Saturday, September 1, 2012

Carol's Cards

I love meeting new people! Carol DuFrene is a recent addition to my Stampin' gang and is a real hoot! I'm sooooo glad she has picked me to play with!!

She described recently these lovely cards and brought them to my recent Customer Appreciation morning. I was BLOWN away! Look at the amazing embroidery that she did!!!! I dream of doing such art work some day!

Here it is a Tri Fold card that encases this artwork! Ingenious! This DSP is NOT Stampin' Up!'s but a real fun look!!

Nancy, who was visiting with us n Stampin, was amazed that these were hand crafted! We discussed how we would totally purchase these appliqu├ęs in the store and here Carol had just created them!!

Ok, a future goal is to learn this amazing craft!! Wowzaz!! So raise your glass with me and toast Carol and her lovely cards!! Whoot! Whoot!!!!

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What Others are SAYING about Getting Crafty with Jamie

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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