Tag Archives: Serene Silhouettes

Backgrounds and Vellum

So I finally did it.  I created a black and white card with no added color.  I was tempted, but I resisted.  After about 15 years of stamping, I finally managed enough discipline to leave off color. I know you’re … Continue reading

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Serene Watercolor

My computer was running very, v-e-r-y slowly the other day (Comcast gives “high speed internet” a whole new meaning. “You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means.”)  Anyway, instead of sitting there, tapping … Continue reading

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Fall Silhouettes

This isn’t at all what I set out to create today.  My plan was a card with Autumn Accents leaves from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday catalog, but somewhere along the way my plan got drastically changed.  I love the way … Continue reading

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Moonlit Daydreams

I haven’t done a “moonlight” card for a long time.  I love silhouette sets, and the Serene Silhouettes set in the Stampin’ Up!® annual catalog just called to me.  I created the card, then had no idea what sentiment to … Continue reading

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Paying To Work

My Dad’s a farmer.  He grew apples and peaches and raised cattle for years until he retired.  I can honestly say that growing up on the farm was a wonderful experience.  Our lifestyle was simple, but we never lacked for … Continue reading

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Serene Silhouettes

Here’s another sketch challenge for Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.   Several demonstrators take turns presenting one each week on our demo forum, Stampin’ Connection.  This one really gave me a tough time.  Fortunately, my Rachel came by tonight and gave me a … Continue reading

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Mottled Background Technique

Just when I think I’m out of ideas for technique class, I discover something new – like the “Mottled Background Technique.”  We’ll be making a card with this technique at class tomorrow.  It works great with the new “Serene Silhouettes” … Continue reading

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