Thursday, 19 March 2009

Starry-eyed about free stamps

I have some new stamp sets as a gift from Stampin’ Up! for my sales during Sale-A-Bration - not bad considering I only managed to pull in one workshop and one class during the promotion. This is one of my favourite parts of being a demonstrator – getting freebies! I also love the thrill of opening a large cardboard box full of stamping supplies... for some reason, this is just as exciting even when there’s nothing in there for me!

Anyway, this is one of my free sets – it’s called In The Stars and I’d completely overlooked it for months as I thought it was all about babies. Then I looked properly and realised there was only one baby stamp in the set. I decided it would very useful to make cards for older children (particularly boys) and teenagers.

So here’s my first effort, using my new colour scheme: Pumpkin Pie, Rose Red and Taken with Teal. I used some scraps of Designer Series Paper, cut out the three stars (the “a wish for you” star fits the Star Punch perfectly) and stamped the tiny star on Whisper White before punching them out with the ½” circle punch.

Stamps: In The Stars
Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie, Taken with Teal, Whisper White
Paper: Summer Picnic
Ink: Rose Red, Taken with Teal
Accessories: Crafters’ Toolkit, Star Punch, ½” circle punch

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  1. Love your long card!! I have a tough time with those. Love your colors!!

  2. This is a really cute card! I like it...tfs!!!

  3. Congrats on earning a free set! Your card is great!

  4. Oooh, love this LO and color combo!


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