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Entries from April 2011

“Royal” Anniversary

April 29th, 2011 · 7 Comments

William and Kate picked a wonderful date to get married: my sister’s 22nd wedding anniversary! Thirty years ago, Charles and Diana chose to get married on my parents’ 20th wedding anniversary. The apple does not fall far from the tree! Of course I wanted to make a “royal” anniversary card for my sister and her […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Misting with Markers

April 16th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Whenever I design a card for a shoebox swap (as this one for today’s get-together in Fort Meade, MD) I try to come up with something quick and easy, yet appealing. I decided to use the misting with markers technique with this floral image from Gina K.’s Stenciled Spring set. Love the effect, especially when […]

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Say Cheese

April 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

My older sister has inherited the photographing gene from our dad and I thought this TAC image would make for a great birthday card for her. When I saw Jen del Muro’s April Sketch For You To Try I knew I was going to use the filmstrip frames die-cuts in my layout. Then I found […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Featured Stamper: Becky Spinks

April 10th, 2011 · 5 Comments

I was happy to find inspiration for an Easter card in Featured Stamper bspinks‘s SCS gallery today. Her Moving on to Easter card has a nice clean and simple design, just the way I like it! I stamped the image and sentiment from Verve’s Easter Joy set with black ink and colored them with Copic […]

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Tags: clean & simple