A Manly Birthday card

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Have you ever seen a stamp set and just knew you had to make a card with it. The Open Sea set in our new Summer Mini just called out to me as a perfect Manly card waiting to be born. Since guys like clean and simple, I stuck with limited colors and squared corners and NO sponging. (I didn’t … Read More

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Lighthouses for Mom…

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My mother loves Lighthouses and when I saw the Uncharted Territory set – boy, did I see the possibilities! I also saw a sketch on one of the blogs I follow and just had to try to put the two together. The blog with the sketch was Stampin 411. thanks for the inspiration gals. Lighthouse Card #1 Recipe: Stamps: Uncharted … Read More

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Sketches & Scraps was a blast!

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At my Sketches & Scraps event on Saturday we had a select group of  4 lovely ladies and one toddler (plus me). Everyone had fun and  created 2 to 6 cards. Here is the first sketch: And the second sketch, both created in MDS.   Here is a group shot of the cards made from the sketches and the creators. … Read More

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Thanks for Caring from a sketch

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Here is my second card from a sketch by Robin Messenheimer. For this card I used my new favorite stamp set Thanks for Caring but made the card a thank you/thinking of you rather than a sympathy. I used 2 sides of the same DSP paper from the Elegant Soiree pack  both cut to 5¼” wide by 2” high. I … Read More

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What do you do…

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… when you discover that you have made a cutting error after cutting out 15 custom envelopes. Well, after remaking the envelopes in the correct size. I then had to find a way to use the ones I had cut too small in one direction. So I calculated the size card that would fit in the new envelope size and … Read More

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