Delicate Gatefold Congratulations Card

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Today’s card was inspired by the Playing with Patterns Combo Ribbon Pack! ~ the combination of the Coastal Cabana and Night of Navy Ribbons was just perfect. This is the card I created for my niece’s 18th birthday earlier this month. I am not too much up on the likes and dislikes of young people reaching their majority but I know she is really not into lots of frills.

There is only a tiny bit of stamping for my greeting which comes from the Peaceful Moments Stamp Set.

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Ink . Stamp. Share ScrapBook Blog Hop ~ Shapes

Welcome to the  Ink & Share Scrapbook blog hop,  we are  group of international Stampin UP! demonstrators sharing our ideas and creativity with you.

You will have either arrived from Alison’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME.  This month are theme is ‘Shapes’  ~ this was a challenge for me and as a result my page is very simple.

Once again I have chosen to use a 12 x 12 page – mainly because Stampin’ UP! has 12 x 12 card stock in all its colors which gives me a fantastic choice

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‘Tis the Season Gift Tags

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Gift Tags are the one things I always seem to forget to either buy or make and have a last minute dash in the last few days of gift wrapping. I know we are only a third of the way thru October but I decided I might as well start early and tuck them away for a few weeks. (Keeping fingers crossed that I will remember where I put them!)

These are two very simple designs using the pretty and versitile ‘Tis the Season Designer Series Paper along with the perfectly aptly named Tag Buffet Stamp Set.

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October Christmas/Holiday Card Stamp Camp

Last weekend was the 3rd Christmas/ Holiday Card Stamp Camp for this year.  We made 3 of each of these cards:

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Contemporary ‘flip/flop’ card in Coastal Cabana, Bermuda Bay with silver ribbon and glimmer paper.  The middle card in classic red and green, showcased the new ‘ Expressions Framelits’ and ‘Silver Foil’ card stock.  The final card in Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive ~ traditional colors with a contemporary design.

And here is the some of the band of happy stampers:

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Here is a video on how to use the fantastic Expression thinlits: