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I did it. I finally got a Cuttlebug. My husband said, "Welcome to the age of Guttenberg!" He is less than intrigued by the low-tech capabilities of this machine, but I, however think it's fabulous, and so do my kids. Oh well. He's striving for a paperless world, and this is my hobby. Yin/Yang.
Here are two sets of cards I made for my SIL's birthdays. The top one features my Cuttlebug goodies--Swiss Dots embossing folder and ribbon slide dies. BTW, I love that ribbon, too. The bottom one uses Guide Lines in Fresh Snow on Enchanted Evening paper. Delish.

Card #1:
Paper: PTI White, SU Soft Sky, Whisper White
Ink: SU Chocolate Chip
Stamps: PTI Trajan Mono
Other: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots folder, slide dies, Offray ribbon

Paper: PTI White, Enchanted Evening, Scarlet Jewel
Ink: PTI Fresh Snow, Enchanted Evening, Versamark
Stamps: PTI Borders & Corners Mono Ed., Ambassador Mono
Other: PTI Scarlet Jewel twill, circle punch, SU scalloped punch
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  1. Yay! So glad you got it-you'll love it! Now you can start collecting Nestabilities- if you're interested I can tell you the cheapest place I found for them.

    Your cards are beautiful! I love the white guidelines on EE, great job!

  2. Beautiful! I LOVE that second card, the blue and white together is definitely delish!! Have fun with your new cuttlebug, I haven't made that leap yet. I'll be watching for more of your embossing!!

  3. I can see your husband is quite a jokester. I have a wizard and yes, we can all enable you in terms of gadgets and dies to help you spend, er, create more things! Very nice cards.

  4. Great job on the cards. Your SIL is going to love them. Congrats on getting a bug. I just love mine and use it on almost every card.

  5. Love that first card, the ribbon is perfect! I love my bug too... so much fun to cut stuff out! Now you will need a full complement of nesties

  6. Haha, love the new card with the bug! :)


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