I thank the Lord Jesus Christ for the talent He has bestowed on all of us!
I have been artistic all of my life and love experimenting with different mediums and techniques. This blog is my creative outlet to share my passion for cardmaking and papercrafting!
I hope all of you are having a wonderful
week so far!!
I know, what- Father's Day? This weekend is Mother's Day... and you are right! I am not confused and am hoping most of you have already finished your Mother's Day cards, so I am looking ahead to Father's Day :-)
In addition to Father’s Day, I think that the images
and sentiments from the Tender Thoughts Clear Stamp Set are perfect for so many
occasions- Birthday, Sympathy, Thinking of You, Praying for You, Christmas, Get
Well and many more, plus no fussy-cutting with the Birch Forest Dies (love
I hope you will find the time to
visit us at the Sweet ‘n Sassy Stamps blog as well as checking out the cards
and galleries at the above challenge sites- gorgeous inspiration from all!
To create this card:
Ink the birch tree image from the TenderThoughts Clear Stamp Set using Smoky Slate Classic Ink, stamp onto white
cardstock and die cut with the Big Shot™ and the coordinating die from Birch
Forest Dies...(FYI- I use the magnetic platform with my Big Shot™ which helps
immensely, but if you do not have the magnetic platform, you will need to use a
quick release tape or Washi Tape to hold the die in place).
Repeat the above steps with the deer
image from the Tender Thoughts Clear Stamp Set using Archival Stampin’ Pad™ Basic Black Ink (heat set with the Heat
Stamp the sentiment from the Shining Light Clear Stamp Set with Archival Stampin’ Pad™ Basic Black Ink onto Whisper
White cardstock, trim and mount onto Basic Black cardstock (I created the
banners with a punch).
Create a few more banners from
patterned paper ( I sponged the dotted layer using Tempting Turquoise Classic Ink
and Tim Holtz® Vintage Photo Distress Ink), layer onto the dry embossed background
and add a black button for interest.