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I have picked my stamp set!  Tip number 4 - Sometimes, but not always, I will cut out several of the images from my Framelets, so I can play with them.  I find this especially helpful when figuring out where my sentiments should go, or if there is room for my sentiment on the front of my card.  I love so many of the images in this set that I cut all of them out!  I especially love the little faces in the stamp set.  Put a little sad face on the screwdriver and use the, "Sorry I screwed up!" sentiment!  It is soooo cute!  Or put a happy face on a tool to show you care enough to wish a friend a Happy Birthday!  Below is my easy choice for a bundle combination to go with my DSP.  Use the suites the SU designers picked and put together for you!

Remember, if you play along, I will send you an incentive at the end!  A Twisted Gate Fold Card using this combination and the directions for making the card!


One of my customers tries to buy everything from a suite before she moves onto another.  She says it helps her design because then she has all of the elements and papers at her fingertips to make oodles of cards with her favorite bundle.  Not a bad idea!

Below are the card elements I will be playing with.


No, I am not using them all!  I am just going to use them for placement purposes!   More about that later!  What will you use?


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Amanda Coughlin

I hate you, Pat Ertman! 😀 I wasn't considering this stamp set at all. You are an evil, evil woman! 😘

Pat Ertman

Wait until you see the finished cards! I,will be posting one on Tuesday! Trying to get people to play along with me! I have some great tips coming up and I think I need to use them more often because by the time I got to my Monday post (I do them ahead of time), it took me an hour to design five cards! It was a miracle!

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