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JanTink
Interests: knitting, rubber stamping, scrapbooking, episcopaliana
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I saw so many beautiful things done with this background stamp that I just had to order it. With the latest sketch on the MFT challenge blog, it seemed like the perfect opportunity to pull out this beautiful stamp and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I got my shipment for the new release from MFT and this darling chef set was sitting on my desk next to the Taylored Expressions Happy Hens set that I had picked up at my local scrapbook/stamp store, Scrappy Chic.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Welcome back to the Fab Friday challenge over at the Fab Friday Challenge Blog! We had a nice long holiday break, and we are all raring to go! This week we have a color challenge: Of course, this is a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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When I saw these little penguins, I just had to have them. It's not as if I don't have enough penguin stamps. I do. Well, I have SOME. How many penguin stamps are enough? It's a deep philosophical question, similar... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I got this set and the companion dies for FREE in a blog hop! I was thrilled to pieces because while I almost always want everything in My Favorite Thing's releases, I simply can't afford it all and have to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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When I was little, someone gave me a talcum powder container that had different cardboard bands on it that when rotated allowed you to make a different character, with a head, a middle, and a bottom. It was endlessly fun,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I got my kit in the mail yesterday, so naturally I had to sit right down and make a card, right? Well, at least after I got done working. It was torture, I tell you, TORTURE to sit there working... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Okay, okay, I have had this kit for a LONG time, and for a LONG time I held onto it and did NOTHING. Mostly because Christmas was coming, and this kit doesn't really say Christmas to me. And because I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I have good news and bad news. The good news is that My Favorite Things came out with a ROCKIN' new kit! The bad news is that they are sold out. But I have more good news in that the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I bought this set back before Christmas, and other things happened until it seemed like I would never get around to using it. But while I can't pretend to know what kind of bear is best, like Dwight on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I was looking for some inspiration, and I decided to start looking around for different blog challenges to give me a direction. I've laid in a lot of schtuff in my stamp room lately, and with all that stampy goodness,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I got a chance to play with my newest MFT goodies last night, so I decided to do the current sketch challenge. I have to say, this card EVOLVED. I started with the two bird image from All Heart and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Well, it's happened again. Simon has a new kit out, and I haven't even shown you what I've made with the last one. Where does the time go?!?!? Guess I need one of those! At any rate, I loved the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I have to say, when I saw the pre-release photos of the cards made with this monkey set, I was just so ready to pull the trigger on an order for this cute monkey and all his bananas. I'm not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I just got this set because it's SO stinkin' cute, and being the Anglophile that I am, I love all things London. Then I saw the current sketch challenge on the MFT Card Challenge Blog, and thought I would try... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Considering I just placed an order for the new release last night, I figured I'd better at least show you something I did with the stamps I got on the LAST release. The JanTink card factory has been humming around... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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When I saw this new stamp set from Avery Elle, I just HAD to have it. It's just so so cute, and once I got it, it was a matter of how to make it work on a card. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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People often ask me how I choose what to make next. Oh, it's a very confusing and esoteric process. It goes something like this: What I have that is new. What I have that I have not used. What challenges... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I was thrilled when I won a gift certificate to the Altenew shop on Instagram in November. I chose this set when I redeemed it, and I've been staring at it ever since trying to think of the best way... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2016 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
So simple but so beautiful!
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Happy New Year! Sorry to be MIA for so long, but the holidays and one thing and another and here we are. I've been holding onto this great card for weeks, since I was focusing so hard on Christmas stuff,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I told you I had another card I made from this kit so it's time to sneak in yet another Christmas card before Christmas! This card did not turn out the way I was expecting it to. I was playing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I decided that before my next card kit arrives from Simon Says Stamp, I should try to use up some of the December kit. Included in the kit are some Pinkfresh Studio puffy stickers. I decided to use these on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Well, here it is. While I stopped being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator at the end of October, I let things settle down before I started making decisions of what to keep and what to sell. I found that by waiting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors