Monthly Archives: June 2010

Watercolor Birthday Wishes

This is one of the techniques we did at our class today.  It's similar to the "black magic" technique, but you stamp in white ink and color with Stampin' Pastels (chalk) instead of watercolor pencils. I never would have put … Continue reading

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Hydrangea macrophylla

Ha!  Karen Weber, aren't you proud of me???  I love the internet. Stampin' Up! demonstrators can pre-order selected items from catalogs so we can have samples and ideas ready to show you when the catalogs "go live."  We were able … Continue reading

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Very Bright!!

I am in a "Regal/Neutral/Subtle Rut," so decided to do something a little different.  This is just a simple little birthday card, but it's very bright! There's no sponging, no splattering, no designer paper – just a little stamping and … Continue reading

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Farewell, Glassy Glaze

I've never been one to pine over retired or discontinued products.  There's always something else out there that grabs my attention.  But there are a few things I have hated to see leave our catalogs.  Pearl Ex powders for one.  … Continue reading

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Pastel Techniques

Wednesday, June 30, is our Technique Class for June.  It's also the last day to order from the 2009-2010 Idea Book & Catalog – so be sure to get your order in early so you're not disappointed!  And, if you … Continue reading

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Chocolate Vanilla Cherries with Espresso

I think Cherry Cobbler is my favorite new color.  It's just so rich, and really does make me want some Bing cherries.  I had this idea late last night, and when I transferred thought to paper, it came out better … Continue reading

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Life in the Country

One of Mike's and my favorite restaurants is the Macaroni Grill.  I love their bread and the "Italian Butter" – olive oil with ground pepper that you dip the bread in.  I could make a meal out of that! Can't … Continue reading

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