Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Oh My Goodies gift voucher card

For a couple of weeks now I’ve been rapidly trying to use products which I suspect will retire. As we now have the retiring list, I can see if my predictions were correct or not. 

I was right about Oh My Goodies – both stamps and dies are retiring. Fortunately I was wrong about Hardwood, as I find that such a useful background stamp. It never even crossed my mind that the Itty Bitty Accents punches would go, so I’m gutted about those, as I use them all the time. 

Other items on the list below which are retiring are the white jute ribbon (which I’ve stranded here on the front of the card) and the burlap ribbon (which I’ve stranded inside) but I wouldn’t worry too much about the latter... just sayin’.

This is a gift voucher card ordered by a customer for her friend, another customer, who was reaching a milestone birthday. Shall we call it 30, to be polite? 

It’s a total CASE of Sabine’s card, but adapted to suit my supplies.  The spatters are partly created with Timeless Textures, but also with a toothbrush dipped in the ink on the lid of my Tip Top Taupe ink pad, and flicked across the cardstock. Fun! I forgot to add the sponge to the supplies list but I also sponged around the front banner, to age it a little. 

Here’s a link to the retiring list, but please don’t rely on it if you’ve downloaded it, as items are selling out daily. Check the link before placing your order as it will be updated every evening. Look for the Xs in the right hand column – these are items which have sold out. And there are lots of them already!


  1. Did you ink up the Hardwood stamp in Tip Top Taupe or another color then stamp it on Soft Sky paper? Beautiful card and love the colors.

    1. Yes, Tip Top Taupe - sorry, forgot that on the product list

  2. Good idea gift voucher card.useful for me when I give cheques/money as presents


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