Shoebox Swap Cards

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Today I’m sharing the cards we made at our last shoebox swap.  I think technically it should be “shoe box” but in the crafty world we have turned it into one word :-).  Unfortunately, three people were not able to make it at the last minute but I still have five cards to share with you. All the products are Stampin’ Up! and I have links to the stamp sets, punches, and scissors below the last card.  Please contact me if you have any questions about the other products.

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Video-Bow Builder Punch Quick Tip

Did you get the Bow Builder Punch when it was on sale last week?  If you did or you have had the punch for a while, here’s a tip video for you.  I am also including the Stampin’ Up! instructions for putting the bow together.  Either way works so you decide which way you like best :-).

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VIDEO-Watercolored Bloomin’ Hearts Cards

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Today I’m going to show you two cards I watercolored with Stampin’ Write markers.  My initial idea was to make watercolored hearts that were cheery to make up for the gloomy weather we were having.  When I was done with the first one, which I colored with Old Olive, Real Red, Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, and Daffodil Delight, I decided to go a more monochromatic route and chose to use only Old Olive and Bermuda Bay.  The hearts are cut with the Bloomin’ Hearts Thinlits Dies out of Watercolor Paper.  You can see a totally different card I made with them HERE.

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