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A Muse Studio
Seattle, WA
"I can make that!"
Interests: paper, stamps, ribbon, ink, scrapbooking, photography, family, fun
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Hello! I'm back with more fun designs from September Guest Designer Deepti Stephens! Deepti's first design today features Forest Friends. Deepti punched circles that fit perfectly behind the fox images and make them pop! They are die cut and mounted with 3D foam adhesive to give them dimension. Here is... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Muse Studio
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Hello and Happy Friday! I have more of Jessica Pascarella's Guest Designer cards to share with you today. This first design features In the Shadows and our Spooky Landscape dies. Jessica die cut the spooky landscapes in different colors to create a scene for the ghost! On her next design,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with more fabulous cards from our September guest designer - Deepti Stephens! Deepti's cards today feature our Costume Parade and Ghostly Greetings stamp sets. On this first design, Deepti colored the Costume Parade kids for a colorful card that pops! She also masked them so that they'd... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with more spooky cards from Guest Designer Jessica Pascarella! Jessica's first card today features the two ghosts from "In the Shadows" along with a sneaky little ghost from "Tiny Treats". White pigment ink on onyx cardstock normally make a great chalkboard effect, but it also works perfectly... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back to introduce our second September guest designer - Deepti Stephens! Here are a few words from Deepti: "Hello! I am Deepti (deep-tea) Stephens. I come from a very small town in India - Chittoor and live with my hubby (Andy). I am a very passionate card maker,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello - Emily Montenaro here! I'm back to share our September Guest Designers with you! Today I am pleased to introduce our first September guest designer - Jessica Pascarella. Here are a few words from Jessica: "Hello! My name is Jessica Pascarella. I am an Okie living in Texas! I... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and happy 1st of September! The last week of August is always bittersweet for me... I'm sad to see summer go but so excited for fall. Our new 2017 September Collection has gotten me in the mood to make fall cards! September is a popular time for personal resolutions... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and Happy Monday! I'm sad that this is the last week of summer but am looking forward to fall and all it promises: x-country meets, tennis matches, hikes, a trip to the lake and... a wedding! How 'bout you? Have you got any exciting plans for fall? Thanks for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello! Hope you all had a great weekend. Thanks to everyone for sharing your comments on our Sneak Peeks posts. I love reading your comments! I've got some WINNERS to announce from our TWO giveaways last week! The winner of our Day 1 Giveaway - Hello Pumpkin is: Annalisa McB.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and thanks for joining me today to view the new 2017 September Collection. This Collection includes 3 stamp sets (two with matching die sets and three matching digital cut files) and an assorted paper pack. Let's take a look at all of the fabulous new products in more detail.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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It's our FINAL day of Sneak Peeks for the new 2017 September Collection. I hope you've been enjoying the peeks so far! Today, I'm sharing a great new stamp set called Eat, Drink and Be Thankful that has gorgeous fall sentiments and supporting images. You are going to LOVE what... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and welcome back! Did you see the solar eclipse? It was a clear day here in Winston Salem and even with only 94% coverage, I thought it was pretty magical. I especially loved that you could see the eclipse through the dappled light on our driveway. Did you know... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello everyone! I hope you've had a fantastic summer. Thank you to Emily for keeping the blog up to date while I was away at our cottage in Quebec. There's no electricity (so no internet either!) at our cottage. Once the sneak peeks are done, I'll share some photos of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with one last design from August Guest Designer Niki Stone! Niki used our we all scream stamp set to create this colorful summer card. She stamped and embossed the images in a creamy color and then colored inside the embossed lines. It gives these images a totally... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and Happy Friday! I'm back with more of Niki Stone's beautiful guest designs. Today's cards feature our Bouquet Builder stamp and die sets. This first card pops with color! Niki stamped the flowers in colored ink on coordinating cardstock and die cut them so that she could arrange a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with more beautiful cards from our August Guest Designer - Niki Stone! Niki's designs today are all about weddings and feature stamps from our new Southern Bouquet set and our Wedding Day set. Niki used the Southern Bouquet flowers - minus the stems as a backdrop for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello - Emily Montenaro here! I'm back to share our August Guest Designer with you - Niki Stone! You may remember Niki from the wonderful designs she created as our April Guest Designer. Here are a few words from Niki: "I am from Calgary, Alberta and have a strong love... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and happy Saturday! The gorgeous 2017 August Collection is now available. Sorry this post is a day late... we had a big storm and it knocked out our internet service. Let's take a look at this new collection in a bit more detail. BOUQUET BUILDER This pretty new stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello and welcome to our final day of Sneak Peeks! Today's stamp set is sure to make you smile. You're Cool is a mini set that includes 4 sweet stamps. A matching die set is available. This first card by Ilina is super sweet! She used the ice cream stamp... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Today's sneak peek is a gorgeous set called Bouquet Builder. This set coordinates beautifully with the Southern Bouquet set that I shared yesterday! It includes 12 floral elements and three sentiments. Let's take a look: This first card, designed by Ilina, shows how perfect these florals are for coloring! Ilina... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Wow! Is it just me or does time seem to be flying by these days?! I've been a bit MIA because... well life! I had surgery last week and it's very time-consuming. There are pre-op appointments, the "event", the recovery and then post-op appointments. So glad to be on this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with Melissa's final group of Guest Designs. The first two designs feature a gorgeous color pallet of Seattle grey on sugar white with white embossing. It is so simple and so beautiful - love it! Melissa die-cut the Seattle layer on this first card using the pinking... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with Marina's final Guest Designer projects featuring our July collection stamps. I love this first design - the colors are amazing! And the melon scallop cardstock layer behind the flowers works perfectly! Here is another view: On this next design, Marina die-cut the flowers and then tucked... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hi! I'm back with more beautiful summer blooms designs from July Guest Designer - Melissa Roell! On this first design, I love Melissa's use of the grass stripe cardstock with the die cut flowers! On this next card, Melissa used the omg cake stamp set with the flower - so... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at A Muse Studio
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Hello! I'm back with more awesome designs from our July Guest Designer - Marina Kartavenko! Marina's designs today feature gold embossing using our summer blooms and banner sentiments stamp sets. On this first design, Marina created one pink panel and cut it into two pieces after stamping. Then she adhered... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at A Muse Studio