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2.12.2013

Shades of Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras!  (I say with a confident tone, even though I have never celebrated the holiday!)

Today the girls at Clear and Simple Stamps are celebrating with color:  purple, green, gold, and neutrals.


The first card uses the cute new mini envelope die- I used vellum so you can see the fun confetti!

The window was created by cutting the edger die twice.  I threaded some of the confetti (cut with a hole punch) to make a pseudo abacus.



Don't forget to visit the rest of the DT!!
Audrey
Dana
Kim
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My Utility Belt (tools I use often!)


12 comments:

  1. Threading confetti=genius! So fun!

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  2. I love both of your cards! So creative! I thought the first was pretty awesome with the vellum envelope and all, then I looked at the second one...wow!

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  3. These cards make me so happy Jen! I love the confetti flying everywhere on the first one, but the abacus idea is such a clever one too!

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  4. never seen it before so cool!!!

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  5. You totally strung that confetti. You are a rock star! These are amazing!

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  6. I LOVE the threaded confetti, so fun!

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  7. Aw... how COOL! You make me want to go to the Mardi Gras party right now (like you, I have never celebrated it before)!! Love love the confetti!

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  8. Helau to you too! Glad the "fifth season" as they call it here in Germany is over. The abacus - brilliant. I'm already alerting you I'll probably be doing this with sequins...

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  9. Wow! These are awesome! GREAT colour choice, and they're so much fun!

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  10. You always have the coolest ideas! Loving the vellum envelope and that awesome cut-out with the threaded confetti.

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  11. wow...is this ever amazing Jennifer! How creative!

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  12. I've strung some sequins and gave you a shout out...
    http://rieslingmama.blogspot.de/2013/03/altering-pp-and-sequins-pti-pp-atcas-sss.html

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