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Entries from October 2010

Make a Wish, Birthday Boy

October 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Little Diego, the only son of our friends in Virginia, is turning 5 years old on Saturday. I noticed the cake image in the Birthday Bash stamp set held five candles, which was absolutely perfect! Looking around for designer paper that was appropriate for a little boy, I found this thin-striped paper in the Welcome […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Mojo Contest

October 8th, 2010 · 3 Comments

A clean and simple card was all I had the energy for at the end of this workweek. I was happy to finally get my Happy Hello stamp set inky, thanks to the very conducive layout from Mojo Monday 159. I stamped the circle frame with Bamboo Leaves, the sentiment inside with Rich Razzleberry ink, […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Wishing You Sunny Days

October 6th, 2010 · 2 Comments

I finished my last card for the Verve Release Week challenges with sketch number 5. As soon as I saw the layout, I knew I wanted to use the notebook paper image from the Blue Skies set — it was the perfect size. I added a couple of suns from the Let It Shine stamp […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Just Because

October 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I thought a (mostly) pink card would be nice to send to somebody during breast cancer awareness month. Splitcoast is doing a month long card drive to benefit those affected by breast cancer, but I haven’t participated in any of the Hope You Can Cling To challenges yet. Maybe something for the long weekend that’s […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Dance in the Rain

October 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Another rainy day in Maryland today! I thought this sentiment from the Blue Skies set was very appropriate considering the weather we’ve been having: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain. If you’re thinking I must have used another sketch from Verve’s Release Week challenges […]

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Tags: truly elegant