Archive for October, 2010

Oct 30 2010

More CAS and Many New Things!

Another Saturday with much to share.  I have new stamps to show you and some new holiday ribbon, but first I REALLY wanted to do another Clean and Simple Christmas Card.  To me, Clean and Simple is the perfect solution for Christmas cards when we are super busy as it is and are then faced with […]

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Oct 28 2010

Stamp Simply #163 – Tis the Season for Clean and Simple

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Tis the Season for Clean and Simple – Clean and Simple is definitely the way to go when we need to mass produce.  But it’s also a very refreshing and pleasing style to fall back on any time at all.  Today let us truly think Clean and Simple – SUPER SIMPLE.  And let’s make cards […]

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Oct 27 2010

Clean and Simple Wedding Wishes

In contrast to yesterday’s wedding card, this is very clean and simple, using SU Very Vanilla cardstock and an exquisite set by Verve.  Take a look: Simple elegance = quick and easy to make, and that’s a GOOD thing! I absolutely love this set by Verve.  It’s called Blessings and has 12 stamps for $24.00.  […]

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Oct 25 2010

Vintage Wedding with Webster’s Pages

I need to make several wedding cards in short order.  This is the first and I’ve done it in a vintage style using beautiful vintage inspired papers and lace by Webster’s Pages and May Arts Silk Ribbon.  If truth be told, this card was actually made from scraps of paper left over from the last card I […]

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Oct 23 2010

Yuletide Tall Box

As promised, I’m back with the cutting and scoring measurements for the tall slender boxes I so love.  Though I have made many of these boxes over the years, I do not intend in any way to take credit for their design.  I spotted these tall slender boxes in a book I picked up at […]

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Oct 21 2010

Stamp Simply #162 – Count Your Blessings

Count your Blessings – We all have MUCH to be thankful for.  And with Thanksgiving approaching we are reminded to Count Those Blessings!!!  Today’s challenge is wide open, but it has an overall theme of THANKFULNESS.  Some ideas that come to my mind – a thank you note, a small hostess gift, a project featuring […]

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Oct 21 2010


I can barely contain myself!  My shipment of the NEW Webster’s Pages lines arrived on Tuesday night!  Anyone who has ever used the lovely vintage inspired papers and embellishments from Webster’s Pages will totally GET where I’m coming from — LOL!!!    Take a peek: Waiting for Santa/Sweet Season Vintage Christmas never looked better than in […]

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Oct 18 2010

A Proper Gentlemen’s Birthday

Yes, one of the most proper of gentlemen in our family is having a birthday soon, so I made this Gift Card holder to send him — our oldest son!  It uses paper from Graphic 45’s A Proper Gentlemen, a truly proper paper for a true gentlemen.  Take a look: This was quick and easy […]

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Oct 16 2010

Glad Tidings Boxed Set, plus…

… we have  a WINNER from this week’s Stamp Simply Blog Hop.  The winner of this month’s Hop gets to select $50 of RIBBON of their choosing from The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store — fun!!!! selected blog  #1 from which to choose the winner — well, Blog # 1 would be ME, so if […]

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Oct 14 2010

Stamp Simply #161 – Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Café – Today we are thinking *hard rocks* — NOT music – OR eating!!!  LOL!!!  Think metals and stones as added elements for your project.  Metallic pens, metallic papers, and rhinestones — gold, silver and diamonds – right?  Feel free to use copper, rubies, emeralds, pearls, etc.   Use these types of beauties to […]

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