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Archive for May, 2007

Last Week

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2007 @ 10:07 am in Projects | No Comments »

Last week did not include much stamping.  May is my gardening month – I had almost everything done by the Memorial Day weekend.  I don’t know how much longer I can do all my edging and mulching – it is so much work.  But at least I am healthy now and it was good exercise.  […]

Today’s Tip – Monogram Medallions

Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2007 @ 10:24 am in Projects | 2 Comments »

I saw a cool idea about making medallions using the stair steps corner punch and thought that it would make a great monogram card.  The original tutorials that I saw are here and here and Cami has some great variations here 1.  Cut a 2 by 2 inch piece of cardstock (or 2 sided designer paper). 2.  Corner punch all 4 corners […]

Today’s Tip – Frayed Ribbon

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2007 @ 10:12 am in Projects | 3 Comments »

Today’s Tip is for my class by mail participants who might want some help with fraying the grosgrain ribbon for the tag and anyone else who hasn’t tried this cool technique. The strands can get really slippery, so I like to use dental floss threaders. 1.  Cut off the bottom edge of a 6 inch piece of […]

Week of Concerts

Posted: Tuesday, May 15th, 2007 @ 12:35 pm in Projects | No Comments »

I’m finally feeling lots better!  Now to get caught up on life.  I made these 2 pages right before I got sick.  My son had 3 different spring concerts (plus rehearsals) in one week!  He made it through like a trooper and I had to tell the story. The alphabet is Typeset upper.  The faux […]

Under the weather

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2007 @ 6:49 am in Projects | 2 Comments »

I have been too sick to stamp this week, so here’s an old one from my files.  I did think to call Stampin’ Up! from my hospital room Wednesday morning to register for convention.  It’s a good thing I remembered since Session I was filled within a few hours!  Now I have to wait for the […]

out with the old

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2007 @ 7:21 am in Projects | No Comments »

Now that the retiring stamps list is here, I am pulling out some old favorites to play with!  This card was made for this weeks sketch challenge (SC122)  here on  SCS. Retiring:  Petal Prints, Vintage Violet cardstock, Vintage Violet stitched ribbon New:  Palette O’ Prints double sided designer paper (Almost Amethyst) –  May Special

POP once more

Posted: Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007 @ 7:40 am in Projects | No Comments »

Just a quick one – I need to get some yard work done today while it is nice. Stamp Set: Polka Dots and Paisley Ink: Certainly Celery, So Saffron Paper:  So Saffron, Certainly Celery, Palette O’ Prints

Today’s Tip – Ribbon Frugality

Posted: Tuesday, May 1st, 2007 @ 8:31 am in Projects | 12 Comments »

I promised my customers a tip on how to make the most of your ribbon.  My friend Edie is the expert on this technique, but I’ll give it a try.  1.  Take one end of your ribbon, loop it around a finger and tie it in a knot. 2.  Remove the ribbon from your finger.  […]