I've got thank you cards on the to-do list this week! Dan needs graduation gift thank-yous, and I'm more than a big behind on some expressions of appreciation, myself. I've been playing with my new Ornate Thanks stamp set and looking for out-of-the-box ways to use it.
I love how this one turned out! I used all the little secondary sayings to create a background, then put the big primary saying over the top, with some faux-suede technique heart punches. Definitely a one-of-a-kind card!
Had to try the hinge-step Stamparatus technique with this set! Love how it looks in bright rainbow ink colors.
The Ornate Garden suite in the new catalog is a bit busy for me, but I love the versatility of the Ornate Thanks set by itself. I did get the Ornate Frames dies, though, and while they are a little too putzy for me for everyday cards, I came up with a couple of designs that are a little cleaner and simple to reproduce.
What stamps have you used in a totally out-of-the-box sort of way? It's fun to discover new uses and color combos for your toys! The new 2020-2021 Stampin' Up catalog is FULL of awesome ideas for stamp sets old and new. If you need a copy, just drop me a line at [email protected]. I'd LOVE to be your demonstrator and provide you with all the inspiration you could use in a month of Sundays!
I hope you have a crafty play date in your very new future. Thanks for visiting Song of My Heart today to see what I've been working on!