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True Friends yet again….

I just love this set. I was so happy it made it into our mini catalogue but I’ve probably mentioned that already.

I made these 2 cards last Saturday evening for a Sketch Challenge that we do on one of the Yahoo groups I’m in.


True Friends 3

This is the 1st card I made which I’m really happy with. I really like this colour combo. Just a shame that the DSP I’ve used was from the Sampler Promotion pack a few months back but I’m thinking that the Polka Dot background stamp, stamped in Whisper White craft ink onto the Almost Amethyst Cardstock may give a similar result. I’ll have to try it and show you how it turns out.

Stamp sets: True Friends, Short & Sweet
Card: Always Artichoke, Lovely Lilac, Very Vanilla, Almost Amethyst DSP
Ink: Always Artichoke, Almost Amethyst & Lovely Lilac Markers, Always Artichoke inkpad
Accessories: Always Artichoke 1/4″ grosgrain ribbon, Tool Kit, Pretties Kit, Stampin’ Dimensionals


True Friends 2

I then made the card up using some of the Apple Cider paper and coordinating cardstock. As we don’t have In Colour Markers I made my own Wild Wasabi and River Rock markers using a blender pen and reinker. I think I need a bit more ink in the Wild Wasabi but it’s still okay.

Stamp sets: True Friends, Short & Sweet
Card: Wild Wasabi, Really Rust, Very Vanilla, Apple Cider DSP
Ink: Really Rust, Wild Wasabi & River Rock Markers, Wild Wasabi Inkpad
Accessories: River Rock double-stitched ribbon, Tool Kit, Pretties Kit, Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Cherry Backpack

I don’t know if you have seen many of these mini backpacks around yet but they are just too cute, so I had to make one myself. I actually made this last Friday afternoon but it’s taken me this long to photograph, edit and then find time to get on and share it with you all.

Cherries Backpack 1  Cherries Backpack 1a

I was originally planning on making these for my eldest daughters party bags last Saturday but seeing I left it till the night before I knew I wouldn’t get them done (unless of course I didn’t sleep) in time.

Card: Real Red, Summer Picnic DSP
Accessories: Crop-a-dile, Old Olive 5/8″ grosgrain ribbon, Sticky Strip, Velcro Dots.

Spring is in the Air….

September is the start of spring so I thought I’d blow the dust off and old set and have a play with the Looks Like Spring stamp set and matching Spring Showers & Spring Flowers Designer Series Papers. These papers are still current and can be purchased by speaking with your demonstrator or myself about ordering some.

I decided to play with the Spring Showers papers first and created this card.

Looks Like Spring 3

This card is in the mail to someone so I hope they like it.

Stamp sets: Looks Like Spring, Short & Sweet
Card: Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Barely Banana, Very Vanilla, Spring Showers DSP
Ink: Bashful Blue, Barely Banana, Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Aged Copper Hodgepodge, Rhinestone Brads – Ice, Spring Bouquet Punch, Small Oval Punch, Chocolate grosgrain ribbon (retired), Mini Glue Dots, Stampin’ Dimensionals


This next card is using the Spring Flowers papers and a just a slight variance on the previous layout.


Looks Like Spring 2

This card is also on the way to someone too.

Stamp sets: Looks Like Spring, One of a Kind
Card: Chocolate Chip, Barely Banana, Mellow Moss, Very Vanilla, Spring Flowers DSP
Ink: Cameo Coral, Barely Banana
Accessories: Spring Bouquet Punch, Large Oval Punch, Rhinestone Brad – Ice, Ribbon Originals – Sherbet, Mini Glue Dots, Sponge Dauber, Stampin’ Dimensionals.


I decided to make one more card with this set and the Spring Flowers papers. I’m not real sure on this one though, so please let me know what you think. I’m not sure if you can tell in the picture but I’ve added Crystal Effects to the centre of the flowers and sprinkled Dazzling Diamonds on hence why I added the word ‘sparkle’.


Looks Like Spring 1

Stamp sets: Looks Like Spring, Warm Words
Card: Chocolate Chip, Barely Banana, Very Vanilla, Spring Flowers DSP
Ink: Cameo Coral, Barely Banana, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Mellow Moss Taffeta ribbon, Designer Label Punch, Large Oval Punch, Spring Bouquet Punch, Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Mini Glue Dots.