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Entries from February 2014

Featured Stamper: Kathleen Curry

February 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This card was inspired by Featured Stamper Kathleen Curry‘s Call me card. I loved Kathy’s color combination, so I kept that the same, but I used different stamps and added a text bubble instead of a banner. I stamped the camera image on the back of the On Film die cut, with the help of […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

A Valentine Birthday

February 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment

My friend Linda celebrates her birthday on Valentine’s Day, and this week’s Mojo Monday sketch provided the perfect inspiration for her birthday card. I picked out a few patterns from the DIY Shop paper pad for the many layers in this design, and I distressed all the edges with Antique Linen ink. It’s simply amazing […]

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Tags: simply delicious

75th Birthday

February 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

My father-in-law is celebrating a milestone birthday, and this was the perfect opportunity to pull out my Morning Post Numbers stamps. I followed Mary Fish’s instructions on how to create a wider Circle Thinlits card, loving her idea for tucking in a gift card. The thicker double-sided Specialty Designer Series Paper is perfect for this […]

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Tags: fun & frolicky

DIY Stencils

February 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

I hadn’t really thought about creating my own stencils until I saw the DIY Stencils tutorial by Jennifer McGuire on Day 4 of the Stenciled online card class. This card was inspired by her Hello Card on the Bonus: New Stenciling Products day. I cut a butterfly out of acetate with the Bigz die to […]

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Tags: clean & simple