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Trish Klemann
Indianapolis, IN
Love all things stamping-related!
Interests: Card making, camping, cooking
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Today's project is an entry into Ellen Hutson's Pin Sights Challenge! The inspiration images are beautiful! For my project, I used several Essentials by Ellen sets... All Inside (the cute bear image with the arms cut out) Bear Ware (the umbrella) Wonky Backgrounds (the grass) Warm Fuzzies (the sentiment) To... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all Today's project is my first Christmas Tag for 2017. Each year I make multiple tags to give to family, friends and co-workers as Christmas gifts. The cute snowman stamp is from Art Impressions called Snowman Shaker. He is colored with copics and mounted on a red tag stamped... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! Hope you, your family and friends had a wonderful Christmas! I have one more Christmas tag to share with you that I started during Kathyrac's last 30 Day Coloring Challenge finished a few weeks ago. The tag is die cut from Lawn Fawn Stitched Circle Tags. I first... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! Today I have another Christmas tag featuring Mama Elephant Reindeer Games! This tag was super simple...first, I cut the tag from kraft card stock with the Lawn Fawn Tag You're It die. The scene was stamped with versamark ink and white heat embossed. I did just a bit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! I've been so engrossed in Kathyrac's 30 Day Coloring Challenge that I have not taken time to post my latest tag! The tag is heavily inspired by Jennifer McGuire in her post HERE on sentiment backgrounds. The tag features two Simon Says Stamp sets - Gifts of Love... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! Today's project is an entry in Where Creativity Meets C9 Watercolor Challenge. My project uses the Concord & 9th O Christmas Tree Stamp Set. Love the images and sentiments in this set. I started with a tag cut using the Lawn Fawn Circle Tag set from watercolor cardstock.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! Back with another Christmas Tag! This one features WPlus9 Friends For All Seasons - Fall. The cute bear with the scarf looked pretty holiday-ish to me so why not? The little guy is colored with copics, cut out with the matching die and popped up with foam tape.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! I don't do this technique very often but I love it! The double partial die cutting is easy once you do it a few times. This project features the Essentials By Ellen All Inside and the coordinating die. The bear is colored with copics and the sunshine sentiment... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! Back today with another Christmas Tag for my 12 Giftable Tags of Christmas series. This one is super simple. The tag base is cut from Bristol Smooth paper with the Lawn Fawn Circle Tag die. Next, I stamped the cute Savvy Stamp Penguin with versamark ink and heat... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! For the newest Simon Says Challenge: Gift It!, I decided to do a some Gift Card Envelopes using the Simon Says Stamp Gift Card Envelope Die. The envelopes are simply cut from some Stampin' Up double sided Christmas papers. To the front I adhered a white circle cut... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all ! Today's project is another clean and simple design for Simon Says Clean and Simple Challenge. Again, I am using the Simon Says Stamp / WPlus9 Many Thanks Stamp Set. This is a layering stamp set so I got to do some experimenting with the different stamps and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hello all! Today's project is an entry in Simon Says Clean and Simple Challenge.... Products from a few different companies are used in the card. First, I ink blended some Distress Ink on the background using the Crafters Workshop Mini Chunky Chevron. Next, the sentiment, from WPlus9/Simon Says Stamp Many... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Hi all! Today's project is my 3rd giftable tag for 2016. Super simple - I cut the tag using Simon Says Stamp Large Tag Dies and stamped the cat (I guess?) and the sentiment from the Simon Says Stamp Gifts of Love set with Simon Says Stamp Intense Black Ink.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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I really enjoy participating in Kathyrac's coloring challenges. I created the front card panel in today's project during the Fall 2015 30 Day Coloring Challenge and here is the final card - finally! The design is inspired by the Starbucks cup that Kathy colored during that challenge. This was very... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Today's project is an entry in the Simon Says It's Hip To Be Square Challenge featuring the Simon Says Stamp Spring Flowers and Happy and Smile Stamp Sets. First, I cut a square from Smooth Bristol cardstock and white heat embossed the flowers around the perimeter of the square. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Today's project is an entry in the Essentials by Ellen Pin Sights Challenge - here is the inspiration photo. I decided to use my newly arrived Essentials by Ellen Warm and Fuzzies set along with the Essentials By Ellen All Inside Set. First, I colored the bear with copics, inspired... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Today's project features the Mama Elephant Reindeer Games set and is part of my series of Christmas Tags for 2016. First, I prepared the tag by cutting one of the tags from the Large Tag die from Simon Say Stamp using navy cardstock. Then to give it more night sky... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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I made today's project several months ago for a family friend that was graduating from high school. First, I used the Lawn Fawn Smart Cookie stamp set to stamp the cookie and graduation cap, then used the matching dies to cut them out. The cloud border at the bottom was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Today's project is another entry into the Simon Says: Let's Go Wild Challenge. I love critter stamps and the bear and bunny in the Mama Elephant Woodland Gift set are great! The look on the bear's face so cute! The background was masked off on all sides and then I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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WPlus 9 Unforgettable is one of my favorite stamp sets! I colored one of the elephant images for Kathy Rac's recent 30 Day Color Challenge. Here is the finished card after I added a background, balloon and sentiment. For the background, I used a cloud die to cut some masks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Today's project is a piece that I started during one of Kathy Rac's 30 Day Coloring Challenges. The flower images are from an older set of cling stamps from Hero Arts Luscious Bold Flowers. I stamped the flowers in Distress Ink and then smudged each flower a bit with a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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I'm all about stamp sets that have critters - especially bears! And this bear is special because the die cuts out his arms so he can hold things. I decided to use the Essentials By Ellen All Inside set to make my husband's Fathers Day Card. The sentiment "You Are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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Just thought I would share the graduation centerpieces that my daughter, Katie, and I made for my son's graduation. It is simply a mason jar with a sand filler. We used BBQ skewers to as the "sticks" for the different decorations. Katie wrapped the neck of the jar with some... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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I've had the MFT Sketched Blooms for a while now and am just getting a chance to use it. The set is very intriguing because it is so versatile. You can color the line art images with watercolor or copics or stamp the solid colors and use the line art... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Happy Inklings
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My new Mama Elephant Cub Cuddles set arrived in the mail last week so I got it inky right away by entering in the Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Simon Says: Stencil It! I love this set, both the images and the sentiments. First, I created a card base with... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Happy Inklings