Utah Postcard

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Utah PostcardMy first postcard for our road trip from Virginia to Utah for the 2013 Stampin Up convention. I need to make one for quite a few more states.

This card uses This and That designer series paper. The camera is from the This and That embellishments. The Utah punch and outline stamp are from the Nifty Fifty Stamp Brush Set. The card uses this week’s challenge layout from the Facebook Simply My Digital Studio Challenge Group.


Three Click Birthday Card

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Three Click Birthday CardI know this week’s Simply My Digital Studio Challenge is supposed to be about photography, but I don’t have kids and no one on the Internet needs to see any more photos of my mother’s dog. So instead of three clicks with a camera, I decided the ‘clicks’ could be mouse clicks, and I used embellishments. It’s all “Piece of Cake” paper and embellishments (which may be from a retired CD, oops). I also CASEd the layout from Heather’s MDS scrapbook page for the challenge.


Pirate Themed Birthday Card

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AhoyMateyNot quite this week’s Simply My Digital Studio Challenge. I tried to add some zig-zags or stitching, but I don’t have those options. My fault because I don’t want to upgrade and lose the toolbar and media options. Sigh. Now perhaps I’ll be compelled.

I did use ideas from two previous challenges. The cropping challenge: The Ahoy, Matey Ensemble doesn’t include a happy birthday greeting, so I cropped the letters I needed from the text that was there. For instance, the p came from “Walk the plank.”

The repurpose a template challenge: The layout is a resized template from the Bookstagram Photobook. I just dragged in paper rather than photos. Made for a very fast card. I’m thinking of doing one with Christmas paper, and I already made one using the Convention 2013 papers. I can upload that one later when I’m done tweaking it.