Happy Birthday, Jack!

Skating By

I had fun making this card for my grandson’s birthday!  Today Jack is 10 years old.  I remember how long a year used to be when I was a kid; now the years seem to fly by.  Can anyone relate?

Stamp Set – Skating By
Cardstock – Tip Top Taupe, Cucumber Crush, Whisper White
Ink – Cucumber Crush, Smoky Slate
Accessories – Brick Wall Embossing Folder, Hello Honey, Cucumber Crush, Tip Top Taupe, and Island Indigo Stampin’ Write Markers, Tags & Labels Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

Stamping Tip:  The “weathered” looking bricks were made by dragging the Smoky Slate Ink Pad over the Tip Top Taupe cardstock that was embossed with the Brick Wall Embossing Folder.

Imagine all the different brick combinations you can get using different colors of cardstock and ink!

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“Bravo” for the PPA 264 Sketch Challenge

PPA 264


Stamp Set – Bravo
Cardstock – Island Indigo, Whisper White, Bohemian DSP
Ink – Rich Razzleberry
Accessories – Brights Candy Dots, Snail Adhesive

I seem to be on a “Clean and Simple” kick.  This card was made for my hairstylist/friend who recently got her license for massage therapy. When I saw the Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge for this week, I immediately thought of the ‘congratulations’ sentiment from the Bravo stamp set.  It is the perfect focal point for the center of this challenge.




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“Traveler” for Clean and Simple Class

Traveler for CAS class


Stamp Set – Traveler, Tin of Cards
Cardstock – Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Night of Navy, Whisper White
Ink – Cajun Craze, Night of Navy
Accessories – 1-1/2″ Circle Punch, Stampin’ Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

Here is another card that we’ll be making at my Clean & Simple Card Class this month.  Any last minute sign ups?  I have a class on Tuesday, August 18th at 6 PM and Wednesday, August 19th at 1 PM.  Email me: [email protected]

I love the sentiments in the Tin of Cards stamp set.  Initially purchased the stamp set to use with the Tin of Cards Project Kit but have been using the stamps on lots of other cards/projects.  Love the fonts!

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