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Easy Watercolor Outline & Debossing

September 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment

Well, it may be difficult to see the actual debossing in the picture, but it looks pretty amazing IRL. I cut two pieces of cardboard with the Backyard Basics Framelits Die and glued them together. Then placed this on top of the watercolor cardstock and ran it through the Big Shot with an embossing pad […]

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Faux Watercolor

August 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments

A sympathy card I had to make for a very sad occasion. I followed Shari Caroll’s instructions for her faux watercolor stamping technique on Day 1 of the Stretch Your Stamps 2 online card class. Thanks for stopping by! All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted. Stamps: Paisley; TXT 6001 Family Stamps (Hobby Post) […]

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Mojo Monday 353

July 11th, 2014 · No Comments

This birthday card was created for our nephew David, who is an avid gardener. On several occasions, we have enjoyed the tasty vegetables he grows! I used the sketch from Mojo Monday 353, which worked well with the image I had in mind: the cauliflower from the Vintage Garden – Produce set by Waltzingmouse Stamps. With […]

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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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Cabbage Roses

January 15th, 2014 · No Comments

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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