As I was cleaning my studio last night, finding room on the shelves for all my new Occasions and Sale-a-bration products, these little birds just spoke to me. This is the Flying Home Stamp Set from the Occasions catalog (available Jan 3), is one of the sets I got in November at OnStage, and in the back of my head, I've been wondering just what I was going to do with it. I normally start with a card sketch in my head and work around it. This time though, I started with the stamped image and the new Stampin' Blends alcohol markers.
First, I stamped the image in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. It dries quickly and doesn't smear or run with the Blends. Coloring is so soothing; once my mind calmed down, I was able to visualize the rest of the sketch. I found a small piece of the Foil Frenzy Specialty Paper, and knew in an instant that had to be my background. Using a small piece like this, adds some sparkle and shine without being the focal piece of the card.
Once I was finished, it needed just a wee bit more. There aren't any sentiments in the Flying Home Stamp Set, so I set about finding just the perfect one. And wouldn't you know it, Sheltering Tree had just what it needed.
I can't wait to share from the upcoming Occasions and Sale-a-bration with you.
Base: Old Olive, 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored at 4 1/4"
Layer 1: Foil Frenzy, Lemon Lime Twist Chevrons, 3" x 3"
Layer 2: Crumb Cake, 2 3/4" x 2 3/4"
Layer 3: Whisper White, Largest Stitched Shapes Square (2 5/8" x 2 5/8")
Upcoming Events:There are TWO upcoming events, which, due to the holiday shipping season, must be registered for by Friday, 12/15 - Bingo! (Saturday, December 30) and the 16-Card Occasions and Sale-a-Bration Quarterly Kick Off (Saturday, Jan. 6). Don't miss either of these fun and fabulous events, both featuring brand new stamps and products from the Occasions and Sale-a-Bration catalogs. Email me today to register!
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