me a chance to use some of Stampin’ Up!’s new colors: Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz, and Concord […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Toni Storie

July 25th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Sometimes the weather interferes with my card making; today it was a tornado warning that temporarily halted my CASEing of today’s Featured Stamper’s Happy Goldfish card (I was sitting in the basement for a while, listening to the radio). Perhaps that’s why I ended up making more changes in my design than I was planning […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

StampTV Blog Hop

July 23rd, 2010 · 6 Comments

When I saw that Gina K.’s Design Team blog hop was all about favorite StampTV episodes this month, I jumped at the chance to finally try this idea of Cropped Circles. I’ve been wanting to use this technique on a card for a long time. I used the sailboat image from the Enjoy the Sunshine […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Waltzingmouse Stamps July Blog Waltz

July 17th, 2010 · 33 Comments

I’m thrilled to be waltzing along with Claire from Waltzingmouse Stamps this month. Her Nestabilities-friendly stamps are what first drew me to her store, as you can see on this card. The birthday sentiment by Verve Stamps was framed with a gorgeous design that is a perfect match for one a Labels One die-cut. This […]

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Tags: truly elegant