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JanTink
Interests: knitting, rubber stamping, scrapbooking, episcopaliana
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I'm back! Sorry to have been MIA for a while, but I was in the midst of prepping, holding, and then cleaning up from a very large workshop this past weekend with 18 people including the hostess. We had 5... Continue reading
Posted yesterday 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: Can I just say, I don't really like symmetrical sketches. It's harder to try to get your visual... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Here's another card I made for last month's class, which is now officially going to be THIS month's class. As long as the weather cooperates. Which I don't know that it will because...you know. This is MICHIGAN. Frankly, I could... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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This card is something I put together for my January class. And then snow happened, so we moved the class forward a few days. And more snow happened, so we moved it forward a few days. And then even MORE... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Now that our holiday hiatus is over, it's time for a new Fab Friday challenge over at the Fab Friday Challenge Blog! This week we have a color challenge: When I first saw this challenge, I decided it WAS a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I kept almost all of my "Extreme" sets when SU! retired them because I found them to be "extreme-ly" useful in making cards for teenaged guys or preteen guys. Extreme Skateboard was one of my favorites in this regard, so... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Can I just say that I love this stamp set? Yes, Lotus Blossom is great and builds almost a photographic look when you stamp. However, sometimes you want something softer and more, well, painterly! And this stamp set is good... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Okay, so I ran out of current stuff that I had photographed to post, and instead, I'm posting something I made for my son's tutor. He has study groups for ADHD kids which my son attends, and at one point,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
By popular demand, I present to you a video showing how to do my Lotus Blossom on the Water card. For more information on the supplies I used, refer to the post previous to this one here. Ta! Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I finally had a chance to play with this set, and I did what I so often do when confronted by a flower that has a particular name (not just amorphous blob flowers). I looked it up to see what... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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This is actually the first thing I made when I got my new schtuff last month, and I tore it apart more than once trying to get it better. I'm still not completely sure I did, but I'm not messing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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This is the last of the Valentines I made over Christmas break, and now it's time to move on to something else. I do have a lot of things I got with my preorder that I haven't even had time... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I had a vision for this card, and I decided to use the color scheme from the Birthday Bash DSP in the Occasions catalog because I loved the bright colors and thought this particular pattern would look great for a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I made this the other day...well, actually more than a week...or maybe even TWO weeks ago, but I finally managed to get a picture that wasn't taken in the basement. Yes, another Valentine card, or at least a card that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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My kids are too old to need Valentine cards for classmates, but honestly, I could not resist this set! The little fox, the fishies, and the pirate...just had to have them! This is the first card I made, and of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I knew, as soon as I saw this charming gentleman on the big screen at the Occasions catalog premiere, that he would be coming to live at my house. Let's face it, coming up with a valentine that is masculine... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I ordered the Sweetheart punch when it was on sale in the Weekly Deals, and so I figured I should order this set to go with it. I've been having a lot of fun playing with it. Paired with the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's officially a year after the last Occasions catalog was released, so I am now free to sell stamps that I have decided to part with. I still have plenty left from my sale last year, so feel free to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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This is the latest polymer stamp offering from Stampin' Up! I fell in love with the two scribble stamps that were included, and even though I'm not a big Valentine person, I thought I'd crank out a few with this... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I managed to finish working tonight (New Year's Eve) by 8:15, so I get to play with my stamps tonight! My husband is sick with the stomach flu, Emily went to a party, and Laurel and I decided to go... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I have had a wonderful 5-day vacation over Christmas, allowing me to stay up late and have FUN stamping. I got a lot of cards done which I have to find a way of photographing since my chair got moved... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
After a few false starts, I managed to get this done. Mostly, I just covered the trickier bits and the little tricks I used to do the card. So here it is: To see the original post with photos and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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It's time to post this card, of which I made a total of 11, most of which should have arrived by now. Yes, I actually managed to send some cards out this year. It's been a few years since I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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Sometimes you just gotta get your card on, amirite? I have had this card in the back of my head for MONTHS. And it wasn't until I actually watched this movie again the other night that I figured out how... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors
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I was looking through my photographs of cards and realized that I had never posted this one. I did it in August for Dare to Get Dirty 2014 for my BFF Wendy's challenge, and I just never got around to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at Stamps, Paper, Scissors