Tag Archives: vintage

Quick & Easy Birthday Card

I love sending handmade birthday cards to friends and family, but sometimes birthdays sneak up on me.  It’s nice to have a stash of cards on hand, but if I don’t have any that are appropriate, this is a quick … Continue reading

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Tap, Tap, Tap

This is another new set from the Stampin’ Up! annual catalog – Tap Tap Tap.  This is like the typewriter I learned to type on waaaaay back in my senior year of high school.   For the record, we did … Continue reading

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Does Dog Hair Qualify as Mixed Media?

I wanted to create a “Mixed Media” card and use some clay, paper, card stock and ink, a little paint and some embellishments.  I started with Modern Medley designer series paper.  I knew I wanted to use the sheet with … Continue reading

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Walter Update and Cute Hedgies

I’m happy to report that Walter is doing so much better.  He’s back to his normal happy (scrappy!) self.  He went shopping with us today, and when we got home, one of our neighbors was walking his toy poodle in … Continue reading

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The Life You’ve Imagined

This was a color challenge for a Facebook group I’m a member of.  The colors for the challenge are Soft Suede, Island Indigo and Strawberry Slush.  I like the combination, and I wanted to do a vintage card to prove … Continue reading

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Postage Due

I love the vintage look of the Soho Subway designer series paper.  I cut a small piece, then inked the large stamp in the “Postage Due” set with different colors of ink.  (Tip:  If you’re using a large stamp and … 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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Soho Subway Hello

I love the vintage look of the new Stampin’ Up! Soho Subway designer series paper.  I added some splatters from the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set (love it!!) in Baked Brown Sugar and Crisp Cantaloupe.  It’s my favorite new set, I … Continue reading

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All Dressed Up!

Here’s another sketch challenge.  This challenge was one of the weekly challenges on the Stampin’ Up! demonstrator forum.  Liz Goldhawk, a demo from Canada, designed the sketch. I used the All Dressed up Bundle from the Stampin’ Up! spring catalog … Continue reading

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Bring on the Birthday!

The much talked about snowstorm has started here.  We’re in the 6-16″ (or more) range – depending on what weather station you’re watching.  I’m not happy.  I’m expecting four Stampin’ Up! packages over the next two days, and I know … Continue reading

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