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Technique Tuesday | Keep Calm and Turn 29 Again

Technique Tuesday Birthday

Today’s Technique Tuesday feature highlights one of my favorite stamp sets from the CHA Winter 2013 release! I love the “Keep Calm and…” meme, and Technique Tuesday has done some really fun stamps with it recently. Designer Annette Allen got to work with the birthday set that they released at CHA Winter 2013, called Turn 29.

Technique Tuesday Keep Calm

Two sentiment options and whole ton of elements make this a set you can use over and over.

Technique Tuesday Birthday

Annette used another recent trend – neon – to brighten up her card and make it festive. Stamping some of the designs multiple times (like the presents and the banners) in multiple colors gives the appearance of the card having more elements than it actually does.

Washi tape makes a quick border that helps tie together some of the neon colors in the stamped elements.

Supplies | Stamps: Technique Tuesday (Turn 29). Cardstock: Neenah (white). Ink: Hero Arts (Neon Pink, Neon Blue, Neon Green, Neon Yellow and Neon Orange). Adhesive: Scotch (ATG), American Crafts (foam). Washi Tape: Recollections.

Designer: Annette Allen

Annette started card making in 1997, when a neighbor invited her to a Stampin’ Up! party while she was living in Germany. She has since started a blog and taken part in many design teams. Annette has been published in Paper Crafts Magazine, Designed To Color, Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Magazine and Papercraft Inspirations. To learn more about Annette, visit her blog, My Clever Creations.



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23 Responses to Technique Tuesday | Keep Calm and Turn 29 Again

  1. Susie Moore March 13, 2013 at 2:01 am #

    Awesome card!

    • Lee-Ann March 13, 2013 at 9:41 am #

      So cute…love the neon!!!

  2. Lisa Lara March 13, 2013 at 9:26 am #

    What a fun card Annette!

  3. Hussena March 13, 2013 at 9:41 am #

    Wow …this is just fabulous …Loved the bright happy colors on your card and the design too !! …Amazing work Annette :)

  4. ~amy~ March 13, 2013 at 10:03 am #

    How fun is this card?! Love the fresh neon colors!

  5. Marlena M March 13, 2013 at 10:22 am #

    This is so festive Annette!

  6. Tracey McNeely March 13, 2013 at 10:33 am #

    Annette I love the neon, so perfect for spring!

  7. Angi Barrs March 13, 2013 at 10:35 am #

    LOL Love the bright and happy colors. This is my motto for sure. I turn 25 every year too! (wink)

  8. Laura O'Donnell March 13, 2013 at 10:43 am #

    fantastic card by Annette!

  9. Shirl March 13, 2013 at 10:45 am #

    Lots of fun neon colors… Great take on the stamping and washi tape for the border….
    TFS Annette!

  10. Virginia L. March 13, 2013 at 10:59 am #

    Absolutely love this! The Neon inks and fun sentiment and images are perfect together! AWESOME card, Annette!

  11. Rachel Parys March 13, 2013 at 11:09 am #

    Fantastic colors!! So pretty and eye-catching!!

  12. ConnieM March 13, 2013 at 11:10 am #

    beautiful~loving the bright colors!!!

  13. Niki March 13, 2013 at 12:07 pm #

    WOW! This is such a fun and playful card. Love the colors and layout and of course sentiment as that’s my age! haha

  14. Miriam Prantner March 13, 2013 at 1:01 pm #

    So cute, loving all the neon! Great job Annette!

  15. Chrissie March 13, 2013 at 2:09 pm #

    Wow, the design of this card is fantastic and I adore the bright colors! I love it, Annette!!!!!

  16. Lai-Yoke March 13, 2013 at 3:29 pm #

    Happy! Happy! Card, Annette! Love all the neon colours!

  17. Ashley Horton March 13, 2013 at 9:16 pm #

    Wow Annette!! This is so fun!! Really loving those bright neon colors!!

  18. Misty B. March 13, 2013 at 9:43 pm #

    Love your forever 29 card! Great colors!

  19. Lori Hairston March 14, 2013 at 3:58 pm #

    Love the bright colors and design of this card!

  20. Deb Crowder March 17, 2013 at 7:33 pm #

    Awesome Job Annette! You used the best colors they are so bright and vivid I love the way this turned out!!

  21. JJ Bolton March 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm #

    What a perfect card for neon!!! Love it! And I just love that sentiment;) Great job Annette!

  22. Wida March 20, 2013 at 10:17 am #

    Super trendy and super cute. That sentiment is so funny :)

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