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Forever Young Thank you Card with Vintage Wallpaper

This is a bit of a different way to use Forever Young.  I’ve also used the stamp sets Curly Cute and Pocket Silhouettes.  And you can see Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder and the 2010-2012 In Color Patterns DSP Stack plus a touch of Chantilly lace ribbon.

I’ve used two different techniques for this card: embossing and marker to rubber.

This is a close up of the embossing.  This time I stamped the clock in Early Espresso ink, then versamark ink and then onto the Subtles Collection Patterns DSP Pack when I heat embossed with clear embossing powder.

This is a close up of the marker to rubber, using the Pear Pizzazz marker and Blushing Bride marker pens.

The colour combo is Early Espresso, Pear Pizzazz and Blushing Bride.

Thanks for looking 🙂

Forever Young Thank You card

Here is another Forever Young card. I borrowed the stamp set from a friend, Christie Wallace (you can check out Christie’s amazing creations here), and had a play with it – lucky me!

This card also uses the embossing technique.  I stamped in versamark and then heated black embossing powder over the image.  The colours I’ve used are Whisper White, Basic Black, Basic Gray and the Neutrals Collection of the Patterns DSP Stack.

The sentiment is stamped from the stamp set Curly Cute which fits perfectly in the Extra-Large Oval Punch and is layered with the Decorative Label punch.  There is a touch of SU Basic Black satin ribbon and, of course, a gorgeous Vintage brad to finish the card off.

Thanks for looking 🙂

Medallion wedding thank you

This is the last of the wedding cards I made for my lovely friend soon-to-be-bride. 

I’ve used the same colours as before – So Saffron, Brushed Gold and Very Vanilla.  I stamped the En Francais in Gold ink – but stamped off to make the colour lighter.  Then I stamped the Medallion in Versamark ink and covered it with clear embossing powder.  I heated the powder so it melted and once that was finished, I sponged So Saffron ink around the Medallion to make it pop out – also known as the technique of emboss resist. 

For the sentiment, SNEEK PEEK I used a new Level 3 Hostess stamp set, Occasional Quotes, and used my So Saffron marker to colour and stamp only the “thank you”.  I punched the Brushed Gold cardstock with the scallop edge punch and paper pierced a strip of So Saffron cardstock with my mat pack.  A few pearls (non-SU) finished it off.

Thanks for looking 🙂

Tiny Tags wedding thank you

This is another of the thank you cards I’ve made for my friend’s wedding.

I made it a few times, in slightly different ways, so that everyone who receives a card will still receive a unique card.

And I also stamped the envelopes to coordinate with the cards.

I was inspired to use the Tiny Tags stamp set by a lovely vintage card Shelli made at Convention in Sydney, Australia.  Now, Shelli hasn’t blogged this card that I’ve seen, so I hope she doesn’t mind me sharing her card which is the inspiration for my thank you cards in this post.  I did take this photo at Convention.

For my cards, I used the Very Vanilla (textured), Very Vanilla, Brushed Gold and So Saffron cardstock with So Saffron, Chocolate Chip and Gold ink.  On the top card I’ve heat embossed the gold heart and crown.  I added a few pearls to each card, some non-SU ribbon (if only I could’ve ordered from the upcoming new catalogue – I wouldn’t have used non-SU ribbon!!) and SU gold thread (now retired).   And I used the Tiny Tags punch and Scallop Edge punch too.

More gift tags to come for the wedding, so visit again soon!

Thanks for looking 🙂

Together Forever wedding thank you

I’ve been busy making some special cards for a lovely lady I used to work with – she’s getting married very soon!!  I was asked to make a few wedding thank you cards for her family, so this is one of the cards I made:

I used the layout from another card I’ve made before here, and then I used colours that were closest to the bride’s bridesmaid colours to help coordinate with her wedding theme.  I used Very Vanilla (textured), Brushed Gold and So Saffron card stock and So Saffron and Versamark ink.  The stamp sets I used are Together Forever and Short & Sweet.  Sadly, Together Forever won’t be available after the end of this month – so now is your last chance to buy it if you love it!  I must admit, I’ve loved using it.  It’s so versatile!  Thank you cards, birthday cards, wedding cards etc. 

You can see in the close up that I’ve embossed the sentiment and frame with gold embossing powder, plus I paper pierced a border in the centre frame and I’ve added some elegant pearls.  Pearls are lovely on wedding cards, don’t you think?

I’ve more cards that are part of this wedding theme – so check back over the next few days to see what else I’ve created for my friend – the soon-to-be beautiful bride!

Thanks for looking 🙂

Medallion make-and-take

This is the last make-and-take card my guests made at my Autumn/Winter Mini Catalogue launch party.

The card is made with the colours Taken With Teal, Regal Rose, and Close to Cocoa.  Don’t you love these colours together? I know, I do!  I stamped the Medallion in Versamark ink and then popped the colour with my pastels – I love this soft effect!

The sentiment is from Teeny Tiny Sentiments, which is stamped on Whisper White in Taken With Teal and layered on a the Curvy Label punch, cut in half and sponged in Taken With Teal.  Naturally, the card is finished off with Dazzling Diamonds and a rhinestone brad!

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Another take …

This is the same layout I used for my Dad’s birthday card, except I’ve used the flowers from Sticky Cut Letters and added a stem with Three Little Words (using my Old Olive marker pen).

I adore the Fine Supernova Glitter … these two colours are a big WOW for me!

The sentiment comes from Short & Sweet and I’ve used the new scalloped oval punch, which will be available from 1 August in the upcoming Spring Mini Catalogue.

Thanks for looking 🙂

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