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Kathy Hamrick
I'm a Stampin Up! Demonstrator.
Interests: stamping, hiking, reading, baking and spending time in the great outdoors.
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So still another birthday card - but this time I used the cake, figuring it work as a birthday cake and this went to a very talented friend who makes beautiful cakes.On that Pineapple punch piece of cardstock you will... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Country Roads Stamping
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I almost overlooked the hostess stamp set Hand Delivered. It was featured in one of the home deliveries we get from Stampin' UP! and decided maybe I should give it a try. Turns out this is a pretty useful set!... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Country Roads Stamping
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I have to laugh most days because it seems that I use more of my kitchen supplies in my stamp room some days than I actually do in the kitchen. Examples - saran wrap, foil, wax paper all make interesting... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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Brusho and wax paper? Yep - works great for a muted background - I used the brilliant red, gamboge and yellow to get this look - once again sprinkled on the crystals, then spritzed with spray starch - then took... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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The card I'm sharing today uses another familiar item from the stamp room to give texture to the brusho crystals. I actually did this one on the 4th of July - I shoudl have put this up sooner. I do... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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So last week, while doing a bit of searching for new techniques, I found a few new things to try with the Brusho crystals and then decided to try something on my own. So let's start with simple: So let... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, for those of you who are the faithful blog followers, you know that in the summer we take all of our grand kids for a week on our own and call it Cousin Camp. That will soon be upon... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, today's is my favorite - I started with a black base and simply colored the orchids then I wanted to back the image with white - but I wanted something behind that, that would really accent the design -... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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A pretty little butterfly with matching thin lit die is included in this stamp set and dies. It is very nice - the perfect size to add as an accent on your cards. I decided to pull a piece of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So here it is - the 4th of July - this year it fell smack in the middle of a week so not as many people got time off to have fun - but there are still a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Another Painted Glass card with the designer vellum and the stamp set. I've colored this one again on the back again in shades of pink and green. This card is a 6 x 3 so you would have to have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So I saw the new Painted Glass stamp set/bundle and I thought ehhhh, don't need that one. Then I started to see cards done using this stamp set and the coordinating vellum and I buckled and purchased it. So this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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I saw these super cute little book magnets on Facebook by another demonstrator - these are not new - they've been around before - but I had totally forgotten about them - and decided they would make the perfect thank... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Yes, I know - here it is the end of June and I'm putting up a Christmas card? Yes - I'm having the first Christmas Card class of the season this week and thought I'd play around a bit with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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I needed one more birthday card for my friend, and so I wanted to take one more try at the Paper Pumpkin this month as she's a fellow demonstrator and she might want a different idea! I do like this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, I hated giving up that butterfly from the Move Me thinlits - well, actually I didn't - I've kept it for my personal use :) but there is a new butterfly and she's pretty nice. I've paired her with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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One of the new stamp sets I've liked is Lilypad Lake - you can keep this simple or go big and fancy with this stamp set. I'm using it at my stamp camps this month, but then I saw this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So, last week, there were actually 3 days in a row that it did not rain - amazing - so we scrambled and I do mean scrambled to get everything ready to head to the mountains for a camping trip... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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So when I saw the Animal Outing stamp set - I thought it was cute - but didn't figure I would use it too much - wrong again. This set is cute and for more than just kids. Some of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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I'm just going to make it easy and call this the "lacey" paper because calling it the delightfully detailed laser cut specialty paper is just crazy! However, this paper IS delightful! Love this one - I just put a piece... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Well, today is West Virginia Day and today is also my dad's birthday. This was also my boss's birthday when I worked as a legal secretary - so evidently this is a good day for a birthday. My dad said... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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One Piece at a time - I have to remind myself of this often - if I have a longgggg to do list - I just have to remember to tackle it one thing at a time - so this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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Still have new product cards to share! REmember I said last week I had something else with the delightfully detailed laser paper - so today I used brusho on one of the leaf pieces and then gently pulled them apart... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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I nearly forgot that I had another one of our adventures to share with pictures!!! WE took one day during the Memorial Day week-end to go Four Wheeling near Holly River State Park - ofcourse you can't take any four... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping
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One of my customers that has been with me since nearly the beginning had a big birthday this week and she spent it here at a class with me :) So I made her a special card and a birthday... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2018 at Country Roads Stamping