July 2009 archive

Cutting The Apron Strings…

Cutting The Apron Strings

This card would be perfect for the whole “college send-off” theme or for a friend that just dropped their child off to school for the first time!


  • Odd Bird Planet Hot-air Balloon Stamp
  • Tinkering Ink Becoming Green Butterflies paper
  • Studio Calico Swell paper
  • Stampin Up kiwi paper
  • Papertrey Ink dark chocolate and kraft cardstock
  • Hemp Twine
  • Micron 05 brown pen
  • Fiskars Threading Water punch

More from the “L”

You can pre-order everything for the “L” at Remember When!!!

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This is all you need if you already have a die-cutting machine (cuttlebug, big shot, etc)

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Same Designer Paper-Same Size-Different Look!

Pinwheel Dreams

This card was pretty fun and easy to make!


  • Unity November ’08 KOTM, pinwheel stamp
  • Unity March ’09 KOTM, “dream” stamp
  • Studio Calico Sunday Paper
  • Papertrey Ink Kraft cardstock
  • Offray 7/8″ Grossgrain Lemongreen ribbon
  • Palette Nior Hybrid Ink
  • Copic Marker & Sakura Gelly Roll pens
  • American Crafts Cranberry brads

Lil Sweet Thang


  • Studio Calico Sunday paper
  • Close To My Heart Crystal Blue textured cardstock and “sweet charm”
  • Papertrey Ink White Cardstock
  • Fiskars Threaded water border punch
  • A-Muse light blue sheer ribbon.
  • 3 silver seed beads
  • foam tape

GO BUY the July 2009 CARDS ISSUE :)

I am absolutely in love with this month’s CARDS issue! Here are some sneak peeks of my faves!

by Lea Lawson

by Lea Lawson

by Lisa Truesdell

by Lisa Truesdell

by Holly Vandyne

by Holly Vandyne

by Susan Weinroth

by Susan Weinroth

There's Angela and Chris!

There's Angela and Chris!

by Love this color combo!

by Roree Rumph I Love this color combo!

I’ll be posting these screenshots monthly and I looked up copyright infringement in the case of screen shots and all this is legal…. I didn’t want to get in trouble. I’ve given credit to their owners and I’m saying to all of you GO OUT AND BUY CARDS :) I subscribe to the digi version and I LOVE IT!



Craft Critique just posted a video demonstration of the latest product to hit the market…The Lifestyle Crafts Letterpress! You must watch that video!!!

Here is a sneaky peeky:

The Lifestyle Crafts Letterpress



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