Ink . Stamp. Share ScrapBook Blog Hop ~ Shapes

Welcome to the  Ink & Share Scrapbook blog hop,  we are  group of international Stampin UP! demonstrators sharing our ideas and creativity with you.

You will have either arrived from Alison’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME.  This month are theme is ‘Shapes’  ~ this was a challenge for me and as a result my page is very simple.

Once again I have chosen to use a 12 x 12 page – mainly because Stampin’ UP! has 12 x 12 card stock in all its colors which gives me a fantastic choice

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Soft and Elegant Soft Sea Foam with Very Versailles.

Welcome back to my corner of the world

I think I say this at the beginning of every month…… but can you believe it is March already?  Those of you who know me or have followed my blog know that I work for the largest retail tax preparation service in the USA.  This is my 18th year and as always this time of the year is pretty hectic, so doin’ a lil’ card crafting is an excellent way to de-stress and get my head out of the numbers and into some creativity.

Today’s card is one that I made some while ago, I just love the softness of the Very Versailles Stamp Set paired up with Soft Sea Foam and Sahara Sand with a tiny touch of Silver Foil.

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Terracotta Tile Floral Essence and Grapefruit Grove

A couple of weeks ago I posted a card using a color combination that seemed unlikely but simply presented itself (check here) – well it happen again when tidying up my workbench………… Terracotta Tile paired with Grapefruit Grove – a couple of scraps  I was putting away that suddenly said…. ‘just a minute’.…. there is something going on here!

So I went with it – putting a Very Vanilla Card layer in between to give it a little more definition.  During my clean up I also came across a couple of flowers stamped and punched with the Floral Essence Stamp set – so it was just a case of pulling it all together.

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