I was tidying my work bench (it happens from time to time) and while putting something away came across a handmade card I had been sent a couple of years ago. It was so bright and refreshing that I decide to recreate it with some stamps and embellishments that are about to retire. Continue reading
Earlier this week I shared a couple of cards with the two-step stampin’ technique using the ‘Bunch of Blossoms’ stamp set. I have a couple of cards today that uses the same stamp set using ‘filler’ stamps to give a more subtle ‘watercolor’ effect, As the stamp set is a photopolymer it is very easy to line up each of the layers – in fact you could even do three layers! The set also has 5 beautiful sentiments in such a pretty font. Continue reading
Two-step stampin’ is a really great technique and there are a number of stamp sets in the SU catalog that have been designed especially for this. ‘Bunch of Blossoms’ is one of them. You can use the outline stamp then a ‘filler’ one to give a crisp image or use both ‘filler’ stamps to give a more subtle ‘watercolor’ effect, As the stamp set is a photopolymer it is very easy to line up each of the layers – in fact you could even do three layers! The set also has 5 beautiful sentiments in such a pretty font. I have two examples to share today. Continue reading
Did you know you could get FREE stamp sets from Stampin’ Up!? There are a number of different stamp sets in the annual catalog that you can get for free for hosting a party or for placing an order for more than $150.
I am featuring one of the sets called ‘ Gift of Love’ today, which has a lovely flower and also features ‘2 step stampin’
Do you remember the last time you received a card in the mail? In a sea of junk mail and bills, a card is a simple thing that really stands out to the person who receives it. Sending a card is a small gesture that shows just how much you care about that special someone in your life.
Today, October 1st, is World Card Making Day , celebrate by making and sending a handmade card to someone who could use a little recognition, love, or just a boost (which is anyone, really!).
So here is the card I am sending to all my readers – you do matter and I value you following along in my card crafting journey.