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Archive for August 26th, 2015

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Welcome to the August Challenge for Serendipity StampsThis month the challenge is Anything Goes! You can get all the details over on the  Serendipity Challenge Blog.  We have something new…a “Stamp of the Month”. Each month a different image will be 50% off. This month- it’s the Veggie Basket. Be sure to check out the great deals on the Clearance Stamps. And as always, we have a  have a gift certificate up for grabs to a random player.
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I’m having so much fun with this Hot Air Balloon Reverse Background die! I actually made this at the same time I made one I posted last week. (Click on picture below to take you to the post).

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But today’s card is quite a bit more involved…a bunch of paper piecing w/ different patterns from the same paper collection. I didn’t have to cut as many papers as you might think…since the paper is double sided & the balloons cut outs are symmetrical, I was able to cut it twice then flip over the pieces to use the reverse side & put them back in. The yellow has the blue flowery print on the other side, and the chevron has the lt blue on the other side.  I didn’t put paper inside the clouds so that the white would show through. 

 

Here’s a look at the inside. I trimmed around one of the blue balloon cut outs & added some yellow clouds.
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Supplies:

Stamps: Serendipity Stamps – Sending Smile &  Happy Birthday greetings (inside)
Paper: Neenah white, , yellow  & blue dp (Authentique- Summer)
Ink:   Versafine onyx (inside)
Accessories:  Serendipity Hot Air Balloon Reverse, Hello dies, Spellbinders A2 matting basics A & B, dies

Please be sure to visit all of the DT Blogs to increase your chance of winning!

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Vickie Zimmer

Jeanne Jachna 

Jenny Gropp

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