Origami Birds

A while ago I created a card for a gift certificate that featured a glossy looking diecut word, and the recipient was very curious how in the world I created that. I learned the trick from the interwebz, and I decided to show the South Burlington stamp club group the...

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Sale-A-Bration Coordination

Stampin' Up! has just released (a few hours ago) some items that are designed to coordinate with the Sale-A-Bration products that you've been enjoying for a couple of months. There are some Big Shot dies, a punch and a new stamp set with greetings that will coordinate...

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Cupcake Wishes

I designed this card for two reasons. First, I needed to figure out the next card for the birthday card ministry for our church. I try to design cards that a small group can assemble quickly. I typically do the stamping in advance to speed up the process. This time, I...

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Tea Anyone?

I decided to show the Essex stamp club the hinged die-cut technique as well this month. This time I featured the tea set from the Occasions catalog and the Ovals dies. I have to confess that I went a little crazy with coloring projects this month, but this pretty tea...

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Hummingbird Glory

This was the "simpler" card that we made at the Essex stamp club this month. I went a little crazy with the coloring this month and both of the cards we made required the Stampin' Blends. I was happy to pull out this pretty stamp set and the coordinating dies for this...

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Amazing Blooms

I designed this card for the South Burlington stamp club group. I wanted to take the opportunity to showcase a stamp set from the Occasions catalog. I actually received the pretty floral set at the November OnStage event, and this is the first time that I inked it up....

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Cupcake Fun!

This was the more involved card that the South Burlington stamp club made this month. The picture is a little deceptive, but we used a new technique for this card. When you look at the photo, it isn't obvious what is going on. First, we used the Stamparatus to stamp...

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Valentine’s Reveal

I hope that you've been enjoying my recent posts where I've been sharing the bits and pieces of this sampler. I've been seeing these show up in various stamping blogs and social media, and with a nudge from a stamping friend, I decided to give it a try. Each section...

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Building the Foundation

All those pieces of art that I've been creating need to go somewhere, so I had to make a pretty spot to hold them. My frame that this is going in is 12" x 12", which is perfect for a full sheet of DSP. I added some cardstock layers and some lacy diecuts on the edges...

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Hearts Abound

This post features the last two sections in my sampler project. This image is the one and only piece that clearly makes it a Valentine's Day creation. Of course, the colors I used and the plethora of hearts and messages of love makes it pretty obvious it is a...

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