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Entries from July 2011

49 + 1 Golden Heart

July 29th, 2011 · 6 Comments

To celebrate my parents’ golden wedding anniversary, I designed a technically incorrect (?) card that sports 49 tiny hearts. Ten of these little hearts were left un-embossed and raised with dimensionals create the 50th, golden, heart. I hope my dad (a retired school teacher) appreciates the thought that went into the card, LOL. Looking forward […]

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Tags: clean & simple

WMS Birthday Party Waltz

July 17th, 2011 · 22 Comments

My contribution to this month’s WMS Friends Blog Waltz (with a birthday party theme) is this elegant, yet very simple birthday card I made for my dear mother-in-law. She loves butterflies, so I chose this pretty background paper from the Ambrosia collection by BasicGrey. I embossed the Vintage Circles, Small image with black powder and […]

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Tags: truly elegant

New Centenarian in Belgium!

July 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We are celebrating the 100th birthday of my great-aunt Louisa today! She has lived in a convent most of her life and worked as a hospice nurse until she retired. She doesn’t like to be in the limelight, but I hope she won’t be too uncomfortable today. At least she’ll be surrounded by lots of […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Swipe On… Swipe Off…

July 10th, 2011 · 3 Comments

StampTV’s Swipe On Swipe Off challenge sounded like it would make a pretty sunset background for a sail ship. Our nephew’s birthday is coming up and I think he’d enjoy this card, after sailing around the Outer Banks this summer. I used six different Memento Dew Drop inkpads and just swiped them across the white […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky