I see it every time I make an A2 Clean and Simple (CAS) card, and ask myself, “can this be made even more cute on a Note Card?
In my last post of an A2 card, Clean and Simple, and using Nature’s Prints stamp set, I left it laying out on the work table to do something else. I loaded the sentiment into my Stamparatus and made sure it was close to the bottom of the card, and straight. But I just couldn’t get started on the Note Cards right away.
I’m glad for the delay. I needed time to think about the sentiment, focal image, and splatters all done in Gray Granite. When I slept that night, I dreamt of brighter, more Spring-y colors.
First thing in the morning, I stamped this free-hand, except for the sentiment. This Note Card will be used for the March Card Ministry cards, as well as Thank You cards to those making a purchase in any amount.
- Stamps: Nature’s Prints and Happy Thoughts
- Ink: Flirty Flamingo, Parakeet Pizzazz, and Mossy Meadow
- Paper: Basic White Note Cards & Envelopes
- Yumminess: Linen Thread and Iridescent Pearls
- You don’t have to do this, but I score all my Note Cards along the existing score line at 3-1/2″ DO NOT FOLD THE CARD YET.
- Using your Stamparatus/MISTI, align your sentiment and stamp each Note Card in Mossy Meadow
- Using acrylic block E, adhere the gingko-like image and free-hand stamp the image in Flirty Flamingo
- Stamp your favorite splatter image from any stamp set in Parakeet Party. This one is from French Foliage, long-retired and much-loved
- Stamp the inside of the card and the front of your envelopes. Use a dot of Fine Tip Glue pen and attach the bow, using any acrylic block as a weight for five minutes while it dries in place. Fine Tip glue is fantastic and dries hard and clear, but it takes a minute.
- Adhere three of the Iridescent Pearl in your favorite scatter pattern
- NOW YOU CAN FOLD the Note Card and burnish the fold using your Bone Folder
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This set of colors spoke to me, and I came across a set of fabrics on Shabby Fabrics that really made me want to make something happy and spring-y. Their colors were coral, pink, yellow, lime green. How often do you reach for those colors?