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July 2007

New Album!!

Good morning!!!  I have added a new album for the cards we do at my card club each month!!  I will add to this each month, after our meeting!!


P.S.  I have one opening in the card club--we meeting Friday nights at 7pm--let me know if you're interested!

Card from Sherrie

Sherriethomas Good morning!!!   I wanted to share this beautiful card I received from Sherrie!!  She is my "upline"--which means that I signed up as a Stampin' Up! demonstrator under her.  She is in Ohio, and I sure do miss her!!  She sends me great cards, gifts, etc all the time!!  She's just the best!

Sara's Swap Card

Sarachamberlain Here's the last of the swap cards!  This was created by Sara--isn't it beautiful?!  She used the Rock and Roll technique on the big center image.  To do this, ink the large medallion stamp with soft sky ink, then gently roll 2/3 outer edge with groovy guava ink;  finally, roll the outside edge in blue bayou ink;  stamp image onto blue sky cardstock.  (thanks, Sara, for including the directions!!!)

In the Spotlight Hostess Set

Cardstock:  Blue Bayou, Groovy Guava & Blue Sky

Ink:  Soft Sky, Groovy Guava & Blue Bayou

Misc:  Coluzzle Circle Cutter

Happy Stamping!

Amy's Swap Card!

Amyjolley Isn't this a soft and elegant card?  I absolutely love the ribbon--what a great idea!!!  Amy is the creator of this beauty!!

Baroque Motifs Stamp Set

Cardstock:  Close to Cocoa, Soft Sky, Very Vanilla & Brocade Backgrounds Designer Paper

Ink:  Vanilla Craft, Chocolate Chip & Soft Sky Classic

Misc:  Vanilla grosgrain, copper Hodgepodge

Happy Stamping!

Splitcoast Stampers SC133

Tkfitesc133 Here's my interpretation of this week's sketch challenge!  I didn't stamp at all!  I used the new Winter Bright Simply Scrappin' Kit from Stampin' Up!  It's a great kit, with wonderful colors!!  And, it has the textured cardstock--see the red cardstock?!  It's beautiful!!!!

The kit comes with:

  1. 2 sheets of Bashful Blue textured cardstock: 12x12
  2. 2 sheets of Pretty in Pink Textured cardstock: 12x12
  3. 2 sheets of Real Red textured cardstock: 12x12
  4. 2 sheets of Wild Wasabi textured cardstock:  12x12  (this is a new In Color color)
  5. 6 sheets of exclusive Designer Series papers
  6. 6 sheets of exclusive, self-adhesive die cuts!

Happy Stamping!

Brenda's Swap Card!

This is my new favorite set!!!  And, I don't even own it!!!  I have seen soooooo many great ideas using this set--someone even made a ladybug from the petals!!  Anyway, this is the card Brenda did for our New Catalog Set Swap!!


Brenda used:

Pick a Petal & Sincere Salutations Stamp sets.

Cardstock:  Whisper White, River Rock, So Saffron & Wild Wasabi

Ink:  Elegant Eggplant, Sage Shadow & So Saffron

Misc:  Corner Rounder punch, 1 1/2" circle punch & Oval coluzzle for stem

P.S.  Have you noticed all the River rock being used?  It's very versatile, and will "match" just about anything!!

Happy Stamping!

Swap Card by Christine

Here's another card from my new set swap!! 

Christene Year after Year and Hugs & Wishes stamp sets

Cardstock:  Very Vanilla, Wild Wasabi, River Rock, Groovy Guava & Purely Pomegranate

Ink:  River Rock, Basic Black, Groovy Guava & Wild Wasabi

Misc:  Aquapainter

What a unique card--a great layout!!

Happy Stamping!

Card by Selene

I recently participated in a swap using new sets from the 2007-08 Fall-Winter Catalog!  Here is one of the cards I received:

Selenekempton Selene used the Three for You Punch Box--love those little flowers!  The cardstock is Basic Black, Soft Sky & Whisper White.  She also used the new Prints Designer paper in Soft Sky.  Other items used were dazzling diamonds glitter, black brads & black gingham ribbom.

Such a pretty card!!

Beate's Sketch Challenge #10

Beatessketchtkfite Hi!!  I have been stamping all day!  We're having our first Card Club meeting this Friday night, and I've been "creating" all day!!  I'm pooped!! :-)  I'll post the cards next week sometime!

Here's a card I did for Beate's sketch challenge.  You can see the sketch here.

I used the new Winter Bright Simply Scrappin' Kit.  It's soooo pretty!!  And the textured cardstock is to die for!!  There are 8 sheets of the textured cardstock in each simply scrappin' kit!!  No stamping involved at all on this card.  I did use some whisper white cardstock behind the striped piece, and behind the sentiment.  Other than that, it's all from the scrappin' kit! 

Happy Stamping!!