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Stamped Cards

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I've been trying to catch up on some card making lately. I'd love to be able to get a dozen or two done in a day, but unfortunately, I just can't accomplish that unless I have the house to myself all day, which is highly improbable! So, in the meanwhile, I do what I can! ;) Here are a couple of my recent ones...

On this one, I started of by stamping the "just because" phrase (from Heidi Swapp) and temporarily covering it with a mask. (stamp the exact same image on a separate piece of paper, cut it out close to the image & adhere it over your first image with removable adhesive - now you can stamp over it without disturbing your first image!) Next, I stamped flourishes (from Autumn Leaves set) on the background and then embossed it with clear embossing powder. There's not color to it, only texture. I removed the mask I had made - no flourishes on my words! (I love that technique!) Next, I found my sheet of vellum flowers that I've had for a long, long t…

Beautiful Pattern Combos

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I frequently come across things that really just pop out at me & attack me with inspiration! I saw an amazing chair on a blog recently & had to follow it to it's source. I just absolutely love the combination of colors & patterns in this one simple chair! There are small poke-a-dots, bold stripes & large flowers. WOW! It's just so perfect! So, here it is...




Isn't it fantastic?! If you don't get the same joy out of it, I'm sorry... go grab another cup of coffee and browse the pages of her website! Her pattern combos just delight me to no end!!! :)