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Julie
I am a SAHM with a "new" wonderful husband and 2 kids who is totally addicted to stamping!!
Interests: I absolutely *heart* stamping and all related things. I am a Stampin' Up! independent demonstrator and I love it!
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So Lindsey and I decided to do a color challenge, and then we took it a step further ... We also both decided to incorporate the rose into our design!! Love how the blues are there with the POP of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Lindsey texted me the other day, and said " Hey, should we do a BLING challenge ?" YES PLEASE !! I cut out my snowflakes (3 all layered together) from cardstock weight vellum and proceeded to place on 37 different... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Just putting it out there, I don't like my card! What I had in my mind sure did not show up on paper. Hate it when that happens, but at least I stamped ... lol. Lindsey and I went for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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The challenge this week was to use vellum on our cards. I absolutely LOVE vellum, but I rarely use it for more than punching out to use as accents. I decided to make a card front with it, and it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
For my card on Tuesday, I sponged on the frame work for the card. Some of you were asking how I did it. It is a simple technique and HERE IS THE TUTORIAL. Trust me, it is fabulously easy, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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GLITTER !! That is the challenge for this week and both Lindsey and I are sparkly now, I'm sure ... LOL ! I went with the simple look so I could really highlite the tree - WHICH SHINES ! I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Today, the card we are making is the Double Z-Fold Card from the Splitcoast tutorial page. It is a fun way to present a card, and it stands nicely on it's own. So, here is the front of my card,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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41 WEEKS IN !! Our challenge today was to use brads, so I cracked open a brand new container. Bought it a LONG time ago and now it was time to get them out. I also felt like making a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Today, was a long day for me, and for my not-so-little boy. He got the flu through the night, and stayed home from school. Needless to say, no blog post this morning. But he is in bed for the night,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Lindsey and I took a break last week ( TOTALLY MY FAULT ),but here we are with a color challenge !! Aren't they lovely ?!? Such rich jeweled toned colors !! Here is my card ... OOO watercoloring and everything!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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I am pumped about the challenge this week, as it is super simple, but can look amazing! We tried a Splitcoast tutorial called Bordered Sentiment. It is a great idea for when you need to make a ton of cards... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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I just love sketch challenges, it gives you the framework for the card, but everything else is left up to your own creativity. So, Lindsey and I got to work on this one!! Do you know we have had now... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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So, Lindsey and I figured a fall color challenge would be the perfect way to start off the season. Here is the palette we chose ... I chose the colors more mustard, river rock, bravo burgundy, and chocolate chip. Here... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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I found this tutorial on Splitcoast called a "Bendi card". I thought it looked so cool, and asked Lindsey if she would be willing to play along with me ... She said "yes", she's AWESOME like that !! Here is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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At least the challenge, that is. We get so caught up in making standard cards, that it is nice to change it up a bit, so Lindsey and I decided a different shape would be fun! This has got to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
My mom had her surgery on Tuesday, and it seems there was a complication. Her left leg does not work at all, and through a CT Scan they have discovered it is her lateral nerve. God can do many miracles!!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Today, Lindsey and I decided to do a Get Well card for the challenge. I don't have to make them very often, and prefer more of an encouragement type card, but I really wanted to make one for my mom.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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This is the photo that Lindsey and I decided to draw our colors from for this weeks card. I love the neutral tones, but the pop of the pinkish hue had me immediately. I knew that was going to be... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, we decided to do another sketch flip this week. One of my favorite things to do, to make a few cards at once, that end up different ... even when you cut everything the same !! Lindsey has the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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LOL Not really on Tuesday, and forgot on Thursday!! Good thing I had the card ready to go. So Lindsey and I decided to go for another sketch, and here it is : I really like this sketch, but the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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So today, Lindsey and I went with another color challenge, and here is the color scheme we found. LOVING these colors, and I didn't even pick them, THANK YOU LINDSEY!! I went with elegant eggplant, perfect plum, crumb cake, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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I love using eyelets, since I got my Crop-A-Dile, (hated the banging!!), but never think to pull them out. Well, Lindsey suggested it, and I jumped on board. Whenever I think eyelets, though, I most always got with masculine themed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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So, Lindsey and I decided for the challenge this week, we would go with the color scheme in the picture. The good news ... you don't have to use ALL the colors. Just pick a few that work and go... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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This week, Linds and I wanted another sketch, and I asked her if we could throw a twist on it. She easily agreed and picked her sketch. Here are the two choices ... You will notice this is the exact... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas
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Well, this past weekend, Dylan turned 11. We have had many blessings with him and am excited to see where this life takes him. He is turning into such a young man, always willing to help out, loves to work... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Paper Pleasing Ideas