Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Random projects

Ever since the Fall-Winter catalog came out last month, I've been meaning to make a new checkbook cover. So I pulled out the old insert and my poor checkbook was naked for a few weeks! I am really loving the color combination on the Washington Apple designer series paper so once again, I pulled it out for inspiration and ended up with a bright, cheerful cover:

One of my stamp clubs requested using chipboard so I wanted to show several ways to use it. Here's a simple card using chipboard covered with designer series paper:

And here's one using chipboard "au natural":

Thanks for stopping by! :)

{{checkbook cover}}
Stamps: Smarty Pants
Cardstock: Bashful Blue, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Riding Hood Red
Accessories: Washington Apple DSP, wide oval punch, 1-3/8" circle punch, Bashful Blue striped grosgrain ribbon

{{on my mind}}
Stamps: Upsy Daisy
Cardstock: Old Olive, Riding Hood Red
Ink: Old Olive
Accessories: chipboard, pretties kit, Bella Rose DSP

{{season's greetings}}
Stamps: Snow Swirled
Cardstock: Old Olive, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Basic Brown
Accessories: chipboard, Chocolate Chip grosgrain ribbon, star punch, large star punch, Holiday Treasures DSP, large oval punch, stampin' dimensionals


Kathy W said...

I totally casing theses Marilyn, great ideas. I need to redo my checkbook cover too! I did one about 3-4 years ago.

Emily said...

Marylin, these are all great projects! I especially love your checkbook cover! That is so pretty! TFS!

Jana O'Brien said...

I love all 3 of these. Great use of the chipboard!

Marilyn said...

What great projects! I've got a checkbook cover I need to redo too - thanks for the reminder - all your projects are great, love your use of the chipboard!!

Ret said...

Great job on the checkbook! Love the other projects as well. Marilyn, do you know where I could purchase a clear checkbook cover, so I can decorate my own? thanks much,


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