August Pals Blog Hop – Holiday Mini

Thank you for joining us for the August Pals Blog Hop. Even though it's only August we want to provide some inspiration for your upcoming holiday projects. This month's blog hop will showcase new products from the 2013 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. We hope you enjoy seeing how we use the new stamps, new punches and other accessories!  You should have just left stop number 24 on the Pals Hop – Rae Harper at Wild…

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Flower Shop and Pals Paper Arts challenge

The Pals Paper Arts Challenge closes in a couple of hours yet I wanted to squeak in with my spin on the color challenge.  I don't especially like pastels.  It probably is the result of living through the eighties where everything was peach colored!  However I do love Coastal Cabana and wanted to give this challenge a shot.  I created this card to send to my goddaughter to wish her luck as they start back…

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Weekend Happy Hour

Thankfully the weekend is finally here.  It was one of those weeks FILLED with the unexpected.  While it was all handled through the cooperation of great colleagues it was draining.  So I crafted a very quick card to celebrate it was finally Friday night using Stampin' Up's Happy Hour stamp set.   Happy Hour is such a versitile stamp set.  It can be used to create invitations, celebration cards or used just for a little…

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Mojo Monday meets Gingham Garden

Today I created a Clean and Simple (CAS) Thank You card inspired by the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge (MOJO305) designed by Julee Tilman.  I love using sketches to inspire me.  This card was super easy –  and could easily be created using DSP paper scraps. The sketch shows stitching around the edges of the card to create a border.  I used the Framed Tulips embossing folder to create the border on my card.  Then I pulled out…

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