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Entries from January 2014

Stenciled – Day 2

January 26th, 2014 · 4 Comments

I had a lot of fun pulling out some of my old Stampin’ Up! supplies (stencils and wheels) to create this one-layer Christmas card. It was inspired by Kristina Werner’s You Add Color To My Life card on Day 2 of the Stenciled online card class. I used Shimmery White card stock for my card […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Stenciled – Day 1

January 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments

I very much enjoyed the wonderful videos and cards presented on Day 1 of the Stenciled online card class. This card was inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s Merci! card, even though I didn’t use the same stencil or technique. I’m looking forward to trying some of the other techniques that were taught on this first day. […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Rev Up the Fun!

January 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

This is a birthday card I made for my American brother-in-law, who is not the only car enthusiast in the family! I went looking for a sketch to complement the Rev Up the Fun! images and found SC457 on The car stamp was inked up with markers and the orange chevrons were cut with […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

Shadow Tiles

January 18th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Here’s a nice monochromatic and very mailable card (which is going to be on its way to Belgium later today) using the Shadow Tiles technique from the December 2013/January 2014 edition of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. I stamped the image and sentiment first, then scored the 5-1/4″ x 4″ vanilla card stock at every inch […]

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Tags: clean & simple

Cabbage Roses

January 15th, 2014 · Comments Off on Cabbage Roses

The color challenge on SCS this week (CC461) really appealed to me. Combined with this week’s Mojo Monday sketch, it inspired this quick birthday card for my aunt. I love the contrast between the elegant pearl-embellished die-cuts and the distressed background and edges. Thanks for stopping by! Stamps: Simple Sprig (Waltzingmouse Stamps); Chevron Love (Verve […]

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Tags: simply delicious