October 14, 2013

Maine Stampers Swap!

I belong to a group of girls from Maine that are all Stampin' Up! demonstrators and we are going to be swapping cards each quarter. So I have lots of inspiration to show you today. First off, this is the card I made to swap with everyone:

I layered the snowflake several times using "Stampin' Dimensionals" to give it some height. I also used "Stampin' Dimensionals" on my banner:

Card Supplies:
  • Cardstock: Gumball Green, Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler Core'dinations Paper
  • Inks: Gumball Green, Craft White
  • DSP: Season Of Style
  • Tools: Big Shot Machine, Woodgrain Embossing Folder, Festive Flurry Framelits Dies, Stampin' Dimensionals, Heat Tool, White Embossing Powder, Bitty Banners Framelits Dies
  • Accessories: Rhinestone Jewels
  • Stamps: Festive Flurry, Really Good Greetings

And I stamped the inside with a few snowflakes:

And here are all of the cards I received in return for our 1st swap:

A "Gate Fold Card" by Jeannine Tarrio using the single stamp "Christmas Star"

Linda Sinclair created her own poinsettia with punches!

A "Triple Fold Card" by Carrie Arsenault using the "Snow Day Stamp Set"

Cathy Autrey created a "Quilt Card" using scraps of designer paper and the "Top Note Die"

"Glimmer Paper" and the "Festive Flurry Stamp Set & Framelits" for Karen Leveille

Tracey Roy used the "Snow Day Stamp Set" with snowflakes stamped 
using the "Illuminate Glimmer Watermark Ink"

Were you able to figure out what our theme was for this swap? We all made cards to use post-Christmas for sending out thank you's!

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