Today the #100 Card Sketch was posted. I had to try it out.

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I couldn’t help myself and had to use the colors from the Beach Squash book and the flower from the Post it note holder. I am kinda stuck on those. I also had to try my new May Arts ribbon. I resisted these gorgeous ribbon as long as I could. But enough is enough. I had to have some and ordered them from Starlitstudio. Cindy is the best!

Stamps: Seeing Spots, Sweet on you, Big Pieces, Small Sayings, All in a Row

Inks: Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip, Cool Carribean

Paper: Taken with Teal, Cool Carribean, Chocolate Chip and Whisper White Cardstock, Love Me Designer paper

Acc.: May Arts Ribbon (JD33), Rose grosgrain ribbon

All supplies from Stampin’ Up! except for May Arts ribbon

I think Michelle Wooderson or Lana Lepinski came up with this idea. I think it’s really cute and I had to make one myself. These are super easy.

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Take a 3 1/2″ x 11″ piece of cardstock and score at 5″, 5 1/2″ and 6″. Corner round all four corners, punch the handles and decorate. Make two punchouts with the Window Word punch out of a magnetic sheet. Tape at the ends of the cardstock. It will keep your Post it note holder closed.

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Stamps: Big Pieces, Seeing Spots, Sweet on you, Olive You

Inks: Chocolate Chip, Certainly Celery and Regal Rose Classic Ink

Paper: Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White Cardstock and Love Me Designer Paper

Acc.: light pink organdy ribbon, celery grosgrain ribbon, dimensionals, word window punch, corner rounder, magnetic sheet, post it notes

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After making several coaster mini books, I am trying to come up with different ways to use those wonderful coasters. Here I made them into a Squash/Explosion Album. I like how that sounds. Squash books. My daughter Rebecca, loves how it folds. It’s a fun little album.

To make it first cover your coasters with designer paper. I prefer Modge podge as adhesive. You can also use mono or any other type of glue. Next cut three pieces of cardstock to 7 1/2″ squares. Score them in half horizontally, vertically and once diagonally. Prefold each score at least once.

Lay out your cardstock squares so that they overlap with one scored square section. The middle cardstock piece has to have the diagonal fold going down, the outer cardstock pieces have to have the diagonal fold going up. Tape them together. I used Sticky Tape. Decorate your individual squares and triangle pieces. Then tape your cardstock to your coasters. Tie together with a ribbon. Decorate the front.

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Easy Peasy!

Stamps: Seeing Spots, Big Pieces, Rough Edge Alpha, Short Order Alpha, Expressive Flexible Phrases, Day to Day Phrases

Ink: Taken with Teal, Cool Carribean, Regal Rose and Chocolate Chip Classic Ink

Paper: Taken with Teal, Cool Carribean, Regal Rose and Chocolate Chip Cardstock, Love Me designer Paper

Acc.: Tool Kit, White Gel Pen, Vintage Brads, Circle Punches, Flirty Ribbon, 4″ Coaster

All supplies from Stampin’ Up!, except for the coasters.

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I can’t help myself. I can’t stop making these mini album. They are too much fun. I made this one with my friend and downline Elizabeth. She drove 3 hours from her in-laws house in Mississippi, to spend the day with me. She is the best.

You can find a tutorial on how to make those darling books here.

Stamps: Reason to Smile, Linen

Ink: Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip Classic Ink

Paper: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White Cardstock, Love Me Designer Paper

Accessories: Tool kit, chocolate and rose grosgrain ribbon, sponges, vintage brads

All supplies are from Stampin’ Up!

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