See You Later…

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Couldn’t resist making this card with the Animal Expedition Designer Series Paper from Stampin’ Up! and the new Make A Difference Stamp Set. The set has upper and lower case letters, a complete set of number, plus lots of small stamps with all those useful stamps such as “Handcrafted Just For You, Handstamped By and the ever useful Stampin’ Up! copywrite stamp.

Remembering the Sixties

This layout and the idea came from a card my friend and upline, Linda Heller did a couple of weeks ago. But I’m a child of the sixties…I said sixties not hippies so I thought I would add a little 1960’s to the card. I wish it were a VW Van but you can’t have everything. The car does tells the story and the rainbow…well think of it as a headband. IMG_1266

American Graffiti

American Graffiti

This Stampin’ Up! Brick Wall Embossing Folder just screamed for graffiti. It’s a great embossing folder made even better because it’s 6″ x 6″. I worked with an entire 6″ x 6″ piece of Whisper White embossed card stock and trimmed out the best part to add to the card.

Come here little fishes…

Come here little fishes...

Saw the instructions to make this little pouch on Sam Donald’s Pootles Blog. Thanks, Sam. Lucky me, when I went to cut a template so I wouldn’t forget, a scrap of this paper was right there beside my trimmer. I put the little pouch together and then I noticed the whale on the remaining paper. Viola! Here’s my take on Sam’s treat pouch.

Perfect Quick Photo Backgrounds

If you need a quick and good base and background on which to photograph your projects with your iPhone i.e. smartphone or iPad, I came up with this solution. Use two pieces of card stock or patterned paper. Lay one sheet against the screen of your laptop and one across the keyboard. You can then balance your camera, phone or iPad on the table. I used this method to photograph the birthday card shown in this post. I found the layout for the card on the internet. Thank you very much for the use of your sketch.

You can choose the color(s) that best shows off your project. The photos show the same card photographed on different colors and patterns. The card stock or Designer Series Paper (DSP) is not damaged and is ready for another project. You can also angle your laptop screen to the best angle for your photo.

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Card Stock: Whisper White, Bermuda Bay, Basic Black, Strawberry Slush, Crushed Curry – Ink: Strawberry Slush – DSP: Kaleidoscope Item# 132995 – Stamp Sets: Sketched Birthday Item# 130426, Petite Pairs Item# 122497, Circle Framelits Item# 130911

All the products used in this post except for the laptop are from Stampin’ Up! Please contact me

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