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Let Freedom Ring

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This is a group shot of most of the cards that I made for my nieces and nephews and 2 of my friend’s kids. I try to send a card with either stickers or a $1 bill in it to my N & N’s each holiday. It’s a fun way to keep in touch with them and the kids get such a thrill out of getting mail too.

I used my Imaginisce Crab and Imaginisce Whale stamps for some of the cards. For the sailboat card I used the Stampin’ Up Sail Away stamp set and I hand wrote the sentiment.  The star for the card in the front center was hand cut and I added a button that says Liberty on it. (I have no idea where this button came from because I’ve had it for eons!)

  Nothing says American summer more than sweet, delicious

crustaceans and pyrotechnics!

I hope you have a whale-y good time this 4th of July!

For my 12 year old nephews (My sister Nancy has 3 boys all 12 years old!) I wanted to create something a little more mature but still festive. I used the Sail Away set from Stampin’ Up to make this card. I hand wrote the sentiment with a white gel pen.

(FYI my walls are not green. I took these photos at night and the pendant lights that hang above my kitchen island are green. The lights don’t make the walls look green to the naked eye but the camera captured the green light that pendants must  cast.)

Happy 4th of July,


Sail Away With Me

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I hosted a Stampin’ Up workshop at my house last Saturday and it was a lot of fun! It was funny to watch all of the newbies using stamps and punches for the first time. Two of my friends kept saying “This is really stressful” but, in the end, they enjoyed themselves. My friend Penny (one of the stressed out stampers) even ordered a set of stamps and markers.

Now that my workshop order has been processed I am obsessed with tracking it on UPS. The packaged has moved from Utah to Colorado in 12 hrs and it won’t be here for another 96 hours!

On the other hand, my digital stamp order came 30 seconds after I purchased it and I have already made some cards with one. I used the Sail Away digital brush stamp to make some masculine  birthday cards. The Define Your Life digital set came in handy too, for a great sentiment.

I printed the sailboat and “happy” sentiment on heavyweight card stock. Then I used Stampin’ Up ink to sponge the sky and water as well as the sails. The background flags are just hand cut from colored card stock with a small pearl embellishment glued to each one. Viola! A card for your man or for a female marine biologist.


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