Monthly Archives: June 2012

Raspberry Smiles

Stamps:  Reason to Smile, Tea Shoppe; Ink:  More Mustard, So Saffron, Raspberry Ripple, Pretty in Pink stampin’ write markers; Paper:  Raspberry Ripple, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White card stock;  Floral District designer series paper; Other:  Word Window and Modern Label punches, Dazzling Details, sponge, Big … Continue reading

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Embossed Eleanor

Today was so much fun!  It was another Liz & Sandy Friday.  We met at the office around 10 and stamped until after 3.  I got about a card an hour created.  This was the first one.  I was going … Continue reading

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Do-over Day

I wasn’t really thrilled with the Reason To Smile card I posted yesterday.  Then my brilliant friend, Linda Wicks, suggested turning it.  Ha!  Perfect.  I like it a lot better this way.  (Yes, the sentiment is crooked.  I even used … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Smile

Here’s a reason to smile.  Stampin’ Up! is offering a new, one month only stamp set in July called “Reason to Smile.”  If you spend $50, you can get the new set for $5 – wood or clear mount.  I … Continue reading

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Daydream Medallions

I had the best day today visiting my mom and dad, and then shopping with Mom.  So this is a really quick post since I played all day. Here’s a swap card I received from my friend Susan Horr in … Continue reading

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Betsy’s Textured Blossoms

I wanted to play around with making a custom stamp pad today.  The first idea I had didn’t work well, but this one was ok. I took a foam pad that had felt on one side, and I made a … Continue reading

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Great Day!

This was a great day!  Sandy, Liz and I headed to Dulles this morning for the scrapbook convention.  I spent way too much money, but picked up some terrific ideas!  After we looked and spent as much as we wanted, … Continue reading

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Bordering on Wonder

This was another of my “challenge yourself” cards.  The only thing I didn’t have with me when I made it was the ribbon.  It uses the Bordering on Romance set from the Stampin’ Up! catalog with Wisteria Wonder ribbon. Stamps: … Continue reading

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Stampin’ Spritzers

I am loving the new Stampin’ Spritzers in the annual Stampin’ Up! catalog.  They’re a great size, and you can add classic refills to any liquid to create your own spritzer.  I used about 20 drops of refill, then filled … Continue reading

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Reverse Masking

I worked on a card yesterday that was “reverse masked.”  I used leftovers from other events – paper, punched flowers, even the mask – and was very happy with the results.  Then I checked my friend Darrah’s blog this morning, … Continue reading

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