Thursday, January 12, 2012

hope4us

Hello there! This month's special release sets are available, at The {Stamps} of Life, and I am so happy to share some samples with you! I have to say, I just really love solid stamps.  Probably because (until this week) I had no spiffy fabulous markers.  So if I didn't paper-piece it, I probably didn't color it.  (But this week, thanks to a precious friend, plus some Christmas money, I suddenly have about 36 Touch Twin markers all ready to be colored with! Eeeeek!)

Okay, getting back on track here. . .this stamp set, hope4us, is a solid stamp set, with lots of fun possibilities to get creative.  I'll show you what I did.

I'm totally obsessed with the zebra background stamp that Stephanie came out with a while back.  I pair it with EVERYTHING (as you may have noticed here on my blog!)  For this card, I stamped the love block, cut out the negative space, and mounted it on the zebra background. FUN!!!! :)

 On this next card, I stamped the image four times on pink card stock, using pink ink.  First I cut around three hearts, and then I cut OUT the heart from the center, and adhered it all to my card base.
 These next two are pretty straight forward.  I used the fancy frames framelit die, which you can also find in the TSOL store.
 And on this last card, I embossed the wish image in white, onto metallic card stock.  I never thought I was going to fall in love with metallic cardstock, but it is REALLY fun to emboss on! (You can find a huge variety of colors at Discount Cardstock!)
Thanks so much for stopping by today! I thought blogging was going to be easier now that the holidays are over, but I'll blame this week's lapse on my husband being out of the country! I'll find a new excuse next week! ha!

That being said, please come back on Friday for a BIG blog hop!!!!! It will be lots of fun, and you might just win something!  

xoxo

(card goodies: ink - Clearsnap, card stock - Discount Cardstock, ribbon - Offray, twine - The Twinery, natural twine - May Arts)

4 comments:

  1. I saw you cards on the video this morning. Super cute! Great job!

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  2. Lucky girl with the new markers to play with. I LOVE the pink and zebra card. It would be perfect for my son's friend. I like how the wish card is metallic, but still seems soft.

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  3. Beautiful cards, the zebra one would be perfect for my friend. Thank you!

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You're so sweet to say HELLO! :)