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Friday, June 19, 2009

A pack of cards

Hi all (Well, hi Nat as I think she is the only one so far who even reads my blog :p !!)

Just thought I would upload a few cards I have made over the past few days. I am actually sending these to a friend as a gift - 'A pack of cards'. Hope she likes them :)




This is the 'wrapping' (The dark brown is the back of one of the cards) The stamp set is 'Yummy' which I wish was still available as it is a lovely and simple set of stamps.



This real red and brilliant blue card uses the 'Loads of Love' 2 step stampin' set which is really sweet and I have watercoloured (with ink and blender pens) the little truck and flowers. The large blue card behind the whisper white has been crumpled to add some texture to the card.



I challenged myself to create a card just with Designer Series paper and this is what happened! I cheated! I ended up adding some kiwi kiss/very vanilla ribbon and a stamped greeting from the 'Best Yet' current SU Level 1 Hostess set.

This was another attempt at a DSP only card which I used the scalloped edge punch for and added some lovely very vanilla ribbon to. This card was very inspired by one I saw on Splitcoast stampers.


Not too sure about this one.... I do like the colours though. i've been keen to try out using a thin strip of paper as ribbon.



My favourite card - I used markers on the flower stamp (regal rose, rose red, so saffron, old olive). I actually feel like there is something missing on this card but was very happy with the stamping effect using the markers.
I won't bore you by listing all the colours and stamp sets/papers etc but feel free to ask if you are interested.... and of course, all products are SU!! My cards are very simple but I hope you have gained a little inspiration.
Blessings,
Claire

2 comments:

Sherry said...

Hey! I read your blog too! :) So keep posting! :)

vmofafi said...

I have read it too. :) And I was so lucky to be the one to get these cards. Thank you!!!!