Friday, 26 March 2010

My swap card

Remember that training day I went to in Sheffield the other week? I completely forgot to show you my swap card.

My top tip for making swaps is this: keep it simple. Because you’ll get REALLY fed up making the same card over and over again if there are lots of steps to complete. Wish I’d followed my own advice when making these. I don’t even particularly like it any more.

It is based on this card, which I made during Sale-A-Bration but the design is much more suited to the elegant birdcage than the earthy stamps from Autumn Days.

Stamps: En Francais, Autumn Days
Cardstock: Sage Shadow, Chocolate Chip, Kraft, Very Vanilla
Ink: Close to Cocoa, Sage Shadow
Accessories: Eyelet Border Punch, Twill Tape

All products by Stampin' Up! ®


  1. GOBSMACKED! Your swap card is divine, you say simple but it looks great.

    I have done my very first swaps...Oh Helen...


  2. A stunning card.

  3. Gorgeous card,this shade of green is my fav xx jo xx

  4. Another winner! I love the distressed look.


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