Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Avery Elle Fanfare & Giveaway winner

I absolutely love the new Fanfare stamp set from Avery Elle. There's a beautiful
 border stamp that reminds me of Japanese prints depicting waves. 
I couldn't wait to get inky and make some cards.


I was pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to line up the design to create
the "wave" pattern. I think this is such a versatile stamp that can be used
for different occasions just by changing the ink and sentiment.


On the second card, I stamped the border on the side and paired it 
with the circular design that comes in the set. I put together the sentiment
and now I have a masculine birthday card on hand. 
Maybe I shouldn't have added the pearls...

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And the winner of the Purple Onion Designs Halloween noteblock, according to random.org is Marilyn!

Congratulations, Marilyn! I will email you for your mailing address, and I hope you have fun with the noteblock!

Thanks to all who joined the giveaway.



SUPPLIES FOR BOTH CARDS:


15 comments:

  1. Fabulous cards using a beautiful stamp Donna - love them both.

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  2. beautiful. I esp love the red version!

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  3. Yay for Marilyn! Love both cards, Donna - what a neat stamp!

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  4. That stamp has great possibilities and you have showcased two of them! Beautifully done, Donna! And congrats to Marilyn.

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  5. So much fun, right? Love both of them!

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  6. I guess I am not alone in thinking of this as the Japanese wave pattern...FABULOUS!!! Love both!

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  7. Stunning CAS cards Donna, so striking, hugs

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous CAS cards Donna! Love that Japanese wave pattern!

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  9. Both cards are lovely Donna. The red one really does look like Japanese paper.

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  10. Both of your cards are so classy and smart...beautiful work!
    Thanks to you and random org. for this wonderful surprise...it has brightened my day!
    Hugs, Donna!!! :))

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  11. beautiful, beautiful design and stamping, Donna! you have sold me of this stamp set!! love both cards!

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  12. I like both cards, but the first one is gorgeous. So bold! LOVE it!
    Hugs and smiles

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