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Catching up

Just catching up a little--I am sure I won't post this often or with this many pictures, but thought I'd share some more.

I like the simplicity of this one, and the egg and dart pattern looked like feathers to me. It's hard to tell, but the bottom edge is cut around the stamping.
*Edited to add: I must have been channeling this card by Dawn McVey. I knew I'd seen the idea somewhere...


I'm sure I didn't come up with this layout myself, but I can't remember which fabulous stamper did this first. I used my Scor-Pal to create the embossed box and edge. I just think this is great for a new baby.




Some Berry Sorbet and Guide Lines...The top one I used the Stardust pen again, and the bottom one I heat embossed with white powder. If you look closely at the top one, I stamped the grid in Versamark first so the lines wouldn't show. I freehanded the bottom one without the grid, because I didn't want it embossed, too. The bottom one looks a little Hawaiian to me, like a Reyn Spooner shirt. No sentiments yet, but I'll keep these on hand.

Card #1:
Paper: PTI White, Dark Chocolate
Ink: SU Not Quite Navy, Chocolate Chip
Stamps: PTI Birds of a Feather, First Fruits

Card #2:
Paper: PTI White
Ink: PTI Aqua Mist, SU Close to Cocoa
Other: Scor-Pal

Card #3 &4:
Paper: PTI White, Berry Sorbet
Ink: PTI Berry Sorbet, Versamark
Stamps: PTI Guide Lines
Other: Sakura Stardust pen-red, white embossing powder



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  1. I really love your guidelines cards! Very stunning!

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  2. Each one is beautiful, Cheryl! Congrats on the new blog - you're off to a fantastic start.

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  3. How did you do the embossed square on your scor pal? I've been wanting to try that.

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  4. Absolutely fabulous...all of them. I LOVE your style! TFS.

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