I love this Stamp Set. You can use it for any occasion, including Sympathy which is how I’ve used the set on my card today.
The card is one we created in our Technique Class yesterday using the good old “Rock n Roll” technique.
After pulling out a sheet of Old Olive CS, I wanted to use colours that you wouldn’t see together very often, especially for a Sympathy card, but I like how they all came together. I even managed to toss in “Basic Gray“. Mind you, I didn’t have a Sympathy card in mind to do, but after doing a market last Sunday, I am a little low on them, so this is a great way to getting them back up in numbers.
Ok, I will let you in on a little secret – I did consult my fantastic & never failing “Colour Coach“. If you don’t have one of these little tools, do yourself a favour & purchase one, you won’t regret it. It must be one of the most used items I’ve ever purchased!
Instead of just stamping the image direct onto the Very Vanilla CS, I randomly added small dots from the “Gorgeous Grunge” Stamp Set using Basic Gray by “stamping off” first. The flower image was then stamped over the top.
I love mixing up my stamp sets to create cards. This way you get to use them twice as much. I think it gives the card a little more depth.
Mind you, it was up to the individual class members if they wanted to do the same. A couple of the ladies did, while a couple of them choice not to.
For the inside of my card, I repeated the Technique by applying Pumpkin Pie Ink to the image first, then “Rocking & Rolling” Rich Razzleberry Ink around the edges prior to stamping onto Very Vanilla CS & adhering to the inside of the card.
If you would like to learn this great little technique, I am only too happy to come along & show you. I will be repeating this technique again next month in one of my Technique Classes, so be sure to check out the Workshop/Class Dates at the top of the page.
Until next time, Happy Stampin’
Supplies used to create my card –
Wot the!!!!!!!!! You may well ask?
This is part of the Gift Cards which I started to make today and of course, have only just finished them. I am actually happy with the final result, considering I didn’t really know what I was going to end up with or how the end result would look!
Card 1 is below, while the 2nd card, finished project & supplies used are listed following the photos.
I hope you enjoy looking at them as much as I enjoyed making them!
Card # 2 –
Gift Cards –
Gift Set –
Stamp Set – Tiny Tags, Vintage Vogue, All a Flutter
Inks – Perfect Plum, Pale Plum
Cardstock – Very Vanilla, Perfect Plum, Pale Plum
Punches – Word Window
Wheels – Very Vintage
Accessories – Anywhere Glue Stick, Pretties Kit,
Grosgrain Ribbon – Very Vanilla, Elegant Eggplant, Cellophane Bags – Medium Flat
* Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue 2010
Tip – The Cellophane Bags are great for projects!
I’ve used a Medium Flat one in this project & it slides perfectly into a standard sized envelope for postage!
Until next time, Enjoy!
This is one of the cards we did in our Technique class today – “Rock n Roll” – Tutorial below….
The colours – YoYo Yellow – is way out of my comfort zone, but hey you have to try these colours & surprise, surprise, I quiet like the end result!
Again, I’ve not stampes a greeting. This way, you can either include a greeting just prior to posting or leave blank.
Stamp Set – Always
Ink – YoYo Yellow, Chocolate Chip
Cardstock – Whisper White, YoYo Yellow, Chocolate Chip
DSP – Chocolate Chip
Punches – Eyelet Border
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Glue-Dots
Non-SU – Rhinestones
1. Stamp image onto light-coloured ink pad
2. Press edges of stamp in a rolling motion onto darker ink pad, being careful not to ink the centre of the stamp
Always use the lightest coloured ink first to avoid getting dark ink on your light ink pad
Until next time, Enjoy!