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Patricia Thorpe
Stamper, Designer, Instructor, Hybrid Scrapper
Interests: Stamping, card making, digital scrapbooking, quilting. I love traveling, photopgraphy, reading mystery novels and travel books.
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$20 You'll be creating this adorable 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" desk top calendar with clear acrylic case that doubles as a stand! It's a great gift for family, friends and co-workers! Twelve small pages packed with techniques from basic embossing to watercoloring and coloring with Copic markers! Everyone taking... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at My Classes
I'm always on the lookout for ideas for treat boxes/bags so when Heather sent me this link I knew I was going to be making bunny bags this weekend! They're so stinkin' cute. It took a couple of tries but... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2013 at Southern Breezes
We went from this... to this...displaying lots of sample cards for everyone to view! A close up of the goodies all created using A Muse Studio dies, inks, stamps, wooden spoons, straws and other party supplies - Peep treat bags,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2013 at Southern Breezes
I was on such a crafty high from actually completing my December Daily that I decided to jump right in with a Project Life album. Somewhere along the way someone really needs to grab me by the shoulders and shake... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2013 at Southern Breezes
There's definitely nothing springlike in today's weather so maybe that's why I chose to make this cheery little card... At least I can pretend spring is not that far away :) Stamps: Stampendous Botanical Daffodil and A Muse Happy Anniversary... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2013 at Southern Breezes
A few hours of coloring with Copics just for fun - good for the soul. Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2013 at Southern Breezes
The only time I normally make a large number of the same card is for Christmas, but since I need a lot of cards for an upcoming card swap I've been hard at work spraying, inking and stamping. Halfway through... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2013 at Southern Breezes
Day 6 was interesting - I do not like to sew or stitch on paper, never have, never will, so how did I end up sewing 30 paper candy cane holders?!?! It was something I saw online and decided they... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at Southern Breezes
Day 3 - I changed it up a little by doing a digital overlay on this picture... What better way to enjoy a cup of cocoa than adding a handful of peppermint marshmallows in my "Christmas mug"! And, just a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at Southern Breezes
Another year, another attempt at a December Daily! Each year I've collected supplies for an October and a December Daily, bought the kits and downloaded tons of digital goodies. Spent eons staring at them, studying them intensely, and planning all... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Southern Breezes
My first time to play along with the Authentique Challenges. It was fun making this card using only papers from their new Genuine 6 x6 paper pad... Supplies include: Authentique Genuine Paper pad Hero Arts Dogwood stamp & die set,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2012 at Southern Breezes
I couldn't wait to work with this gorgeous new collection of papers from Graphic45! The 8 x 8 paper pack was the perfect size for this mini album! The album base was created using Kraft card stock and Zutter binding... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Southern Breezes
I've said it before and I'll say it again - I LOVE treat boxes and party favors! One can never have too many dies or templates for them. A couple of years ago I designed a casket box template for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2012 at Southern Breezes
has got to be this adorable cupcake stand! Lots of different colors and coordinating cupcake wrappers available at One Little Spark!! Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2012 at Southern Breezes
and don't forget the bling! These are just two of the new 2012 Hero Arts stamp sets that will be available at ONE LITTLE SPARK'S Hero Arts Preview Party this Sunday, December 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. Supplies: Stamps... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2011 at Southern Breezes
Could not resist playing along with Tim Holtz's 12 Tags of Christmas this year! I do believe the new Winter Edition of Distress Inks are my all time favorites! All three were used on this "JOY" tag. After the #8... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2011 at Southern Breezes
Learn fun embossing and distressing techniques while creating this card from Saturday's Holiday Extravaganza "Nature's Beauty" class at 1 p.m. at ONE LITTLE SPARK Call 609.296.2751 for more information or to register for class. Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at Southern Breezes
Most of us have furry family members so why shouldn't they be featured on a photo card?!? Here's my little fella, Spike. The sentiment from AMuse is perfect for this card... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2011 at Southern Breezes
This card was inspired by Nichol Magouirk's newsletter card featured on Day 4 of the Holiday Card Boot Camp.... This card can hold a small newletter, but since I don't send those yearly holiday updates I opted to print our... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2011 at Southern Breezes
Did you ever find yourself in one of those slumps where nothing seems to come together in reality the way it looks in your head? That's where I've been lately so last week I decided I needed a little creative... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2011 at Southern Breezes
and over 80 degrees outside so what better day for a Christmas card? PK Glitz's "Autumn in New England" collection of coordinating glitters and embossing powders arrived at ONE LITTLE SPARK a few days ago and I could hardly wait... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2011 at Southern Breezes
Why is it that I made three cards and one treat holder today and the only thing I took a picture of was the treat holder? *shaking head* Maybe because I really like making treat holders this time of year.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2011 at Southern Breezes
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Oct 7, 2011
Today was a perfect autumn day! Sunny, cool and crisp! I love everything about this time of year - the smells, the colors, the pumpkins - oh yes, especially the pumpkins. They even showed up on this card... Paper: A... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2011 at Southern Breezes
Wow! Can you believe it's only 25 more days until Halloween? When I realized it was creeping up on me I felt compelled to do a little spooky crafting. But then, it doesn't take much to compel me to make... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at Southern Breezes