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Picture Perfect Birthday

Only now do I have some time to sit down and play with the new stamps sets that I got from Onstage - Stampin' Ups convention where, amongst other things,  they release and demonstrate new products.

Being a demonstrator you get to go along, AND order before other demonstrators AND before anyone else has even seen the new goodies!!

I was so lucky to walk away with several new sets, all different for different occasions.

Tonight I played with the Picture Perfect Birthday set.

I loved the bows and the two step stamping that gives them definition.



Aren't they cute?

I used Peekaboo Peach, Pink Flamingo and retired Mint Macaron.  Rather than use two different inks, I stamped off for the first stamp and then full strength colour for the second stamp.


By piecing together some of the stamps, I made the party whistles on this next card.  I layered the sentiment on the Foil Frenzy Designer Series paper to give it a bit of WOW factor!





See it in the new Occasions Catalogue !!
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