Archive for the 'October Afternoon' Category

Jul 20 2010

Dare to Get Dirty Challenge

If you haven’t checked it out yet, this week are the Dare to Get Dirty Challenges over at Splitcoaststampers, and today I’m hosting one of the challenges. You can read all about it over at SCS. This event is hosted annually by the Dirty Dozen, current and alumni, as a little thank you and fun […]

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Jul 01 2010

Stamp Simply #146 – Star Light, Star Bright

Star Light, Star Bright — This week we will focus on incorporating stars into our projects — partriotic stars; A+ Great Job! stars; twinkle, twinkle little stars — ANY kind of stars you like. Use punched or die cut stars, stickers, star paper — you get the idea. Just show us some fabulous stars this […]

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Jun 24 2010

Stamp Simply #145 – A Color Challenge

A Color Challenge – Color challenges have always been my very favorite. Choosing colors and patterns is my favorite part of the card-making process. Our challenge colors today are YELLOW and GRAY with EITHER White or Ivory as your neutral and adding Black for a little POP is totally OK, too! I’m sure we’ll see […]

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Jun 19 2010


Girls just wanting to have some fun! That’s what this HOP amounts to! A few of The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store Design Team girls and I decided a couple days ago to do a Saturday Hop, just for fun. So — here we go — I’ll show you my card first and then I’ll tell […]

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Jun 06 2010

Baby Girl in Cotton Scraps

Tonight I needed a quick card to mail out tomorrow for a brand new baby girl. Cotton Scraps to the rescue! No stamping — quick and easy, using Baby Girl Cotton Scraps for my focal image and Ducks in a Row 8×8 Pad by October Afternoon, dressed up with some buttons from my stash and […]

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May 24 2010

A Shabby, Thrifty Blog Hop!

Today a few of the Stamp Simply DT Girls and I decided to just have some fun. We LOVE the challenges posted over at The Shabby Tea Room, and today’s challenge was no exception. The inspiration photo is FAB, plus The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store is the prize sponsor this week at The Shabby Tea […]

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May 20 2010

Stamp Simply #140 – Gone Askew!

Gone Askew – Today’s challenge is something I like to fall back on if I’m in a super hurry to make a card because it’s just so easy — place your focal image askew on your card — no trying to center it or mat it perfectly — just place it askew. I love this […]

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May 12 2010

CPS166 is SEW JustRite!

This week JustRite Stampers is sponsoring the CPS Sketch Challenge and it’s a great sketch! Check it all out, play along and have a chance at a GREAT JustRite prize! Here’s what I made: I had SEW much fun making this card early this morning for 2 reasons: 1) I don’t think I’ve ever been […]

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May 09 2010

Thrift Shop Kit & Prayer/Card Request

Happy Mother’s Day to all you ladies out there — mothers or not. Today is a day to celebrate us all — hope you had a wonderful day! We did our usual Sunday routine of church, coffee at church, then brunch/lunch out, then we went to visit my Dad. I’ll give you his updated status […]

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May 06 2010

Stamp Simply #138 – Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day – Since this is Mother’s Day weekend, let’s do a card or project for Mother’s Day. I realize many of you may have your Mother’s Day projects complete already, so in that case make your card or project suitable for a woman for any occasion you desire. Just make sure it’s a VERY […]

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