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The lacey dies in the Rose Dies are perfect for trying this out. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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I was thinking of these when I made this card for a color challenge I hosted a few weeks ago. Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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Buffalo Check is likely my most used stamp. My trio of cards today show that it works with just about anything. Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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This set is perfect for coloring and these cards show how you can come up with colors that aren't necessarily available in the Blends collection. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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As Stampin' Up! demonstrators, we get to pre-order new products before they become available to the general public. Quite the fun perk I'd say! Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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These are the cards I made while getting to know the lovely stamp set, Beautiful Friendship. Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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Today I'm looking a bit to the past since this week's color challenge at Splitcoaststampers includes two in colors that retired earlier this year. Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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Here is a table scene using the Cup of Christmas Bundle. Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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Today I'm back here to tell you about this week's colors: Blueberry Bushel + Real Red + Whisper White with a patriotic theme for dessert. Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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I loved this saying from Everything is Rosy: "Don't let worry spoil your happy". Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
You got it, Liz. I used the fox legs for the stripes, turning them 180 each time I stamped.
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Anyway I decided that these roses needed some Mackenzie Childs' style checks... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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The little bit of Petal Pink organdy striped ribbon and a few dimensionals give this card the perfect amount of texture while keeping it easy to mail. Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
Yes, Mary Lynn. I embossed the teacup and then used the Blends. I don't recommend going over the embossing any more than necessary. Though there is no such recommendation that I am aware of for the Blends, I know that other alcohol marker tips can be damaged by coloring over colored embossing (I was taught this in a certification class.) and that they recommend if you are going to do it you would want to clear emboss. Thus my decision to play it safe with clear embossing in order to get my resist look.
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Don't you love the depth of color with Merry Merlot and Rococo Rose - and the bold "Blessed" font? Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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Today's card is another featuring the Everything is Rosy Product Medley. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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This color challenge also has an "optional" dessert so I decided that I would like to see some stripes! Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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Today I have some cards featuring Stampin' Up!'s 2019-2020 In Colors: Rococo Rose, Terracotta Tile, Pretty Peacock, Seaside Spray, and Purple Posy. Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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I'm back today with a trio of cards made with this week's color challenge at Splitcoaststampers. The colors are Tranquil Tide, Balmy Blue and Coastal Cabana. Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
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When need a quick card...you have lots of options. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
Hi Kathleen, Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving such a sweet comment. This card is what is referred to as an Eclipse card. 1. I stamped the branch like image onto the oval. 2. Then I used my cross die to cut the cross out of the stamped oval. 3. Cut 2-4 more crosses out of a complementary colored cardstockr. You will only need a few if the paper is thick and more if your paper is thin. 4. Adhere the extra crosses to the back of the first cross that you cut out of the stamped oval. 5. Adhere the oval and any extra layers (the scalloped oval)to your card base, in this casse with the Country floral layer already attached. 6. Adhere the stacked cross back in the place you cut it out of. I hope that makes sense. I really appreciate your question. Maybe it will help me be clearer the next time. Let me know if you need more help.
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2019 on Easter Card Duo at from my ink pad to yours
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Check out trio of card in this color group! Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours
Thank you, Karen and thank you for the question! I used my aquapainter and ink pad covers to do the watercolor. I haven't had problems with mine and I'm sorry to hear you've been having trouble with yours. Maybe Stampin' Up! has some suggestions.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2019 on TGIF Challenge Trio at from my ink pad to yours
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Don't you think the way they've layered the image is intriguing? Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at from my ink pad to yours