Howdy! After not being in my craft room for almost two weeks (been back home to attend a friend’s wedding), I can’t leave my crafty space now and I’m churning out one card after another. Mind you, I need to catch up with all my design team duties, but it’s also super fun!
Today’s card is for the Make The Day Special Stamp Store September challenge. We have a sketch to work with and if you enter and are picked as the winner, you’ll get £15 to spend in the Make The Day Special Stamp Store. It’s a super easy to sketch to work with.
I broke out two Mama Elephant sets (seems this is one brand I simply cannot get enough of) and used the Filigree border stamp to create a pattern with an ombre effect. I’m just absolutely in love with the Filigree set – it’s so elegant and can be used for simple stamping or techniques. Very exciting set.
This card was super simple to make: I simply stamped the border first, then decorated a panel with a black stripe of black card stock (to make it pop more against the pattern). The sentiment from Mama Elephant’s Sweet Havana was heat emboss with WOW Black Twinkle embossing powder (love it!). And to actually make the card look like the sketch, I interpreted “any shape” very generously and used gems to add some accents.
I left the inside of the card blank, but the Sweet Havana stamp set comes with a variety of sentiments for different occasions. By leaving the inside of the card blank, I can customize it as needed when I actually send it out to someone.
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you got inspired and I hope to see your creations over at the Make The Day Special Stamp Store challenge blog!