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Entries from August 2010

Milestone Birthday

August 24th, 2010 · 5 Comments

My dear husband is celebrating a milestone birthday this week, and I wanted to make him a card that incorporated some of his passions. I could make you guess, but they are: bicycling, filming (shooting and editing), and reading. I stamped the image and sentiment with black pigment ink and embossed them with clear powder. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Kioshi Birthday Card

August 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

I enjoyed making this card for my aunt in Belgium, using this week’s Sketch For You To Try. The Dutch happy birthday sentiment was stamped with green ink on white card stock and cut out with a Spellbinders die. Baja Breeze ink was stippled onto the label while it was still inside the die. I […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Blue Skies Are Coming Your Way

August 20th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Yay, I did it! Finished all five anni-VERVE-sary sketch challenges this week and am ready for the Release Party tonight! The Blue Skies sentiment inspired me to look for blue papers and I happened to have just purchased the new Elegant Soirée DSP from Stampin’ Up! I combined quite a few of the patterns on […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Feel the Sun

August 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I don’t mind saying that I’m very pleased with the card I made today, which features a lovely quote by Anthony J. D’Angelo: Wherever you go, no matter the weather, always bring your own sunshine I knew I wanted yellow and orange “sunshine” colors for this card and I found them in these patterns of […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Love’s Flower

August 18th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Another day, another anni-VERVE-sary sketch challenge! I’m trying to finish all five sketches by the deadline (Friday) and I still have two to go! I looked through my humongous stash of retired SU! DSP for patterns that would complement this sentiment from the Love’s Flower stamp set, and I ended up with Raspberry Tart. Luckily, […]

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Tags: simply delicious