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Celebrate the Season

September 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Looking around for inspiration for my new Snowflake Card Thinlits Die, I found this blog post by Amy Koenders. I simplified her design a little bit, because I intended to use the card for a shoebox swap with my friends in Laurel, MD. It was well worth all of the die-cutting that went into this! Here’s a […]

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Pop-Up Box Card

July 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

When I spotted this Simple Blooms Card in a Box in Featured Stamper Nancy Thomas’s gallery on Sunday, I knew I had found a fun card to send to my great-aunt Louisa, who celebrates her 103rd birthday next week. I used the instructions for an A2-sized card from the Pop-Up Box Card tutorial on splitcoaststampers.com. I stayed […]

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Featured Stamper: Nancy Thomas

July 6th, 2014 · 2 Comments

I found a lovely card to CASE in Featured Stamper nancyt‘s gallery: Enjoy Today. My image was a little bit too large for the long rectangle Nestabilities die I wanted to use, so I took a quick look at the Out of the Box with Nestabilities tutorial to refresh my memory on how to do […]

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Birthday Hugs

April 26th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Today I am having fun at a shoebox swap in Hampstead, Maryland. The card I brought with me was inspired by Wendybell’s Banner for a Friend card. It’s the first time I have used my Banner Blast stamps with the banner punch. So cute! Does anybody still remember the Afternoon Tea Designer Series Paper? One […]

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Diagonal Images

April 12th, 2014 · 2 Comments

This cheerful card was my contribution to a spring-themed shoebox swap in Pasadena, MD today. When I saw this technique in the February/March 2014 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter, I went looking through my stamp collection for an image that would work. The Enjoy Today Plain Jane stamp from Verve was perfect. Not wanting […]

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