Friday, 28 December 2007

Small and sweet

The festive season is almost over but don't put away those Christmas stamp sets just yet; there are still the thank you cards to be made. 

This little card measures 9cm (3.5in) by 7.5cm (3in). It's quite quick to make although, if I was making a lot of them, I'd probably simplify it.  I would also make them postcard-style and write my message on the back.

Tip: The Circle of Friendship stamps co-ordinate perfectly with the 1" circle and the 1/2" circle punches. But don't even attempt to stamp perfectly on a punched circle. Stamp on a piece of cardstock first, then turn your punch upside down so you can see exactly where to punch. It's easier to punch out the small centre first but if, like me, you forget, simply stick your punched circle to a piece of scrap paper and then feed it through the small punch, removing the scrap paper afterwards. 

Stamps: Hung Up on the Holidays (p25); Circle of Friendship (p62).
Cardstock: Real Red, Creamy Caramel, Whisper White. 
Ink: Creamy Caramel; Real Red
Accessories: Stampin' Write Marker - Real Red (p70); 1.4" Grosgrain ribbon - Real Red (p86); Gingham Ribbon - Creamy Caramel (p86); 1" circle punch (p80); 1/2" circle punch (p80);  Stampin' Glitter (p82). 

(As a Shrek fan I really should have made the buttons purple!)


  1. very cute and I like the way you cute the circle and put the ribbon through.

  2. So sweet! Reminds me I'd better get on to making some thank you cards myself.

  3. love this set~ very cute!!!


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