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Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells December 17, 2013

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Well, the countdown for Christmas has truly begun!  I wish I could say I was already done with everything, but I am still trying to get out those last few Christmas cards and purchase a few more small gifts.

The card I am sharing with you today was created with the help of the Sizzix Framelits Triple Circle Flip-Its Card die set.

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For this card, I used Brown Bag cardstock as the base.  Then, I used Cranberry Brown Bag text weight cardstock for two of the cut pieces and Olive Brown Bag text weight for the scalloped circles.  The center circles are cut out of Cryogen cardstock, since I wanted a white piece for the center and I did not want too bright a white for this particular card.  The reindeer stamps are from Martha Stewart, and they are embossed using Wow Primary Bark embossing powder.  The Jingle Bells sentiment is a clear stamp set from My Sentiments Exactly, and it is embossed using clear embossing powder.

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New, Improved Copic Sampler from Paper Temptress December 12, 2013

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The complete Copic Sampler Package is now available at PaperTemptress.com

The #1 question people using copic markers ask is, “What cardstock is best?”

Well, this is the solution to that question. PaperTemptress’s Copic Sampler Package now contains 2 sheets of the following papers:
Copic X-Press it
Cryogen White
Heavenly White 80#
Heavenly White 100#
Heavenly White 120#
Neenah Solar White

All 7 cardstocks offered are all HIGHLY recommended by all Copic Instructors, so now you can test each sheet either to see which sheets you prefer or to have a selection of papers depending on your specific need!

http://papertemptress.com/product.php?product=950

Let It Snow! December 3, 2013

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Well, here we are in December, so I say now is the time to bring on the snow… We got some for Thanksgiving, which was way too soon, and by the time December is over I’m sure I’ll be wanting it to stop snowing — but a white Christmas would be nice!

Here is my project for today using one of the cutting files from Bird’s Cards.

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Let it Snow

For this project, I started out with Heavenly White Premium Ultrasmooth Cardstock as the base.  I covered it using the patterned snowflake designer paper.  Then, I cut out the two white layers using Cryogen cardstock.  If you look closely at the photograph, you can see the slight sparkle.  To make the Cryogen cardstock pop, I added a layer of the Pool Treasures cardstock.

Hope you enjoyed today’s post!