Vintage Vogue (retiring) is the perfect stamp set for clean and simple chic. The color scheme is a hint of pink in Blushing Bride (retiring) and the always chic Basic Black.
The background was created by embossing white vellum card stock with the beautiful Finial Press Embossing Folder (retiring). The embossed vellum was then mounted on Blushing Bride card stock. The subtle pink behind the vellum shows off the elegant design of the embossed vellum.
The Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine is the star of the show on this card creating the elegant impressed background and the lovely black tag to frame the oval ‘friends’.
A simple little flower from Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack with a tiny pearl adds just the right touch.
You certainly don’t think of clean & simple with zoo, but look at this cute Punch Pals penquin friends card with it’s clean & simple design. Penquins aren’t just for Christmas! Aren’t they just engaging creatures? So fun to watch as they dive through the water and then pop out onto the shore.
Technique: Double Punching – The tags were punched with the Word Window punch. The end of the tag was then reinserted from the top to trim off the end and create a shorter word window. Technique:Twine Tapping – I tapped the white baker’s twine with the brush end of the markers to add coordinating color for a little surprise.
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Summer Smooches and a butterfly make a great birthday card combination! Remember this project? It was actually inspired by the card below that I created in My Digital Studio. The background looks like a paper project – doesn’t it?
The background was made in My Digital Studio with the added punch of a birthday greating and Big Shot butterfly with rhinestone. The digital designer papers from the Summer Smooches Suite digital content CD and the digital flag punch make this background bright and extra special. This special release CD is available until April 30th.
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I created the background on a 8 1/2 x 11 sheet and then cut the page in quarters to make duplicate cards. Here’s just the quarter page. This background could be used for any occasion-don’t you think?
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Here are some of my favorite products in the Summer Smooches Suite. What are your favorite summer smooches products? Click here to see them all!