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September 27, 2008

New Catty Swap #1


I hosted a new catty swap with two different groups that I am part of.  This is the first one that they girls have received by now so it's okay to share.  It wasn't quite what I envisioned, but I still really like it.  I had originally thought I would either add glitter to the blooms, or shade the with sponged ink on the stamp prior to stamping, but I didn't end up doing either because I really wanted to use Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip and Really Rust as my colors and I couldn't picture a good monochromatic color for the Baja Breeze other than stamping it off and adding itself back, and I didn't want to do that.  So...this is what developed.  I am pleased with it and it is my favorite color combo after all, right Daphne?  ;)

Stamps:  Upsy Daisy, Inspired by Nature and Best Yet
Paper: Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, and Whisper White CS, Really Rust Textured CS, Baja Breeze Patterns DSP
Ink:  Baja Breeze, Really Rust, and Chocolate Chip Classic Ink
Accessories:  1-3/8" and 1-1/4" circle punches, Crop-a-Dile, Antique Brass Jumbo Eyelets, Baja Breeze Striped Grosgrain


  1. This is so pretty! I love this stampset :)

  2. Fabulous Colors...
    Love this new stamp set.
    Beautiful Card!!

  3. Beautiful! I just love the pop of the Really Rust!


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