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Entries from August 2012

August Sketch for You to Try

August 31st, 2012 · 2 Comments

I was sorry to miss Verve’s 5th Anniversary celebration and challenges, but I had hoped to at least create a card for this month’s SFYTT (sponsored by Verve Stamps) and I barely made it. My new Verve stamps arrived yesterday, so I used a sentiment from the brand-new¬†Brighter Days set, stamped on kraft card stock, […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Happy Joyful Birthday!

August 24th, 2012 · 3 Comments

I’ve been wanting to use the Postage Stamps Nestabilities die with the large collage image from the Postage Due stamp set for a long time, and this week’s SCS sketch (SC399) was just perfect. It couldn’t have been more timely, because my husband’s birthday was coming up and I hadn’t made his (bicycle) birthday card […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Party

August 18th, 2012 · 9 Comments

I couldn’t resist the Birthday theme of this month’s WMS Blog Party. Birthday cards are my favorite to make and send out. This week’s SCS sketch, SC398, gave me the (desperately needed) inspiration and here is the result. Thanks for stopping by! Stamps: Fancy Phrases, Flourishes – Scallops and Dots (Waltzingmouse Stamps) Paper: Early Espresso, […]

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Tags: truly elegant