This Thinking of You card is going to leaving home shortly. I always seem to be in need of this sentiment. This card was made in response to Festive Friday Challenge #FF0091! This challenge comes out every two weeks and I try to play along when I can. It works like this:
There is an Inspo (or Inspiration) List that has 10 items on it. The items are chosen with a specific holiday or celebration in mind. Then YOU choose any 3 (or more) items to incorporate in a card. Your card does NOT have to celebrate the holiday. Got it?
Here’s the Inspo List for this challenge inspired by International Literacy Day on September 8.
This list sparked lots of ideas for me. I eventually settled on “stencil, ribbon, and layers.” The stenciled background was quick and easy to do with a blending brush. Never wanting to have “plain” paper on my cards, I used the Pretty Flowers Embossing Folder on the Night of Navy piece on the left side and then wrapped it with ribbon. My layer is behind the Shaded Summer flower image. I die cut the stamped image with a Summer Shadow die (free with a $100 order during Sale-a-bration!) and then die cut a piece in Night of Navy to layer behind it. The layered image is popped up on dimensionals. The Thinking of You sentiment from Art Gallery bundle is heat embossed in white and die cut with one of the dies in the bundle. You can find all the products I used listed at the very end of this post.
Here is a close up of the layered flower.
Do you send lots of Thinking of You cards
I hope that you’ll be inspired to make a card based on the Inspo List for #FF0091. It can be a lot of fun to play along!
Whimsy & Wonder Stamp Camp
Registration is now open for the Whimsy & Wonder Stamp Camp. This is a collaborative effort of the Creativity Abounds group of Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the globe.
Do you need inspiration for your holiday cards? You will find that in this stamp camp! You will see at least 26 different designs and have everything you need to make 13 of them PREPARED for you!
Once you are registered, you will receive a card kit to make 13 different cards with the Whimsy & Wonder suite (p24-25 in the July-Dec Mini Catalog) along with written instructions and private YouTube videos demonstrating how to make those cards. In addition you will have access to an EXCLUSIVE FaceBook group where we will have 13 live presentations on September 17 -18, 2021. These live presentations will be recorded and available forever. (Some will be in less convenient time slots since we are dealing with so many time zones, but you can always watch a replay.) All in all, you will be inspired to create 26 different projects. All of this is FREE! Just purchase the bundle and we will do the rest!
Hw to register? Purchase the Whimsy & Wonder Suite Collection using this host code: QMXTMBEE. Just click here and you’ll be shopping with me and the host code will be entered for you! That’s all you need to do to register. I’ll take care of the rest.
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Melanie Hungerford says
Such a pretty monochromatic card, the embossed side and stenciled side complement each other so nicely. Thank you for joining us at Festive Friday!
Lorraine Tierney says
Thank you. I love the Festive Friday challenges!
Sharon Hashimoto Burkert says
Beautiful card Lorraine! Love the combination of the stencil and the embossed folder. Thank you for playing along with the Festive Friday challenge!
Lorraine Tierney says
thank you so much, Sharon.