Monday, March 25, 2013

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage....


My niece is being married this coming July and she asked me to make her wedding invitations.  This is the design she and her fiancee chose.  Flowering Flourishes were stamped in Always Artichoke on Very Vanilla and the color of the ink is Early Espresso.  You can't see it but the vines were stamped in Illuminate over the writing on the invitation itself.  It really added  to the over all look!  They didn't want a traditional RSVP card and have a web site set up for the big day.  Guests can RSVP on-line.  They also put their phone numbers for those who don't use a computer.  In today's "techno" world, this does make sense!
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Friday, March 22, 2013

I'm No Longer a Virgin....

...I have used clear stamps for the first time!  Yep!  Stampin' Up! is offering a trial of photopolymer stamps!  This first stamp set is called Designer Type Photopolymer Stamp Set (Order #132956).  It sells for $13.95 and has 57 (yes - 57!) pieces!  Because this is a trial, there may be limited quantities.  So if you are interested in this set, log on to my web site to order!  Or send me an e-mail!




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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Secret Garden



I saw this card at Leadership and thought liked the technique on the flowers.  They are embossed with white embossing powder, then "washed" with Tangerine Tango and an Aquapainter.  After it dried, I added some darker tones of Tangerine Tango before die cutting them with the framelits.  I played around with the Apothecary Accents for the bottom edge of the Whisper White piece. 
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