Unusual Daffodils ~ Thank you card idea

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Last week I shared my technique for creating daffodils with the Daffodil Dies. As I explained in my video at the time I chose to use some ‘off the wall’ colors for my demo so that it would be easier for you to see how the different pieces went together.

As you know – I hate waste – and seeing those two ‘wild’ looking daffodils sitting on my work bench troubled me! so I pulled out some Basic Black card, did a touch of heat embossing and attached them to create this thank you card.

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Thank you card using scraps of decorative paper and Layering Designs Vellum

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Today I am combining a new product – Vellum Layering Designs with one about to retire, Expressions in Ink decorative paper. I had a bunch of scraps of the decorative paper and not one to waste anything as pretty as this decided I was going to create some thank you cards, featuring those scraps.

The Vellum Layering Designs is in the Spring Mini Catalog (pg 33), a set of pre-printed 12 x 12 vellum sheets that make a very interesting background for my panels.

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Flowing Flowers Thank You Card

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Happy St Patrick’s Day !!

A pretty and very feminine Thank You card today, featuring the Flowing Flowers Stamp Set. The flower images are so delicate and detailed thanks to the DistINKtive design of each stamp, allowing depths of color by stamping just once. The set also has a great selection of greetings, perfect for making this a birthday or ‘Just Because’ type of card.

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Dragonfly Garden Thank You Card

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I found some scraps of decorative paper, I know they are from a long retired pack but I could not bare to waste them! I know many of us have ‘old stuff’ waiting patiently to be used, waiting their turn after we have played with the ‘new stuff’ – so let us not waste them – pick out a few of the colors for your ink and card and turn them into a pretty thank you card.

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Fun Fold Thank you

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I was a bit taken aback when I came up with today’s color combination ~ Real Red and Coastal Cabana ~ I saw some scraps that had fallen on the floor and decided I was going to go for it!! Very striking and I think it works!

As the colors are so striking I decided to keep the card itself very simple, just using a very simple fun gatefold.

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