Gift Cards

G’day Stampers,

I was asked at a Market I did a couple of weeks ago if I could create some Baby Gift Cards in Lemon, Pink, Blue & Mint.  I love creating this size card.  They always look so very cute!  These are some of the samples I emailed Bernadette.

1.  Patterned Occasions (Retired)

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2.   Something for Baby

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3.  Baby, We’ve Grown

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20150223blogUntil next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

Speedy Recovery

Our new year didn’t start off the best this year as one of my uncles had a heart attack.  It was very lucky that he new what was happening, rang the ambulance, opened the front door & collapsed in the kitchen.  He is ok, but he did give us all a big 003ll-blogscare.

Today’s card is one which was created especially.  It is a stamp set “Patterned Occasions” from SAB 2013 & one which I’ve kept.  Since I wanted to use something other than a tree, boat, etc, I thought this would be perfect.  I also wanted to use colours that were a little different, so I consulted my Colour Coach.

I tore a piece of Whisper White CS prior to embossing with the Square Lattice EF, before adhering to a piece of Pear Pizzazz & finally to the Base Card – Early Espresso.

I masked the wording from the stamp with a bit of Sticky Tape, inked the Band Aid with Sahara Sand, took the mask off & stamped onto a scrap piece of Whisper White Card.  I repeated his 2 more times before cutting around the images & adhering to the Card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

The sentiment was stamped direct onto a piece of scrap Whisper White Card in Pear Pizzazz Ink.  To do this, I masked the image, inked, took the mask off & then stamped.

It was punched with the Word Window Punch prior to adhering to a piece of Early Espresso Card which has been punched with the Modern Label Punch & adhered to the Card with Stampin’ Dimenisonals.

A very simple 5 minute card, but one he loved.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

Tutorial for “Recover Rapidly

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