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OCC Pre-Class Challenge 2

July 5th, 2013 · 3 Comments

This was a warm-up (sketch) challenge for the Summer Card Camp 2 online card class, which is starting on Monday. I didn’t take the class two years ago, but I have taken some of their other classes and they have all been phenomenal. I am so looking forward to more stamping time in July! Thanks […]

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Melanie’s Ombre Technique

June 29th, 2013 · 4 Comments

After frustrating the participants of the last shoebox swap I attended with a card that took a while to put together, I created a very quick and easy one for the swap we’re having today. It all started when I first saw Melanie Muenchinger’s ombre technique. And then this week’s sketch challenge on SCS provided […]

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Mother Teresa Quote

June 27th, 2013 · No Comments

My last card for this month’s Viva la Verve! sketch challenges was built around this amazing quote by Mother Teresa: “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” Week 4 called for a clean and simple card, and I decided to highlight a long sentiment in the oval […]

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Thinking of You

June 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment

This card was totally inspired by the photo accompanying the Viva la Verve! Week 3 sketch challenge. I embellished the dotted patterned paper by stamping Accent Notes images in gray and green ink. You may have noticed that (after I had stamped the entire pattern!) I dropped my green stamp and left a second generation […]

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Featured Stamper: Gayatri Murali

May 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments

After being gone on a 3-week vacation to Belgium, I find it hard to get back into stamping. Luckily, there is the Featured Stamper challenge on SCS and it is nice to just be able to CASE a lovely card (Gayatri’s Have a Special Day! card, in this case). I left off some of the […]

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