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Stampavie DT Call!

Hello friends!  Just wanted to share some news…

Stampavie is looking for *5* new design team members!!! 

Do you love the Stampavie images as much as I do?  Then head on over to the DT blog and check out the details!  We may be looking for YOU!   :0)


pssst….wanna hear some BIG news? :0)

I don’t have a card for you tonight (check back tomorrow!)….but I just *had* to pop in and share some BIG news with you!  Ohhh….you are gonna LOVE this!!! Eeeeeek!!!!  *big grin*  yay.gif

 Stampavie has some amazing illustrators and they have added another one….someone many of you know & love!  Can you guess who?

It’s none other than….

MO MANNING!  Yes, I’m shouting!  Ha ha.  Can you believe it?  Mo’s amazing illustrations are being made into photopolymer STAMPS right now!  Aaaack…I can hardly WAIT!  impatient.gif

looking good enough to eat!

Sorry I’ve been absent a few days again!  I’ve been working on some projects for an upcoming stamping event with friends.  I’ll share those projects soon!  But in the meantime, you gotta go check out what Jennifer did with the cookies!  :0)

Jan’s Bib card & a watercolor tutorial

JanTink has a tutorial for a card design that she calls a “Bib card”. Check it out here.

And if you enjoy watercoloring and want to learn a different watercolor technique, here is a tutorial on how to watercolor with markers.

some more links…

Julia Stainton is also a Dirty Dozen Alumni from SCS and an awesome stamper. She has the following tutorials on her blog for making scallops with the Slit punch and Stitching on paper with your sewing machine. Check them out!

things to check out…

SCS is having an anniversary celebration of their fan club and it starts tomorrow! There will be a week long event in a special forum & gallery to participate in challenges put forth by the Dirty Dozen (current & alumni). You can check it out here. The challenges are open for fan club members only, so if you are not a member….now’s a great time to join and support the site!

Also, take a peek over in SweetMissDaisy’s blog….Anna’s new stamps are now available! Her list of new releases can be found here. Congrats, Anna!

check these out!

Occasionally I will find some noteworthy links to share like the ones below. You can easily find these posts by going to the sidebar on the left and click on “check it out” in the categories section. I hope you find the links helpful….some I have stumbled upon and others have been shared with me by friends. Enjoy!

A cute gift card holder…found by my friend Linda

the coaster box with a twist (for Prismacolor pencils)- found by Jami

I LOVE this corner punch frame shared by Cami…

shady layers…found by labullard

CD envelope shaker cards– found by JanTink

Val’s ribbon tying….shared by Jami

easy photo corners– found by leslierich

ATC holder…(Cami also used this for photos!)…

JanTink’s pocket notes purse

Keri’s photography idea….shared by JulieHRR

seed packets– found by leslierich

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