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Monday, July 25, 2011

Convention Swap & Card 1 From the July Stamp-A-Stack

These are the cards (51!) I made for a swap I was in at Convention. They use the new Designer Frames Embossing Folders Set (page 218 of the Idea Book & Catalog) and Lace Ribbon Border Punch (page 211 of the IB&C). The Happy Birthday is from Perfect Punches (page 140 of the IB&C).

I did my swaps in various colors (this one is Pear Pizzazz) and with various Designer Series Papers (this is from the 2010-2012 In Color Paper Stack, page 186 of the IB&C).

This was the first card I made, using Pretty In Pink and Rose Red and the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder (page 219 of the IB&C) instead of DSP. The dots made it too hard to attach the Lace Ribbon Border and I didn't like the 2 colors. I also decided it would be easier to cut out the frame rather than the oval. I have to see if the Oval Die is the right size so I could use the Big Shot to cut these out.

Here's a 3x3 card I made with some of hte pieces I was experimenting with. This is Rose Red and some discontinued DSP. The Thanks is from Thank You Kindly (page 168 of the IB&C).

For the Stamp-A-Stack, we used Pear Pizzazz and Poppy Parade. I'll be showing the rest of the cards each day this week- come back to check them out! And if you would like to join us for a Stamp-A-Stack, I have one each month, usually the 3rd Saturday. Check my calendar for exact dates and sign up info! 

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