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Some Stampin' Up

My posts have mostly featured Papertrey Ink stamps, which I love, but I need to pay a little homage to Stampin' Up.

This first card does have a PTI sentiment, but the swirly stamp is probably my most favorite Stampin' Up image of all time. It's from Baroque Motifs, and I think it is just lovely. I used vellum to mat the sentiment, so a little of the image would show through, and I used a Nichole Heady trick and rounded one corner.

This card uses two colors that I wish weren't limited edition, because they are some of my favorites--Soft Sky and Blue Bayou. The stamp set was a Sell-A-Bration set from a few years ago, and I really need to use it more often. Can you see the glitter? I used a glue pen on each dragonfly. I have a love/hate relationship with that superfine glitter. It gets everywhere! But it's so pretty...

Card #1
Paper: SU Perfect Plum, PTI Vellum
Ink: Versafine Black, PTI Fresh Snow
Stamps: SU Baroque Motifs, PTI Out On a Limb Sentiments

Card #2
Paper: SU Whisper White, Blue Bayou, Soft Sky
Ink: SU Blue Bayou, Soft Sky, Versamark
Stamps: SU All I Have Seen, Wonderful Words
Other: glitter (Michael's), white embossing powder
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  1. I love that SU flourish stamp also! It was the first stamp set I ever bought, at the first stamping party I ever attended. I love the look of white ink stamped on colored paper, and I just got some PTI Fresh Snow, so I am eager to try it

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  2. Cheryl, both of these cards are fabulous but I am in love with the dragonfly one. The colors are perfect--they remind me of the beautiful blue dragonflies at my parent's lake house. I can't think of anything more peaceful and pretty.

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