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My news of the week........

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On Friday I had the pleasure of a call from the lovely Jo at Scrap of Difference offering me a position on her DT for the next 6 months. I of course agreed very quickly, so will be looking forward to receiving a pack of goodies to create with soon.

I have done a couple of CC's since my last post so have a few new things to share with you.


First of all there are a couple more photos of cards I have created with the stamped embellishment swap items. The "thinking of you" is from a Stamps of Life set.
During the month of April Kim at Home and Scrapped challenged us to create three cards that were not the traditional rectangular shape.

My first ever circle card for a friend of mine who has recently had a new baby girl. It took me ages to balance the the embellishments to make it stand straight. Seems I am a little particular about doing that kind of thing.


This cute handbag card was cut using a template from an old TLC Artist choice kit. I scanned it and created a SCAL cut fil…

Cards, cards and more cards......

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Over at Home and Scrapped just recently we had the pleasure of joining a stamped embellishment swap and received a huge variety of images to play with. The idea was to send a few images stamped in black on white cardstock so that others could colour them as they wished.
The lovely Heather of course could not miss the opportunity for a challenge so to get us using the image straight away, she asked us to create four cards and a layout with different criteria.
Below is what I came up with along with a few extra so far.

This is my layout based on an article by Vicki Boutin in Scrapbook and Cards Today relating to the under-utilization of our stamps. I scraplifted her layout on the page also but mirrored it and changed the number of photos. I have used two images of stamped mesh and two images of wheat, a floral image and the bird and owl. I water coloured the background images and cut them into 2" squares to form the background. I matted the photos, added a few strips of paper and t…