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Happy Monday. Today I was playing in my little craft room. I finished this card and went to take a photo of it and just was not satisfied. So, I went back to my craft room and glammed it up! If you are a follower of mine, you know how much I love glam! But if you ever met me, you wouldn’t think that because all I wear is a wedding ring and half the time I forget to put it on! HAHA! It drives my hubby nuts! So today I have a before and after for you. Please, leave me a comment and let me know which one you like better.

As everyone knows, Stampin’ Up! Convention is this week. For me, well I am not going this year. πŸ™ My hubby and I will be celebrating our anniversary this weekend and we are going to go on vacation next week. πŸ™‚ So I will not be available to answer emails and comments for the week of July 25 to August 1st. I do have lots to share this week and a few posts the week that I am gone for you. Thank you for your understanding. I will be back the first week in August with lots to share!


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  • So which card did you like better?
  • A new color combination for you today that was brought to you buy the color coach! They are tangerine tango, tempting turquoise, whisper white and old olive. I also threw in some Old Olive Greenhouse Gala DSP.
  • I thought I would try something different. I had this piece of Designer Paper cut out from a previous project and it matched perfectly for this card. Yes, I do use every square inch of my designer paper. πŸ™‚
  • What would I do without punches? Today, I used the wide oval, curly label and photo corners punches. They are so handy to have!
  • I used a couple of new stamp sets that I have recently purchased and absolutely love! They are Charming and Perfect Punches Stamp sets.
  • I used old olive ink to stamp each image.
  • Very Vanilla Grosgrain Ribbon and Vanilla Brads add my final touches to my thank you card.

116519S Stamp Sets: Perfect Punches (118744WM, 120609CM), Charming (116519)

Ink: Old Olive (102277)

Card Stock: Whisper White (100730), Tangerine Tango (111349), Tempting Turquoise (100702), Old Olive (100702), Greenhouse Gala Designer Paper (117167)

Amazing Tools:  Curly Label Punch (119851), Photo Corners Punch (119878), Extra-Large Oval Punch (119859)

A Touch of Glam: Very Vanilla 1/4” Grosgrain Ribbon (109026), Jumbo Brads (112534)

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5 thoughts on “To Dress up or Dress Down?

  1. Missy says:

    Hi Joanna! I like them both but I think the 2nd card is my favorite! Happy Anniversary! Hope you & hubby have a wonderful vacation! Can’t wait to see what you come up with when you get back from your well deserved vacation!

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