Flower

I’d sworn off swapping.

At least I thought I had, anyway.   I really don’t do classes or workshops or anything much anymore, so I don’t have much need for bajillions of stamped samples each new catalog and new mini-catalog. But then came Jami’s swap.  I caved.  A couple of full cards in a small quantity? I could certainly do that!

Now that swaps have been returned, I can share what I created for the two small rounds I participated in.  Thank you for a wonderful swap, Jami!  If you’d like to see what the other swappers created, click here.

Here’s the first one, a 4 1/4″ square card using the new Heart Flutters set.

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Here’s the second (and last) one, a regular sized, top folding card using the Confetti Scrappin’ Kit and Priceless.

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If you want details, click for

Heart Flutters Card

Stamps: Heart Flutters

Ink: Real Red Craft & Classic, Creamy Caramel Classic

Cardstock: Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Kraft, Naturals Ivory

Accessories: Pretties Kit, Chocolate Taffeta, Red Gingham, Pewter Hodpodge Hardware, tons of glue dots

Some of these were stitched . . . . I hadn’t yet figured out *not* to thread the bobbin ribbon through the needle, so I had tons of jammed threads, and finally just sewed with no thread!  And dang, I should have adhered the hardware and not just left it hanging. It looks wonky here!

Priceless Confetti Card

Stamps: Priceless, So Swirly jumbo wheel

Ink: Purely Pomegranate, Taken with Teal

Cardstock: Taken With Teal, Old Olive, Purely Pomegranate Textured & Striped from kit

Accessories: Wide Olive Grosgrain, Dazzling Diamonds glitter, Stampin’ Dimensionals

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17 Comments

  1. Keri Jackson
    Posted August 6, 2007 at 6:21 pm | Permalink

    Love both of those cards! The second one is awesome :)

  2. Posted August 6, 2007 at 6:43 pm | Permalink

    That butterfly card is just beautiful! Love the glitter!!!

  3. Posted August 6, 2007 at 8:17 pm | Permalink

    Your swaps are awesome! Love them both!

  4. Posted August 6, 2007 at 9:37 pm | Permalink

    What a great group of swappers! Your cards are awesome! I love the glitter that you use! Why don’t you do workshops or camps any longer? Hope your day is a great one!

  5. Posted August 6, 2007 at 9:57 pm | Permalink

    Soooooo, we might need to work out a “deal” … *wink*wink*! I am in love with these swaps, Jenn! I’ll need to take a pic first before I can upload .. but I am pretty stuck on staring at these for now! Wow!

    ~tex

  6. Posted August 7, 2007 at 12:55 am | Permalink

    Ooooh isnt that wide grosgrain just the MOST fab!?!? I cant use enough of it!! I *need* all the colors! Just got my Olive last week-mmmmm! Love these cards Jenn! I got the bottom one in the swap-SUPER lucky me!!

  7. Posted August 7, 2007 at 1:30 am | Permalink

    both cards are wonderful, but that second card just send my heart a flutter!! WOW!! Between you and Beate, I have now decided I HAVE to have the Priceless set!!

  8. Posted August 7, 2007 at 9:59 am | Permalink

    These cards are just incredible. Looks like a wonderful swap to be in. Thanks for sharing them with us.

    http://stamps-n-inkspot.blogspot.com/

  9. Bonnie aka raduse
    Posted August 7, 2007 at 10:45 am | Permalink

    Wow, gorgeous cards again. I think I might need that priceless set now.

  10. Shelley ~ photocropper
    Posted August 7, 2007 at 2:07 pm | Permalink

    Jami swaps are the bestest and always suck me in too! Your cards are beautiful!!! Cant wait to see what you create next time 😉 hehehe

  11. Posted August 7, 2007 at 7:59 pm | Permalink

    Jenn, your swaps look amazing. I am off to check out the rest of the swap cards! Hugs!!!

  12. Pat S.
    Posted August 8, 2007 at 10:18 am | Permalink

    Hi Jenn!
    I just saw your sample over on Stamps for a Cause…
    I think it is simply AWESOME!!!

  13. Posted August 11, 2007 at 10:31 am | Permalink

    Wowee! I love these, especially the 2nd one.

  14. Amy
    Posted August 11, 2007 at 5:39 pm | Permalink

    Jenn, you’ve just got it goin’ on with the colors here…yummy!

  15. Posted August 12, 2007 at 4:00 pm | Permalink

    ohhhh…..I *love* that Priceless card!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. Posted August 20, 2007 at 11:26 am | Permalink

    I love this card, Jen. I have the new Season of Joy set and I used your layout and idea for a card using that set and the new Christmas designer paper. Check out my blog http://www.stampinchick.blogspot.com to see my sample. Thanks.

  17. Juanita
    Posted August 21, 2007 at 4:09 pm | Permalink

    Lucious cards, they really showcase the new stamps!! TFS.

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