This is my first post after my little break for the Christmas and New Year period. I hope you’ve all had an amazing festive season and didn’t overindulge like I did…..I do it every year – I just can’t help myself. I’m pretty sure it’s the law to put on weight over those 10 days or so 😉
Oh I love new catalogue time. The 2019 Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalogue is only days away. As a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, we are spoiled and get to order from this catalogue earlier than the release date. One of the sets I knew I wanted when I received my catalogue in November was All That You Are. This set, with it’s pretty flowers and leaves, were made for colouring.
My flower is watercoloured in Highland Heather Ink and the shadows and definition lines were drawn with my Basic Gray Watercolor Pencil. The leaves are watercoloured with Pear Pizzazz Ink and the definition lines were drawn with my Old Olive Watercolor Pencil.
I’m going to call it now – the sentiment I have used on my card is from All That You Are Stamp Set also – it will be my favourite sentiment EVER! The font and the size of the letters are perfect for most of the circle and label punches I own. As I don’t own an Highland Heather ribbon, I made my own by running my Whisper White Flax Ribbon over the Highland Heather Ink pad with my fingers. I made sure I used gloves as my fingers get very inky. I know this because the first time I tried this with ribbon, I had stained fingers for a day. I then added two strips of cardstock I had sitting on my unused pile. These are Highland Heather and Soft Sea Foam Cardstocks.
We have some exciting news over at Freshly Made Sketches. We have new Design Team members – so pop over to read the announcement. While you’re there, we would love it if you could play along with this weeks sketch.
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