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Just wanted to give a big shout out to my husband! Eve and I both made him Father’s Day cards. I’ll show you hers first. She was very creative, and used a black Stampin’ Write marker to ink up only the tools on two of the stamp sets she used, so the words would only show up once. Yes, she is only 6, but she is a very accomplished stamper. She has been stamping for 2/3 of her life, after all!

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Stamps: Totally Tools, And Many Mower
Ink: Basic Black, Brocade Blue, Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery
Paper: Certainly Celery, Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Muirfield Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Styled Silver Hodge Podge Hardware, Designer Label Punch

Below is the card that I made Steve. Both Eve and I really liked how the “Happy Father’s Day”  fit so nicely into the Designer Label punch and its coordinating silver frame. Remember, this versatile set, And Many Mower, will not be available after June 30th!

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Stamps: And Many Mower
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Baja  Breeze, Kiwi Kiss
Paper:
Not Quite Navy, Baja  Breeze, Kiwi Kiss, Whisper White, Urban Garden Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Styled Silver Hodge Podge Hardware,
Designer Label Punch

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Happy Father’s Day to my dad! I am so excited to be able to celebrate with him this year. And I can’t wait to see the look on hos face when he opens his present. (You remember, the big framed tree I showed you.) I decided to make a card that matched! I even used some of the leftover background paper! This was a quick and easy card, and I am  thrilled with how it came out! The “Happy Father’s Day” saying is from the set And Many Mower, which will not be available any more in a week!

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Stamps: Thoughts and Prayers, And Many Mower
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss
Paper: Chocolate Chip, Kiwi Kiss, Urban Garden Designer Series Paper
Accessories: Ticket Corner Punch

Tomorrow I’ll show you the Father’s Day card that I made for my husband, and one that Eve made for him as well.

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My dad is big-time into family history and genealogy. It is his passion, and find relatives and connecting them is so much more than a hobby to him. When I saw this project on my Stampin’ Up demonstrator website, I knew that I just had to make one for him for Father’s Day. He was adamant that we take a family picture when we were all there for Passover. I’m so glad that he did, because it gave me the perfect family picture to use! I am so impressed with how this came out, and it took me less than an hour to make! I can’t wait to give it to him!

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Stamps: Lovely Letters, Simple Serif Alphabet & Numbers
Ink: Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip
Paper: Urban Garden Designer Series Paper, Whisper White, Kiwi Kiss, Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Small Chocolate Thoughts & Prayers Tree (Decor Elements), Stamp-a-ma-Jig, 14″x 18″ frame

To create the background, I used both 12″ x 12″ sheets of the same Kiwi Kiss pattern from the Urban Garden Designer Series Paper pack. I used the 14″ x 18″ paper insert in the frame as my guide, and glued the patterened paper to it. I left one sheet 12″ x 12″. I cut three pieces off of the  second sheet — one 6″ x 12″, one 2″ x 12″, and one 2″ x 6″. I pieced these together, and you can’t really see seams unless you get relly close to it!

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I was so excited when I saw this stamp set in the mini catalog! My in-laws are big golfers and I knew I just had to have this adorable golfer to make cards for them! This style of card is called a gate-fold, because, well, it opens up in the middle like a gate! This is one of the “fun folds” we’re going to be making at my fun folds class next Thursday in Ashby. Let me know if you are in the area, I’d love for you to come!

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Stamps: And Many Mower
Ink: Staz-On Black, Summer Sun, Kiwi Kiss, Pacific Point, Blush Blossom, Bordering Blue, Close to Cocoa
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Pacific Point, Whisper White, Good Morning Sunshine DSP
Accesories: Ticket Corner Punch, Aqua Painter

And Many Mower $27.95 Images©Stampin Up

And Many Mower $27.95 Images©Stampin' Up

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Now that Mother’s Day is over, I’m switching modes and gearing up for Father’s Day with some masculine cards. Today’s Mojo Monday sketch lends it self perfectly to this.

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I left the scalloped edge off the bottom to make it a little more masculine. I also thought about putting glitter on the beer foam, but wasn’t sure if that would take away from the manliness of the card, so I left it off. This would be great for a birthday or Father’s Day.

CIMG7865Stamps: Cheers to You
Ink: More Mustard, Not Quite Navy, Chocolate Chip
Paper: More Mustard, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White, Good Morning Sunshine DSP

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I love this Bella Rose Designer Series Paper! You can use it for so many different types of projects! It has the roses for a soft feminine touch, and also some great masculine prints. I used it today to make this Father’s Day card for the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge #85. Here’s the sketch:

mojo85sketchAnd here is the card I came up with

cimg7846Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, All Holidays
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Riding Hood Red
Paper: Creamy Caramel, Chocolate Chip, Riding Hood Red, Whisper White, Bella Rose DSP
Accessories: Chocolate Chip 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon

hoplogoWant to see more of the Bella Rose paper? Join me on Stampin’ Addicts’ Parade of Papers blog hop on May 8th – 10th. I’ll be featuring some more amazing projects with this great paper, and 23 other amazing Stampin’ Up demonstrators will each be featuring one of the other packs of paper! So next weekend only, you will be able to see fabulous projects with every single designer series paper that Stampin’ Up offers! How cool is that?

Why are we doing this? Well to celebrate May’s great special — Buy 3 packs of designer series paper and/or 12″ x 12″ Textured Card Stock and get one FREE! You know you’ll want it after you see all the great projects! YOu can go right over to my website, and click on “Shop Now” to order yours! (Add the three packs of Designer Series paper and/or 12″ x 12″ textured cardstock to your shopping bag. Then when you check out, click a link in the Special Offers section that will bring up a pop-up window directing you to choose your free pack of paper.)

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