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Noteworthy | 6.2.2012

It’s been a relatively quiet week in the scrapbook world this week…it seems many people decided to turn the Memorial Day weekend into Memorial Day week. But there’s still some news of note to share!

[Apologies for the fact that this week's Noteworthy is delayed and abbreviated. Apparently, flu viruses can decimate people AND editorial calendars.]

It’s hard to believe, but CHA Summer 2012 is only about 6 weeks away! My Little Shoebox gets the unofficial prize for the first sneak peek of the 2012 Chicago show, with a small peek of the “Secret Garden” collection:

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YouTube Find: Paper Flower Tutorial Video

Paper flowers were all the rage at CHA Winter 2010, especially layered ones made from patterned papers.

If you are wondering how to create that look, you might want to check out this video I stumbled across by Dawn McVey, who designs the Raspberry Suite signature collection for Papertrey Ink. She demonstrates beautifully the technique behind creating a basic paper flower for some cards she designed. (To see the blog entry that contains the gorgeous cards the flowers were for, and get the supply list for them, click here to visit Dawn McVey’s blog.)

The punch Dawn is using in the video is by EK Success for Stampin’ Up!, but EK also sells scallop circle punches in their regular product line, in sizes such as 3 inch, 2 inch, 1.5 inch, 1.25 inch, and 1 inch.

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