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Friday, June 1, 2012

I just called to say "I love you"....

Okay, the Heart 2 Heart # 4 stamp and die are so much fun to play with...and now I have this song stuck in my brain and it keeps playing over and over...does that ever happen to you?    ....and I mean it from the bottom of my heart...yup, that's how it goes...over and over...I am going to have to stop making these cards so I can get it out of my head...anyway, my starting point was a CAS card from Debbie Olson ..I just so love her style...although I would no how, no way ever come close to coloring like she does, but when she does a clean and simple card it is always stunning.  And I really do copy her first one to get the hang of it...the thing that I have trouble with is matching or not matching pattern paper...I know some call it mish/mash or mixy/matchy...whatever...I pull paper and look at it and it doesn't do a thing for me...so here are the two cards that I used Debbie's sketch and I do like how they turned out...then I went out on my own and made a couple of others.   And it is that time of the month to send a card to my aunts, so saying Hello seems perfect for the month of June, because come July I can make it more patriotic!

I threw in a couple of Vintage Picnic just for fun...again I am using paper from my stash, which I love to do, so then I can have room to buy more!!  Hope you enjoyed the cards!  Have a great weekend!

4 comments:

  1. Wow, you really went to town today. Love your cards. They are all so cute. I was just wondering if I had bought that set, but it looks like I did not. Will have to put it on my wish list.

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  2. I like the way they turned out too! And the birdie card below is sooo cute!!

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  3. Oh my goodness, look at all these wonderful cards! LOVE that telephone too and will play with it at some point. The basket with flowers is lovely. You have been busy girl!

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  4. Gorgeous cards Colleen! I love the ones with the phone off the hook! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving some congrats, it meant the world to me!

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