Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Fashionable Papercrafting

Making friends is fun, isn't it?  

Making good friends is even better.

Because I'm a Demonstrator with Stampin' Up!, I go to various events held by Stampin' Up! in different parts of the country.  One of those events is Convention.  Convention is held in Salt Lake City, Utah, every year.  

I met Bev at Convention two years ago.  We had so much fun that year -- laughing, eating, stamping, shopping, sightseeing . . . she's a great person.  Fun, energetic, quirky.  In other words, just right.

We agreed to swap cards together, just Bev and myself, once a month.  One of us chooses the stamp set, technique, whatever, and we go from there.

This is one of the cards Bev sent to me . . . Ta Da!!
And this baby's got a matching envelope.  Whoo Hoo!  I scored.  

MmmHmm.  Beautiful!  I'm so very, very lucky to be friends with Bev and get to swap with her.  She used the Stippled Blossoms stamp set and the Ahambra (sp?) wheel.  I see the Fancy Fans Embossing Folder on there, and the slider with the Lucky Limeade Ruffled Ribbon looks fantastic.  So talented.

Here's the link to her blog if you'd like to stop by:  www.stampingwithbev.blogspot.com.  I visit her blog about two or three times a week.  Lots of fun, very newsy.  She's one of my best friends, and I don't know what I'd do without her.

Love these little pearls.  Say -- want to kick your outfit up a notch? What do you do?  Accessorize! Same thing here . . . want to take your cards and scrapbook pages up  to the next level? The answer is the same ... accessorize! And that's what Bev did beautifully here.

Rhinestones & pearls - Bev added a subtle accent with the self-adhesive pearls.  You can add bling with the self-adhesive rhinestones.

What kind of accessorizing options does Stampin’ Up! offer? Well . . .

Buttons - A quick and easy way to add some fun dimension to your projects - fun & whimsical, masculine, and vintage ... there are buttons for every mood!

Brads - Great way to add some metallic accents and create different looks from stationery to masculine.

Ribbon - The options are limitless with our ribbon and the variety of textures and colors. Add just a small accent banner or big, beautiful ribbon flower - our ribbon is so versatile that it makes the perfect accessory for any project.

Punches - Add dimension with different punch shapes, highlight images or words, or create your own creature made out of punch shapes ... your imagination is the only limit to all of the ways that you can use punches to accessorize your papercrafting projects.

Glitter - From our Dazzling Diamonds glitter to our Glimmer Paper in 3 different colors, there are lots of fun ways to add sparkle and dazzle to all of your projects - especially your holiday projects that need that festive touch.

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Thanks for visiting today ~~ Happy Stampin' and Scrappin'!

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