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Entries from August 2010

Sending You Smiles

August 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I couldn’t resist the Always Cherry Pink color combination challenge on SCS today. Cherry Cobbler seems to be a very popular color, but since I only have the card stock, I had to scramble to find matching embellishments. The retired red hemp twine from Stampin’ Up! was a pretty close match, and I managed to […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz

August 17th, 2010 · 27 Comments

Here’s my attempt at a vintage/shabby chic card for the Friends of Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz! I had hoped to do some stitching on my card, but never got around to taking the sewing machine out of the closet. Distress inks and a texture fades embossing folder will have to do the trick! I wanted […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Happy Mother’s Day, Mama!

August 15th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Gelukkige moederkesdag! In my home province of Antwerp, Belgium (and also in Costa Rica, according to Wikipedia) Mother’s Day is celebrated on August 15. I decided to make a 6-1/4″ x 3-1/4″ card with Verve’s One Person stamp set, which contains many sentiments that are perfect for this holiday. I was inspired by the AVS2010A […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Extreme Pinwheel

August 7th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I’m attending another shoebox swap north of Baltimore today, and this is the card I took with me. I had made a faux pinwheel card before, but saw a slightly different approach in the Technique Junkie Newsletter that I wanted to give a try. I like the way the pinwheel is matted with this version […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Anni-Verve-sary Blog Hop

August 1st, 2010 · 92 Comments

Welcome to the Anni-Verve-sary Blog Hop! Verve turns three today and is celebrating with a hop, hop, hop! If you’ve already been hopping along, you arrived here from Betty Wright‘s blog. If not, head on over to Julee’s Blog (owner of Verve), for all the info on how to win prizes (after all, what’s a […]

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Tags: simply delicious