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Dave Brethauer
Creative thinking - inside and out
Interests: I am the designer for memorybox stamps and papers. I teach, write, paint, draw, travel + design.
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A Playful Boo-faced Stitched Farm Pumpkin joins the Swirling Ghosts on tonight's card. The Woodland Oval creates the perfect backdrop for these little guys - attached with foam dots at the top, so they appear to float out of the branches. Hi, Jean Okimoto here, hope you're having a great weekend! Whimsy Cat is taking a break (probably napping) - so I've pulled the great Swirling Ghosts die from my stash for this design. Cut the second-largest Stitched Oval Layer from black cardstock. Cut it again with Woodland Oval. Here's a tip...use pieces of rolled painter's tape to attach the... Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Outside The Box
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Whimsy Cat joins the new Circle Web Collage and House Trio on another fun card today. Whimsy Cat's a big favorite among the great dies in our Halloween 2017 Collection - and it's easy to see why! Hi and happy weekend - Jean Okimoto here with a bit of a change from my usual less-is-more theme. Halloween is my annual "excuse" to layer a whole of bunch of diecuts on a card - and add sequins too. These pretty brushed gold beauties are from the new Birch Press collection of sequins. These are from the Not So Heavy Metal set... Continue reading
Posted 12 hours ago at Outside The Box
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Hello and welcome to the Halloween Blog Blitz. You might have enjoyed so many GORGEOUS creations by the team using the new products. I love them :) This week September 18-22 there will be lots of new ideas shared by the Design Team and chances to win prizes each day. I decided to create a frame for my sideboard and it looks lovely in real life. My photos couldn't do justice as we have dull rainy weather and it was difficult to photograph the 3D frame. I used lots of new products to create my scene. As soon as I... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Outside The Box
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Hi Friends! Today is the final day of our Memory Box Halloween Blitz---guess that means I'm bringing up the rear. Hope you have enjoyed a daily dose of Halloween fun with the new dies and I am happy to introduce my favorite new die...Whimsy Mummy. His pose just cracks me up and I love the embossed detail of his mummy wrap. Looks like he's up to some mischief, doesn't it? Yes, I think he's raiding the pumpkin patch... I die cut our mummy friend from pale ivory paper, left the die in place and lightly chalked the exposed paper areas... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Outside The Box
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Hola mis queridas amigas: Continuamos con los nuevos productos... La Nueva colección de productos De Memory Box para las fiestas Navideñas incluyendo las de Otoño y de Halloween 2017 La Pueden ver AQUI Y AQUI Hoy como foco de la tarjeta utilicé el troquel del"Circle Web collage" (la telaraña) Si... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at A Crear Se Dijo!