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Five for Friday – DIY Pineapple Chic – Katie Gehring

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Hello friends, Katie here. One of the micro-trends I have really been enjoying this summer is Pineapples.  Tough on the outside and sweet on the inside, these tropical treats have been popping up all over.  What better way to try on this trend than by tackling a DIY project or two?  Check out these fun ideas: Home decor This fabulous DIY Pineapple Lamp shade is made using plastic spoons and a plastic bottle. source Pretty organization I love these Pineapple ring dishes- all that’s needed is clay, a Pineapple cookie cutter, and markers or paint. source Party time A paper… Read More »

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RIC #46 – You Are Totally Cool Card

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Hello everyone! It’s time for another Runway Inspired Challenge! My first thought was to create something with cool neon shades. But can you tell that I was all over Fun & Cute again when making this card? All stamps from Teri Anderson’s new set for Technique Tuesday: Good to Snow! I was inspired especially by the model’s shoes to have the shiny curves. Don’t forget to check what my talented teamies have for you this time! Hope that you will play along! Happy Crafting! Runway Inspired Blog Aga Jennifer Joni Pamela Tasnim Virginia Wida SUPPLIES *EH – Ellen Hutson Online Store; SSS… Read More »

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Fun Ways to Use Letter Stamps – Reverse Confetti Oct.8 Blog Hop

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Hello everyone! I’m sharing some fun ways to use letter/number stamps with a couple of cool sets from Reverse Confetti and hopping along with their talented design team and friends today! The hop started over on the Reverse Confetti blog, and you should have arrived from Amber Hight’s Blog. Don’t forget to leave comments along the way for a chance to win a $15 gift certificate to their store! First one up, a Halloween card using the Lighthearted Letters stamp set. I punched a bunch pennants from white cardstock and stamped the letters to spell “Happy Halloween”. Fun, right? I drew a little… Read More »

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Grayson Card Drive + A Winner

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Hello Everyone! I had some time this morning and made a couple cards for Grayson and his brother Aydan. You can read about the card drive Danielle started here. These are simple cards but I hope that they will bring a smile to the boys. I used the new Hero Arts Gold ink on the building silhouette in the super day card. I am a little disappointed about the gold ink. It is watery (like the rest of the shadow inks) and is more like a light kraft color with some glitter in it than a solid pigment gold ink… Read More »

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N&T – Reverse Masking Technique + A Winner

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Hello everyone! Popped in to share a card using the brand new stamp set from Neat and Tangled: Dreams! It is a special stamp set which is free with any order placed at N&T store during this month for our year 1 celebration. I used a technique I call Reverse Masking to create the orange background for the sentiment. I use reverse stamping technique a lot but when the stamp design is not symmetrical, it will not work. How about using the reverse side to create a mask for it? I experimented and liked the result. Here is how I did… Read More »