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Archive for April, 2012

A Dry Embossing Technique

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2012 @ 11:19 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here’s a card inspired by our demonstrator magazine.  They used acrylic paint to make the base layer, but I decided to brayer some classic ink onto a glossy cardstock scallop instead.  I then ran it through the Big Shot with the embossing folder.  I sanded off the raised color and added a different shade of ink with sponge daubers.   This would […]

Loving Thoughts

Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 @ 11:59 am in Projects | No Comments »

The Loving Thoughts stamp set has been a real favorite the last few months.  It is not available after April 30.  I hope it will make it to the new catalog in June, but there are no guarantees.  The twitterpated buttons and paper,  pool party bakers twine and white waffle paper are other limited items.  The waffle paper would be […]

Send Me Soaring

Posted: Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 @ 10:50 am in Projects | No Comments »

The Send Me Soaring stamp set is only available for a few more weeks.  It’s such a fun, springy set to play with.  It would be good for graduation cards too.  This is a CASE from our demonstrator magazine.  I added the ties with the Lucky Limeade Baker’s Twine.  Class info for Tues is in yesterday’s […]

April Stamp Class

Posted: Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 @ 7:54 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are the projects for the April Stamp class.  Tues the 17th at 1 pm, my house.  Cost $5, free for club members.  Please RSVP- Invite a friend!   All use the Summer Smooches products that are available for this month.  Don’t forget to check out the Clearance Rack – they added 4 more things since […]

Clearance is Updated

Posted: Monday, April 9th, 2012 @ 10:26 am in Projects | No Comments »

Fun surprise this morning – my favorite DSP from last year (Nautical Expedition) and the Stampin’ Card Keeper are 60% off.  Also up are some great Christmas items retired from the last Holiday Minicatalog – don’t miss Frostwood Lodge and last year’s SAB paper and ribbon – Ice Cream Parlor.   Click the SHOP NOW button at […]

Tap Dancing Technique

Posted: Saturday, April 7th, 2012 @ 7:57 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here’s a card I CASED from our last demonstrator magazine.  Ink up the Elements of Style stamp with Daffodil Delight and then tap (or thump) the Tangerine Tango marker here and there to add some darker color.   Happy Easter!  

Summer Smooches

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2012 @ 11:49 am in Projects | No Comments »

Here are some bright and cheerful cards I made using small pieces of  the new designer paper and the Friendly Phrases stamp set.  Details of the Summer Smooches promotion can be found here:

Summer Smooches

Posted: Thursday, April 5th, 2012 @ 9:23 am in Projects | No Comments »

Before I show some more of my own projects, I wanted to share some photos from Leadership of the coordinating Summer Smooches products (April Special – see sidebar).  Our bags and tote were made of the fabric as were the aprons worn by the Make&Take helpers.  And the  matching Fancy Favor  treat holder was really […]

Summer Smooches

Posted: Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 @ 12:54 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The Special for April is a preview of a new suite of coordinating products called Summer Smooches.  You can click on the link on the sidebar for the brochure.  Here are two cards made with the Bright Blossoms stamp set.  I used the “A Word for You” and “Friendly Phrases” stamp sets for sentiments.  The first card has […]

Petite Purses

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 @ 9:51 am in Projects | No Comments »

Aren’t these adorable?  They are just the right size for a few Hershey nuggets or kisses.  The Petite Purse Die for the Big Shot is available for the month of April and then will be in the new catalog starting June 1.  See yesterday’s post, or the sidebar link for more information.  I used the Summer […]