Monthly Archives: February 2015

Peacock News

Here’s a card I made for a friend of mine.  I wanted to see how the Blendabilities would work on the Typeset specialty designer series paper. Answer – Really well! I stamped the Perfect Peacock in Versamark, then embossed with black … Continue reading

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Book Box Card Set

This is an easy and attractive way to store a set of cards on any desk or shelf. The card box is shaped like a book with two pockets inside. One pocket holds eight cards and the other pocket holds … Continue reading

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Hello, You

This is one of our “Stamp Day” cards.  It’s so easy and fun – and I love the colors (Daffodil Delight & Blackberry Bliss).  I used the Hello You Thinlits to die-cut “thanks,” and, of course, cut off the “s.”  I … Continue reading

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Vintage Tag

This is a tag we’ll be making at the Stamping 101 class.  It looks a lot harder than it is!  This  class is on embossing, so there are a couple examples. First, I stamped the Dictionary background in Crumb Cake … Continue reading

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All About that Easel Base!

Easels are easy, and they add interest (and convenience) to a variety of projects.  This ensemble features a handy calendar stand with a pocket for note paper that would dress up any desk.  There are two greeting cards—the first one … Continue reading

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The New, Improved Paper Pumpkin

Have you seen the latest Paper Pumpkin kits?  If you haven’t looked at them lately, you’re missing out.  I’ll admit, when they first arrived, I was skeptical.  Honestly, I didn’t think the value was worth the price.  I mean – … Continue reading

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More Basic Butterflies

This is kind of a “modified bokeh” technique.  I used Naturals White cardstock for this one instead of watercolor paper – and it worked great.  I used an aqua painter to get the whole panel wet, then dripped a mixture … Continue reading

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Lucky Framed Art Gift Set

Make someone’s St. Patrick’s Day the luckiest one yet with this gift set! You’ll make this fun and festive Lucky Framed Art that is cute to display anywhere in your home or work space. You’ll also learn how to make … Continue reading

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Painted Blooms Card Holder

This beautiful Card Holder will easily hold eight cards and envelopes, making it the perfect gift!  Lovely and sure to impress – and easy to assemble!  You can change out the Designer Series Paper to suit any occasion or holiday.  … Continue reading

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Sheltering Tree Sketch Challenge

This is my entry in the Creating Pretty Cards sketch challenge #44.  You can see the sketch here. I used the Sheltering Tree stamp set from the Occasions catalog.  I love that set; it reminds me of a retired set, … Continue reading

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