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August 2013

Merriment Play

hello folks! first off, i want to thank you so much for the sweet comments on the Laboratorie post...i appreciate them so much!  i create with products that inspire me and make things that bring me joy...to know that i have inspired others lights me up...that is true joy to me!

today, i have more CHA samples...this time it's all about Merriment...

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the Idea-ology booth...unbelievable...and so very inspiring!

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first up, is this worn cover that i altered to make a cheerful hanging...the layers of bulbs, bells, and snowflakes came together beautifully...the bows are cut out of the candycane blueprint stamp...i loved the look!

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this tag shoes the bow as part of the candycane stamp...this set is one of my favorites, just love the versitility!

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for as simple as this card is, it is one of my favorites! love the details on this and how it practically put itself together! 

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and for something a little sweet...and sparkly! the new mirrored stars are just adorable...can't wait to ink them up for any color i need!

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the new skate die is one of my absolute favorites...so fun to grunge up and lace up! and those banners...L.O.V.E.

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while making samples, i discovered a mad love for the bulbs...i found myself going back to them over and over...i had to control myself!

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this jolly guy is stamped on the new watercolor paper...it is AMAZING! it allows blending like nothing i have ever used before...seriously that good!

i hope you enjoyed, and hopely found a little inspiration, these samples...so many great things released, i have to get back in the studio to play!

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Laboratorie Fun

hi folks! today i am sharing more of my CHA samples using the fabulous new releases from the Tim Holtz brand...today's focus is all things corridinating with Laboratorie (which happens to be absolutely unbelievable paper)...

but first, a little eye candy...

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i truly have a mad mad love for all this incredible vintage inspiration from the Idea-ology booth...

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this scientist clip board was my favorite project...every once in a while you create something that you just fall in love with for some reason...this was one of those for me...it just all came together and i love the layered result...

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i really love this stamp set! the poison bottle was a really fun image to color...in fact...

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the more simple tag led to this card...the brown bottle is die cut out of plastic and inked with alcohol ink...it's a cool look...

now for a few fall samples...little less creepy and a little more warm...

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these pumpkins were fun to color and layer...the new linen trimming is so very cool...it was a great texture to add to this card...

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on this card tag, i layered the great new layering stencils, they are really easy to work with and store perfectly with the tag shape and punched holes to hang on a ring...

thank you for stopping in...next time, it's all about merriment!

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