Friday, July 26, 2013

Freaky Convention Swaps!

Thank you for joining us on the Tour de Freaks this month! You may have arrived from Judy DiScipio's blog, or just jumped in here. Either way, you can take the whole tour by clicking the links at the bottom of each post.

I've had lots of excitement this week - besides the Stampin' Up! Convention, the Control Freaks got together during the convention lunch break last Friday to get our swapping done. It was so nice to meet some of the people whose blogs I've been stalking in real life!

STAMPS: Remembering Christmas  CARDSTOCK: Whisper White, Basic Black, Brushed Silver, Smoky Slate Textured  INK: VersaMark, Basic Black  ACCESSORIES: Big Shot, Stylish Stripes embossing folder, Bitty Banners Framelits, Heat Tool, Black Stampin' Emboss Powder, Silver 1/8" Ribbon

Our theme was anything from the Holiday catalog, and I had a hard time narrowing it down to just these items.  One of the first things that popped out at me from the catalog was the BLING! Trust me when I say that the catalog doesn't do it justice!  That Silver 1/8" Ribbon is sooooo shiny, it reminds me of tinsel on a Christmas tree.

STAMPS: Harvest of Thanks  CARDSTOCK: Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Baked Brown Sugar  INK: Early Espresso, Pumpking Pie, Soft Suede  ACCESSORIES: Big Shot, Deco Labels Framelits, Bitty Banners Framelits, Pretty Print embossing folder, Brights Candy Dots, Candy Dots Brads Bases, 1-1/4" Burlap Ribbon

Another thing that popped out was the two new embossing folders.  The Stylish Stripes and Pretty Print folders are just what Mr. Big needed to keep him (and me) happy!

Thanks for stopping, off to your next stop on the tour, LeeAnn Greff's blog!


  1. Both card - fantastic but I love love love that gratitude card! So cool!

  2. Oh, my friend, you already know how much I love these! Even more spectacular in person!!! Hugs!

  3. Cindy both of your projects are just gorgeous! The deer head embossed on silver paper is absolutely stunning, and I like your use of the burlap ribbon on the second card. Wish I was at convention to swap with you!

  4. Cindy...I really didn't like that deer head for Christmas until I saw your card. GORGEOUS!!! Loved your other card, too. Great to see you at Convention!

  5. Your cards are both right up my alley...(sounds a bit weird!) I collect both deer and both of your cards and the inspiration....the silver ribbon on the deer card is really sooo pretty!


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