Caught By the Tide

I was fishin’ around in my stamp room the other day, and here’s what I caught: This cute little fish is stamped in soft suede ink on tangerine tango cardstock. The coral was stamped in versamark and heat embossed with sugar & spice embossing powder – LOL – I can smell him across the room, but he doesn’t smell very fishy! Stamps: By the Tide(129120), Happiest Birthday Wishes(ret) Ink: Tangerine Tango (126946), Soft Suede (115657) Paper: River Rock (108640), Soft Suede(115318), Naturals Ivory(101849), Tangerine Tango(111349) Other: Tangerine Tango button, calypso coral baker’s twine (125573), retired DSP, ovals framelits (129381)

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Repurpose Your Scraps

At one of our Song of My Heart demo team meetings last fall, we made these little treat boxes with the petal card double punch, so I had a LOT of these scraps: I never like to throw paper out, even tiny scraps. After pondering for a short time, I decided to trim the punched paper to create a frame and here’s what happened: What do you do with your leftover scraps? See some more scrap ideas on Creating With Paper Scraps.  I’m off to create some more…the 2013-14 Catalog is almost here, and I still have lots of scraps…

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Inspired By the Tide

Recently I’ve been working diligently at using up some retired DSP scraps in order to make room for new stuff! I was inspired by the design of Beth’s Stamp Camp cards but wanted to use this more masculine paper. Here’s my version.   Which color combination do you prefer? Stamp Sets: By the Tide (129120 C, 129117 W), Pretty Petites (retired), Pennant  Parade (122740 W, 122742 C), Tiny Tags Paper: Island Indigo, Naturals Ivory Whisper White, Baja Breeze Ink: Chocolate Chip, Cajun Craze, Island Indigo, Baja Breeze, Soft Suede Embossing Powder: Gold, Irridescent Ice  

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