Shoe Box Swap ~ my card

Since I hosted a paper share earlier last  month it made me think a lot more about using it instead of saving it.  I am not at all sure what I am saving it for, but I just see a sheet that I love and just cannot bring myself to cut into that pristine 12 x 12 piece of loveliness – so my resolution from now on is to use it!

Back in February I was invited to a shoe box swap – never done one before and was not at all sure what I had committed to…….. but once I had, I decided the focus of my card was to be Designer Series Paper!  I shared a bunch of cards from other ‘stamper’s in earlier posts.



All 3 designs of paper are from the Birthday Bouquet pack and by the time I had prepped for 15 cards I had used 6 sheets out of the 12 in the pack – must admit I was jolly proud of myself!

Card Base:  8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Old Olive card~ scored @ 4 1/4

DSP Layer 1:  5 1/4 x 3

DSP Layer 2: 4 x 2 layered onto 4 1/4 x 2 1/4 Mossy Meadow Card

DSP Layer 3: 2 x 2 layered onto 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 Mossy Meadow Card

Greeting: 3 x 1 1/2 Whisper White card layered onto 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 Mossy Meadow Card.

You need a really good paper trimmer to be able to cut these pieces quickly and accurately – the Stampin’ Up! trimmer is the best one I have come across!

That cute bow embellishment is Bow Paper clip from the Occasions Catalog

Mossy Meadow ink to stamp the greeting which came from the Birthday Blooms Stamp set.

Main Supplies used in these cards can be purchased 24/7 from my on-line store ~ just click the picture below and it will take you right there!

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