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JanTink
Interests: knitting, rubber stamping, scrapbooking, episcopaliana
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I kept putting this off, and I realized that the retirement list will be out MONDAY, and I have not drawn up my list of predictions! So I sat down this evening and did them, and I realized I would... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I don't have many of the new photopolymer stamp sets, but when these came out, I wanted them. We don't have a lot in the catalog that is great for teenagers, and I figured I could do a lot of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I confess that I hesitated to buy Simple Stems and My Mother. For one, how many flower sets does one need, really? And a set that focused on Mother's Day seemed like an extravagance, especially since I have stamps that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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This was the card I had in mind when I got sidetracked by that Crazy Mixed Up Love card the other day. I had started thinking about how the same person who drew Pleasant Poppies must have drawn the poppy... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's time for a new Fab Friday challenge over at the Fab Friday Challenge Blog! This week we have a sketch challenge: I have to say I took liberties with this one. I had cut some cogs out with my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I have to say I have fallen off the scrapbooking wagon lately, so it has been good to have a scrapbook page challenge with the Creative Crew to rev me up and get me going again. The challenge this month... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Okay, okay, I've had this set from my first order last year (!!!) and had not done anything with it until the other day when stampin' jeenyus struck and released the Createken! (Kraken + Creativity? Does it work? Er...nah, nevermind!)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I have to tell you, I really enjoy making steampunk cards. My husband has played the Watch City Festival in Waltham, Massachusetts for the past couple of years and has come back each year with lots of photos of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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This card was made for a challenge calling for using watercolor. We could use anything we wanted to paint with, including ink pads with the AquaPainter, watercolor pencils (though we don't sell them anymore), or anything else that would produce... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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After being snowed out or frozen out or both for the past few months, I finally had a class at my house on March 31st. I was in the midst of creating cards for the Creative Crew, so I decided... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I thought I'd show you another Creative Crew card today, since Easter is coming up fast! For this challenge, we were asked to create something for an April holiday. I picked Easter, not only because I love it, but because... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's time to kick off a new month in the Creative Crew Gallery on Splitcoaststampers! I had fun with the 4 challenges the Creative Crew gets every month to use Stampin' Up! products. The first challenge was a color challenge... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I went through my stash of card for the shop, and found I had a distinct lack of Mother's Day cards. That combined with the fact I had paper I had not used more than once and was feeling inspired... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's time for a new Fab Friday challenge over at the Fab Friday Challenge Blog! This week we have a color challenge: This really was a challenge for me, because I am just NOT about color combinations that, well, don't... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Whoa Nellie! It's almost the end of March! How did that happen? I need to post my last March project for Creative Crew so I can clear the decks for the April projects. I hope you're getting excited for those.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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No, *I* am. Amazing, that is. (YILM!) At least, you'll think so when you see the card I just made. I'm just a bit excited about it! I decided it was time to do another masculine card. Which is kind... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I've been sitting and staring at this thing for a long time, thinking I was totally sick and tired of it: Except it was a lot fuller than this photograph, which was taken shortly after I put it up. All... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I've been working pretty hard lately trying to get my Etsy shop up to 100 items. Believe me, it's just a fraction of the card hoard that I have in my stampin' lair, which is a good reason to start... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's time for a new Fab Friday challenge over at the Fab Friday Challenge Blog! This week we have a sketch challenge: I have to say I was drawing a blank looking at this sketch. What to do? Mindy told... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Every now and then, I find something in Stampin' Success, the magazine for demos, that I just have to make. This time it was a nugget holder from a recent issue made with the new Scalloped Tag Topper punch. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Yesterday, our church had their annual Crop & Craft Day, a fundraiser for our church. I was present as a vendor and as a participant. You can see my display in the background. I had my retired stuff for sale,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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As one of the challenges for March, we were invited to create a birthday card in either green in honor of St. Patrick's Day or purple for St. Urho's Day. I tried to do a monocromatic card in green, but... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I thought I'd show you another project today from my recent party! First, I have to tell you that this was a big party, over 20 stampers, and almost all of them were experienced and had been attending parties for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's the beginning of the month, so the March 2014 Creative Crew Projects are in the gallery on Splitcoaststampers. One of the challenges this month was to make a card using your favorite DSP. You mean I have to choose?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's time for a new Fab Friday challenge over at the Fab Friday Challenge Blog! This week we have a color challenge: Now, this color challenge is totally based on the Kaleidoscope DSP in the Occasions catalog, a DSP that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors