Today is Thanksgiving here in the US, and while it is not a holiday that we recognized before coming to live in this country, we have embraced the sentiment behind the day. It is traditional to think about the things you are thankful for today and there is much to be thankful for – not least the friendships we have made since coming to the US and those I have made thru my lovely ladies who come to my classes and workshops.
Today’s card is not a typical Thanksgiving card but it does say exactly what I feel………….
We have had some Christmas and Autumn themed projects recently so time for a little change, I trawled along my stamp shelf and picked out the Fairy Celebration Stamp set, which I have not used nearly enough.
The set has some lovely images just perfect for coloring so I broke out my Watercolor Pencils to make a birthday card for Grand-daughter #3; as her birthday is the day before mine it is an easy one to remember! Continue reading
The Ribbon of Courage stamp set was one I was so thrilled to see in the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalog, it was inspired by Patty Bennett who is one of Stampin’ UP!’s Million Sales Achiever, and was included on my very first order when the catalog went live on June 1st.
I wanted to make some cards with the set and the coordinating Support Ribbon Framelits and I did google the different Awareness Ribbon colors – there are such a huge range for all different causes, but I decided to go neutral today.
Earlier in the week I shared a couple of cards featuring the Happy Birthday, Gorgeous stamp set. Those cards showed the balloons, today I am sharing cards using the flower stamps, perfect for birthdays or maybe ‘just because’
As I said in my earlier post, this set has 32 pieces, flowers, leaves and balloons plus 13 different greetings! If you are looking for a set that covers most occasions this is the one for you! Continue reading