Category Archives: Distressing

Old Friends

I’ve been digging out some of the stamps that are buried on the bottom of the stamp stack.  I have a really bad habit of using new stamps and forgetting some of the older treasures.  So – here’s one that … Continue reading

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Leather & Metal

I was playing with the new Petite Purse die tonight, and wondered if I could make a briefcase with it.  I’m thinking it needs to be a little more square, so I’ll have to “futz” with the die.  But I … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light!

My dearest husband is, among other things, a licensed electrician.  We own an electrical contracting company.  And, if I do say so myself,  he’s the best around.  My older son, who works with him, is right behind him in skills.  … Continue reading

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So Many Techniques….

…I don’t know where to start!  My stamping goodies came all week; I’ve had a package every day.  But I’ve been so busy, I just didn’t have time to even look at them.  My afternoon appointment was canceled today, so … Continue reading

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Awash with Flowers in Linen

Here’s the card we made at our Technique class.  I love the look of the flowers on the “linen,” but I’m not sure it works as well with larger images.  Here’s the other “Faux Fabric” card I did, and I … Continue reading

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Faux Fabric

Happy 2012!  I’m getting ready for the first technique class of the year, and this is one of our techniques for this week.  I saw the idea first on Jan Diercks’ blog.  There are one or two blogs I try … Continue reading

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Vintage Inchies

I’m going to brag a little.  Since I’m a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator, I’ve already seen (and have a copy) of the Occasions mini catalog, and I’ve seen the Sale-a-bration catalog.  And I got to place an order from the Occasions … Continue reading

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