Gettin’ Punchy with Jean

This is going to be a real quicky, because I have to head out to a rehearsal.  But I wanted to show you another of my swaps!

One of the best things about being a Stampin' Up!®  demo is you get to know stampers from all over the world.   I'll probably never meet most of them in person, but just chatting on web sites and forums is fun.  Two of my long-time forum friends are Jean and Darrah.  They're both incredibly amazing women, and have both done so much in their lifetimes that it's hard to believe they've only lived once!  So today's swap is from Jean.

I love her colors and the way Jean used punches.  I also really like stamping on designer paper!  And did you notice the ribbon?  I wasn't brave enough to stamp on the ribbon, but I love the way Jean's turned out.

Even though I loved the colors, I wanted to "spring it up" a little.  So I used colors and designer paper from the Sunny Garden designer series paper pack.  Here's mine…


The basic layout and idea – still Jean's.  Here are the supplies, and then I'm out the door!!  Thanks for stopping in.  (Oh, yes, I did add a little 2-way glue and Dazzling Diamonds to the designer paper, thank you for asking.  Maybe it's because I'm singing soprano in the Oratorio Society, but now whenever a project needs a little "something," my first inclination is to add glitz.  Go figure!!)

Stamp sets: Sweet Summer (FREE SAB set**), Easter Blossoms
Ink:  Old Olive, Peach Parfait classic; Poppy Parade stampin' write marker
Paper:  Sunny Garden designer series paper; Old Olive, Poppy Parade, Daffodil Delight, Peach Parfait, Whisper White card stock
Other:  Scallop edge border punch, wide oval punch, scallop trim border punch, 2-step bird punch, designer label punch; Daffodil Delight taffeta ribbon, stampin' dimensionals, 2-way glue pen, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, rhinestone jewels

**There's only a little over a week left of Sale-a-bration!  Don't miss out.  I'll have a final order going in this weekend, so if you want to take advantage of FREE STAMPS and other products, contact me, or order online, 24/7!

About buffycooper

Among other things, I am a musician who enjoys papercrafting (specifically with rubber stamps), a Stampin' Up!® demonstrator, Christian, wife and mom to two great boys.
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1 Response to Gettin’ Punchy with Jean

  1. Jean Fitch says:

    Ah…so that’s why I feel like I’m 2 or 3 lifetimes old…explains the fatigue so well – LOL!
    Yep you have me smiling springtime smiles my friend. I love your springtime version Buffy…gorgeous…your little bird looks so pert and happy and ready to take wing…hm…maybe because he/she has a wing? Thanks for sharing your CASE. I love the idea you have going of doing your own version of each of the swap cards.
    Maybe if you put this card in the window it will call Spring to you?
    Hugs and Blessings – J.


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