Bokeh Background and For Being You stamp set

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I made this card for my team swap this week, and I had just gotten this stamp set in my order and couldn’t wait to play with it. I really {really} wanted to color it with my Blendabilities But decided to go for my Aqua Painter instead. I used Melon Mambo for a monochromatic card.   This stamp set is one …

Water Play with an Aqua Painter

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I love the moments of creative playing when I just have fun. I got out  my Aqua Painter and some  ink pads and went to town. Here is the first card… I just used my Aqua Painter to paint the words in Night of Navy, then let it dry a bit (not completely) and came back with some Pacific Point …

Patterned paper instead of card stock

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When my mother-in-law was here this weekend she was telling me how much she loves using patterned paper as her card base. I was like “what??” that’s so foreign to me, I never do that. And never, I actually mean never, I don’t think I’ve ever made a card like that. So, naturally I had to try it.  Check mine …

Mother’s Day card

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I feel like I’m always looking for a floral stamp to make a card look soft and flowery, and this was a great stamp to use. It’s the Blessed Easter stamp and I just inked the tulips and left off the Have a Blessed Easter part. It’s really easy to get a faint stamped image, like this… just stamp a …