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Jessica Taylor

Mother’s Day Card Idea

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Mother’s Day is coming up fast, so I thought I’d share a beautiful card idea with you in case you need an idea for your mom.  The beauty of this card is that it doesn’t have a greeting on the front, so you can really create it for ANY occasion and add your sentiment to the inside. The main image on this card is watercolored, so I thought I’d give you a few Tips for Watercoloring: Stamp your image using a waterproof ink that won’t smudge.  For this image I used the Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad by Stampin’ Up!…

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Making Cards Using What You Have

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As crafters we always want new supplies and are constantly adding new things to our wish lists after seeing what others have made.  One way to use what you have is to look at cards you like and follow the "sketch" of them.   I recently saw a card and loved the layout of it.  So I took the idea and made these two cards: The paper is cut to the same dimensions for each card, and each uses paper from the Beau Chateau Designer Series Paper pack.  By altering the colors, paper designs, ribbon and greeting shapes they both…

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Black and White Wedding Card

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This morning I went on a field trip to a dairy farm with my daughter’s Kindergarten class.  I am definitely a town girl!  I did have fun watching the kids react to the cows and pet the calves.  We even saw a calf that was just born this morning!  It was so small and soft looking laying in it’s stall.  We were told that by this evening she would be up and running around. Amazing! All those black and white cows got me thinking about making black and white cards and how they are always so elegant looking.  So I…

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Simply Elegant Sympathy Card

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The Big Shot makes it so easy to make beautifully elegant cards in just minutes.  This elegant Sympathy card was made by simply embossing Whisper White card stock with the Elegant Bouquet Embossing Folder, stamping a greeting in the white space and adding some ribbon.  Super simple and you can change the greeting for just about any occasion!  Supplies Used: Big Shot Die-Cut Machine Elegant Bouquet Textured Impressions Embossing Folder Die Blessings from Heaven stamp set Very Vanilla 8-1/2"x11" Card Stock Calypso Coral Classic Stampin Pad Calypso Coral 3/8 Inch Ruffled Ribbon Calypso Coral 8-1/2 X 11 Card Stock Bone…

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Retiring Stampin’ Up! Accessories List

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Get them before they are gone! Stampin’ Up! is retiring hundreds of accessories and these items are only available while supplies last!   Shop for Retiring Stampin’ Up! Products (some are up to 70% off!)   You may notice that all of our Stampin’ Pads are listed. This is for two reasons: (1) Craft Stampin’ Pads will only be available in black and white; and (2) we are introducing a new Firm Foam pad in our Classic Stampin’ Pads with the 2012-2013 annual catalog. In addition, please note the following about the new catalog: Only select Stampin’ Write Markers will…

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