April 23, 2008

Our First Featured Swapper!

This is our first featured swapper and I am sure we all know the rules to play along but just in case you don't here they are. One great swap girl will be picked and we are to case one her cards from her gallery or her blog.

1. Change a few things about the card. It can be the layout, the colors, the stamp sets, embellishments etc.

2.Please provide the link to her original card with your cased card.

3. Please put GSGFS01 in your title so we can identify your cards on your SCS gallery or your blog.

4. Leave us a comment to this post with a link to your card on your SCS Gallery or your blog.

5. Have fun!

Jackie's blog is www.thescallopededge.typepad.com

Jackie's SCS name is Strappystamper

Introducing Jackie Pedro! I picked Jackie as the featured swapper because I love the clean lines of her cards. Here are a few facts about Miss Jackie...

1. When did you become a Stampin' Up Demonstrator?
I signed up with Stampin' Up as a Hobby Demo in July of 2007

2. What is your all time favorite stamp set?
I would have to say that Stem Silhouettes is one of my all time favorite sets!!

3. What is your stamping style?
I'm not sure I have one particular style!! I love the CAS (clean and simple) look and I also
love the really embellished cards. It depends on my mood, I guess...

4. What is your favorite color combination?
ANYTHING with Chocolate Chip!! LOL!!

5. When not stamping or scrapbooking what is your favorite past time?
I love to read, but certainly do not do enough of it, and I love to spend time checking out
a long list of blogs and of course Splitcoast. I especially love spending time with my

6. What is one embellishment you could not live without?
I could not live without brads or ribbon....Oh, that's two...hmmmm.....

7. Do you stand or sit when you stamp?
I usually sit, but am up and down....

8. If you could go anywhere in the world where would it be?
I would love to return to the island of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands. My hubby and I
visited St. Thomas on a Caribbean cruise we took for our first anniversary and I loved it!!

9. What is your favorite kind of chocolate or candy?
I LOVE Recess Peanut Butter cups (bite sized) cold straight out of the fridge!!

10. What is your favorite kind of food?
I love Italian and Mexican food!! Yummy....

11. Favorite Restaurant?
Giorgio's Italian Restaurant....

12. What is your favorite guilty pleasure?
I never feel guilty for any pleasure!!! LOL!!

13. What is your favorite stamping tool that you could not do with out?
I could not live without my Cuttlebug and embossing folders and my mat pack and
piercing tool....again that's two....hmmmmm...

14. Are you married?
Yes and happily for almost 12 years....

15. What is your husband's name?

16. Do you have children?
Yes...two daughters.

17. What are the name(s) and ages of your child(ren)?
Lauren (9) and Sarah (6).

18. What do you do for a living?
I'm a domestic goddess....or what most people would call a SAHM!

19. Where are you located?
San Jose, California. I've lived here my whole life...

20. What does your husband do for a living?
He is a lineman with Pacific Gas and Electric...the largest power company in CA

Here is a picture of Jackie's favorite card that she has done.



Cindy said...

I just love this color combination and your card is absolutely gorgeous!
So nice to know more about you :-)

Maren said...

So fun to get to know you a bit more, Jackie! You have such beautiful work...it is going to be hard to decide!!

Lisa H. said...

How fun! congrats Jackie. I love that card, too. Off to find a card to case. I'll be back...

GreatSwaps said...

woohoo!!! You go girl!! Can't wait to CASE your fabulous work!!

Britiney said...

Jackie's one of my favorite bloggers, so I couldn't wait to CASE one of her cards. Here's a link to the card I cased:

And here's the link to my card:

Lisa H. said...

yeah! I got mine done. Now I have to go pack. Thanks for looking.

monique van keuren said...

Congratulations Jackie! This was so much fun!

Here is a link to Jacie's card I cased. http://thescallopededge.typepad.com/.shared/image.html?/photos/uncategorized/2008/02/05/greatswaps_new_catty_swap_jp_2.jpg

Here is the link to my card.


Becky Carafa said...

Woohoo, congrats Jackie! And I got to play! Here is the card I cased:

and here is my version:

Sara said...

here's mine:


That was a lot of fun!!

Maren said...

Here is mine:

silke said...

Oh - this is totally awesome!!! I love Jackie and I'm stalking her daily....great pick!!!

I love all the questions and answers - it's a fun way to get to know that person!!!

Plus Jackie's cards are just fabulous too!!!

Thanks for sharing this with us!!!

nitestamper said...

1. beautiful card, jackie!!!! colors are perfect and love the cut off circle look.

Vera said...

Love this challenge! Congrats on being the Featured Swapper, Jackie! Hope I did your card justice.


denise:) said...


Yay, i played!! Congrats Jackie- i loved casing you!!

erinkmckinney (stampininthesun) said...

Yeah, Jackie!! This will be easy...I love all your work! I'll play this weekend!

Nancy Riley said...

CONGRATS, JACKIE!!! You KNOW how much I love your stampin' style, and was so excited to case from your gallery!

Here's Jackie's card I chose to case: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/871021?cat=500&ppuser=100666

Here's my card ....

On SCS: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/895609?cat=500&ppuser=41782

On my blog, iSTAMP: http://stampinat6213.blogspot.com/2008/04/featured-swapper-case-jackie-pedro.html

Krystie Lee said...

Yay, Jackie! I'm not sure if I'll have time to play, but I'm certainly one of your biggest fans!! :)

Kristin said...

I did it, I did it (jumping up and down that I got it done)! I'm behind schedule today, but I managed to get it done. Jackie, I love your style- it was hard to choose one to CASE, but I love this one... here is my link: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/898251?nocache=1

silke said...

I have made a card for Jackie!!!!
Hope you like it and you can find it on my blog.


Amy Sheffer said...

Congrats Jackie! It was so fun reading your answers!! I finally got a chance to play along ...


You know I love your style, girl! It was a pleasure to CASE you!!

Speedystamper said...

The link to my blog with my case of Jackie's. Thanks for taking a look!