DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge #237-Window Box Thinlits Lantern


Hi Stampers,

I really like the patriotic colors in the above photo. In staying with the theme, I chose to make a paper lantern out of the window box thinlits. The first one I made I also cut Whisper White pieces to go on the lantern and it made it a little heavy. It would be great to be hung up but not sitting on a table. 



This is the second one and I only made one window box "frame" for the bottom. I also didn't attach a second layer of cardstock. You could attach string to the top to hang it or just use as a table decoration.



These are the cute little battery operated tealights I found at Dollar Tree.


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Christmas in July



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Reel Fun with Balloon Framelit

Hi Stampers,

I have had this card in my head for about a week. I should have made it last week for Grads & Dads week but just ran out of time. My husband, along with his love of beer, also LOVES to fish!! This is a perfect summer activity and today is the first day of summer!!!!


I made the bobber out of the retired balloon framelit. I cut a slit in the paper to place the bobber in. I also used "reel" fishing line too!!! LOL The sun is from the retired set Kinda Eclectic. 

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Hi Stampers,

One of my co-workers had to undergo an emergency tonsillectomy. I had to make a card for our department to sign. We are quite a large department with  55+ employees. My card might look kind of juvenile but I think it is cute and appropriate. I used the retired Party Pack punch (balloon) for her tonsils and the bell punch for her neck. 


I used 12 x 12 paper and cut it down to 5-1/2" and scored at 4-1/4". I glued the two pieces together to make it bigger.


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DOStamper Stars Thursday Challenge #235-Mixed Drinks


Hi Stampers,

Back for a sketch pad challenge for the DOStamper Stars group. In keeping with today's theme, I made a Father's Day card for my hubby. He has worked so hard for this award card. He practices and practices to hone his skills and I am finally praising and recognizing him for his talent. I know he will appreciate this card and probably even get a little teary eyed when he sees it. 



I used Wink of Stella on the "suds" but it doesn't really show up.

I used the new Color Theory DSP and mini chevron ribbon along with the glitter enamel dots. The sentiment is part World's Best Trophy and Labeler Alphabet stamp sets. The World's Best Trophy stamp set you get 53 stamps!!! Well worth it's weight in gold IMO!!!

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