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Entries from August 2013

WMS Pajama Party

August 30th, 2013 · 10 Comments

I missed the first Pajama Party by Waltzingmouse Stamps, but I got my jammies on now! Click on each photo to see a larger image. For the first challenge, I made a 3″ x 6″ silver wedding card using the Tie the Knot stamp set. I silver embossed all the images as well as the […]

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Tags: clean & simple

I {heart} You

August 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments

I saved this card, which I made during Dare to Get Dirty week on SCS, to give to my DH on his birthday. After trying the Belleek Inspired technique to create the Lacy Brocade background, I wasn’t too happy with the result. So, I flipped over the embossed card stock and ran my brayer directly […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Vintage Sunflowers

August 15th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Today is Mother’s Day in Antwerp, Belgium, and I did manage to mail this card to my mother in time. In fact, she received it two days early! I also had a matching bouquet of (real) sunflowers delivered to her door. It certainly helped that I had a card ready to send thanks to the […]

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Tags: truly elegant

Circle Card

August 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments

This card was inspired by Kristina Werner’s Thank You card on Week 2 Day 1 of Summer Card Camp 2. I loved the way the vellum banner looked on top of the embossed watercolor paper panel. The background images were white embossed first, then the paper was pressed down into the green inks on a […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Sentiment Piecing

August 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kelly Rasmussen was a guest teacher in Summer Card Camp 2 and showed us how to piece together sentiments to create an eye-catching card. It takes a bit of patience, but I really like the result! It makes for a nice flat card that’s easy to mail, too. Thanks for stopping by! All supplies by […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky