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Polly Lemire
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Make It Monday -Fan Brush Trees
It has been ages since I've done a MIM challenge - but I couldn't resist this one!  Winter trees are my favorite Christmas card image,  I love to use watercolors when I can.  AND I actually own 2 fan brushes!!  The fan brush makes it easy to create a dapple...

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Stamp Affaire #8 - a second bronze challenge
Another Bronze Anniversary challenge. This time I decided to make my own "bronze".  I used a combination of orange zest and dark chocolate inks on white cardstock, from which I had die-cut the filigreed Mix and Match Scollops.  I sponged on Versamark and th...

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Stamp Affaire #8 - Bronze
Yay!  No brown!!! The focus of this challenge was bronze and we had metallic bronze paper on hand! It looked awful plain when I first finished, but leave it to Barb to figure out that we needed to add a bit of bling to ours. This was easy and fun --and we h...

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Stamp Affaire #7 - Another Wool Challenge
Well we were supposed to make "cookies" out of felt for this one. I opted to make mine with Copic pens and PTI's Friendship Jar.  Some gingham and old fashioned wallpaper seemed to go well with the Halloween cookies!

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Stamp Affaire #8 - Wool
Here we go again- another day of Stamp Affaire!  This morning's first challenge involved using some fall leaves made of two pieces of wool felt, stitched together.. Our sewing needles wouldn't go through the felt, so we "stitched" ours with copic markers. I...

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Stamp Affaire #8 - Wool
Here we go again- another day of Stamp Affaire!  This morning's first challenge involved using some fall leaves made of two pieces of wool felt, stitched together.. Our sewing needles wouldn't go through the felt, so we "stitched" ours with copic markers. I...

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Stamp Affaire - #6 Iron
I can not make another brown card! This challenge was to create something resembling rusted iron. Our texture paste wasn't working anyway so I went off on own and opted for something that would look like oxidized copper instead.  At least it's colorful!  I ...

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I LOVE color!!!  So when the second challenge involved wood and autumn leaves and wood,  I went to town! I used Zig watercolor pens on dampened cardstock. The rest came together in a snap. 

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Stamp Affaire #5 - Wood
This time the challenge was wood - I didn't have a piece balsa wood so I just used a wood theme and did inlaid piecing with a double die-cut.  Melissa Phillips to rage rescue again with a sweet saying that fits between the branches. It needed something for ...

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Stamp Affaire - #4 Another Linen challenge
The original idea for a card using linen was to use a die cut embroidery hoop.  But as I started working on this little piece of linen, I began to remember the afternoons spent as a young girl over at one of the professor's wives living room having tea and ...
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