10/02/2012

LOVE STORY...

Love Story
Tie a matching ribbon around the card to be removed by the recipient before he/she looks inside. The pretty piece of ribbon is an extra treat that may be used again...

Love Story2

Slip the card inside a matching envelope before gifting...

Love Story3

 

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  One in a Million Stamp Set #126380-W / #126382-C, Basic Black Card Stock #121045, Whisper White Card Stock #100730, Real Red Card Stock #102482, Jet Black StazOn Ink Pad #101406, Lace Border Punch (retired), Small Heart Punch #117193, Real Red 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon #126875, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301.

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10/01/2012

TUTORIAL...

Teeny Tiny


HERE'S HOW:  1) Punch two flowers with the Boho Blossoms Punch2) Punch one center with the 1/2" Circle Punch3) On one flower, snip between each petal with the Paper Snips4) Place a Stampin' Dimensional on top of the first flower.  5) Place the snipped flower on top of the plain flower.  6) Add the center.  7) Bend every other petal upward.  8) Add green foliage. I used the Little Leaves Sizzlit.

TTtools
SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  Summer Starfruit Card Stock #126839, Old Olive Card Stock #100702, Early Espresso Core'dinations Card Stock #127848, Boho Blossoms Punch #119858, Paper Snips #103579, 1/2" Circle Punch #119869, Little Leaves Sizzlit #114511, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

 

YOU CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MANY SUNFLOWERS!

Many

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09/28/2012

PRAYING FOR OUR TROOPS...

Military
 

09/26/2012

INDIAN SUMMER...

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we love it when the weather is warm and beautiful during September and October... an Indian Summer. The temperature was in the 50's during the night, and today it is expected to be in the low 90's.  Perfect weather to enjoy the SUNFLOWERS! 

Sunflower

I had planned to do a little Sunflower Tutorial, but I'm in California right now, so will do that in a few days when I return home to Washington State!  The tutorial is short and sweet, with emphasis on sweet.  Stay tuned!

Sunflower2

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  One in a Million Stamp Set #126380-W / #126382-C, Early Espresso Core'dinations Card Stock #127848, Very Vanilla Card Stock #101650, Summer Starfruit Card Stock #126839, Old Olive Card Stock #100702, Woodgrain Textured Embossing Folder #127821, Designer Frame Embossing Folder #123130, Little Leaves Sizzlit #114511, Designer Sanding Block #124304, Boho Blossoms Punch #119858, 1/2" Circle Punch #119869, 3/16" Corner Punch #119871, Neutral 3/16" Brads #119736, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

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Sunflowers

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09/24/2012

BRING ON THE CAKE!

After so many years as a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, my family and friends are (lovingly) spoiled and expect handmade cards rather than store-bought!  I can never have enough Happy Birthday cards on hand.  Here's one I made for my friend Cheryll...

 

Bring on the Cake

I think she'll like it lots...

 Bring on the Cake2

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHERYLL!

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  Bring on the Cake Stamp Set #121899-W / #121958-C, Primrose Petals Card Stock #126841, Whisper White Card Stock #100730, Twitterpated Designer Series Paper #125406, Night of Navy Stampin' Pad #126970, Fancy Fan Textured Embossing Folder #127751, 2-1/2" Circle Punch, 3/16" Corner Punch, Primrose Petals 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon #126844, Night of Navy 3/16" Brads #119737, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

ORDER YOUR BIRTHDAY SUPPLIES HERE

Happy
 

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09/21/2012

LIFETIME OF HAPPINESS...

I love surfing the web and looking at all the creative cards made by people around the globe. The variety of design-styles always intrigue and encourage me to expand my own style.  But here I go again, making a card that resembles many of the others I've made before... Oh well, there's always tomorrow!

Wishing You...

Never-the-less, it was fun using the square punch on this one, and I always receive a lifetime of happiness making each and every card...

Wishing You2

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES: One in a Million Stamp Set #126380-W / 126382-C, Early Espresso Card Stock #119686, Certainly Celery Card Stock #105125, Whisper White Card Stock #100730, Neutral Collection Designer Series Paper Stack #117157, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, 1-1/4" Square Punch #119865, Early Espresso 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, Fashionable Hearts Embosslit #125596, Rhinestone Basic Jewel #119246, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

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 Love

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09/20/2012

AUTUMN...

Enjoy Autumn on my Pinterest Page

Autumn at Pinterest

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09/19/2012

ANOTHER IDEA...

One in a Million

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 One in a Million2

I've seen lots of neat ways to use the

Tasteful Trim Bigz XL Die

and placing it at an angle on your card is yet another.

Tasteful


SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  One in a Million Stamp Set #126380-W / #126382-C, Pumpkin Pie Card Stock #105117, Very Vanilla Card Stock #101650, Basic Black Card Stock #121045, Floral District Designer Series Paper #126919, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Tasteful Trim Bigz XL Die #120893, Fun Flowers Bigz L Die #121812, 1" Circle Punch #119868, Basic Black 3/16" Neutral Brads #119736, Designer Brad (retired), Very Vanilla Medium Envelope #107300.

ORDER SOMETHING FUN HERE

Orange

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09/18/2012

FREE IS A VERY GOOD THING!

September

 

SHOP AND SAVE HERE!

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09/17/2012

HAPPY!

I think these colors look really happy together...

Petite Pairs
...don't you think so?

Petite Pairs2

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SUPPLIES & ACCESSORIES:  Petite Pairs Stamp Set #122495-W / #122497-C, Wisteria Wonder Card Stock #122922, Lucky Limeade Card Stock #122926, Whisper White Card Stock #100730, Summer Smooches Designer Series Paper #125409, Basic Black Stampin' Pad #126980, Designer Frames Folder #123130, Boho Blossom Punch #119858, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack #118309, Lucky Limeade 3/8" Ruffled Ribbon #122977, Old Olive 3/16" Bright Brads #119740, Whisper White Medium Envelope #107301, Stampin' Dimensionals #104430.

BE HAPPY! ORDER HERE

 

Petite Pairs3

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