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Archive | January 2, 2013

Strong Girl: You Can Do It!

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Ombre is hot! We’re used to seeing ombre in a watercolor style, but our designer for the day, Susie Moore, reinterpreted it and created an ombre look here with patterned paper. The lightest area of the ombre gradation leads the eye perfectly to focus on the focal point image.

Small details can really help tell a story on a card. On this one, the pearls set a feminine tone but are contrasted by the more masculine twine – echoing the same visual contrast in the focal image. The twine also adds a thematic touch, appearing reminiscent of shoelaces and football pad ties.


Supplies | Patterned Papers: Authentique (Uncommon). Cardstock: PaperTrey Ink. Dies: Spellbinders (Oval and mat). Markers: Copic. Digital Stamp: Designed2Delight (Little Quarterback Girl). Twine & Pearls: Unknown.

Designer: Susie Moore

Susie Cannon Moore is married to her soulmate Randall, and between them they have five grown children – four boys and one girl – and five wonderful grandchildren. They live in a small country town called Maypearl, Texas. Susie has been paper crafting all her life, but started scrapbooking seriously in 1998. She  has been published in Paper Crafts and Just Steampunk, and also have been on HGTVʼ’s Crafterʼ’s Coast to Coast. Susie loves to scrapbook her family, and do mini books (mostly as gifts). Card making is also a passion she has embraced for years. As a computer nerd, she especially enjoys using digis. In May of 2011, Susie, who has been a dieaholic from the early Sizzix days, started a website devoted to crafting with dies. You can visit her website at The Dies Have It.


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