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New Year, New Occasions Catalog, New Sale-A-Bration Promotion…new goal…to reach you and provide you with an opportunity to be inspired. Whether I see you in my monthly card or scrapbooking classes, or you are stopping in, I hope you will take away a creative something to make your project complete, whatever you might be working on. I hope you will walk beside me on this journey as a I offer you inspiration, as I’m not promising perfection, just a heart to share and create.
I wanted to share a special stamp set I used during my Easter Blessings Stamp Camp. Easter Message is such a beautiful set and really so elegant. It’s hard to see that I actually gold embossed the palm leaves, but it would be just as beautiful stamping with an ink color as well.
A closer view shows you more detail of how I hand sewed the Linen Thread duplicating the X mark that was already on the image. I made two loops on each side to achieve this look. I also stamped a separate cloak and using a Blender Pen colored in the Elegant Eggplant Classic Ink and then cut it out and raised it up with Dimensionals. I was pleased with the way it turned out, simple but elegant.
Also in this stamp set is a beautiful Easter lily. I loved using the Sweet Sugarplum cardstock along with the Rich Razzleberry with the touch of So Saffron and Blushing Bride in the lily, I felt these colors worked great together.
I also used the Petal Burst Embossing Folder to give bold texture and a light addition with the Linen Thread. Finished if off with Gold Heat Embossing with the Easter sentiment.
Easter Message is another retiring stamp set from the Occasions 2017 catalog.
I hope you have a wonderful Easter day, He is Risen indeed, Alleluia!
Basket Bunch (143186) is a fun, whimsical stamp set that can be bundled with the Basket Builder Framelits. The first Easter stamp set that Stampin’ Up! has also offered a die cut for. The Basket Builder Framelits (143228) offers a few more surprises of die cuts as shown below in the positive and negative images. (TIP: Take the time to cut out all your framelits so you can make a guide like this one so you can utilize your die cuts to the fullest)
You are able to die cut the patterns of Easter eggs from the die cuts as seen in a close up of this card. Can you find the golden egg?
Here is a card that I created for my monthly card class that used the basket of flowers for a card that could easily be used for a birthday card, Mother’s Day card or Easter card by changing out the sentiment with another stamp set.
The next card I offered in my Easter Blessings Stamp Camp. I challenged myself to use all the images without using the die cuts to make a Easter sampler card of all the fun, whimsical Easter images. Using a little bit of the Sale-A-Bration Glimmer 6 x 6 paper. Love how the sun hit the glimmer paper when I look the picture outside.
Hate that this Basket Bunch Stamp Set and Framelit set are retiring after a short debut during the Occasions Catalog, so don’t miss out, if you love it…get it! Thank you for allowing me to share my Basket Bunch cards with you.