Thursday, December 29, 2011
Welcome to Day Number Two of 2011: The Year in Review! Today we are looking back to the merry months of April, May and June. To see the original posts with details, just click on the month and name of the post. I hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane as much as I did!
April - Sailing with The Paper Players
One of my favorite stamps from this year's Summer Mini was Sail Away. Every time I looked at this stamp, it cried out, "Emboss me, Ann!" and emboss it I did! I found it to be perfect for the emboss resist technique, as was the anchor from The Open Sea. And boy did I have fun distressing this card! The Color Spritzer Tool, the Seven Sided Tool, and the Waterspot stamp from French Foliage all received a workout! This was a special card which was sent to a special person.
May - Pals Paper Arts Throws a Wedding
I am always amazed by those paper artists who are able to do fabulous things with punches. As for me, flowers are as creative as I get. For my niece, I designed this Wedding Bouquet card using the Fancy Flower and Five Petal Flower punches. And no...this one definitely was not mailed!
June - Snow Much Fun
June, with its Idea Book and Catalog pre-order, was a fun month. From the minute I saw the "So Much Fun" stamp set, I knew that it would be coming to Iowa to live with me. Pool Party and Calypso Coral were a delightful duo to use. Of course, hind sight is 20 - 20. If I were to make this card today, I would have added...can we say it all together now...Pearls!
I hope you enjoyed this retrospective, and that you will join me Friday for the months of July, August and September! But for now, which of these three cards was your favorite? Your comment could win you fifty sheets of 6" x 6" retired Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper. The lucky recipient will be randomly selected from all comments left on this post through Noon CST Saturday! And remember to click on the name of the card to take you back to the original posts. Until next time...
(Note to Bettie: The information for the card featured on my Christmas post can be found here: A Wish for Peace. This card first appeared on The Stampin' Schach back on December 9, 2010.)
Posted by Ann Schach at 10:44 PM