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Entries from January 2012

Calm Seas & Smooth Sailing

January 28th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I am looking forward to another year of Jen del Muro’s “Sketches For You To Try” and hope to create cards for all 12 sketches this time around. January’s sketch was a great starting point for my father-in-law’s birthday card. He loves sailing! There are still a few days left to participate in this challenge. […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Have a Nice Day!

January 27th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Here’s a card I made for my aunt Maria in Belgium (hence the Dutch greeting). I used an old Viva la Verve sketch from last September that included this diagonal design for the background, which took a little bit of puzzling with the vertically-striped DSP. It had been a while since I last set an […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Iwona Palamountain

January 4th, 2012 · 4 Comments

I missed Chupa‘s day in the spotlight when she was chosen as SCS’s Featured Stamper on Christmas Day, so I’m playing catch-up. The gorgeous For You card I found in her gallery features the out-of-the-box technique (which I am still struggling with, but practice should make perfect someday). I found a similar floral image in […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Featured Stamper: Lana Lepinski

January 2nd, 2012 · 4 Comments

I remember admiring LunarLana‘s gallery back in 2004, when I officially joined the stamper’s community called Splitcoaststampers (after lurking on the site for several months). It’s great to see her chosen as the first featured stamper of this new year! Looking through her gallery for something to CASE, my eyes fell on this orange butterfly […]

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Tags: clean & simple