Friday, January 4, 2008

New Stamps

Like I said before we have been quite busy with the holidays and we have all been sick in my house, but last night I finally felt well enough to stamp a card. I think a little rubber therapy helps you heal faster. So here is my first card of 2008.

I decided to use one of the new stamp sets Embrace Life and the new Ginger Blossom Designer Series Paper. I pulled my card stock colors from the DP,and used Ruby Red as my base color. The next panel is the Ginger Blossom DP mounted on some Old Olive. I stamped the two flowers using Brilliance Graphite Black on Papertrey Ink White card stock. I have found that combination of ink and CS to work well for using my Copics. Unfortunately when I stamped the bottom flower I caught an edge of the stamp so I had to think of a pretty way to cover up my boo-boo. I think the Cranberry Crisp stitched ribbon with the joy charm fit the bill quite nicely. I sanded the silver charm slightly and colored it with one of my Copics to give it the green hue. I attached the charm to the ribbon using some silver wire works. Finally, I stamped the sentiment on Old Olive and attached the main image.

Stamps: Embrace Life
Ink: Brilliance Graphite Black, Copic Markers
CS: Old Olive, Ruby Red, Papertrey Ink White, Ginger Blossom DP
Accessories: Cranberry Crisp Ribbon, Wire Works, Double Rectangle Punch, Joy Charm


  1. Beautiful!!! Glad to see you posting to your blog, Kimme!

  2. Love that card! That set is going on my list of must haves! I love how you used it along with the GORGEOUS dp!

  3. Gorgeous! The layout and colors are beautiful. I'm so impressed with your coloring skilz!

  4. Great card. Love the colors. This DP jumped out at me when I first looked at the new catalog

  5. I love this paper! what gorgeous card!


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