I'm continuing my quest to use retiring products as least once more before they're gone forever. Today's project uses two sentiments from the Thankful Thoughts Stamp Set. Other retiring products used were the Swirly Bird Stamp Set and coordinating Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies, and the Happiness Blooms Memories & More Cards & Envelopes Pack. Phew! SIMPLE CARD BACKGROUND I decided to start my project with the sentiment, using crisp white embossing. Getting good results with ... VIEW POST
Thankful Thoughts – Thanks or Thank You?
On Sunday I showed you a #simplestamping project using a single ink pad and stamp set. I thought it was really sweet, ideal if you need to make a stack of thank you cards in a hurry. But if you want something a little more elaborate here's another idea for you using a sentiment from the Thankful Thoughts Stamp Set. With snow still on the ground here in Nova Scotia and temperatures well below freezing, my project was bound to have a bit of a winter vibe. THOUGHTS OF WINTER I began by ... VIEW POST
Timeless Textures Thank You
Today is officially the last day of summer so despite the cooler weather I decided to pull out some bright colours for today's project. Stampin' Up! has the most amazing ink colours and also sells coordinating card and ribbons to match. Add to that great stamp sets like Timeless Textures and Thankful Thoughts, and making a thank you card was simplicity itself. TIMELESS TEXTURES I haven't used Timeless Textures for ages and chose three of the images for my collage-style background. The ... VIEW POST
A little less subtle
On Saturday I created a cute baby card using two new Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folders from Stampin' Up! called Tufted and Subtle. The embossing from the Tufted embossing folder was easy to see in my photo, sadly though on white card the embossing from the Subtle folder was less obvious. So while creating my contribution to the What Will You Stamp? Challenge Design Team for this week's challenge WWYS174 - Thankful Thoughts I pulled out the Subtle embossing folder once ... VIEW POST