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My stamping partner Elizabeth Hamilton designed this dramatic card for last month’s Inkspiration Saturday. I think it’s perfect for an any-occasion guy card. There’s no stamping on it, only die cutting. The positive die cuts of the Artichoke and Pear … Continue reading
Do you send Thanksgiving cards? If so, this is the week to buckle down so they arrive in plenty of time for the recipients to enjoy them. I like displaying the ones we receive on our buffet so that visitors can … Continue reading
I struggled with the name of this technique — it’s not the faux metal I learned so long ago, it’s more of a faux metal patina. But that didn’t sound very appealing for a Christmas card! When I looked back at … Continue reading
Although I’ve seen several of examples of this tree-as-leaf image, my friend Cindy Elam stamped the very first one I saw! This is my October camp version. The base of that leaf is a piece of Thick Whisper White that’s been … Continue reading
As I ramp up the prep for the October edition of Jingle Jump, I need to make sure to share this card from September’s JJ. (Yes! All new cards October 21-22!) This card could be easily made more elaborate, but the … Continue reading
Uh-oh. I seem to remember seeing a card that inspired this September camp card, but … hmmm. Nowhere to be found. I apologize to the stamper whose work took me in this direction. Step forward and take credit, please! I never … Continue reading
This was one of my favorite cards from last month’s Jingle Jump. It’s so bold and almost reminds me of the graphics on a can of pop. Do you get that advertising vibe, too? The Merry Medley background stamp makes a great chalkboard look; … Continue reading
This September camp card has been a favorite — it’s easy and pretty fast and gorgeous. And I have Sarah Klass to thank for that! Here’s a design element worth using: the monochromatic embossed panel lightly adhered to the card base. … Continue reading