Tag Archives: Fabulous Phrases

Saying Goodbye

SAYING GOODBYE Saying, “Goodbye,” is never easy.  Even though I love seeing the new catalog, it’s always hard to give up some of my old products.  This card uses a few “retiring” products.  The silver glimmer paper was listed as … Continue reading

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Technique Thursday

This card uses both techniques we’ll be doing at class this month.  One is partial embossing on vellum and the other is a paint chip design. Neither of these is an original idea, but I don’t know who to credit.  … Continue reading

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Love Triangles

Everything in me wanted to grab some flower stamps today.  It’s beautiful outside – and around 60 degrees.  It’s hard to believe last week this time everything was covered in snow and it was below freezing. I wanted to do … Continue reading

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WOW Card Class

Here’s another card we’ll be making at the WOW card class August 24.  It’s going to be a lot of fun! This one was inspired by a card presented at Stampin’ Up! Convention 2013 by Shelli Gardner and by a … Continue reading

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Something Old and Something New

When Stampin’ Up! partnered with Sizzix about four or five years ago, I was really excited!  Mike bought me the whole bundle they were offering that year for my birthday.  I used it – and loved it – but I … Continue reading

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A Make & Take and a Swap

 Here’s one of my swaps from the Stampin’ Up! Baltimore Regional.  This was created by Kathy Rau from Elkridge, MD.  Is this cute or what?  I love the colors in this tag.  Sadly, the paper and ribbon are retired – … Continue reading

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I’m Grateful!

Here’s another technique for class on Thursday.  I was stumped for an idea, and my friend Susan Horr came to the rescue again!  (Thanks, Susan!!) This uses the clear, acrylic blocks from Stampin’ Up!.  The colors look like a Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Just Flying By To Say…

…hi!  Here’s a card I started last Friday, but didn’t get finished until today.  It was super simple!  I punched about 12-15 circles from Stampin’ Up!’s new Summer Smooches designer series paper with the 1-3/4″ circle punch, folded each in … 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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Poppies and Limeade with Pear Flowers

This will be a quick post, because I have to get up at 5 a.m. tomorrow.  Bleh.  I know, I know.  A lot of you get up at that time or earlier every day.  But let me tell you – … Continue reading

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