Thursday, December 4, 2008

Savvy Birthday

I'm very lucky to be surrounded by a TON of area stamp companies, Savvy Stamps is one of them. The inspiration for this card design was from the Savvy Gallery. The sentiment is ala A Muse {another local stamp company!}. Paper piecing is a great way to use scraps. I'm good at "collecting" scraps..I'm just not so good about using them. Picture this: I have both my paper cutter and paper scorer on my boy's air hockey table. With all this Holiday Gift Show prep, I have a TON of paper scraps basically covering every area that doesn't have a cutter or scorer on it. It makes it easy to use the scraps {there are literally "layers" of scraps..}. This Large Whimsical Outline Cake image is just screaming to be paper pieced...dontcha think?
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stamps: savvy & a muse paper: k&co, speckletone kraft & misc black/white ink: versafine vintage sepia

18 comments:

  1. Perfect for paper piecing Amy!! Great card...

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  2. Super cute card!! Love the piecing! Layers if scraps everywhere...sounds like heaven!

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  3. What a great 'big' cake!!! it IS perfect for paper piecing and this looks terrific on the kraft paper - fun understated sentiment Amy!!

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  4. I love paper piecing, aweosme job.

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  5. oh it sure is and you sure did made this cake very yummy :)
    love it, Amy.

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  6. oh yeah.
    OHHHHHHHHHH
    YEAAAHHHHHHHHH!

    (ok, now see: MINIMALIST *paisley* CAKE!!!!!!!!! how do ya DO THAT, woman?!???!???!♥)

    (ps: zen monstas?? you may very well think so...but i couldn't POSSIBLY comment...) (actually they're more like MINIMALIST monstas...and they will help to illustrate why i *SO* needed your guidance on this one...oy...) :)

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  7. That cake is awesome!!! Love the piecing! :D

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  8. Super cute paper piercing! ~x~

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  9. Lucky you!!! Super cute card. That cake is awesome!

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  10. I think you're right, that cake looks so yummy! And YOU are Blessed or tempted to have all those wonderful stores close to you! I think I need to plan a road trip in the spring. I'll start saving my pennies (HAHAHA) now!

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  11. Perfect card for paper piecing--love it! :D

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  12. I am a huge Savvy fan ... do you know anywhere you can find them online? Love your fun cake card.

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  13. I think paper piercing is fun :)
    I TAGGED you on my BLOG!

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  14. Hey girl, I might miss the party on Saturday - I got stuck in a parking garage when my ignition decided to quit! :( It's at the mechanic - we are going to look at cars on Saturday....or maybe I'll come over with a new car and steal your Savvy card because it is rockin cute!

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  15. Ohhh, love the paper pieced cake! It reminds me of some of the cakes the make using white chocolate and stencils...just adorable!

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  16. I LOVE your paper-pieced cake, Amy!! Fantastic card!!

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  17. Cute card Amy! I love the contrast of the red paper pieced cake with the kraft cardstock.

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Cheers,
~amy~