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Entries from February 2013

Hi There!

February 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Well, I’ve made it! All four Viva la Verve! sketch challenges have been completed, this being the one that came with a fabulous inspirational picture (Week 2). The hot pink front door inspired the dry-embossed Melon Mambo background, and the wrought iron fence my use of the Martha Stewart punch. The little banners from Verve’s […]

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Tags: truly elegant

E.J.’s First Birthday

February 27th, 2013 · 2 Comments

This card was mailed to E.J., who is celebrating his first birthday today! The cute cupcake image from Verve’s With Love set was just perfect for a first birthday card. I used the sketch from the Viva la Verve! Week 1 challenge, and papers from Gina K. Designs. I colored the image with Copic Markers […]

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Tags: clean & simple

All Things Grow with Love

February 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Unity really inspired me with the colors of their LOVEfest Inspiration Challenge. Any excuse, really, to dig up Dusty Durango and Bermuda Bay again! I’m also still working on finishing this month’s Viva la Verve! sketch challenges, so I made this card for Week 3. It’s been a while since I ran a Texturz Plate […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Make the Most of Yourself

February 25th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Verve Stamps released new stamps and dies on Friday, and I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw a package from Verve in my mailbox today (Monday). Talk about fast shipping! I just had to make a card with some of the new dies right away, so I combined a Viva la Verve sketch with […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Waltzingmouse February Blog Party

February 17th, 2013 · 16 Comments

With a doilies theme this month, I could not resist participating in the Waltzingmouse Blog Party. To my surprise I ended up using four different Waltzingmouse Stamps sets to create this card, after pulling out only the Dainty Doilies set originally. My card was totally inspired by Mary Marsh’s Fill the Season Christmas card on […]

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Tags: clean & simple