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I recently joined Swap-bot and the task at hand was to make bookmarks for your swap partner. Here are some of the bookmarks that I made: I had a lot of fun making these bookmarks. These stamps are my new favorite stamps. If you like them then visit stampotique. You can find this link under my favorite places to shop.






I have never participated in a swap before and I have to admit that I really enjoyed it. Swap-bot handles everything for you and makes it really easy. If you like to swap then I highly recommend their site.


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Here is a very girly album for my extremely girly girl, Aubrey. I wanted to make something that would represent her personality. This album is covered in jewels that I had to glue on one by one. It took me a long time, but it was worth the effort. Nothing I have ever made sparkles like this album, which I think is a good representation of her. Materials Used:
-chipboard album(cut with accucut)
-jewels
-glue
-designer paper
-stickers
-ribbon
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Each week I like to take a step away from mini albums and cards and make tags! I am going to continue to make my tags with these new stamps I bought. They remind me of the Nightmare before Christmas....aren't they cute!
Materials used:
-plain tag
-distress ink(yellow,blue,brown)
-stamps
-embossing powder
-glimmer mist(pearl)
-memento ink(black&red)
-copic markers
-bedazzle(silver studs)
-ribbon
I had a lot of fun making this tag. I can't wait to use the rest of these stamps!
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I have been spending a lot of time looking at other blogs online. To my surprise, there is a whole community of people just like me. I was fortunate enough to come across the card patterns blog, which I have added to my Favorites. This blog host weekly contest for amazing prizes. Wish me luck!!! Here is my entry:
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Here are a few cards I made:



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Here are two shaker cards that I made using a variety of materials. I started with a plain white card and cut out an image with my cricut. I then decorated with glimmer mist, glimmer screens, and distress ink. Once dry I used staz-on ink and stamped images over the top. I then added the materials to create the shaker portion of the card. These cards were a lot of fun and I love the way they turned out.
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This Album was made using toilet paper rolls that I saved. I painted them and added designer paper to the outside. You can put photos or tags inside.
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Every summer my daughter and I take a vacation together. This is a special time for just the two of us. Last year we took the 101 north toward San Luis Obispo. We don't plan these vacation ahead of time, we just get in the car and drive. We went to a lot of amazing places: Solvang, Bubble Gum Alley, Pismo beach, Monterey, Hearst Castle and The Madonna Inn. I am working on albums for each place visited. Here is the Madonna Inn Alum:
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I made this album shortly after my husband and I were married. This was my first albums of this size(12x12) and it took me about 3 weeks to create.
Materials Used:
-Chipboard
-designer paper
-bling
-prima flowers
-ribbon
-brads
-binder rings
-feathers
-color cardstock
-tulle
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My name is Chirstina and and I love to craft. Here are some photos of my most recent project: