Happy Monday! I'm starting off the week with a pretty card with words of encouragement. The sentiment is from the Pursuit of Happiness stamp set and I've always liked it, but it really seems more powerful these days, doesn't it? We all could use a little more good going around.
This simple card starts with the Sweet Floral background stamp on Not Quite Navy card stock. The image is stamped using VersaMark ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.
TIP: Before stamping, use the Embossing Buddy to remove static and/or moisture on the card stock. This prevents those stray embossed flecks that can occur when heat embossing.
The sentiment is stamped on Whisper White card stock with Calypso Coral ink before die-cutting with a Labels Collection Framelit. To frame the sentiment, I simply die-cut another label (the same size), cut it lengthwise, and adhered it to the back of the sentiment label on either side. Stampin' Dimensionals pop up the framed label for emphasis.
For finishing details, I added Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon and a tiny flower (cropped using the Itty Bitty Punch Pack) adorned with a Rhinestone Basic Jewel.
Saying Goodbye . . .
The Sweet Floral background stamp and Pursuit of Happiness stamp sets are retiring! Add these to your stamp collection before they are gone for good. Last day to order is June 3, 2013. Buy now here.
Not Quite Navy is also retiring this year as Stampin' Up! freshens up their color palette. Not Quite Navy Classic Stampin' Pads (#126970) and Regals Collection 8-1/2" x 11" Card Stock (#119705) is still available as of today. These and all accessories are only available while supplies last or until June 3, 2013. To avoid disappointment, buy now.
*Please note: Not Quite Navy Card Stock (8-1/2" x 11") and Classic Ink Refills are sold out.
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Today's project featured the following Stampin' Up! products:
Stamps: Sweet Floral (W-122855, C-122857), Pursuit of Happiness (W-121907, C-121970)
Ink: VersaMark (102283), Calypso Coral (126983)
Paper: Whisper White (100730), Calypso Coral (122925), Regals Collection Assortment (119705)
Tools: Heat Tool (129053), Clear Embossing Powder (109130), Embossing Buddy (103083), Big Shot (113439), Labels Collection Framelits (125598), Itty Bitty Punch Pack (118309)
Accessories: Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246), Whisper White Taffeta Ribbon (109070), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)
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