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Entries from December 2013

Silhouette Craze

December 17th, 2013 · 2 Comments

I, too, have succumbed to the Silhouette craze! And now that I have used my Portrait for the first time, I wonder what took me so long. Thanks to the wonderful teachers in A Cut Above on, I am up and running with this wonderful electronic cutting machine. The digital die cut by Ali […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Featured Stamper: Sandie

December 15th, 2013 · 1 Comment

I am still working on my Christmas cards and there was a lot of wonderful inspiration to be found in Featured Stamper sistersandie‘s gallery today. I CASEd her CAS245 ~ Holly Branch card, but made a few changes. My card base is dry-embossed Kraft cardstock, and instead of adding a golden embellishment I stamped the […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Mojo Monday 322

December 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Just playing with my Serenade paper collection and new embellishments from Ellen Hutson‘s store! I used the Mojo Monday 322 sketch for this quick card. Thanks for stopping by! Stamps: Cup of Life, Holiday Treats (Verve Stamps) Paper: Creamy Caramel, Early Espresso, Whisper White (SU!); Serenade (BasicGrey) Ink: Early Espresso (SU!); Memento Espresso Truffle (Tsukineko) […]

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Tags: simply delicious

Santa’s List

December 7th, 2013 · 1 Comment

This Christmas card was totally inspired by Laura Milligan’s beautiful Founder’s Circle swap card. I’ve had this vintage postcard stamp in my stash for years, but I don’t remember ever using it before. The little vintage hot air balloon image from the Postage Collection set fit nicely inside the postage stamp outline. I cut the […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky